University of Cape Coast

Dr. Irene Korkoi Aboh

Irene Korkoi Aboh is a lecturer, at the University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast; and a Ghanaian. I studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa and acquired a doctorate degree in Nursing. I am a registered nurse and an educator by profession. Currently, I am a Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery where I lecture, supervise, and assist students in their clinical practice. I am also an external assessor for the Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) for Ghana where I assess final year students for the awarded of the Registered Nursing Licensure Certificate to practice nursing in Ghana. My specialty area is Medical-Surgical Nursing with Public Health, Geriatric Nursing. 

At the University of Cape Coast, I lecture four (4) – 3-hour credits courses as required by any accredited University and supervise students in their project works, give academic and job placement counselling to students and workers in the need of guidance. I also give career counseling to college and high school students on the choice of courses, their strengths, and weaknesses. I am a chief examiner (Public Health) for the diploma in midwifery (NAP/NAC) program ran by the Institute of Affiliation Office of the University of Cape Coast. I am the Head of Department for the Maternal and Child Health of the School of Nursing and Midwifery. 

In UKZN, I was an academic mentor for the - Bachelor of Nursing Advanced Practice (BNAP) – where I took them through academic writing skills. They were also coached on how to be creative, and analytic and express themselves freely in their long ward/clinical experiences thereby creating their own worldview.