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B.Sc. (Nursing)

PHILOSOPHY-

Health is a state of well- being that enables a person to lead a psychologically, socially and economically productive life. Health is a right of all people. Individuals, families and communities have a responsibility toward maintaining their health.

Nursing contributes to the health services in a vital and significant way in the health care delivery system. It recognizes national health goals and is committed to participate in the implementation of National Health Policies and programmes.it aims at identifying health needs of the people, planning and providing quality care in collaboration with other health professionals and community groups.

Scope of nursing encompasses provision, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of care to people across their life span in wide variety of health care setting.

Undergraduate program is broad based education within academic framework specifically directed to the development of critical thinking skills, competencies and standards required for practice of professional nursing and midwifery as envisaged in National Health Policy 2000.

Aims-

The aim of undergraduate program is to-

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice.

Objectives-

On completion of four year B.Sc. Nursing program the graduate will be able to-

  1. Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  3. Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.
  4. Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide critical care.
  5. Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  6. Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programs.
  7. Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.

Admission Requirement-

  1. The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st Dec. of the year of admission.
  2. Minimum qualification shall be 10+2 from a recognized board or university with science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) and English with minimum 45 % aggregate marks.
  3. Candidate shall be medically fit.

Entrance / Selection Test-

Selection of the candidate should be based on the merit of the entrance examination held by University or competent authority.

Duration-

Duration of the course shall be four years including internship.

Vacation-

8 weeks vacation shall be given in each year.

Course of Instruction-

First Year

Subject

Theory (In   hrs.)

(Class and   lab.)

Practical(In   hrs.)

(Clinical)

(In hrs.)

  1.   English

60

  1.   Anatomy

60

  1.   Physiology

60

  1.   Biochemistry

30

  1.   Nursing Foundations

265+200

450

  1.   Psychology

60

  1.   Microbiology

60

  1.   Introduction to Computers

45

  1.   Nutrition

60

  1. Library work/   Self study

50

  1. Co-curricular   activities

50

Total Hours

930

450

100

Total Hours=   1480 hrs

 

Second Year

Subject

Theory (In   hrs.)

(Class and   lab.)

Practical (In   hrs.)

(Clinical)

(In hrs.)

  1.   Sociology
60
  1.   Pharmacology
45
  1.   Pathology and
  2.   Genetics
30                                15
  1.   Medical – Surgical Nursing (Adult including   geriatric)-I
210 720
  1.   Community Health Nursing-I
90 135
  1.   Communication and Educational Technology
60+30
  1.   Library work/ Self study
50
  1.   Co-curricular activities
35
                                      Total   Hours 540 855 85
Total Hours=   1480 hrs      

  

Third Year

Subject

Theory (In   hrs.)

(Class and   lab.)

Practical (In   hrs.)

(Clinical)

(In hrs.)

  1.   Medical – Surgical Nursing (Adult including   geriatric)-II

120

270

  1.   Child Health Nursing

90

270

  1.   Mental Health Nursing

90

270

  1.   Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing

90

180

  1.   Library work/ Self study

50

  1.   Co-curricular activities

50

                                      Total   Hours

390

990

100

Total Hours=   1480 hrs.      

 

Fourth Year

Subject

Theory (In hrs.)

(Class and lab.)

Practical (In hrs.)

(Clinical)

(In hrs.)

  1.   Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing

180

  1.   Community Health Nursing-II

90

135

  1.   Nursing Research and Statistics

45

*

  1.   Management of Nursing Services and Education

60+30

                                      Total   Hours

225

315

 
Total   Hours= 540 hrs.      

*Project work to be carried out during internship.

Internship (Integrated Practice)

Subject

Theory

Practical (In hrs.)

In Weeks

1.Midwifery   and Obstetrical Nursing  

240

5

2.Community   Health Nursing-II  

195

4

3.Medical   – Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatric)  

430

9

4.Child   Health Nursing  

145

3

5.Mental   Health Nursing  

95

2

6.Research   Project  

45

1

                                      Total   Hours  

1150

24

Total Hours=   1690 hrs.      

Scheme of Examination

First Year

Subject

Assessment

Hours

Internal

External

Total

Theory

  1.   Anatomy and Physiology

3

25

75

100

  1.   Nutrition and Biochemistry

3

25

75

100

  1.   Nursing Foundation

3

25

75

100

  1.   Psychology

3

25

75

100

  1.   Microbiology

3

25

75

100

  1.   English

3

25

75

100

  1.   Introduction to Computer

25

75

100

Practical and   Viva Voce
  1.   Nursing Foundation

100

100

200

Second Year

Subject

Assessment

Hours

Internal

External

Total

Theory

  1.   Sociology

3

25

75

100

  1.   Medical- Surgical Nursing-I

3

25

75

100

  1. Pharmacology,   Pathology, Genetics

3

25

75

100

  1. Community   Health Nursing-I

3

25

75

100

  1. Communication   and Educational Technology

3

25

75

100

Practical and   Viva Voce
  1.   Medical- Surgical Nursing-I

100

100

200

 

Third Year

Subject

Assessment

Hours

Internal

External

Total

Theory

  1. Medical-   Surgical Nursing-II

3

25

75

100

  1. Child Health   Nursing

3

25

75

100

  1. Mental Health   Nursing

3

25

75

100

Practical and   Viva Voce
  1.   Medical- Surgical Nursing-II

50

50

100

  1.   Child Health Nursing

50

50

100

  1.   Mental Health Nursing

50

50

100

 

Subject

Assessment

Hours

Internal

External

Total

Theory

  1. Midwifery and   Obstetrics Nursing

3

25

75

100

  1. Community   Health Nursing-II

3

25

75

100

  1. Nursing   Research and Statistics

3

25

75

100

  1. Management of   Nursing Services and Education

3

25

75

100

Practical and   Viva Voce
  1.   Midwifery and Obstetrics Nursing

3

50

50

100

  1.   Community Health Nursing

3

50

50

100

Fourth Year