Academic Programs - B.Sc Nursing

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Aims

The aim of the undergraduate nursing program is to :

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor and manager in a clinical / public health setting
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Objectives

On completion of B.Sc. Nursing degree programme the graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences, medicine, including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programs.
  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/ community health settings.
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical / community health settings.
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.
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Admission Requirements
  • NEET (Check DMER website)
  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st Dec. of the year of admission
  • The minimum educational requirements shall be the passing of: Higher secondary school certificate Examination (12 years course), Or Senior School certificate Examination (10+2), pre-degree Examination (10+2) Or An equivalent with 12 years schooling from a recognized board or University with science minimum 45% in PCB & to be passed in English separately.
  • Candidate shall be medically fit.
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Course of instruction - First year B.Sc Nursing
** Optional
Sr. No Subject Theory
(In hrs) Class & Lab
Practical
(In hrs) (Clinical)
(In Hrs)
1 * English 60
2 Anatomy 60
3 Physiology 60
4 Nutrition 60
5 Biochemistry 30
6 Nursing Foundation 265+200 450
7 Psychology 60
8 Microbiology 60
9 Introduction to computers 45
10 **Hindi / Regional language 30
11 Library work / self-study 50
12 Co-curricular activities 50
Total hours 930 450 100
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Course of instruction - Second year B.Sc Nursing
Sr. No Subject Theory
(In hrs) Class & Lab
Practical
(In hrs) (Clinical)
(In Hrs)
1 Sociology 60
2 Pharmacology 45
3 Pathology 30
4 Genetics 15
5 Medical-surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) – I 210 720
6 Community Health Nursing I 90 135
7 Communication & Educational Technology 60+30
8 Library work / self -study 50
9 Co-curricular activities 35
Total hours 540 855 85
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Course of instruction - Third year B.Sc Nursing
Sr. No Subject Theory
(In hrs) Class & Lab
Practical
(In hrs) (Clinical)
(In Hrs)
1 Medical – surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics)- II 120 270
2 Child health Nursing 90 270
3 Mental Health Nursing 90 270
4 Midwifery and obstetrical nursing 90 180
5 Library work / self- study 50
6 Co-curricular activities 50
Total hours 390 990 100
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Course of instruction - Fourth year B.Sc Nursing
Sr. No Subject Theory
(In hrs) Class & Lab
Practical
(In hrs) (Clinical)
1 Midwifery and obstetrical nursing 180
2 Community Health Nursing 90 135
3 Nursing Research & Statistics 45 *
4 Management of Nursing services and education 60+30
Total hours 225 315

*Project work to be carried out during internship practical– 30 hours per week

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Internship (Integrated Practice)

The aim of the undergraduate nursing program is to :

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor and manager in a clinical / public health setting
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First year B.Sc Nursing
Subject Internal External Total
Anatomy & Physiology 25 75 100
Nutrition & Biochemistry 25 75 100
Nursing Foundation 25 75 100
Psychology 25 75 100
Microbiology 25 75 100
Introduction to computers 100
(College level qualifying exam with minimum passing 50%)
100
English 100
(College level qualifying exam with minimum passing 40%)
100
Practical & Viva Voce
Nursing Foundation 100 100 200
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Second year B.Sc Nursing
Subject Internal External Total
Sociology 25 75 100
Pharmacology, Pathology & Genetics 25 75 100
Medical-surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) – I 25 75 100
Community Health Nursing I 25 75 100
Communication & educational Technology 25 75 100
Practical & Viva Voce
Medical surgical Nursing I 100 100 200
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Third year B.Sc Nursing
Subject Internal External Total
Medical – surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics)- II 25 75 100
Child health Nursing 25 75 100
Mental Health Nursing 25 75 100
Practical & Viva Voce
Medical surgical Nursing I 50 50 100
Child health Nursing 50 50 100
Mental Health Nursing 50 50 100
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Fourth year B.Sc Nursing
Subject Internal External Total
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 25 75 100
Community Health Nursing II 25 75 100
Management of Nursing service & administration 25 75 100
Nursing research & statistics 100
(College level qualifying exam with minimum passing 50%)
100
Practical & Viva Voce
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing 50 50 100
Community Health Nursing II 50 50 100