Course Offered

Course Offered

B. Sc Nursing

AIM

The aim of the undergraduate nursing program is to:

1.      Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.

2.      Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in clinical situations, protect the rights of individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in various settings such as hospital, community, schools etc.,.and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice.

3.      They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical/ public health setting or an educational institution.

OBJECTIVES

On completion of the four-year (8 Semester) B.Sc Nursing programme, the graduate will be able to
1. Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences, medical including alternative systems and nursing while providing care to individuals, families and communities.
2. Demonstrate understanding of lifestyle and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
3. Providing nursing care based on nursing process in collaboration with individuals and groups.
4. Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decision in all situations in order to provide quality care.
5. Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing healthcare.
6. Provide promotive, preventive, and restorative health care services in line with the National Health Policies and Programmes.
7. Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct and acceptable standards of practice with the legal boundaries.
8. Communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health care team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationship and teamwork.
9. Demonstrate skills in teaching individuals and group, in clinical / community health settings/teaching institutions.
10. Participate effectively as members of health team in health care delivery system.
11. Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings/teaching institutions.
12. Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.
13. Demonstrate the awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

1. The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission (As per University norms)
2. 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 (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) and English with minimum of 50% aggregate marks (as per KUHS & INC norms). The due concessions in the minimum percentage of marks for SC/ST candidates are as per university rules.
3. Candidate shall be medically fit.

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