Bachelor

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B.Sc NURSING
AIMS

The aims of the undergraduate nursing programme are 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, function in the hospital, community nurisng services, and conduct research studies in the area of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical / public health setting / school of nursing.
OBJECTIVES OF B.Sc. NURSING

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

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences, medical 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 the individuals and groups.
  • Providing nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with 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 Programmes.
  • 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 team work.
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/community health settings/ College of Nursing.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR BSc NURSING
  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission (As per University Norms)
  • The minimum educational requirements shall be the passing of : Higher secondary School Certificate (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 INC norms)
  • Candidate shall be medically fit
No. of Seats Available - 50
Programme Outcome
  • PO1: Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral science, medical including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • PO2: Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  • PO3: Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with individuals and groups.
  • PO4: Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • PO5: Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • PO6: Provide promotive, preventive, and restorative health services in line with the National Health Policies and programme
  • PO7: Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  • PO8: Communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and team work, demonstrate skill in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical / community health settings / School of Nursing
  • PO9: Participate effectively as member of the health team in health care delivery system.
  • PO10: Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings.
  • PO11: Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.
  • PO12: Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.
Programme Specific Outcome
  • PSO1: Anatomy: to acquire knowledge of the normal structure of various human body systems and understand the alterations in anatomical structures in disease and apply this in the practice of nursing
  • PSO2: Physiology: to acquire knowledge of the normal physiology of various human body systems and understand the alterations in physiology in diseases and apply this in practice of nursing
  • PSO3: Microbiology: to acquire understanding of fundamentals of microbiology and identification of various micro organisms. It also provides opportunities for practicing infection control measures in hospital and community settings.
  • PSO4: Nutrition: to acquire knowledge of nutrition for maintenance of optimum health at different stages of life and its application for practice of nursing.
  • PSO5: Bio-chemistry: to assist the students to acquire knowledge of the normal biochemical composition and functioning of human body and understand the alterations in biochemistry in diseases for practice of nursing.
  • PSO6: Psychology: to assist the students to acquire knowledge of fundamentals of psychology and develop an insight into behaviour of self and others. Further it is aimed at helping them to practice the principles of mental hygiene for promoting mental health in nursing practice.
  • PSO7: Nursing Foundation: to develop an understanding of the Nursing Profession, philosophy, objectives, theories and application of nursing in various clinical settings. It is aimed at helping the students to acquire knowledge, understanding and skills in techniques of nursing and practice them in supervised clinical settings.
  • PSO8: English: to enhance ability to comprehend spoken and written English for effective communication in their professional work.
  • PSO9: Computers: to develop basic understanding of the use of computers and its applications in nursing
  • PSO10: Sociology: to introduce the concepts of sociology related to community and social institutions in India and its relationship with health, illness and nursing.
  • PSO11: Medical Nursing: to enable students to identify the etiology, pathophysiology, symptomatology, diagnostic measures and management (medical, nursing and dietetic) of common medical, communicable and dermatological diseases and to develop proficiency in caring for patients with these diseases.
  • PSO12: Pathology: to enable students to acquire knowledge of pathology of various disease conditions and apply this knowledge in the practice of nursing.
  • PSO13: Surgical Nursing: to enable the students to recognize the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of patients with common surgical conditions and provide comprehensive nursing care based on nursing process during the pre operative, intra operative, and post operative period.
  • PSO14: Pharmacology: to enable students to acquire understanding of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, principles of therapeutics and nursing implications.
  • PSO15: Community Health Nursing: to appreciate the principles of promotion and maintenance of health of the individuals, families and community.
  • PSO16: Medical Surgical Nursing II: to enable the students to recognize the etiology, patho physiology, symptomatology, diagnostic measures and management of patients with complex medical and surgical conditions in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, nephrology, urology, oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery and emergencies and to provide comprehensive nursing care to such patients.
  • PSO17: Child Health Nursing: to identify the normal growth and development, needs/problems of children of various age groups and deviations from normal, recognize the basic concepts, principles and techniques of child care and the role of family in child rearing, develop beginning ability to plan and provide comprehensive nursing care to children suffering from diseases and disorders.
  • PSO18: Mental Health Nursing: To understand the modern approach to mental health, identification, prevention and nursing management of common mental health problems with special emphasis on therapeutic interventions for individuals, family and community.
  • PSO19: Research and Biostatistics: to enable students to develop an understanding of basic concepts of research, research process and statistics. It is further structured to conduct / participate in need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to provide quality nursing care. The hours for practical will be utilized for conducting individual / group research project
  • PSO20: Obstetric Nursing: to appreciate the concepts and principles of obstetric nursing and helps them to acquire knowledge and develop attitude and beginning skills in rendering nursing care to normal and high risk pregnant women during antenatal, natal and postnatal periods in hospital and community settings. It also helps to develop skills in managing normal and high risk neonate and participate in family welfare programmes
  • PSO21: Gynaecological Nursing: to help the students acquire knowledge, develop attitude and beginning skills in the management of women with gynaecological problems and render pre and post operation care to clients undergoing major and minor surgeries
  • PSO22: Community Health Nursing: to practice community health nursing for the individual, family and groups at both urban and rural settings by using concepts and principles of health and community health nursing.
  • PSO23: Nursing Management: to provide the students a basic knowledge about the principles and functions of management and its application to the nursing service and education. This is also designed to enable students to acquire understanding of the professional responsibilities, prospects and contribution to the growth of the profession.
  • PSO24: Nursing Education: to help the students to develop an understanding of the principles and methods of teaching and to equip the students with the beginning skills in teaching in clinical, community health and educational settings
Course Outcome
MEDICAL NURSING:
  • CO1: Appreciate the trends in medicine and medical nursing
  • CO2: Describe the role of a nurse in caring patients with medical dermatologic and communicable diseases.
  • CO3: Describe the common signs , symptoms and problems and their specific nursing interventions
  • CO4: Explain the etiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical manifestations diagnostic measures and management of patients with various systemic disorders.
  • CO5: Explain the etiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical manifestations diagnostic measures and management of patients with communicable diseases.
  • CO6: Explain the etiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical manifestations diagnostic measures and management of patients with medical emergencies.

PATHOLOGY:
  • CO1: Define the common terms used in pathology
  • CO2: Appreciate the deviations from normal to abnormal structure and functions of the body system.
  • CO3: Explain the Pathological changes in disease conditions of various systems
  • CO4: Describe various laboratory tests in assessment and monitoring of disease conditions.
  • CO5: Describe the laboratory tests for examination of body cavity fluids, transudates and exudate
  • CO6: Describe the laboratory tests for examination of Urine and faeces.

SOCIOLOGY:
  • CO1: Describe the relationship of individual in society and community
  • CO2: Describe the influence of culture and socialization on health and disease
  • CO3: Identify various social groups and their interactions
  • CO4: Identify various social process and social system
  • CO5: Explain the growth of population in India and its impact on health
  • CO6: Describe the role of nurse in dealing with social problems in India

SURGICAL NURSING
  • CO1: Describe the concepts of surgical nursing
  • CO2: Identify the current trends in surgery and surgical nursing.
  • CO3: Identify the role of nurses in the management of a patient undergoing surgery.
  • CO4: Describe the organization and physical set up of Operation Theatre
  • CO5: Identify the instruments and equipment used for common surgical procedures
  • CO6: Describe the peri-operative nursing care
  • CO7: Describe the infection control measures in the operation theatre
  • CO8: Describe the pre and post operative management of patients undergoing various systemic surgeries

NURSING MANAGEMENT
  • CO1: Explain the principles and functions of Management
  • CO2: Describe the elements and process of management
  • CO3: Describe the concepts, theories techniques of organizational behaviour and human relational
  • CO4: Describe the Management of nursing service in the hospital
  • CO5: Describe the function of personnel management
  • CO6: Describe the role of the administrator in budget preparation
  • CO7: Explain the nursing practice standards professional nurse
  • CO8: Participate in planning and organizing in service education program
  • CO9: Explain the role of the administrator in selection and appointment of staff and students, faculty development, Finance Management
  • CO10: Explain the various opportunities for professional advancement

OBSTETRIC AND GYNECOLOGICAL NURSING
  • CO1: Appreciate the historical perspectives, trends and issues in obstetric nursing
  • CO2: Identify anatomical, physiological and psychological changes take place during pregnancy.
  • CO3: Render comprehensive care to mother during antenatal, natal and postnatal period.
  • CO4: Demonstrate beginning skill in conducting normal deliveries.
  • CO5: Identify and manage abnormalities and complications of pregnancy, labour and peurperium.
  • CO6: Demonstrate competence in caring fore high risk newborn.
  • CO7: Describe pharmacological agents, their effects during pregnancy, childbirth, puerperium, lactation and role of nurse.
  • CO8: Describe the recent advancement in contraceptive technology, birth control measures and role of nurse
  • CO9: Give health education to antenatal, intranatal, postnatal mothers and their family members
  • CO10: Explain the legal and ethical issues pertaining to obstetric nursing.

NURSING FOUNDATIONS:
  • CO1: Explain health illness continuum
  • CO2: Explain the scope & functions of nursing
  • CO3: Describe values, code of ethics & professional conduct for nurses in india
  • CO4: Explain basic concepts of conceptual and theoretical models in nursing practice
  • CO5: Communicate effectively with patients, families & team member & maintain effective
  • CO6: Human relation projecting professional image
  • CO7: Appreciate the importance of patient teaching in nursing
  • CO8: Describe purposes & process of health assessment and plan and implement nursing care
  • CO9: Explain the concept uses format & steps of nursing process.
  • CO10: Describe purpose, techniques of recording & reporting
  • CO11: Explain hospital admission & discharge procedure
  • CO12: Administer the drugs by oral & parentral and tropical medication
  • CO13: Discuss concepts, types & principles of rehabilitation
  • CO14: Explain the role of terminally ill clients
  • CO15: Provide first aid for patients in simple emergencies.

PSYCHOLOGY:
  • CO1: Describe the history, scope and methods of Psychology
  • CO2: Explain biology of human behavior
  • CO3: Describe various cognitive process and their applications
  • CO4: Describe motivation, emotion, stress and their influence in behaviour
  • CO5: Explain the concepts of personality and attitude and their influence in behaviour.
  • CO6: Describe psychology of people during the life cycle
  • CO7: Describe the characteristics of mentally healthy person
  • CO8: Explain ego Defence mechanisms

PHYSIOLOGY:
  • CO1: Describe the physiology of cells, tissues and glands
  • CO2: Describe the bone formation, growth and movement of the skeletal system
  • CO3: Describe the muscle movements and tone and demonstrate muscle contraction and tone
  • CO4: Describe the nerve stimulus, reflexes, brain, cranial and spinal nerves. Demonstrate reflex action and stimulus
  • CO5: Describe the physiology and functions of the blood
  • CO6: Demonstrate blood cell count, coagulation and grouping
  • CO7: Describe the physiology of cardiovascular system.
  • CO8: Demonstrate BP and pulse monitoring
  • CO9: Describe the physiology and mechanism of respiration.
  • CO10: Demonstrate spirometry.
  • CO11: Describe the physiology of digestive system
  • CO12: Describe the physiology of excretory system
  • CO13: Describe the physiology of skin
  • CO14: Describe the physiology of sensory organs
  • CO15: Describe the physiology of endocrine glands
  • CO16: Describe the physiology of male and female reproductive system
  • CO17: Describe the physiology of lymphatic and immunological system

NUTRITION:
  • CO1: Describe the relationship between nutrition and health
  • CO2: Describe the classification, sources, functions and recommended daily allowance of carbohydrates, fat, proteins
  • CO3: Describe the daily caloric requirements of different categories of people
  • CO4: Describe the classification, sources, functions and recommended daily allowance of vitamins, Minerals , water and electrolytes
  • CO5: Describe the cookery rules and preservation of nutrients
  • CO6: Prepare and serve simple beverages and different types of food
  • CO7: Describe and plan balanced diet for different categories of people
  • CO8: Describe various national programs related to nutrition
  • CO9: Describe the role of nurse in assessment of nutritional status and nutrition education

MICROBIOLOGY:
  • CO1: Explain the concepts and principles of microbiology and their importance in nursing
  • CO2: Describe the structure, classification, morphology and growth of bacteria
  • CO3: Identify microorganisms
  • CO4: Describe the methods of infection control
  • CO5: Identify the role of nurses in hospital infection control program
  • CO6: Describe the different disease producing organisms
  • CO7: Explain the concept of immunity, hypersensitivity and immunization

ENGLISH:
  • CO1: Speak and write grammatically correct English
  • CO2: Develop ability to read and understand the prescribed text
  • CO3: Develop writing skills
  • CO4: Develop skills in spoken English
  • CO5: Develop skill in listening comprehension

COMPUTER:
  • CO1: Identify the basics of computers
  • CO2: Identify the applications of computers in nursing
  • CO3: Describe and use of disk operating system
  • CO4: Demonstrate skill in the use of MS office
  • CO5: Demonstrate skill on using multimedia
  • CO6: Identify features of computer aided teaching and testing
  • CO7: Demonstrate use of internet and e mail.
  • CO8: Describe and use the statistical packages
  • CO9: Describe the components and uses of health management information system

BIOCHEMISTRY:
  • CO1: Describe the structure, composition and function of cell
  • CO2: Differentiate between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell
  • CO3: Describe the transport mechanisms.
  • CO4: Describe the metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and aminoacids.
  • CO5: Explain clinical enzymology
  • CO6: Explain the type, functions, sources and deficiency manifestations of vitamins and minerals
  • CO7: Explain acid base balance

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING:
  • CO1: Describe the concept and dimensions of health.
  • CO2: Apply the levels of prevention in health care and promote healthy lifestyles.
  • CO3: Identify the environmental factors affecting health.
  • CO4: Explain the importance of food hygiene and its impact on health.
  • CO5: Describe concepts, principles and elements of primary health care.
  • CO6: Describe concept, scope, uses, methods and approaches of epidemiology.
  • CO7: Describe epidemiology and nursing management of common communicable diseases.
  • CO8: Describe the epidemiology and nursing management of common non-communicable diseases.
  • CO9: Describe the concepts and scope of demography.
  • CO10: Describe methods of data collection, analysis and interpretation of demographic data.
  • CO11: Describe methods of population control.
  • CO12: Identify the various aspects of health education and apply in the community health nursing practice.

CHILD HEALTH NURSING:
  • CO1: Understand the concept and importance of genetics and embryology in paediatrics
  • CO2: Classify childhood disease and discover and deliver the care to children undergoing
  • CO3: Describe the principles of child health nursing
  • CO4: Recognize the difference between child and adult nursing
  • CO5: Identify the reactions of child and family towards hospitalization and illness
  • CO6: Describe the major functions and role of pediatric nurse in caring for a hospitalized child
  • CO7: National policy and child welfare programmes
  • CO8: Recognize universal Immunization programme
  • CO9: Explain the activities of Child Guidance Clinic, Identify measures to prevent common childhood diseases,Recognize universal Immunization programme
  • CO10: Describe the normal growth & development of children at different ages
  • CO11: Identify the nutritional needs of children at different ages provide parental guidance.
  • CO12: Appreciate the role of play for normal & sick children
  • CO13: Appreciate the accident prevention measures and strategies for children
  • CO14: Provide nursing care to children with various nutritional disorders
  • CO15: Demonstrate skill in doing specific Child health procedures
  • CO16: Provide nursing care to children with various nutritional disorders, gastro itestinal disorders, Cardio vascular disorders, Genito urinary disorders, Neurological infections, hemetological disorders, endocrine disorders, orthopaedic disorders, genetic disorders, skin, eye, and rare disorders, communicable diseases.
  • CO17: Demonstrate skill in providing Nursing Care to children with emergency conditions
  • CO18: Manage the child with behavioural and social problems. Identify social welfare services.

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Foundation Of Nursing

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Child Health Nursing

This course introduces students to the theoretical knowledge and clinical skills of the child health nurse.

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Medical Surgical Nursing

The course focuses on concepts relating to care of the adult in the acute care setting with commonly occurring medical-surgical problems.

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Mental Health Nursing

Mental health nursing uses the study of human behaviour as its science and the purposeful use of self as its art.

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Obstetrical & Gynaecological

Obstetric wards admit antenatal and postnatal patients whilst Gynaecology wards admit patient with diseases of the reproductive system.

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Community Health Nursing

Explores rural community health nursing, focusing on historical development, philosophy, health care systems, epidemiology, and individuals, families, and specific aggregate groups.

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