Program Overview

  • Name of Course

  • Basic B. Sc. Nursing

  • Course Duration

  • 4 years

  • Intake

  • 40

Aim: The aim of the Basic B. Sc nursing programme 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 independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and 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.
Objectives
On completion of the four year B.Sc. Nursing Programme the graduate will be able to:
  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioural 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 effect health 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 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 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 feedings to improve the quality of care.
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.
Hours of instructions
B.Sc. (Nursing) First Year
Sr. No. Subjects Theory (In Hrs.) (Class & Labs) Practical/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 = 1480 1030 450
B.Sc. (Nursing) Second Year
Sr. No. Subjects Theory (In Hrs.) (Class & Labs) Practical/Clinical (In Hrs.)
1 Sociology 60
2 Pharmacology 45
3 Pathology & Genetics 30+15
4 Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including Geriatrics) - I 210 720
5 Community Health nursing - I 90 135
6 Communication & Educational technology 60+30
7 Library Work / Self Study 50
8 Co-curricular Activities 35
Total Hours = 1480 625 855
B.Sc. (Nursing) Third Year
Sr. No. Subjects Theory (In Hrs.) (Class & Labs) Practical/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 & Obstetrical Nursing 90 180
5 Library Work / Self Study 50
6 Co-curricular Activities 50
Total Hours = 1480 490 990
B.Sc. (Nursing) Fourth Year
Sr. No. Subjects Theory (In Hrs.) (Class & Labs) Practical/Clinical (In Hrs.)
1 Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing -- 180
2 Community Health Nursing - II 90 135
3 Nursing Research & Statistics 45 --
4 Management of Nursing Service & Education 60+30 --
Total Hours = 540 225 315
Internship (Integrated Practice)
Sr. No. Subject Practical (In Hours) In Weeks
1 Midwifery & Obstetrical Nursing 240 5
2 Community Health Nursing - II 195 4
3 Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult & Geriatric) 430 9
4 Child Health 145 3
5 Mental Health 95 2
Total Hours = 1128 1105 23