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Education is a lifelong process and graduate Nurse emerging out of the University of Health Science should be tuned to learning throughout life. She must bloom into a cultivated creative, self-directed, knowledgeable person whose education has encouraged a continuous process of development as a person, professional, citizen, an agent of social change.



     

 

Overview of Nursing

     Nursing involves the care of people throughout the continuum of life and provides an essential service to humankind.

 As career professionals, nurses improve the quality of healthcare delivery. There are many positive aspects of being a nurse.

There is nothing more rewarding than a patient giving thanks and telling you how much you have helped them.

 

Also, there are so many opportunities and career paths that are available for Nurses. Nursing offers opportunities from bedside practice to the president or top administrator of a healthcare organization. Clinical specialist, nurse practitioner, nurse administrator and nurse

educator are just a few examples of the variety of opportunities awaiting you in a nursing career. Nurses are also appointed and elected to influential government positions.

 

If you choose nursing, you will discover a career filled with personal and professional rewards. There will be even more opportunities in the future, as the entire health care system

transforms because of new technology, changing population demographics and many other factors. The rise in health care needs, combined with a dwindling supply of nurses and

an aging nurse population (the average age is 44), is putting the Nurses in the driver's seat when it comes to the job hunt.

     Attainment of optimum health is the desire of every individual. The achievement of country in preventing disease and promoting health depends upon the contribution

of all members of the health team especially that of Nurses, who forms a major group.

      Nurses are the most important link in the healthcare programme. Training the educational preparation of Nurses who contribute towards the health of the community

 needs contrast attention keeping the changing health needs of the society.

Health care is very important in a developing country like India. Because of huge demand, the private sector has come forward to share the responsibilities and strengthen the healthcare institutions. The sudden growth of health care centres has enhanced the storage of skilled and trained manpower in Medical field.

Training programmes conducted by Government Organizations could fulfill the requirements nor gear to the actual needs of Private sectors.
Today, Nurse has a big responsibility as an administrator for Nursing care. The nurse today is an indispensable element in society!

 

Aim

  • To prepare the nurse to serve the sick with love, affection, and compassion.

  • The purpose of the General Nursing programme is to:

a) Provide the necessary knowledge training and practical skill in nursing care to the patient in all types of illness.
b) Train and help the nurse to work in mutual co-operation with other medical and para-medical staff.
c) Teach the nurse in various programmes for prevention of disease and promotion of a healthy community.

 

General Objectives

The nurses completing this course will be also to:

  • Demonstrate awareness of and skills required for the general nursing process in the provision of health care and nursing of patients.

  • Apply relevant knowledge from the humanities, biological and behavioral sciences in carrying out health care and nursing activities and functions.

  • Demonstrate skills in the use of problem-solving methods in nursing practice.

  • Gain knowledge of health resources in the community and the country.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of commitment to professional behavior.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of commitment to professional behavior.

 

Director's Message

...Nursing is at a crossroads. The nursing shortage has forced Colleges to 'think outside the box', and explore different venues and technologies for meeting the challenges of today's nursing workforce.