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Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Programme

Philosophy
The principal and faculty of Yashoda College of Nursing believe that Health is a state of well being that enables a person to lead a psychologically, Socially and economically productive life.

Nursing contributes to the health services in a vital and significant way in the health care delivery system. It recognizes national health goals and committed to participate in the implementation of national health policies and programmes.

Further the Principal and faculty believe that scope of Nursing practice encompasses provision of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of care of people across their life span in wide variety of health care settings.

Under graduate nursing program at the post basic level is a broad based education with an academic frame work, which builds upon the skills and competencies acquired at the diploma level. It is specifically directed to the upgrading of critical thinking skills, competencies and standards required for practice of professional nursing and midwifery.

Aim
The aim of post basic nursing program is to upgrade the diploma (GNM) nurses to

  • Assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services
  • Makes 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 expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, manager in the clinical/community health settings

Objective
Completion of two years Post Basic B.Sc. (N) programme, the graduate will be able to:

  • Assess health status, identifies nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for clients that contribute to health of individuals, families and communities
  • Demonstrate competency in delivering nursing care
  • Participate as member of health team in promotive, preventive, curative and restorative health care system of country
  • Demonstrate skills in communication and teaching to individuals and groups
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and managerial skills in different health settings
  • Participate / Utilize research findings in improving nursing practice
  • Recognize the need for continued learning for the personal and professional development

Eligibility Criteria / Admission Requirements

  • The candidate should have completed 17 years and should not be more than 45 years as on 31st December of the year of admission
  • The candidate should be Indian Nationality or person of Indian origin (P.I.O) / Overseas citizen of India (OCI) card holders should satisfy the local or non local status in AP (Residence requirements) as laid down in AP Educational Institutions.
  • Only women candidates are eligible for admission in to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course
  • Should have passed Intermediate examination or any other equivalent examination (10+2 pattern) recognized by the University of A.P. Or Board of Intermediate Education
  • Should have passed General Nursing and Midwifery course from any institution recognized by Government of A.P. Or Nursing council of India and shall be registered by State Nursing council

Course Of Study
First Year:

S. No.SubjectTheory (in hrs)Practical (in hrs)

1.

Nursing Foundation

45

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2.

Nutrition & Dietics

30

15

3.

Biochemistry & Biophysics

60

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4.

Psychology

60

15

5.

Maternal Nursing

60

240

6.

Child Health Nursing

60

240

7.

Microbiology

60

30

8.

Medical Surgical Nursing

90

270

9.

English (Qualification)

60

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Note: Hindi/Local Language as per the need

   
 

Total Hours

525

810

Second Year:

S. No.SubjectTheoryPractical

1.

Sociology

60

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2.

Community Health Nursing

60

240

3.

Mental Health Nursing

60

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4.

Introduction to Nursing Education

60

75

5.

Introduction to Nursing Administration

60

180

6.

Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics

45

120

 

Total

345

855

Scheme Of Examination
First Year:

S. No.SubjectHoursInternal AssessmentExternal AssessmentTotal Marks

1.

Nursing Foundation

2

15

35

50

2.

Nutrition & Dietics

2

15

35

50

3.

Biochemistry & Biophysics

3

25

75

100

4.

Psychology

3

25

75

100

5.

Maternal Nursing

3

25

75

100

6.

Child Health Nursing

3

25

75

100

7.

Microbiology

3

25

75

100

8.

Medical Surgical Nursing

3

25

75

100

9.

English (Qualification)

3

25

75

100

 

Practicals

       

1.

Medical Surgical Nursing

 

50

50

100

2.

Maternal Nursing

 

50

50

100

3.

Child Health Nursing

 

50

50

100

Second Year:

S. No.SubjectHoursInternal AssessmentExternal AssessmentTotal Marks

1.

Sociology

3

25

75

100

2.

Community Health Nursing

3

25

75

100

3.

Mental Health Nursing

3

25

75

100

4.

Introduction to Nursing Education

3

25

75

100

5.

Introduction to Nursing Administration

3

25

75

100

6.

Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics

2

50

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50

 

Practicals

       

1.

Community Health Nursing

 

50

50

100

2.

Mental Health Nursing

 

50

50

100

3.

Research project**

 

50

50

100

Courses Offered at:
Yashoda College of Nursing

Green Park Colony
Saroor Nagar, Hyderabad.
Ph: 040 2407 2334

Affiliated to
Yashoda Hospital,
Malakpet, Hyderabad

Opportunities After Completion Of P.B.B.Sc. (N) Course

  • Academic Area: M.Sc. (N) 2 year P.G. Course
  • Clinical Area: Clinical Instructors, Supervisors, Nursing Managers, overseas opportunities
  • Community Area: Public Health Nurse, Community supervisors, Community Health Nurse
  • Education area: Nursing tutors in Schools & Colleges of Nursing

For further details contact:
Mr. R. Chandra Shekar
M.Sc., (Ph.D) Gold Medalist
Dean – School of Nursing
Phone: 8790122929, 9949969966
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