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M.Sc.(Community Health Nursing)

Programme Objective

This Ordinance will be applicable to the following M.Sc. (Nursing) programmes: (i) M.Sc. (Medical Surgical Nursing) (Sub specialties - Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Nursing, Critical care Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Neurosciences Nursing, Nephro-Urology Nursing, Orthopedic Nursing, Gastro Enterology Nursing) (ii) M.Sc. (Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing)
(iii) M.Sc. (Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing)
(iv) M.Sc. (Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing)
(v) M.Sc. (Community Health Nursing)
Philosophy National Health Policy(NHP) 2002 emphasizes the need to prepare nurses to function in super-speciality areas who are required in tertiary care institutions, entrusting some limited public health functions to nurses after providing adequate training, and increase the ratio of degree holding vis a vis diploma holding nurses. It is observed that there is an acute shortage of nursing faculty in under graduate and post graduate nursing programme in India Indian Nursing Council believes that: Post Graduate programme is essential to prepare nurses to improve the quality of nursing education and practice in India. . Post graduate programme in nursing builds upon and extends competence acquired at the graduate levels, emphasizes application of relevant theories into nursing practice, education, administration and development of research skills. The programme prepares nurses for leadership position in nursing and health fields who can function as nurse specialists, consultants, educators, administrators and researchers in a wide variety of professional settings in meeting the National priorities and the changing needs of the society. This programme provides the basis for the post masteral programme in nursing. Further the programme encourages accountability and commitment to life long learning which fosters improvement of quality care. Aim The aim of the postgraduate program in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialists, consultants, educators, administrators in a wide variety of professional settings Objectives On Completion of the two year M.Sc Nursing programme, the graduate will be able to:- 1. Utilize/apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science 2. Demonstrate advance competence in practice of nursing 3. Practice as a nurse specialist. 4. Demonstrate leadership qualities and function effectively as nurse educator and manager. 5. Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research. 5 6. Demonstrate the ability to plan and effect change in nursing practice and in the health care delivery system. 7. Establish collaborative relationship with members of other disciplines 8. Demonstrate interest in continued learning for personal and professional advancement.

Eligibility : B.SC(NURSING)/B.SC.NURSING(POST-BASIC)
Programme Fee : NOT FIXED
Examination Fee : Examination Fees per annum 2000/-
Registration Fee : Registration Fees one time 1200/-
Prospectous Fee : Prospectus one time 1000/-
Minimum Duration : 2 years
Maximum Duration : 4 years
Minimum Counselling : It is based on credits and one credit amounts to 10 hours counselling and hand-on experience at DESC.
Preparatory Module :
First Year
Course Name Credit
Nursing Education 4
Advance Nursing Practice 4
Clinical Speciality – I
- Medical Surgical Nursing 4
Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing 4
Child Health (Paediatric) Nursing 4
Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing 4
Community Health Nursing 4
Nursing Research & Statistics 4
Second Year
Course Name Credit
Nursing Management 4
Clinical Speciality -II
Medical Surgical Nursing 6
Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Nursing 4
Medical Surgical Nursing – Critical Care Nursing 4
Medical Surgical Nursing – Oncology Nursing 4
Medical Surgical Nursing - Neurosciences Nursing 4
Medical Surgical Nursing - Nephro- Urology Nursing 4
Medical Surgical Nursing -Orthopedic Nursing 4
Medical Surgical Nursing - Gastro Enterology Nursing 4
Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing 4
Paediatric (Child Health) Nursing 4
Psychiatric (Mental Health) Nursing 4
Community Health Nursing 4

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