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BSc. Nursing

BSc. Nursing

It is a four-year program that aims at preparing middle level nursing graduates who are equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitude competencies required for them to function as efficient care providers, teachers, and middle level managers in the hospital as well as community settings.

Selection

Candidates, who have passed 10+2 or I. Sc. exams with English as the compulsory subject and Biology as one of the major Science subjects from the recognized educational institutions by Tribhuvan University are eligible to apply for the common entrance examination in Institute of medicine. Students who have scored 50% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply.

Admission

Classes starts from November and admission starts from August/ September. Students who passes the TU common entrance examination can only apply for admission. However, international candidates can be admitted directly from Admission cell.


BSC NURSING PROGRAMME

BSC Nursing  is a four-year program at CMCTH that aims at preparing middle level nursing graduates who are equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitude competencies required for them to function as efficient care providers, teachers, and middle level managers in the hospital as well as community settings.

CMCTH envisions training nurses who are conversant with the health problems of the communities they will serve; and who have knowledge, skills and above all, appropriate attitudes that will make them sufficiently competent to run the health services effectively. In order to achieve our mission at CMCTH, the School of Nursing uses community–oriented, evidence and skill based programs, which as much as possible are responsive to the needs of the community in both rural and urban settings. The study programs in the School of Nursing are implemented using modalities that encourage active learning to ensure that the graduates become life-long self–directed learners and are well equipped to make a difference in the healthcare delivery.

 

GOALS OF BSC NURSING PROGRAMME:

The goal of the BSC Nursing program is to prepare a multi-skilled nurse who will competently meet the healthcare needs of the community in all settings by providing preventive, promotive, curative, as well as rehabilitative services to members of society. Similarly, the graduate is also prepared to initiate, participate in and support health research.

 

  1. To prepare nursing professionals for leadership in nursing education, management, clinical and other professional roles within the healthcare delivery service.
  2. To provide leadership and direction for the progressive development of the nursing profession of the country.
  3. To strengthen nursing as a viable research-based academic discipline.

 

COMPETENCIES TO BE ACHIEVED BY BSC NURSING GRADUATES:

  1. Apply nursing processes in the care of clients in a variety of settings through preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative aspect of care;
  2. Develop competence in meeting the health needs of the individual and community in health care delivery system;
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking skills in making decisions in all situations to provide quality health care;
  4. Utilise latest trends in technology in providing health care;
  5. Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programs;
  6. Communicate effectively with individuals, groups and members of health team;
  7. Demonstrate skills in teaching individuals and groups in clinical area, community & educational institutions;
  8. Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings;
  9. Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilise research finding to improve the quality of care;
  10. Foster positive attitude of health professionals to encourage them for providing accessible and equitable nursing services for disadvantaged groups and communities.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR BSC NURSING PROGRAMME:

  1. Candidate should have completed 10+2 or intermediate of science or equivalent course with English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry as major subjects securing at least 50 per cent marks in each subject and in aggregate from a recognized college.
  2. Candidate (both Nepalese and foreign nationals) must have passed the entrance exam set by Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the same year candidate is seeking admission in.

Procedure for Candidate Selection

Eligible candidates should appear for the entrance exam conducted by IOM, Exam section and the merit list will be published based on the marks secured in the entrance examination. The candidate selection and admission will then be done following the guidelines set by IOM. [Please check notices on website of IOM (www.iom.edu.np) for regular updates]

  1. International students should have an eligibility certificate from the concerned authority of their country, a valid student visa (if visa is required to stay in Nepal) and eligibility certificate issued by IoM or Ministry of Education of Nepal.
  2. To get the admission in MBBS programme, along with all other academic documents and proof of nationality, Indian candidate should also submit eligibility certificate issued from Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi, India before admission.

 

DURATION OF THE BSC NURSING PROGRAMME:

BSC Nursing is a four year academic course.

BSC NURSING COURSE DETAILS:

 

SUBJECTS

CLINICAL/PRACTICUM POSTING

ACTIVITIES

EXAMINATION

1ST YEAR

 

 

Integrated Health Sciences (IHS) Theory & Practicum

 

Fundamentals of Nursing (Theory & Clinicals)

 

Community Health Nursing (Theory & Field)

 

Nutrition & Diet Therapy (Theory)

 

Lab Exposure : 4 Weeks

 

 

18 Weeks in Surgery & Medicine

 

 

 

4 weeks in field

 

Four Internal Assessments

 

University Exams:

 

Board Exams for all four subjects which includes Theory, Practicum & Viva Voce as per TU/IOM Rules

2ND YEAR

 

 

Adult Nursing I (Theory)

 

Adult Nursing II (Theory)

 

Geriatric Nursing (Theory)

 

Clinical Practicum for Adult & Geriatric Nursing

 

Psychiatry Nursing (Theory & Clinical)

 

Nursing Concepts (Theory)

 

Social & Behavioural Sciences (Theory)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28 Weeks in 13 different Wards

 

 

 

3 Weeks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

Nursing Care Plans Health Teaching

 

 

Therapeutic Counselling

Four Internal Assessments

 

University Exams:

 

Board Exams for all four subjects which includes Theory, Practicum & Viva Voce as per TU/IOM Rules

3RD YEAR

 

 

Midwifery I (Theory& Clinical)

 

 

Midwifery II (Theory & Clinical)

 

 

Child Health Nursing (Theory & Clinical)

 

 

Family & Reproductive Health Nursing – FRH (Theory & Clinical)

6 Weeks (at CMC & Bharatpur Hospital)

 

 

 

10 Weeks (at CMC & Bharatpur Hospital)

 

 

 

5 Weeks (Paediatric General Ward, PICU, NICU)

 

 

8 Weeks (4 Weeks concurrent & 4 Weeks Resedential)

Case Presentation

ANC (Antenatal Check Up) Assessment

Health Teaching

 

Conducting Delivery

Postnatal Care

Case Prsentation

Nursing Care Plans

 

Case Studies

Neonatal Resuscitation

Health Teaching

 

Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Clinic

Residential Posting (Screening of School Children & Health Exhibition)

Four Internal Assessments

 

University Exams:

 

Board Exams for all four subjects which includes Theory, Practicum & Viva Voce as per TU/IOM Rules

4RTH YEAR

 

 

Management & Health Economics (Theory & Clinical)

 

 

 

Education Science ( Theory & Teaching/Learning Practicum)

 

 

 

 

Research & Biostatistics (Theory & Research Practicum)

9 Weeks (1 Week Observation+ 4 Weeks at CMC+4 Weeks Community Management)

 

10 Weeks of Teaching & Learning Practicum at different PCL Nursing Colleges of Chitwan

 

 

 

 

Research Practicum (Thesis Writing)

Ward Management

Community Management

College Administration

 

Lesson Plans & Teaching

Clinical Teaching

Curriculum Development

Test Construction

Audio Visual Aids Preparation

 

Research Proposal Development

Research Proposal Prsentation

Research Tool Presentation

Research Report Presentation

Four Internal Assessments

 

University Exams:

 

Board Exams for all four subjects which includes Theory, Practicum & Viva Voce as per TU/IOM Rules

 

DRESS CODE:

Dress Code for Study Block: Yellow Shirt & Navy Blue Pants

Dress Code for Clinical Posting: White Saree & Apron

Dress Code for Community Posting: Red Saree as per the rules of TU/IOM