Aims: The aim of the undergraduate nursing program is to

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of 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 B.Sc. Nursing degree programme the graduates will be able to

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to the individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of lifestyle and other factors which affect health of 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 decision in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technologies in health care setting to deliver optimum 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 care team in order to promote healing with effective interaction.
  • 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 findings to improve the quality of care.