BSc. Nsg.


Duration of the Course  : 4 Years

Medium of Instruction : English

Affiliated to :  Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal

Qualification  : 10+2 Science or I.Sc. (Biology) with aggregate 50% Marks obtained

Total  no. of  intake in One Academic Year : 20

Age completed :  17 Yrs.

 

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSc. Nsg.) of Purbanchal University is a Four Year Program. The Program aims to prepare professional nurse with the highest possible technical and managerial competence in respective level of health programs, including problem identification, planning, implementing, training, health education, evaluation and research. Such graduates can serve in various types of positions at national, regional, Zonal, district, or local level. Such graduates will be needed in various kinds of governmental or non-governmental health agencies, communities, hospitals, school, campuses and institutions. Other areas may involve special responsibilities eg, working directly with local communities and individuals, working primarily with school teacher, administering health education service and preparing health working nursing fields. In general, the BSc. graduates should be able to carry out faculty, basic level researcher and direct provider.

 

Objectives of the program

The general objective of the BSc. nursing program is to produce competent graduates basic with advanced knowledge and practical skills necessary to deliver high quality health services needed for the country. Specifically, the program entails the following general objectives:

 

  • Provide basic and advanced knowledge and practical skills in nursing science covering Primary Health Care for Nursing graduates
  • Develop skills in (measurement, design, analysis and evaluation for applied nursing sciences) health system research and management
  • Equip nursing professionals with communication and group organization skills for promoting community participation in health and development activities ultimately leading to the individual and community self-reliance in health services and improvement in health status
  • Enable nursing health professionals to deal with the existing realities in health management issues, concerns and problems
  • Foster positive attitudes of health professionals to encourage them for providing more accessible, equitable nursing services for disadvantaged groups and communities.
  • Develop the leadership capabilities of nursing professionals in the management of nursing services at various levels' health programs
  • Enhance the vocational competence of nursing professionals through advanced education in health strategies, health promotion and health programming
  • Prepare professionals to be creative innovative in preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative aspect of care according to scientific advancement and the trend of the day
  • Enhance competence in teaching hearing process as self directed learner

 

ADMISSION CRITERIA:

  • Candidate must have completed 10+2 Science or ISc. (Biology) with 50% marks obtained
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Must have completed 17 years of age
  • Must Pass the Entrance Examination conducted by Purbanchal University with at least 50% marks

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION:

  • Photocopy of Mark-Sheets and Character Certificate of SLC and 10+2 or ISc.
  • Photocopy of Migration and Provisional Certificate of 10+2 or ISc.
  • Photocopy of Citizenship Certificate
  • Six Copies of PP size Photographs
  • Duly filled admission Form

COURSE STRUCTURE:

OVERVIEW OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (BSN) PROGRAMME

Subject and Hours/Cr Distribution

BSN: FIRST YEAR

S.N.

Course Code

Subjects

Hours

 

Marks

Theory

Practical

1

BSN 101

Anatomy/Physiology

120

80

100

2

BSN 102

Biochemistry

50

30

50

3

BSN 103

Microbiology/Parasitology

50

30

50

4

BSN 104

Patho-physiology

50

30

50

5

BSN 105

Pharmacology

50

30

50

6

BSN 106

Nutrition & Dietetics

60

60

50

7

BSN 107

Foundation of Nursing Theory

150

420

100+100

8

BSN 108

Community Health Nursing I

100

200

100+100

TOTAL

630

860

750

Note: Practicum 6 hours/day, theory 7 hours/day/12 hrs/night

BSN: SECOND YEAR

S.N.

Course Code

Subjects

Hours

Marks

Theory

Practical

Theory

1

BSN 201

Nursing Concept & Theories

100

-

100

2

BSN 202

Medical Surgical Nursing - I

150

300

100+100

3

BSN 203

Medical Surgical – II

(EENT, OT,Oncho, Emergency Nursing)

100

300

100+100

4

BSN 204

Mental Health Nursing

100

200

100+100

5

BSN 205

Community Health Nursing II

100

200

100+100

6

BSN 206

Medical Sociology/Anthropology

100

-

100

                                                                             TOTAL  

650

1000

1000

Note: Theory 7 hours/day, practicum 6 hours/day/12 hrs/night

 

BSN: THIRD YEAR

S.N.

Course Code

Subjects

Hours

Marks

Theory

Practical

Theory

1

BSN 301

Child Health Nursing

100

180

100+100

2

BSN 302

Obstetrical Nursing I (Midwifery)

150

200

100+100

3

BSN 303

Obstetrical Nursing II (Midwifery)

150

200

100+100

4

BSN 304

Obstetrical Nursing III              (Postnatal & Gynae)

100

200

100+100

5

BSN 305

Community Health Nursing III

100

200

100+100

6

BSN 306

Basic Epidemiology

60

-

50

                                                          TOTAL  

560

980

1050

Note: Theory 7 hours/day, practicum 6 hours/day - ME, 12 hrs/day - night

BSN: FOURTH YEAR

S.N.

Course Code

Subjects

Hours

Marks

Theory

Practical

Theory

1

BSN 401

Nursing Research + Bio-statistics

120

300

100+100

2

BSN 402

Educational Science

100

300

100+100

3

BSN 403

Leadership Management

100

300

100+100

4

BSN 404

Advance Surgical Nursing Practice (Advance Practice)

-

300

100

                                                                            TOTAL

320

1200

700