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What is B.Sc. Nursing:
(NURSE also stands for “Noble-Understanding-Responsibility-SympathyEfficient”).
BSc Nursing course is a bachelor's degree program where students will be trained with capable of taking primary, secondary and tertiary care of people and in an area of critical care and improves the values necessary to become nurses and midwives.
BSc Nursing is a four-year undergraduate study in medical science. To pursue BSc Nursing, the candidates should have complete class 12 (Physics, Chemistry and Biology as mandatory subjects) are eligible for BSc Nursing.
BSc Nursing course is an undergraduate program is of 4 years duration followed by 6 months of mandatory internship. Students will take part in classroom study, projects and assignments during the course. This course had several entrance exams includes JIPMER, AJEE, AUAT, BHU UET, AIIMS Exam, NEET, MNS Entrance Exam etc. Candidates must qualify for any of the accepted entrance exams to take admission to the BSc Nursing.
BSc Nursing students are act as responsible citizens by following moral values and ethics. Nurses play a very important role in keeping society together and act as the backbone of medical services in any nation.
Why choose a BSc Nursing course:
India has 1.7 nurses per 1000 people, which is less than the WHO-mandated 3 nurses per 1000 people. By 2024, India will require an additional 4.3 million nurses.
Candidates can also continue advanced courses in MSc Nursing and make specialization in an area of interest.
Who should choose BSc Nursing?
Students interested in a career in healthcare can enroll in the BSc Nursing Course.
Candidates who want to work in the medical field as nurses, midwives, or assistants should take this course.
After completing a BSc Nursing programme, women will be able to stand on their own and become economically independent.
Candidates who are compassionate in serving patients and assisting doctors in their treatment may also be interested in the BSc Nursing programme.
What are the eligibility criteria for BSc Nursing?
The minimum age limit for BSc Nursing admission 2023 is 17 years. One can choose from the two-course options - BSc (Basic) and the other BSc (Post-Basic), the eligibility criteria of which are mentioned below.
For BSc (Basic) – Candidates should pass 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and be medically fit.
For BSc (Post-Basic) – Candidates should complete class 12 (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) and also candidate should have GNM (General Nursing Midwifery) and register him/herself as RNRM (Registered Nurse Registered Midwife) from the State Nurses Registration Council.
Full-time BSc Nursing: B.Sc Nursing is a four-year full-time degree programme. Students enrolled in the full-time course will benefit from classroom-based learning, as well as access to intriguing projects and assignments that they may debate with their classmates and teachers.
Part-time BSc Nursing: Depending on the sort of course, part-time courses may include weekend, night, or online classes. The advantage of the part-time B.Sc Nursing programme is that students can study it while working, doing research, or doing other activities.
What is the BSc Nursing Course Fee?
The course fee for B.Sc Nursing course is variable in private and government colleges and institutions. The course fee for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in government colleges is approximately INR 40,000 per annum, and for private colleges it is around 1-2 L per annum.
What is the Admission Process for BSc Nursing?
B.Sc nursing admission process starts right after class 12th, the admission is either merit based or is based on the entrance examination results. A few government colleges offer the admission in the month of April and extend till June, students need to apply for admissions during these months and register themselves through online/ offline modes.
BSc nursing Jobs Roles: Nurses are the strongest pillars of the healthcare system. Some of the job profiles you can explore are:
Nurse Educator/Teacher of Nursing
BSc nursing Placement Opportunities: The top recruiters are mentioned below:
Government and private hospitals
Nursing homes and clinics
PHC- public health clinics
School’s Home healthcare
Orphanages Old age homes
What are skills required for BSc Nursing?
Teamwork and Networking
Empathy and Patience
Adaptability and flexibility
What are the BSc Nursing semester wise syllabus?
The 4-year BSc Nursing programme is primarily broken into 8 semesters.
I Semester: (First Year)
1. Communicative English
2. Applied Anatomy
3. Applied Physiology
4. Applied Sociology
5. Applied Psychology
6. Nursing Foundations I
II Semester: (First Year)
1. Applied Biochemistry
2. Applied Nutrition & Dietetics
3. Nursing Foundations II
4. Health / Informatics & Technology
III Semester: (Second Year)
1. Applied Microbiology, and Infection control including Safety
2. Pharmacology I
3. Pathology I
4. Adult Health (Medical Surgical) Nursing I with integrated pathophysiology
IV Semester: (Second Year)
1. Pharmacology II
2. Pathology II & Genetics
3. Adult Health (Medical Surgical) Nursing II with integrated pathophysiology including Geriatrics
4. Professionalism, professional values & Ethics including Bioethics
V Semester: (Third Year)
1. Child Health Nursing I
2. Mental Health Nursing I
3. Community Health Nursing I (including Environmental Science & Epidemiology)
4. Educational Technology / Nursing Education
5. Introduction to Forensic Nursing and Indian Laws
VI Semester: (Third Year)
1. Child Health Nursing II
2. Mental Health Nursing II
3. Nursing Management & Leadership
4. Midwifery /Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBG) Nursing I
1. Community Health Nursing II
2. Nursing Research & Statistics
3. Midwifery /Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBG) Nursing II
1. Internship (Intensive practicum/ Residency posting)
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