Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing
health is a state of well-being that enables a
person to lead a psychologically, socially and economically productive life. Health is right of all the
people,. Individuals, families and communities have a responsibility towards maintaining their health.
Nursing contributes to the health services in a vital and significant way in the health care delivery
system. It recognizes national health goals and is committed to participate in the implementation of
National Health policies and programme. It aims at identifying health needs of the people; planning
and providing quality are in collaboration with other health professionals and community groups.
Scope of nursing practice encompasses provision of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative
aspects of care to people across their life span in wide variety of health care settings. Practice of
Nursing is based upon application of basic concepts and principles derived from the physical, biological
and behavioral sciences, medicine and nursing.
Nursing is based on values of caring, and aims to help individuals to attain independence in self-care. It
necessitates development of compassion and understanding of human behaviour among its practitioners
to provide care with respect and dignity and protect the rights of individuals and groups.
Undergraduate nursing programme is broad based education within an academic framework specifically
directed to the development of critical thinking skills, competencies and standards required for
practice of professional nursing and midwifery as envisaged in National Health Policy 2002.
The teachers have the responsibility to be role models and create learning environment that enables
students to acquire inquiry driven. self directed learning and foster and attitude of life long learning.
Under graduate Nursing education programme prepares its graduates to become exemplary citizen by
adhering to code of ethics and professional conducts at all times in fulfiling personal, social and
professional obligations so as to respond to the national aspirations.