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College of Nursing

Courses Offered:

  1. General Nursing & Midwifery(GNM)
  2. B.Sc Nursing
  3. Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (PBBSc)

Overview


The College of Nursing (CON) was started in the year 2011 with the objective to develop undergraduate and post graduate teaching programs, to cater to needs of Nagaland and the rest of the North East region.
The College of Nursing, CIHSR is the first nursing college in the state of Nagaland. The courses offered by the College of Nursing at present are the General Nursing Midwifery (GNM), under the Assam Nurses“ Midwives’ & Health Visitors’ Council, B.Sc. Nursing (Basic) and Post Basic B.Sc Nursing, which are affiliated to the Nagaland University.
College of Nursing, CIHSR is approved by the Indian Nursing Council (INC) to conduct the aforementioned nursing courses. Highly competent and experienced nursing faculty and other medical and allied health professionals are associated with the institute to train our students.

General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)


The General Nursing Midwifery program is a 3-year course. The student, on completion of the GNM program will develop competency in providing care to individuals either in the hospital or community and is licensed to practice nursing. He/ She will also develop basic skills in teaching patients, in administration and leadership while working with other members of the health team and community.

THE CORE SUBJECTS:

  • First year include Fundamentals of Nursing, Biological Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Computer Education, Community Health Nursing-I and English.
  • Second Year comprises of subjects such as Medical Surgical Nursing, Mental Health and Psychiatry Nursing and Child Health Nursing.
  • Third year, the subjects of study include Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing, Community Health Nursing II. Nursing Education, Introduction to Research, Professional trends and adjustments. Nursing Administration and Ward Management.

ELIGlBILlTY CRITERIA

Minimum qualification

  • 1O+2 passed preferably Science with (Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English with aggregate of 40% marks.)
  • 10+2 passed in Arts (Mathematics. Biotechnology. Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy) and English Core/ English Elective or Health Care Science – Vocational stream only, passing out from a recognized Board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/ HSCE or other equivalent Board with 40% marks. 5% relaxation for SC/ST
  • IO + 2 vocational ANM under CBSE Board or other equivalent board from the school and recognized by Indian Nursing Council with 40% marks. Registered as ANM with State Nursing Council.
  • Student qualified in 1O + 2 Arts or Science examination

Minimum age

  • I7 and Maximum 35 years.

↓ For more details download the prospectus here…

B.Sc Nursing


The undergraduate nursing program is aimed at preparing graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services. The students on completion will be competent in making independent decisions in nursing situations, protecting the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community services and conduct research studies in the area of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of a teacher, supervisor and manager in a clinical/ public health setting.

Objectives of the course:

On completion of the four year B.Sc. Nursing program the graduate will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style 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.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skill in making decision in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the 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 team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • Demonstrates 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.
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.
  • First year include Fundamentals of Nursing, Biological Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Computer Education, Community Health Nursing-I and English.
  • Second Year comprises of subjects such as Medical Surgical Nursing, Mental Health and Psychiatry Nursing and Child Health Nursing.
  • Third year, the subjects of study include Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing, Community Health Nursing II. Nursing Education, Introduction to Research, Professional trends and adjustments. Nursing Administration and Ward Management.

Duration:

Duration of the course shall be four years including internship.

ELIGlBILlTY CRITERIA:

Minimum qualification

  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
  • 10+2 class passed with Science (PCB) &. English Core / English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE / CBSE / ICSE / SSCE / HSCE or other equivalent Board.
  • Students appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by National Institute of Open School with 45% marks.
  • 5% Relaxation for SC/ST
  • Student should be medically fit

Student intake: 40 per year.

** It is mandatory to reside in the institutional hostel till completion of the course

THE CORE SUBJECTS:

  • The core subjects in the first year include Nursing Foundation, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Psychology, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, introduction to Computers, English, Library work / Self-study and Co-curricular activities.
  • The second year subjects include Sociology, Pharmacology, Pathology & Genetics, Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics-I, Community Health Nursing-I, Communication and Educational Technology, Library work/ Self-study and Co-curricular activities.
  • The third year subjects include Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics) Child Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Nursing Research & Statistics, Library work / Self-study and Co-curricular activities.
  • The fourth year subjects include Midwifery & Obstetrics Nursing, Community Health Nursing – II, and Management of Nursing Services and education. Internship is inbuilt, the experience includes Midwifery & Obstetrics Nursing, Community Health Nursing-II, Medical Surgical Nursing (adult and geriatric), Child Health and Mental Health (Nursing).

↓ For more details download the prospectus here…

Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (PBBSc)


The under graduate nursing program at the Post basic BSc level is a broad based education, which builds upon the skills and competencies acquired at the diploma level.

The aim of this course is to upgrade the diploma (GNM) nurses to:

  • Assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services and conduct research studies in the field of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor/ manager in a clinical / public health setting.

Duration:

Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing is a 2-year course

ELIGlBILlTY CRITERIA:

Minimum qualification

  • 12 + GNM
  • Those who have done 10 + 1 on or before 1986
  • The candidates should be registered Nurse and registered Midwife (or alternative registration in lieu of midwifery for male nurses) with any State Nursing Council. However, in order to be eligible to undergo this course, the candidate needs to obtain registration from Assam Nurses’ Midwives & Health Visitors’ Council.
  • Migration Certificate from the examining board / Nursing council will be required for registering to the University.

** It is preferable for students to reside in the institutional hostel. However, this is not mandatory.

Student intake: 20 per year.

THE CORE SUBJECTS:

  • First year subjects include Nursing Foundation, Nutrition & Dietetics, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Psychology, Maternal Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Microbiology, Medical & Surgical Nursing and English (Qualifying).
  • The second year comprises of subjects such as Sociology, Community Health Nursing, Introduction to Nursing Education, Introduction to Nursing Administration and Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics.

↓ For more details download the prospectus here…

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