Diploma in Nursing

Dayananda Sagar Institutions
In Bangalore

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  • Diploma
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Bangalore
DAYANANDA SAGAR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS Shivage Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, 560078, Karnataka, India
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Course programme



TRAINING PERIOD AND TIME DISTRIBUTION
Duration of the course
The Diploma Course in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM) shall be of three years and six months duration.

There should be preliminary period of 12 weeks. During this time the student will attend the wards for observation and supervised practice not exceeding 16 hours per Exemption for ANMs/LHVs/ Female Health Workers.

Six months exemption in training shall be given during the third year (in midwifery) to those:

a Who have undergone ANM training of 18 months or two years recognized by INC
b LHV's with 2 ½ years of training recognized by INC

Therefore duration of training shall be of three years.

Syllabus : Same as prescribed for GNM trainees in all three years and Internship period.

Year-wise distribution of weeks, days and hours of the course

Maximum hours per week per student shall be 36 to 40 including classroom instructions and clinical field practice

year.

The same practice must be followed when students are posted for requisite clinical experience to affiliated hospital / Agency / Institution.

The Nursing Service Personnel must actively participate in supervising, guiding and evaluating students in the hospital wards, health centres and in the community.

Records

Following are the minimum records, which should be maintained in the School

a) For Students

1. Admission Record
2. Health Record
3. Class Attendance Record
4. Clinical and Field Experience Record
5. Internal Assessment record for both theory and practical
6. Mark lists (State Council/ Board Results
7. Records of extra curricular activities of student (both in the school as well as outside)
8. Leave Record
9. Practical Record Books - Procedure Book and Midwifery Record book to be maintained as prescribed by INC
10.Cumulative Record

b) For each academic year, for each class/batch

1. Course contents record (for each subject)
2. The record of the academic performance.
3. Rotation plans for each academic year
4. Record of Committee meetings
5. Record of the stock of the school
6. Affiliation record
7. Grant-in-aid record (if the school is receiving grant-in-aid from any source like state Govt.etc)

Record of educational programmes organized for teaching faculty and student, both in the school as well as outside.

Annual reports (Records of the achievement of the school prepare annually)
School of Nursing should possess detailed and up-to-date record of each activity carried out in the school.

Health Service :

There should be provisions for the following health service: the students:

An annual medical examination

Vaccination against Tetanus, hepatitis B or any other communicable disease as considered necessary.

Free medical care during illness.
A complete health record should be kept in respect of individual students. The question of continuing the trail of a student, with long term chronic illness, will be decided by the individual school.

Note:
Out of 52 weeks in one academic year, total of 6 weeks are deducted. 4 weeks vacation, one-week preparatory leave and one week for examinations. Sundays and gazetted holidays are to be considered as holidays.

Vacation and Holidays

Annual Vacation

: 30 days

Sick leave

: 10 days per annum

Preparatory leave

: 7 days per annum

Sick leave can not be accumulated from year to year.

Course of Instruction and Supervised Practice

FIRST YEAR

Subject

Theoretical Hrs &Supervised Practice

I.Biological Science

(1) Anatomy & Physiology
(2) Microbiology

120

90
30

II.Behavioural Science

(1) Psychology
(2) Sociology

60

40
20

III.Fundamentals of Nursing

(1) Fundamentals of Nursing
(2) First Aid
(3) Personal Hygiene

215

175
20
20

IV.Community Health Nursing

(1) Community Health Nursing I
(2) Environmental Hygiene
(3) Health Education & Communication skills
(4) Nutrition

150

80
20
20
30

V.English

30

Total Hours of First Year

575

SECOND YEAR

Subject :: Hours

I .Medical Surgical Nursing I
(including pharmacology)

140

II .Medical Surgical Nursing II (specialties)

120

III.Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing

70

IV.Computer Education

30

Total Hours of Second Year

360

THIRD YEAR

Subject :: Hours

I.Midwifery and Gynecology

120

II.Community Health Nursing II

100

III.Pediatric Nursing

70

Total Hours of Third Year

290

INTERNSHIP PERIOD

Subject :: Hours

I.Educational Methods & Media
For teaching in practice of Nursing

45

II.Community Health Nursing II

40

III.Professional Trends & Adjustment

40

IV.Administration & Ward Management

45

V.Health Economics

20

Total hours of Internship

190

Supervision of the Students in the Clinical Areas

The students posted in the clinical areas should be accompanied by teaching faculty of the school.


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