General Nursing & Midwifery(RGNM)

Aims :

The basic Diploma course in General Nursing & Midwifery is geared to the health needs of the individual family, community and the 
country at large.

The aims of the Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery programme are:

  • To prepare nurses with a sound educational programme in nursing to enable them to function as efficient members of health team,

  • beginning with competencies for first level positions in all kinds of health care settings.

  • To help nurses develop an ability to co-operate and co-ordinate with members of the health and rehabilitation of sick.

  • To help nurses in their personal and professional development, so that they are able to make maximum contribution to the society as useful and productive individuals, citizens as well as efficient nurses.

  • To serve as a base for further professional education and specialization in nursing.

  • To prepare nurses to keep pace with latest professional and technological developments and use these for providing nursing care services.

Objectives :

The nurse on completion of this course will be able to;

Demonstrate competency in providing health care to individual, sick or well, using the nursing process.

  • Assess the nursing need of clients from birth to death.

  • Plan and carry out the appropriate action to meet nursing needs.

  • Provide effective nursing care for maintaining the best possible level of health in all aspects.

  • Promote self care in people under their care.

  • Apply problem solving techniques in nursing practice.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care.

  • Apply problem solving techniques in nursing practice.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care.

Apply knowledge from the humanities, biological and behavioral sciences in functioning as a nurse.

Function effectively with members of the health team and community applying the knowledge of human relations and communication skills in her work.

Participate as a member of the health team in delivery or curative preventive, promotive and rehabilitative health care services.

Mobilize community resources and their involvement in working with the communities.

Demonstrate use of ethical values in their personal and professional life.

Demonstrate the interest in activities of professional organizations.

Recognize the need for continuing education for professional development.

Demonstrate basic skills in administration and leadership while working with other members of the health team and community.

Assist in research activities.

Duration :

          Duration of the course shall be three years  &  six months including internship.