Programmes offered by the department of Nursing:
BTech: Nursing Science
BTech: Nursing (Occupational Health)
BTech: Nursing (Primary Health Care)
BTech: Nursing (Nursing Management)
Nursing Management: This Programme will provide professional nurses with comprehensive health service management that critically reflects and addresses complex health service problems within the ethical/legal framework of the nursing profession.
Nursing management is a branch of the nursing profession which focuses on managing nurses and patient care standards in a healthcare setting.
The Nursing Management programme is designed to help professional nurses to supervise entire facilities and to delegate duties to individuals.
Nursing management programme addresses specific issues such as dealing with employees, setting behavioural standards, and handling the legal issues associated with supervising people at work in a healthcare environment.
This programme encourages nurse managers to be responsible for the activities of the nurses under their supervision, and encourages the need for interaction with patients, families, communities and other healthcare professionals in a wide variety of situations.
Occupational Health Nursing: Students learn to protect worker health, provide a safe and healthy work environment with an emphasis on health promotion, research-based practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, improved quality of life and programme and policy development.
Primary Health Care Nursing: This programme prepares nurses to function effectively in a variety of settings where the holistic health needs of communities and families are coupled with economic and social development as a component. The primary health care framework includes acute care services, and health promotion and education. Nurses are equipped to deal with acute and common afflictions in both urban and rural communities.
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