B. Sc. Nursing | Second Year


Placement: Second Year                               Theory: 90 Hrs. (Theory 60 Hrs + Lab 30 Hrs)

Course Description: This course is designed to help the students acquire an understanding of the principles and methods of communication and teaching. It helps to develop skill in communicating effectively, maintaining effective interpersonal and human relations, develop basic skills in guidance and counseling, principles of education, teaching individuals and groups in clinical, community and health educational settings.

Specific objectives: On completion of this course, the graduate nurse will be able to:

  1. Understand the effective communication process using various communication techniques with individuals groups and health team members.
  2. Establishes effective interpersonal and human relations with patients, families and health team members.
  3. Acquires knowledge on concepts, principles on guidance and counseling and develop basic skills for counseling patients, nursing students and nursing personnel.
  4. Understand the philosophy, principles of education and teaching learning process.
  5. Demonstrate teaching skills using various teaching methods in classroom, clinical and community setup using different methods and media.
  6. Demonstrate skill in preparing different types of assessment tools for knowledge attitude and skill.




Placement: Second Year                                         Theory: 210 Hrs Practical: 720 Hrs

Course Description: The purpose of this course is to acquire knowledge and develop proficiency in caring for patients with medical surgical disorders in varieties of health care settings and at home.

Specific Objectives: At completion of the course the student is able to:

  1. Describe the causes, signs and symptoms, treatment and prevention of medical surgical conditions.
  2. Demonstrate skill in carrying out nursing techniques and procedures in keeping with scientific principles.
  3. Discuss nursing process and provide nursing care to patients with various medical surgical conditions.



Placement: Second Year                                                                           Total Hours: 60

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce the concepts of sociology related to community and social institutions in India and its relationship with health, illness and nursing.

Specific objectives: At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the structure and the dynamics of the society.
  2. Discuss the relationship of the individual to the society.
  3. Understand the social problems and its influence on social changes and the factors contributing to it.
  4. Describe sociological concepts applicable to nursing.
  5. Determine role of sociology in nursing as related to social institution in India.
  6. Develop positive attitudes towards individual, family and community.



Placement: Second year                                             Theory – 90 Hours Practical – 135 Hours

Course Description: This Course is designed for Students to appreciate the principles of promotion and maintenance of health.

Specific objectives: At the end of the course students are able to:

  1. Understand the concepts of community health and community health nursing.
  2. Appreciate the various factors influencing health in the community.
  3. Appreciate the concept, scope, uses and methods of epidemiology.
  4. Understand the epidemiology and nursing management of common communicable diseases.
  5. Appreciate the concept and scope of demography.
  6. Understand the impact of population explosion and population control.




Placement: Second Year                        Theory – 45 Hours (Class 35 Hours + Lab 10 Hours)

Course Description: This course is designed to enable students to acquire understanding of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, principles of therapeutics and nursing implications.

Specific objectives: at the end of the course the students are able to:

  1. Understand the basic concepts of pharmacology
  2. Understand the pharmacology of common chemotherapeutics.
  3. Understand common antiseptics, disinfectants and insecticides.
  4. Understand drug acting on various systems of human body.
  5. Appreciate alternative systems of medicines.