MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
Placement: Third Year Time: Theory- 90 Hours Practical – 270 Hours
Course Description: This course is designed for developing an understanding of the modern approach to mental health, identification, prevention, rehabilitation and nursing management of common mental health problems with special emphasis on therapeutic interventions for individuals, family and community.
Specific objectives: At the end of the course student will be able to:
- Understand the historical development and current trends in mental health nursing.
- Comprehend and apply principles of psychiatric nursing in clinical practice.
- Understand the etiology, psychodynamics and management of psychiatric disorders.
- Develop competency in assessment, therapeutic communication and assisting with various treatment modalities.
- Understand and accept psychiatric patient as an individual and develop a deeper insight into her own attitudes and emotional reactions.
- Develop skill in providing comprehensive care to various kinds of psychiatric patients.
- Develop understanding regarding psychiatric emergencies and crisis interventions.
- Understand the importance of community health nursing in psychiatry.
CHILD HEALTH NURSING.
Placement: Third Year. Time: Theory-90 Hrs. (Class 80 + Lab 10 hrs)
Practical -270 Hrs.
Course Description: This course is designed for developing an understanding of the modern approach to child-care, identification, prevention and nursing management of common health problems of neonates and children.
Specific objectives: At the end of the course, the students will be able to:
- Explain the modern concept of child care and the principles of child health nursing.
- Describe the normal growth and development of children in various age groups.
- Explain the physiological response of body to disease conditions in children.
- Identify the health needs and problems of neonates and children, plan and implement appropriate nursing interventions.
- Identify the various preventive, promotive and rehabilitative aspects of child care and apply them in providing nursing care to children in the hospital and in the community.
MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING (Adult including Geriatrics) –II
Placement: Third year Time: Theory –120 hours (Classroom 103 + Lab 17)
Practical- 270 hours
Course Description: The purpose of this course is to acquire knowledge and proficiency in caring for patients with medical and surgical disorders in varieties of health care settings and at home.
Specific objectives: At the end of the course the student will be able to:
- Provide care for patients with disorders of ear nose and throat.
- Take care of patients with disorders of eye.
- Plan, implement and evaluate nursing management of patients with neurological disorders.
- Develop abilities to take care of female patients with reproductive disorders.
- Provide care of patients with burns, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.
- Manage patients with oncological conditions
- Develop skill in providing care during emergency and disaster situations
- Plan, implement and evaluate care of elderly
- Develop ability to manage patients in critical care units.