Courses Offered

  1. BSc Degree in Nursing – 70 seats
  2. Post Basic BSc Degree in Nursing – 20 seats
  3. MSc Degree in Nursing – 15 seats

    Specialities

    1. Medical Surgical Nursing – 10 seats
    2. Psychiatric Nursing – 5 seats

BSc Degree in Nursing – Four Years

OBJECTIVES :

On completion of the four year BSc Nursing programme the graduate will be able to:-

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological, and behavioural sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups. Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical and community health settings.
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.
  • Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programmes.
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills and communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.
ELIGIBILITY :
ACADEMIC :

Candidates seeking admission should satisfy the following requirements.

  • Candidates should pass PLUS TWO examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education of Kerala or equivalent examination recognized by KUHS with an aggregate of 50 % marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology and 50 % marks in English.
  • Candidates who passed their qualifying examination from outside the State of Kerala should produce the certificate of recognition and equivalence of qualifying examination from KUHS.
  • It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that the qualifying examination he/she has passed is recognized by the KUHS as eligible qualification for admission for BSc. Nursing course..
  • The candidate should produce migration certificate if it is needed.
AGE :
  • Candidate should complete 17 years of age as on 31st December of the academic year.
  • No relaxation of the minimum age will be allowed.

MSc. Degree in Nursing – Two years

OBJECTIVES :

On completion of the two year MSc Nursing programme, the Post graduates will be able to :

  1. Utilize and apply the concepts, theories and principles of nursing science.
  2. Demonstrate advance competency in practice of nursing science.
  3. Practice as a nurse specialist.
  4. Demonstrate leadership qualities and function effectively as nurse educator and manager.
  5. Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research and biostatistics.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to plan and effect change in nursing practice and in the health care delivery system.
  7. Establish collaborative relationship with members of other disciplines.
  8. Demonstrate interest in continued learning for personal and professional advancement.
ELIGIBILITY :
  1. The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Midwife with Kerala State Nursing Council Registration.
  2. The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of regular degree course in nursing – ( BSc Nursing / BSc Hons. Nursing/ Post Basic BSc Nursing), with minimum of 55 % aggregate marks.
  3. The candidate should have undergone regular degree course in nursing (BSc. Nursing / BSc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic BSc Nursing), in an institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
  4. The candidate should have  minimum  one year of work experience after regular degree program or one year of experience before or after PBBSc nursing ( the working experience after the concerned nursing registration only will be considered)

Post Basic BSc  Degree in Nursing – Two years

OBJECTIVES :

On completion of the Two year Post Basic BSc Nursing Programme, the graduate will be able to.

  • Apply knowledge from Physical, Biological and behavioural sciences, medical including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect the health of individuals and groups.
  • Provide nursing care based on nursing process.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Provide promotive, preventive, and restorative health service in line with the National health Policies and Programmes.
  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups , and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and team work.
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/communities health settings /institutions of Nursing education.
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in the health care delivery system.
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings.
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.
ELIGIBILITY :
ACADEMIC :

Candidates seeking admission should satisfy the following requirements.

  • Candidates who passed GNM examination with an aggregate of 50 % marks and should possess Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council registration certificate.
  • It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that the qualifying examination he/she has passed is recognized by the KUHS as eligible qualification for admission for PB BSc. Nursing course.