Introduction

Faculty of Nursing has crossed a decade of existence since its inception in 2005. The faculty started offering undergraduate program in 2005, post graduate program from 2014. We offer Doctoral program also. All the courses are recognized by the INC and Tamilnadu Nurses and Midwives Council and affiliated to the Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, Deemed to be University.

Vision

To offer quality Nursing education with significant emphasis on Research, ethical values and evolving trends on par with global standards

Mission

  • Provide strong foundation to students in Nursing, basic sciences, social sciences, education technology and soft skills in order to enhance better nursing service.
  • Use evidence based nursing practices to educate undergraduate and post graduate students.
  • Instill research inquiry skills among students in order to generate new evidences and apply them in the field of practice.
  • Prepare nurses with principled practical knowledge and competent clinical skills with excellent leadership qualities to serve in the field of nursing service, education, Research and administration.
  • Integrate the quality of compassion, service orientation and lifelong learning among students.

Program Objectives

On completion of the four years B.Sc Nursing Programme the graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill 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 services 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 relationship and teamwork
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/community health settings
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in 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
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession

Courses

Courses Offered

Under Graduate Courses

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.Nursing)

Duration: 4 Years


Post Graduate Courses

  • Master of Science in Nursing (M.Sc.Nursing)

Duration : 2 Years

Facilities

Infrastructure and Learning Resources

The faculty is within the A.C.S. Medical College and Hospital campus, which is a constituent unit of this University. The class rooms are well equipped with adequate ventilation and lighting.

A well equipped library with good collection of books and journals is available which functions from 08.00 A.M to 08.00 P.M. Spacious Reading Hall, Reference Section, Computers with Wifi access and photocopying facility make learning more conducive.

Clinical /Community Posting

In order to develop hands on skill students are posted in the Parent Hospital. Clinical Tie up is also obtained from speciality hospitals like Kanchi Kama Koti Child Trust Hospital, Institute of Mental Health (IMH) ,Corporation Health Posts.

For Community Health Nursing students are posted in Community areas of our parent hospital, Nazrathpet and Adayalam pattu .
The college has well equipped labs as per INC norms in order to demonstrate procedures to the students.
  • Nursing Foundation and Medical Surgical Nursing Laboratory
  • Child Health Nursing Laboratory
  • Community Health Nursing Laboratory
  • Gynecological and Midwifery Nursing Laboratory
  • Nutrition Lab
  • Computer Lab

Attendance

A minimum of 80% attendance in theory and practical in each subject is required to appear for the university examination.

However a candidate must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before the award of degree.

Examination

  • The Candidates appear for theory and practical examination conducted by Dr. M.G.R University at the end of each academic year.
  • Internal assessments make up 25% of total university marks.
  • A candidate should have cleared all the subjects in first, second and third year before appearing for the final year examination.

Uniform

All the students are required to wear the uniform prescribed by the institution.

Association & Activities

Association

Students are members of State Student Nurses Association.

Activities

As part of Extension services our faculty conducts health awareness programs in and around the campuses. Students participate in Health camps organized by our parent Hospital. The Faculty has four clubs; Debate club, Seminar Club, Innovation Club and Fine Arts Club which conducts programs periodically.