Lourde College Of Nursing

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Course Introduction

Bachelor of Science in Nursing or B.Sc Nursing is a 4-year undergraduate professional course and is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences. The objective of the B.Sc. Nursing programme is to demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills in providing comprehensive nursing care based on the problem-solving approach in the hospital and community. Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services. Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical/ public health setting/ school of nursing.

B.Sc (Nursing) Syllabus



First year B.Sc Nursing

Subjects

Theory (hrs)
(class and labs)
Practical
clinical (hrs)
Hours
Part-I Biological sciences
Paper-1 Anatomy 100 (80+20)
Paper-2 Physiology 90 (80+10)
Paper-3 Microbiology 90 (80+10)
Paper-4 Nutrition & Biochemistry
A.Nutrition
B.Biochemistry

60 (40+20)
40
Part-II Behavioural sciences
Paper-I Psychology 60
Part-III Nursing-I
Paper-I Nursing Foundations 465 (265+200) 450
Part-IV
Paper-I English 30
Paper-II Introduction to computers 45(15+30)
Library work/ self study 150
Co-curricular activities 100
Total 980 450 250

Total hours

1680

Second Year B.Sc Nursing

Subjects

Theory (hrs)
(class and labs)
Practical
clinical (hrs)
Hours
Part-I Social sciences
Paper-I Sociology 60
Part-II Nursing-II
Paper-I Medical Surgical Nursing
(Adult including Geriatric)-I
A.Medical Nursing
B.Pathology
110
30(20+10)
440
Paper-II Medical surgical nursing
(adult including Geriatric)-I
Surgical nursing
110 520
Paper-III Pharmacology 60
Paper-IV Community Health Nursing-I 100 160
Library work/ self study 60
Co-curricular activities 30

Total

470 1120 90

Total hours

1680

Third Year B.Sc Nursing

Subjects

Theory (hrs)
(class and labs)
Practical
clinical (hrs)
Hours
Part-I Nursing-III
Paper-I Medical surgical nursing
(Adult including
Geriatrics)-II
110 400
Paper-II Child health nursing 140 420
Paper-III Mental health nursing 110 360
Part-II Research & Statistics
Paper-I Nursing research &
Statistics
50 (35+15) 80
Library work/ self study 20
Co-curricular activities 10
Total 410 1240 30

Total hours

1680

Fourth Year B.Sc Nursing

Subjects

Theory (hrs)
(class and labs)
Practical
clinical (hrs)
Hours
Part-I Nursing-IV
Paper-I Obstetrics & Gynecological
Nursing
100+30=130 480+160
Paper-II Community health nursing-II 100 320
Part-II Education & Management
Paper-I Nursing education 80 120
Paper-II Management of nursing
service and education
70 120
Library work/ self study 70
Co-curricular activities 30
Total 380 1200 100

Total hours

1680

Internal & University examinations

 

Internal Examinations:
Calculation of internal marks shall be based on the ongoing and continuous assessment. Minimum three written examinations distributed throughout the year for each subject should be conducted. Average of best two examinations (University Model Exam mandatory) can be considered for the calculation of internal marks. Marks of evaluation by other methods like assignments, seminars, projects etc. can be added to the internal marks. The final internal marks shall be signed by the candidate before and after transmission to the University.



Internal Marks Weightage
Theory marks Weightage
Average of written examinations 80%
Other methods of evaluation (if any) 20%
Total 100%
Practical marks Weightage
Ongoing clinical evaluation 40%
Clinical assignments 30%
Internal practical examination 30%
Total 100%

A candidate must have minimum 80% attendance in both theory and practical separately in each subject for appearing the university examinations. A candidate shall complete 100 % attendance in each of the practical area before the award of degree. Norms of Internal assessment will be revised time to time based on norms of Kerala University of Health Sciences.



University Examinations :
First year B.Sc Nursing

Subject Internal Assessment University Examination Total Marks
Theory Max. mark Min. mark for pass Max. mark Min. mark for pass
1. Anatomy 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
2. Physiology 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
3. Microbiology 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
4. Nutrition & biochemistry* (15+10) 25 12.5 (50+25)75 37.5 100
5. Psychology 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
6. Nursing foundations 50 25 100 50 150
7. English** 25 12.5
8. Introduction to computers** 25 12.5
Practical and viva
Nursing foundations 50 25 100 50 150
Total 275 575 850

*Section-A- Nutrition-50 marks, section-B-Biochemistry-25 marks
For nutrition and biochemistry marks will be put together for pass.
** Internal examinations only. Marks to be sent to the university.


Second Year B.Sc Nursing

Subject Internal Assessment University Examination Total Marks
Theory Max. mark Min. mark for pass Max. mark Min. mark for pass
1. Sociology 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
2. Medical surgical nursing
(Adult including Geriatrics)- I
Medical nursing including
pathology
25 12.5 75 37.5 100
3. Medical surgical nursing
(Adult including Geriatrics)-I
Surgical nursing
25 12.5 75 37.5 100
4. Pharmacology 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
5. Community health nursing-I 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
Practical and viva
1. Medical surgical nursing
(Adult including Geriatrics)- I
Medical nursing including
pathology
50 25 100 50 150
2. Medical surgical nursing
(Adult including Geriatrics)-I
Surgical nursing
50 25 100 50 150
Total 225 575 800



Third Year B.Sc Nursing

Subject Internal Assessment University Examination Total Marks
Theory Max. mark Min. mark for pass Max. mark Min. mark for pass
1. Medical surgical nursing
(Adult including Geriatrics)- II
25 12.5 75 37.5 100
2. Child Health Nursing 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
3. Mental Health Nursing 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
4. Nursing Research &
Statistics*
(15+10)
25
12.5 (50+25)
75
37.5 100
Practical and viva
1. Medical surgical nursing
(Adult including Geriatrics)- II
50 25 100 50 150
2. Child Health Nursing 50 25 100 50 150
3. Mental Health Nursing 50 25 100 50 150
Total 250 600 850

*Nursing Research-50 marks, Statistics-25 marks
For Nursing Research & Statistics marks will be put together for pass.


Fourth Year B.Sc Nursing

Subject Internal Assessment University Examination Total Marks
Theory Max. mark Min. mark for pass Max. mark Min. mark for pass
1. Obstetrics & Gynecological Nursing 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
2. Community health nursing-II 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
3. Nursing education 25 12.5 75 37.5 100
4. Management of nursing service &
Education
25 12.5 75 37.5 100
Practical and viva
1. Obstetrics & Gynecological Nursing 50 25 100 50 150
2. Community health nursing-II 50 25 100 50 150
Total 200 500 700

*Nursing Research-50 marks, Statistics-25 marks




Intense clinical training is carried out to all B.Sc Nursing students during their four year programme in the following hospitals,


Parent Hospital :
Lourde Hospital with 150 beded multispecialty Hospital.


Affiliated Hospital :
1. Pariyaram Medical College Hospital, Pariyaram.
2. Govt. Taluk Head Quarters Hospital & Community Centre’s, Taliparamba.
3. Ashoka Hospital, Kannur.
4. Maxmind Rehabilitation Centre, Payannur, Kannur.

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