The post certificate course in B.Sc Nursing creates opportunity for you to practice as an established nurse in hospitals and healthcare units. It is an important course for those aspiring to rise up the career ladder in the nursing profession.
Eligibility and course duration
The candidate should have the following qualification:
- 10+2 or an equivalent qualification
- Having undergone Certification in General Nursing and Midwifery. For male nurses, instead of in midwifery, the candidate should have undergone nursing training in any two of venereal diseases, psychiatry, tuberculosis, ophthalmic and operation theatre techniques. Candidates should be registered with State Nurses Register Council.
- Should have worked as a staff nurse in a hospital for 3 years. However, institutes may differ on the duration of experience required.
The course is of 2 years’ duration.
Candidates are selected for the course through an entrance test followed by a personal interview. The entrance test is based on questions related to the nursing profession. Past academic performance and work experience is given weightage too.
More about the course
The above undergraduate nursing course is conducted in some of the top medical institutions in the country as well as in many of the nursing training institutes. The present course is a worthwhile one that provides you with a strong foundation in the nursing profession. The course is essential for rising up in the field of nursing and to take up positions of responsibility. Along with the usual academic teachings and clinical training, you are given input on leadership and other skills. A lot of focus is given on training you on taking care of the needs of patients and providing them with maximum care and comfort.
Job opportunities and prospects
The above course creates for you numerous opportunities in the nursing and other related fields. You get the opportunity to work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, old age homes and in health departments. You could be employed by the defence services, railways and many other government and public sector organizations. You can further your career by taking up post graduate courses in nursing like M.Sc, M.Phil and PhD Nursing. With time, you can rise up to posts like nursing instructor, nursing critical care manager, associate dean in nursing and other higher level posts. In subsequent years, you can take up a career in teaching in a nursing college. Good career opportunities can be availed, abroad too.
B.Sc Nursing (Post certificate) Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year
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