Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing - 2 years Degree Course

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Course shall be of two academic years. This is subject to the rules of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot and Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.
Aims and Objectives in Starting Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing) Course
Aims
The Aims of the undergraduate nursing program at the post basic level is to upgrade the diploma (GNM) nurses to:
1. Assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurse and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
2.To make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of 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, manger in a clinical/public health settings.
Objectives
On completion of B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) degree programme the graduates will be able to:
1. Assess health status, identify nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients/clients that contribute health of individuals, families and communities.
2. Demonstrate competency in techniques of nursing based on concepts and principles from selected areas of nursing, physical, biologjcal behavioral sciences.
3. Participate as members of health team in the promotive, preventive, curative and restorative health care delivery system of the country.
4. Demonstrate skills in communication and interpersonal relationship.
5. Demonstrate leadership qualities and decision-making abilities in various situations.
6. Demonsrrate skills in teaching individuals and groups in community health settings.
7. Demonstrate managerial skills in community health settings,
8. Practice ethical values in their personal and professional life.
9. Participate in research activities and utilize research findings in improving nursing practice.
10. Recognize the need for continued learning for their personal and professional development.
Admission Requirements
l. The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st Dec. of the year of admission.
2. The minimum educational requirements shall be the passing of:-
Higher Secondary School certificate Examination (12 years course)
Or
Senior School certificate Examination (10+2), pre-degree Examination (10+2)
3. The candidate shall have Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R. N. R. M. with the State Nurses Registration Council.
A male nurse, trained before the implementation of the new integrated course besides being registered as a nurse with State Nurses Council, shall produce evidence of training approved by Indian Nursing Council for a similar duration in lieu of midwifery in any one of the following areas;
3. O. T. Techniques, Ophthalmic Nursing, Leprosy Nursing, TB Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Neurological and Neuro Surgical Nursing Community Health Nursing, Center Nursing, Orthopedic Nursing .
4. Candidate should be medically fit.
Please read carefully and observe all rules and instructions issued by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot regarding eligibility and admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Course in Punjab.
General Information About admission And Eligibility Criteria
Only those candidates who are eligible as per the provisions contained in the prospectus/brochure issued by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, which are further based on the relevant notification (s) of Punjab Government; Issued from time to time and as per University rules and also as per the provisions/Regulations/directions of Indian Nursing Council. New Delhi, shall be considered for admission, The Government of Punjab has authorized Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot to conduct the Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test for selection of candidates for admission to Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Course in various institutions in the State of Punjab.
The eligibility criteria for appearing in Punjab Para Medical Entrance Test, has also been specified in the notification issued by the State Government. So, the admissions would be made strictly according to the rules/regulations/instructions issued by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences. Faridkot / Indian Nursing Council/ Punjab Government through the Directorate of Research and Medical Education, Punjab.