Post Basic BSc Nursing is a broad based education aimed to build upon the skills and competencies acquired at the diploma in nursing level. It is specifically directed to the upgrading of critical thinking skills, competencies and standards required for practice of professional nursing and midwifery as envisaged in National Health Policy
The main objectives of the programme are as follows:
- Provide opportunity to a large segment of in-service nurses to upgrade their knowledge and skills to respond to the changing health needs of the society.
- Motivate nurses to maintain clinical competence to provide quality care.
- Develop teaching, administration and research skills.
- Promote personal and professional growth for better opportunities.
Objective of Post Basic BSc Nursing
The main objective of starting the Post Basic BSc Nursing courses is that Nursies assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services. It will also help them 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, and manager in clinical/public health settings.