Nursing is a healthcare profession focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life from conception to death. Nurses work in a wide variety of specialties where they may work independently or as part of a team to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care. Nursing Science is a field of knowledge based on the contributions of nursing scientists through peer-reviewed scholarly journals and evidenced-based practice.
|G.N.M - General Nursing And Midwifery (Elg.- PUC any group / just pass)||3 and 1/2 years|
|B.Sc. Nursing (Elg.- PUC - PCBE with 45%)||4 years|
|PC.B.Sc. Nursing (Elg.- GNM pass)||2 years|
|M.Sc. Nursing in following branches:-|
|1.Medical Surgical (Elg.- B.Sc.(N) / PCB.Sc.(N))||2 years|
|2.O.B.G (Elg.- B.Sc.(N) / PCB.Sc.(N))||2 years|
|3.Psychiatric (Elg.- B.Sc.(N) / PCB.Sc.(N))||2 years|
|4.Community Health (Elg.- B.Sc.(N) / PCB.Sc.(N))||2 years|
|5.Pedeatric (Elg.- B.Sc.(N) / PCB.Sc.(N))||2 years|
|The religious and military roots of modern nursing remain in evidence today in many countries, for example in the United Kingdom, senior female nurses are known as sisters.
The Crimean War was a significant development in nursing history, when English nurse Florence Nightingale, laid the foundations of professional nursing with the principles summarised in the book Notes on Nursing.
Other important nurses in the development of the profession include: Mary Seacole, who also worked as a nurse in the Crimea; Agnes Elizabeth Jones and Linda Richards, who established quality nursing schools in the USA and Japan, and Linda Richards who was officially America's first professionally trained nurse, graduating in 1873 from the New England Hospital for Women and Children in Boston.