ADMISSION
Course Duration :3 YEARS

• Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of Individual of all ages, Families, Groups and Communities, sick or well and in all settings. It includes the promotion of health, the prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people. GNM is a 3 years diploma programme designed for aspirants who want to purse a career in clinical nursing. The programme teaches candidates how to care for individuals who are sick or have been injured in order to help them attain full recovery. GNM course is designed to prepare the students for clinical approach of handling patients.

• 10+2 with English and must have obtained a minimum of 40% at the qualifying examination and English individually from any recognized board. Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by State Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government. However Science is preferable.

 

• 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in vocational ANM course from the school recognized by Indian Nursing Council

 

• 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in Vocational Stream-Health care Science from a recognized CBSE board/State/Centre

 

• Registered ANM with pass mark.

FIRST YEAR

Subjects

Theory (hours)

Practical (hours)

Bio Sciences

- Anatomy & Physiology.

- Microbiology

120

90

30

 

Behavioral Sciences

- Psychology

- Sociology

60

40

20

 

Nursing Foundations

- Fundamentals of Nursing.

- First aid

210

190

20

200(lab)   680(clinical)

 

      (22 weeks)

Community Health Nursing

180

 

 

320

8 weeks

- CHN-I

80

- Environmental Hygiene

30

- Health Education & Communication Skills

40

- Nutrition

30

English

30

-

Computer Education

15

15

Co-curricular activities

10

-

TOTAL

625( 16 wks)

1215 (30 wks)

1840

 

SECOND YEAR

Subjects

Theory (hours)

Practical (hours)

Medical Surgical Nursing-I

120

800 (20 wks)

Medical Surgical Nursing-II

120

Mental Health Nursing

70

320 (8 wks)

Child Health Nursing

70

320 (8 wks)

Co-curricular activities

20

-

TOTAL

400 (10 wks)

1440 (36 wks)

1840

 

 

THIRD YEAR Part-I

Subjects

Theory (hours)

Practical (hours)

Midwifery & Gynaecological Nursing

140

560(14 wks)

Community Health Nursing-II

90

160 (4 wks)

Co-curricular activities

10

-

TOTAL

240 (6 wks)

720 (18 wks)

960

 

 

THIRD YEAR Part-II (Integrated supervised Internship)

Theory Subjects

Theory (hours)

Nursing Education

20

Introduction to Research and statistics

30

Professional Trends & Adjustments

30

Nursing Administration & Ward Management

40

TOTAL

120 (2 wks)

 

 

Clinical Areas

Clinical Hours/ weeks

Medical Surgical Nursing

288 (6 wks)

Community Health Nursing

288 (6 wks)

Child Health Nursing

96 (2 wks)

Midwifery and Gynaecological Nursing

384 (8 wks)

Mental Health Nursing

96 (2 wks)

TOTAL

1152 (24 wks)

 

After GNM variable employement opportunities such as:

•  Higher Studies- B.Sc Nursing (post certificate/ post basic) after GNM. After graduation option for M.Sc Nursing or PG diploma in Nursing.

• Clinical Area- Employed as a nurse in private and government hospitals, Nursing homes, Orphanages, Old age homes, Industries, School,  Disater care, Forensic area and Armed forces.

•  Primary Health Care – worked as community health nurse in various government health centres throughout India.

 

JOB PROFILE :

Hospitals

• Assess the nursing need of the clients.

• Provide effective nursing care.

•  Apply problems solving technique in nursing practice.

•  Assist in Research Activities.

•  Monitor the condition of patients.

•  Set up Medical equipment in operation theatres.

•  Demonstrate basic skills in teaching patients and giving nursing care.

 

School Nursing

•  Provide care to school students and staff.

•  school environment for safety of students.

•  Conducting routine health checkup of students.

•  Monitoring Immunization status of students.

•  Educating students regarding promotion of health and prevention of diseases.

 

Disaster Nursing

•  Helping victims of physical and mental trauma based on first-aid principle in disaster conditions.

•  Providing care during the time of disaster.

•  Preventing further disaster and injuries.

•  Helping persons prepare for services during, cope with and adapt to life after disster.

 

Army Nursing

•  Works in ambulatory clinics, community hospitals, large medical centres, hospital ships, field hospital and aircraft.

•  Serves the military by enlisting for active duty, reserve status or in the national guard.

•  Promotes health and meet the health care needs of military personnel and their dependence during war time and in time of peace.

•  Armed force nursing offers advanced education.

 

Forensic Nursing

•  Application of the forensic aspects of health care to the scientific investigation of trauma and/ or death related to medico-legal issues.

•  Forensic nurse help victims and contribute their expertise to solve crime.

•  Forensic nurses are trained to recognize, collect and preserve evidence while treating patient wounds.

•  Forensic nurse also works bedsides hospital staff collecting and documenting evidence while treating patients.

 

Occupational Health Nursing

•  Preventing injury or diseases in work place.

•  Assures employee safety by collaborating with agencies that set standards for safe, healthy working environment.

•  Assessing  the health status of the workers and work environment using a systematic approach.

•  Providing primary, secondary and tertiary care to persons in the work setting.

 

Home Health Nursing

•  Administering Medications.

•  Cleaning and dressing wounds.

•  Monitoring patient health and needs.

•  Documenting symptoms and vital signs.

•  Supervising home health aids.

•  Providing encouragement and support.