Amendments for Auxiliary Nurses and Midwives syllabus and regulation
Duration of the course :

The total duration of the course is 2 year (18 months + 6 months internship)

First Year :

i. Total weeks – 52 weeks
ii. Vacation – 4 weeks
iii. Gazetted holiday – 2 weeks
iv. Preparatory holidays and examination – 3 weeks
v. Teaching hours in weeks – 43 weeks
Total teaching hours – 43 weeks x 40 hours/week = 1720 hrs

Second year (including internship)

i. Total weeks – 52 weeks
ii. Vacation – 4 weeks
iii. Gazetted holiday – 2 weeks
iv. Preparatory holidays and examination – 2 weeks
v. Teaching hours in weeks – 44 weeks
Total teaching hours – 44 weeks x 40 hours/week = 1760 hrs

Admission terms and Conditions :

1. The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year in which the admission is sought.

2. The maximum age for admission shall be 30 years.

3. The minimum educational requirement shall be the passing of 12 years of schooling (10+2 year course) recognized by CBSE/ICSE/SSSCE/HSCE or a recognized equivalent examination.

COURSE OF STUDY

FIRST YEAR :
NURSING COURSECLASSROOM HOURSEXPERIENCE
S.NoCourse title and description TheoryDemonstrationTotalHospitalCommunityTotal
i.Community health nursing 1205017010100110
ii.Health Promotion1207519520180200
A. Nutrition352055
B. Human Body & Hygiene. 352055
C. Environmental Sanitation 201535
D. Mental Health301040
iii.Primary Health care nursing –I 13015028090300390
A. Infection and immunization 252045
B. Communicable Diseases. 402565
C. Community health problems. 305080
D. Primary medical care 202040
E. First aid and referral. 253560
iv.Child Health Nursing7511018580100180
Total Hours455385835200680880

B. SC. NURSING 1ST YEAR

ANATOMY
Placement – First Year

Time Allotted: Theory – 60 Hrs.
Course Description: The course is designed to enable students to acquire knowledge of the normal structure of various human body system and understand the alterations in anatomical structures in disease and practice of nursing.

UnitTime (Hrs) Content
I5Introduction to Anatomical terms organization of the human body Human Cell structure Tissues – Definition, Types, characteristics, classification, location, functions and formation Membranes and glands – classification and structure Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
II6The Skeleton System Bones – types, structure, Axial & Appendicular Skeleton, Bone formation and growth Description of bones Joints – classification and structure Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
III7Te Muscular System Types and structure of muscles Muscle groups Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
IV6The Nervous System Structure of neurological & neurons Somatic Nervous system Structure of brain, spinal chord, cranial nerves, spinal nerves, peripheral nerves Autonomic Nervous System – sympathetic, parasympathetic Structure, location Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
V6The Sensory Organs Structure of skin, eye, ear, nose, tongue, (Auditory and olfactory apparatus) Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
VI7Circulatory and lymphatic system The Circulatory system Blood – Microscopic structure Structure of Heart Structure of blood vessels – Arterial & Venous System, Circulation : systemic, pulmonary, coronary Lymphatic system Lymphatic vessels and lymph Lymphatic tissues Thymus gland Lymph nodes Spleen Lymphatic nodules Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
VII5The Respiratory System Structure of the organs of respiration Muscles of respiration: Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
VIII6The Digestive System Structure of Alimentary tract and accessory organs of digestion Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
IX4The Excretory System (Urinary) Structure of organs of urinary System: Kidney, ureters, urinary bladdr, urethra, structure of skin Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
X4The Endocrine System Structure of Pituitary, Pancreas, thyroid, parathyroid, thymus and adrenal glands Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
XI4The Reproductive system including breast Structure of female reproductive organs Structure of male reproductive organs. Structure of breast Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing

PHYSIOLOGY

Placement – First Year

Time Allotted: Theory – 60 Hrs.
Course Description:
The course is designed to assist the students to acquire knowledge of the normal physiology of various human body systems and understand the alterations in physiology in diseases and practice of nursing

UnitTime (Hrs) Content
I4Cell Physiology Tissue – formation, repair Membranes & glands-functions Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
II4Skeletal System Bone formation & growth Bone – Functions and movements of bones of axial and appendicular, skeleton, bone healing Joints and joint movement Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
III4Muscular System Muscle movements, Muscle tone, Physiology of muscle contraction, levels and maintenance of posture Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
IV7Nervous System Functions of Neurolgia & neurons Stimulus & nerve – impulse- definitions and mechanism. Functions of brain, spinal cord, cranial and spinal nerves Cerebrospinal fuid-Composition, circulation and function Reflex arc, Reflex action and reflexes Autonomic functions- 1. Pain: somatic, visceral, and referred 2. Autonomic learning and biofeedback Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
V8Circulatory System Blood formation, composition, blood groups, blood coagulation Hemoglobin: Structure, Synthesis and breakdown, Variation of molecules, estimation Functions of Heart, Conduction, Cardiac cycle, circulation- Principles, Control, factors influencing BP and Pulse Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
VI6The Respiratory System Functions of respiratory organs Physiology of respiration Pulmonary ventilation, Volume Mechanics of respiration Gaseous exchange in lungs Carriage of oxygen & carbon – dioxide Exchange of gases in tissues Regulation of respiration Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
VII6The Digestive System Functions of organs of digestive tract. Movements of alimentary tract, Digestion in month, stomach, small intestines, Large intestines, Absorption of food. Functions of liver, gall bladder and pancreas Metabolism of carbohydrates, protein and fat
VIII5The Excretory System Functions of kidney, ureters, urinary bladder & urethra Composition of urine Mechanism of urine formation Functions of skin Regulation of body temperature Fluid and electrolyte balance Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
IX4The Sensory Organs Functions of skin, eye, ear, nose, tongue Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
X5The Endocrine System Functions of Pituitary, pineal body , thymus, Thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, Suprarenal, Placenta and ovaries & Testes Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
XI5The Reproductive System Reproduction of cells – DNA, Mitrosis, Meosis, spermatogenesis, ogenesis. Functions of female reproductive organs; Functions of breast, Female sexual cycle . Introduction to embryology. Functions of male reproductive organ, Male fertility system, Alterations in disease Applications and implications in nursing
XII2Lymphatic and Immunological System Circulation of lymph Immunity Formation of T-cells and B cells Types of Immune response Antigens Cytokines Antibodies

NUTRITION

Placement – First Year Time

Allotted: Theory – 60 Hrs.

Course Description:

The course is designed to assist the students to acquire knowledge of nutrition for maintenance of optimum health at different stages of life and its application for practice of nursing.

UnitTime Th(Pr)Content
I4Introduction Nutrition: History Concepts Roe of nutrition in maintaining health Nutritional problems in India National nutritional policy Factors affecting food and nutrition: socio – economic, cultural, tradition, production, system of distribution, life style and food habits etc. Role of foods and its medicinal value Classification of foods Food standards Elements of nutrition: macro and micro Calorie, BMR
II2Carbohydrates Classification Caloric value Recommended daily allowances Dietary sources Functions Digestion, absorption and storage, metabolism of carbohydrates Malnutrition: Deficiencies and Over consumption
III2Fats Classification Caloric value Recommended daily allowances Dietary sources. Functions. Digestion, absorption and storage, metabolism Malnutrition: Deficiencies and Over consumption
IV2Proteins Classification Caloric value Recommended daily allowances Dietary sources. Functions. Digestion, absorption and storage, metabolism Malnutrition: Deficiencies and Over consumption
V3Energy Unit of Energy – Kcal Energy requirements of different
VI4Vitamins Classification Recommended daily allowances Dietary sources. Functions. Absorption, synthesis, metabolism storage and excretion Deficiencies Hypervitaminosis
VII4Minerals Classification Recommended daily allowances Dietary sources. Functions. Absorption, synthesis, metabolism storage and excretion Deficiencies Over consumption and toxicity
VIII3Water & electrolytes Water: Daily requirement, regulation of water metabolism, distribution of body water, Electrolytes : Types, sources, composition of body fluids Maintenance of fluid & electrolyte balance Over hydration, dehydration and water intoxication Electrolyte imbalances
IX515Cookery rules and preservation of nutrients Principles, methods of cooking and serving Preservation of nutrients Safe food handling – toxicity Storage of food Food preservation, food additives and its principles Prevention of food adulteration Act (PFA) Food standards Preparation of simple beverages and different types of food
X515Balanced diet Elements Food group Recommended Daily Allowance Nutritive value of foods Planning menu Budgeting of food Introduction to therapeutic diets: Naturopathy
XI4Role of Nurse in nutritional programmes National programmes related to nutrition Vitamin A deficiency programme National iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) programme Mid-day meal programme Integrated child development scheme (ICDS) National and International agencies working towards food/nutrition NIPCCD, CARE, FAO, NIN, CFTRI (Central food technology and research institute ) etc Assessment of nutritional status Nutrition education and role of nurse

BIOCHEMISTRY

Placement – First Year Time Allotted: Theory – 60 Hrs.

Course Description:

The course is designed to assist the students to acquire knowledge of the normal biochemical composition and functioning of human body and understand the alterations in biochemistry in diseases for practice of nursing.

UnitTime (Hrs) Content
I3Introduction Definition and significance in nursing Review of structure, Composition and functions of cell Prokaryote and Eukaryote cell organization Microscopy
II6Structure and functions of cell members Fluid mosaic model tight junction, Cytoskeleton Transport mechanism: diffusion, osmosis, filtration, active channel, sodium pump Acid base balance – maintenance & diagnostic tests PH buffer
III6Composition and metabolism of Carbohydrates Types, structure, composition and use Monosaccharide, Disaccharides, Polysaccharides Oligosaccharides Metabolism Pathways of glucose: Glycolysis Gluconeogenesis: Cori’s cycle, Tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle Glycogenolysis Pentose phosphate pathways (Hexose mono phosphate) Regulation of blood glucose level Investigations and their interpretations
IV4Composition and metabolism of Carbohydrates Types, structure, composition and uses of fatty acids Nomenclature, Roles and Prostaglandins Metabolism of fatty acid Breakdown Synthesis Metabolism of triacylglycerols Cholesterol metabolism Biosynthesis and its Regulation Bile salts and bilirubin Vitamin D Steroid hormones
V6Composition and metabolism of Amino acids and Proteins Types, structure, composition and uses of Amino acids and Proteins Metabolism of Amino acids and Proteins Protein synthesis, targeting and giycosylation Chromatography graphy Electrophoresis Sequencing Metabolism of Nitrogen Fixation and Assimilation Urea Cycle Hemes and chlorophylls Enzymes and co- enzymes Classification Properties Absorption Storage & transportation Normal concentration Investigations and their interpretations
VI2Composition of Vitamins and minerals Vitamins and minerals : Structure Classification Properties Absorption Storage & transportation Normal concentration Investigations and their interpretations
VII3Immunochemistry Immune response, Structure and classification of immunoglobins Mechanism of antibody production Antigens : HLA typing Free radical and Antioxidants Specialised Protein: Collagen, Elastin, Keratin, Myosin, Lens Protein. Electrophoretic and Quantitative determination of immunoglobins – ELISA etc. Investigations and their interpretations

PSYCHOLOGY

Placement: First Year Time Allotted: Theory 60 hours

Course Description:

This Course is designed to assist the students to acquire knowledge of fundaments of psychology and develop an insight into behavior of self and others. Further it is aimed at them to practice the principles of mental hygiene for promoting mental health in nursing practice.

UnitTime (Hrs) Content
I2Introduction: History and origin of science of psychology Definitions & scope of Psychology Relevance to nursing Method of psychology
II4Biology of Behavior Body mind relationship- modulation process in health and illness Genetics and Behavior: Heredity and environment Brain and Behavior: Nervous System,, Neurons and synapse Association Cortex, Rt and Lt Hemispheres Psychology of Sensations Muscular and glandular controls of Behavior Nature of Behavior of an organism/Integrated responses
III20 Cognitive processes Attention: Type determinants, Duration & degree, alterations Perception: Meaning, Principles, Factors affecting, Errors, Learning: Nature, Type, Learner and learning, Factors influencing, laws and theories, process, transfer, study habits Memory: Meaning, Type, Nature Factors influencing, Development Theories and methods of memorizing and Forgetting Thinking Type and levels, stages of development, Relationship with language and communication Intelligence: Meaning, classification, uses, theories Aptitude: Concept, types, Individual differences and variability Psychometric assessment of cognitive processes Cognitive processes Attention: Type determinants, Duration & degree, alterations Perception: Meaning, Principles, Factors affecting, Errors, Learning: Nature, Type, Learner and learning, Factors influencing, laws and theories, process, transfer, study habits Memory: Meaning, Type, Nature Factors influencing, Development Theories and methods of memorizing and Forgetting Thinking Type and levels, stages of development, Relationship with language and communication Intelligence: Meaning, classification, uses, theories Aptitude: Concept, types, Individual differences and variability Psychometric assessment of cognitive processes Alteration in cognitive processes Applications
IV8Motivation and Emotional Processes: Motivation: Meaning, Concepts, Type, Theories, Motives and Behavior, Conflict resolution Emotions & stress Emotion: Definition, components, Changes in emotions, theories, emotional adjustments, emotions in health and illness Stress: stressors, cycle, effect, adaptation & coping Attitude: Meaning, nature, development, factors affecting, Behavior and attitudes Attitudinal change Psychometric assessments of emotions and attitudes Alterations in emotions Applications
V7Personality Definition, topography, types, theories Psychometric assessments of personality Alteration in personality Application
VI7Developmental Psychology Psychology of people at different ages from infancy to old age Psychology of vulnerable individuals – challenged, women, sick, etc Psychology of groups
VII8Mental hygiene and mental Health Concepts of mental hygiene and mental health Characteristics of mentally healthy person Warning sign of poor mental health Promotive and Preventive mental health – strategies and services Ego Defense mechanisms and implications Personal and social adjustments Guidance and counseling Role of nurse
VIII4Psychological assessment & tests Types, development, characteristics, Principles, Uses, Interpretation and role of nurse in psychological assessment