Indian Nursing Council

To Establish Uniforms Standards of Training for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors.

BSC Guidelines

GUIDELINES TO START B.Sc. COURSE

  • Any organization under the Central Government, State Government, Local body or a Private or Public Trust, Mission, Voluntary registered under Society Registration Act or a Company registered under company’s act wishes to open a School/College of Nursing, should obtain the No Objection/Essentiality certificate from the State government.
  • If any Nursing Programme is recognised by Indian Nursing Council, then the institution will be exempted from NOC/Essentiality certificate for B.Sc. (N) from the state Government.
  • The Indian Nursing council on receipt of the proposal from the Institution to start nursing College, will undertake the first inspection to assess suitability with regard to physical infrastructure, clinical facility and teaching faculty in order to give permission to start the programme.
  • After the receipt of the permission to start the nursing programme from Indian Nursing Council, the institution shall obtain the approval from the State Nursing Council and University.
  • Institution will admit the students only after taking approval of State Nursing Council and University.
  • The Indian Nursing Council will conduct inspection every year till the first batch completes the programme. Permission will be given year by year till the first batch completes.

COMPETENCIES

On completion of the four year B.Sc. Nursing program the graduate will be able to:
  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological, and behavioural sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programmes.
  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/community health settings.
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/ community health settings.
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.