Post-RNBSN

About Post-RN Program

The Post-RN BScN program is a two-year program designed to give experienced Registered Nurses an opportunity to attain in-depth knowledge and skills needed to practice nursing care as clinically competent professional nurses. Graduates will be able to provide patient-centered care within the context of their religion, culture, legal and ethical boundaries. Upon completion of the program, nurses will be able to demonstrate integration of knowledge, skills and attitudes through the use of clinical evidence and reasoning.

Program Structure and Curriculum

 The entire course is spread over 4 semesters. The courses taught throughout the two years / 4 semesters are as follows:

9.1 Hours and Credit Distribution Calculation of Post RN-BSN Program

Year 1- Semester – I (20 Weeks)

S.# Subject Max. Marks Credit Hours
1 Advance Nursing Concept-1 (theory & practical ) 200 6
2 Health Assessment Theory & Practical 100 3
3 Life Sciences-I

1. Physics

1. Chemistry

100 3
4 Computer in Nursing 50 1
5 Professional Development 100 3
6 Social Sciences

1.  Psychology

2.  Sociology

100 3
7 English 100 2
  Total 750 21

Year I- Semester-II (20 Weeks)

S.# Subject Max. Marks Credit Hours
1 Advance Nursing Concept-II (theory & practical ) 200 6
2 Life Sciences –II

3. Physiology

4. Microbiology

100 3
3 Community Health Nursing 100 3
4 Epidemiology in Nursing 100 2
5 Introduction to Nursing Management 100 2
6 Psychology of Learning 100 2
7 English-II 100 2
Total 800 20

Year 2-Semester – III (20 Weeks)

S.# Subject Max. Marks Credit Hours
1 Advance Nursing Concept-III (theory & practical ) 200 6
2 Nursing Research 100 3
3 Bio-statistic 100 3
4 Fundamental of Counseling and Guidance 100 2
5 Principles and Methods of Teaching 100 2
6 Clinical Teaching  and Clinical Supervision 100 3
7 English-III 100 2
Total 800 21

 Year 2- Semester – IV: Senior Elective (20 Weeks)

S.# Subject Max. Marks Credit Hours
1 Nursing Education and Practicum 300 18
2 Nursing Management and practicum 300 18
3 Community Health Nursing and Practicum 300 18
4 Mental Health Nursing and Practicum 300 18
5 Critical Care Nursing and Practicum 300 18
6 English IV 100 2
7 Total 400 20

Teaching Learning Strategies

Various teaching leaning strategies will be deployed to engage students actively in their learning. Some of them are:

  1. Case based discussions
  2. Small group discussions
  3. Simulations
  4. Seminars
  5. Field trips
  6. Skill demonstrations
  7. Student led presentations/projects
  8. Pre/post conferences
  9. Interactive lectures

Internal Assessment:

University Examination:

Upon graduation, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate integration of knowledge, skills and attitudes through the use of clinical evidence and reasoning.
  2. Use effective communication skills, while dealing with peers, patients, families, communities and other health care professionals.
  3. Provide patient-centered care within the context of their religion, culture, legal and ethical boundaries.
  4. Apply organizational leadership and management concepts in the provision of high quality nursing care.
  5. Assume responsibility for professional growth by seeking new information and evaluating one’s growth.
  6. Conduct research and apply research findings to improve evidence-based practices in clinical and community settings