1. Introductory Background
Kathmandu Medical College started the B.Sc. Nursing Programme from the month of February 2006. This programme, with the affiliation of Kathmandu University and approved by Nepal Nursing Council, was launched successfully.
2. The Philosophy of the Programme
Our concept of nursing is based on the ICN's definition of unique functions, which is "to assist the individual, sick or well, in the performance of those activities contributing to health or to its recovery that she should perform unaided with necessary knowledge and skill".
3. The Aims of the Programme
The programme is to prepare competent B.Sc. nurses to function independently in multidisciplinary health fields to provide care to the needy people of the community regarding the preventive and rehabilitative aspects of health.The graduates will be functioning in healing institutions as well as in education, research and administration fields.
4. The Objective
On completion of the course the graduates will be able to:
Admission to B.Sc. Nursing Programme:
1. Eligibility for Admission:
Work competently and collaboratively as a team member in different types of health organizations.
Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and health team members.
Participate in different health care settings providing competent nursing care to the individual, family and community.
Provide guidance and supervision for staff, students and other members of health team in working environment.
Utilise the scientific principles, knowledge and skill in planning nursing care as a team leader.
Identify the learning needs of staff, students and also the client, family and community, demonstrate the teaching skills accordingly in formal and informal settings.
Conduct and participates in research activities for the development of nursing profession as well as individual development.
To be eligible for selection to the Basic B.Sc. Nursing course, a candidate should have:
Completed 17 years of age on or before the date of commencement of course. Completed intermediate of Science or 10+2 or equivalent with English, Mathematics, and Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology) and should have secured an aggregate of 50% or more marks in English, Mathematics and any two of the science subjects mentioned above.
2. Selection Criteria:
Kathmandu University Nursing Entrance Examination compulsory.
3. Duration of the course
- Academic achievement in the Intermediate of Science or 10+2 or Equivalent examination
- Personal Interview
- Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit by the school of Medical Sciences.
The programme course will be of 4 years.
4. Evaluation Scheme:
Evaluation of the students performance will be subjects wise and will be evaluated by:
- Formative Evaluation (Internal Assessment), and
- Summative Evaluation (University Examination)
Details of the Evaluation Schemes will be as decided by the Examination Board of the University.
The successful candidates will be awarded the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing by the University.