Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)

The diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery is a nursing program tailor-made to train nursing aspirants in midwifery practice.

The diploma course is a 3-year full-time program. After completion, the students will be registered nurses.

The course focuses on the foundation of nursing practice, which is the accumulation of knowledge in the areas of wellness, health promotion, illness, disease management, and care of the dying, and introduces one to vital concepts of nursing and care.

The GNM program prepares the students by imparting them the highest level of knowledge and building their technological skills. The course works on cognitive, technical skills, interpersonal and ethical skills to introduce them to the essentials of nursing and patient care.

The program will help the students to get interactive teaching from experienced faculty members. The Students get access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and avail the opportunity to study and practice with experts and the finest nursing educators.

After completion of the course, the graduated registered nurse could practice nursing in a professional font. The certified nurses will also be competent enough to make decisions in various nursing situations. The students can opt to take the role of the practitioner, supervisor, manager, or teacher in the clinic or public health settings.

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Program Education Objective

  • Utilize critical thinking to synthesize knowledge derived from physical, biological, behavioral sciences, and humanities in professional nursing and midwifery.
  • Provide promotive, preventive, and restorative health services in line with national health policies and programs.
    Respect the dignity, worth, and uniqueness of self and others.
  • Apply concepts of leadership, autonomy, and management to the practice of nursing and midwifery to enhance quality and safety in health care.
  • Integrate research findings and nursing theory in decision-making in evidence-based practice.
  • Accept responsibility and accountability for the effectiveness of your own nursing and midwifery practice and professional growth as a learner, clinician, and leader.
  • Participate in the advancement of the profession to improve health care for the betterment of the global society.

Career Opportunity

  • Primary Healthcare worker. in various government run primary health centres throughout India.
  • Nurse educator or Nursing tutor.
  • Community Health Nurse

Program Structure

Core Curriculum

Biological & Behavioural Sciences

Anatomy, Physiology, and Microbiology

Anatomical terms, organization of human body-Structure of the Human body, Blood, Circulatory, Lymphatic, Respiratory, Digestive, Excretory, Endocrine, Reproductive system, Microorganism, Infection, Immunity, and destruction/control of microbes.

Psychology and Sociology

Psychology fundamentals, Psychology of Human Behaviour, Learning, Personality, Intelligence, Family, Society, and the Community.

Nursing Specialities

Fundamentals of Nursing and First aid

Nursing basics, Nursing care of patients, Clinical pharmacology, and First aid emergencies.

Environmental Hygiene, Health Education & Communication skill

Introduction to CHN, Principles of epidemiology, Family Health nursing care, Referral System and Records, and reports.

Mental Health Nursing

History of Psychiatry, Mental Health Assessment, Mental disorders, Psychiatric emergencies, Legal aspects of Psychiatry.

Child Health Nursing

Child Growth &Development, Health problems of a child, Congenital Disorders, and children with various disorders.

Midwifery & Gynaecological Nursing

Fundamentals of Midwifery nursing and Gynaecological nursing, Reproductive system, Embryology, Normal pregnancy, Normal labour, Management of Newborn, Normal Puerperium, Management of high-risk labour and high-risk Newborn, Puberty, Menopause and Gynaecological disorders

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Pathophysiological mechanism of disease, Altered immune system, Fluid & Electrolyte balance and imbalance, O.T technique, Management of patient undergoing surgery, Respiratory system, Endocrine system, Renal system, Neurological system, and other medical-surgical nursing areas

Nursing Profession & Management

Nursing Education and Research

The nursing teaching-learning process, Methods of teaching and training, Research process, Research design, Data analysis and Statistics

Professional trends and adjustments

Nursing as a Profession, Professional Ethics, Personal and professional development, Legislation in Nursing

Nursing Administration and Ward Management

Management process, Hospital administration, Management of supplies& Equipment, Cost and Financing of Health care

Programme Type - UG

Duration - 3 Years

Minimum Eligibility - Minimum Eligibility Passed 10+2 from any recognised board with minimum 40%marks, preferably with Science

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