Advance Nursing Practice

Curriculum | M. Sc. (Child Health [Paediatric] Nursing)
S.NO CONTENTS OF THE TOPICS LEARNING OBJECTIVES (at the end of the session the student should be able to ) TEACHING OBJECTIVES METHODOLOGY TIME
1 Nursing as a Profession
• History of development of Nursing profession, characteristics, criteria of the profession, perspective of Nursing profession-national, global• Code of ethics (INC), code of professional conduct (INC), autonomy and accountability,
assertiveness, visibility of Nurses, legal considerations,

  • Role of regulatory bodies

• Professional organizations and unions-self defence, individual and collective bargaining.
• Educational preparations, continuing education, career opportunities, professional
Advancement & role and scope of Nursing Education.
• Role of research, leadership and management.
• Quality assurance in Nursing (INC).
• Futuristic Nursing

1.Describe the History of development of Nursing profession, characteristics and criteria of the profession,

 

2.Enumerate the Code of ethics (INC), code of professional conduct (INC), autonomy and accountability,
Assertiveness, visibility of Nurses, legal considerations.

3. Explain the role of regulatory bodies

 

 

 

4. Discuss the Role of research, leadership and management

To cover the various history History of development of Nursing profession, characteristics, criteria of the profession, perspective of Nursing profession-national, global, Code of ethics (INC), code of professional conduct (INC), autonomy and accountability,
assertiveness, visibility of Nurses, legal considerations, Role of regulatory bodies, Professional organizations and unions-self defence, individual and collective bargaining., Educational preparations, continuing education, career opportunities, professional
advancement & role and scope of Nursing Education, Role of research, leadership and management, Quality assurance in Nursing (INC)and  Futuristic Nursing
1.Interactive session with the students regarding history of nursing profession

 

2. Essay writing on code of ethics

 

 

 

 

3. Students seminar on collective bargaining

 

 

4. Integrated vertical teaching on futuristic nursing

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2 Health care delivery
• Health care environment, economics, constraints, planning process, policies, political process vis a Nursing profession.
• Health care delivery system- national, state, district and local level.
• Major stakeholders in the health care system-Government, non-govt., Industry and other
professionals.
• Patterns of Nursing care delivery in India.
• Health care delivery concerns, national health and family welfare programs, inter sectoral coordination, role of nongovernmental agencies.

  • Information, education and communication (IEC).

• Tele-medicine.

 

1. Discuss in detail health care delivery system- national, state, district and local level.

 

 

 

2.Enumerate the various patterns of nursing care delivery in India

 

3.Decribe the importance of information, education and communication

To cover the various health care delivery system which includes
Health care environment, economics, constraints, planning process, policies, political process vis a Nursing profession, Health care delivery system- national, state, district and local level, Major stakeholders in the health care system-Government, non-govt., Industry and other professionals., Patterns of Nursing care delivery in India., Health care delivery concerns, national health and family welfare programs, inter sectoral coordination, role of nongovernmental agencies, Information, education and communication (IEC).
And Tele-medicine.
 

1 Didactic lecture through power point projections

 

 

 

2.Group discussion on patterns of nursing care delivery in India

 

3.  Group discussion on tele medicine

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3 Genetics
• Review of cellular division, mutation and law of inheritance, human genome project, The Genomic era.
• Basic concepts of Genes, Chromosomes & DNA.
• Approaches to common genetic disorders.
• Genetic testing – basis of genetic diagnosis, Pre symptomatic and predisposition testing,Prenatal diagnosis & screening, Ethical, legal & psychosocial issues in genetic testing.
• Genetic counselling.
• Practical application of genetics in Nursing
 

1.Elaborate the process of cellular division, mutation and law of inheritance

 

2.Enumerate the basis of genetic diagnosis

 

3.Explain the process of genetic counselling

To cover the various topics in genetics which include Review of cellular division, mutation and law of inheritance, human genome project, The Genomic era, Basic concepts of Genes, Chromosomes & DNA., Approaches to common genetic disorders, Genetic testing – basis of genetic diagnosis, Pre symptomatic and predisposition testing ,Prenatal diagnosis & screening, Ethical, legal & psychosocial issues in genetic testing, Genetic counselling and  Practical application of genetics in Nursing  

1.Teachers seminar on cellular division, mutation and law of inheritance

 

2. Students Seminar on prenatal diagnosis and screening in pregnancy

3.Visit to the genetic counselling centre

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4 Epidemiology
• Scope, epidemiological approach and methods, Morbidity, mortality, Concepts of causation of diseases and their screening,
• Application of epidemiology in health care delivery, Health surveillance and health
informatics
• Role of Nurse
 

1.Describe the scope of epidemiology

 

2.Discuss The application of epidemiology in health care delivery system

To cover the various topics In epidemiology which includes Scope, epidemiological approach and methods, Morbidity, mortality, Concepts of causation of diseases and their screening,
,Application of epidemiology in health care delivery, Health surveillance and health
Informatics and Role of Nurse
1.Essay writing on scope of epidemiology

2. Problem based learning on concepts of causation of diseases and their screening

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5 Bio-Psycho social pathology
• Path physiology and Psychodynamics of disease causation.
• Life processes, homeostatic mechanism, biological and psycho-social dynamics in causation of disease, life style.
• Common problems: Oxygen insufficiency, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, nutritional problems, hemorrhage and shock, altered body temperature, unconsciousness, sleep pattern and its disturbances, pain, sensory deprivation.
• Treatment aspects: pharmacological and pre- post operative care aspects,
• Cardio pulmonary resuscitation.
• End of life Care
• Infection prevention (including HIV) and standard safety measures, bio-medical waste
Management.
• Role of Nurse- Evidence based Nursing practice; Best practices
• Innovations in Nursing.
 

1.Explain the path physiology and psychodynamics of disease causation

 

 

2.Discuss the various sleep pattern and its disturbances

3.Enlist the steps of cardio pulmonary resuscitation

 

4. Enlist the role of nurse in evidence based nursing practice.

To cover the various bio psycho social pathology which includes
Path physiology and Psychodynamics of disease causation, Life processes, homeostatic mechanism, biological and psycho-social dynamics in causation of disease, life style, Common problems: Oxygen insufficiency, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, nutritional problems, haemorrhage and shock, altered body temperature, unconsciousness, sleep pattern and its disturbances, pain, sensory deprivation, Treatment aspects: pharmacological and pre- post operative care aspects, Cardio pulmonary resuscitation, End of life Care ,Infection prevention (including HIV) and standard safety measures, bio-medical waste, Management, Role of Nurse- Evidence based Nursing practice; Best practices and  Innovations in Nursing.
1.Students seminar on path physiology and psychodynamics of disease causation

 

2. Group Discussion on common problems: Oxygen insufficiency, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, nutritional problems, haemorrhage and shock, altered body temperature, unconsciousness, sleep pattern and its disturbances, pain, sensory deprivation.

3.Simulation learning on innovations in nursing

 

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6 Philosophy and Theories of Nursing
• Values, Conceptual Models, Approaches.
• Nursing theories: Nightingale’s, Hendersons’s, Roger’s, Peplau’s, Abdella’s, Lewine’s,Orem’s, Johnson’s, King’s, Neuman’s, Roy’s, Watson Parsce, etc and their applications,
• Health belief models, communication and management, etc
• Concept of Self health.
• Evidence based practice model.
 

1.Enumerate the various nursing theories

 

 

2. Differentiate  health belief models and evidence based practice models

To cover the various philosophy and theories of nursing which includes Values, Conceptual Models, Approaches, Nursing theories: Nightingale’s, Hendersons’s, Roger’s, Peplau’s, Abdella’s, Lewine’s,Orem’s, Johnson’s, King’s, Neuman’s, Roy’s, Watson Parsce, etc and their applications, Health belief models, communication and management, etc, Concept of Self health.
And  Evidence based practice model
 

1.  Didactic lecture through power point projections
2.Students seminar on
Nursing theories: Nightingale’s, Hendersons’s, Roger’s, Peplau’s, Abdella’s, Lewine’s,Orem’s, Johnson’s, King’s, Neuman’s, Roy’s, Watson Parsce, etc and their applications,

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7 Nursing process approach
• Health Assessment- illness status of patients/clients (Individuals, family, community),
Identification of health illness problems, health behaviors, signs and symptoms of clients.
• Methods of collection, analysis and utilization of data relevant to Nursing Process.Formulation of nursing care plans, health goals, implementation, modification and evaluation of care.
 

1.Describe the health assessment in detail

 

 

2.Enlist the various methods of collection, analysis and utilization of data relevant to nursing process
3.Describe the process of formulation of nursing care plans

To cover the nursing process approach which includes Health Assessment- illness status of patients/clients (Individuals, family, community),Identification of health illness problems, health behaviours, signs and symptoms of clients, Methods of collection, analysis and utilization of data relevant to Nursing Process, Formulation of nursing care plans, health goals, implementation, modification and evaluation of care.

 

 

1. .  Didactic lecture through power point projections

 

2.Teachers seminar on methods of collection , analysis and utilization of data relevant to nursing process

3.Students seminar on formulation of nursing care plans

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8 Psychological aspects and Human relations
• Human behavior, Life processes & growth and development, personality development, defense mechanisms,
• Communication, interpersonal relationships, individual and group, group dynamics, and
organizational behavior,• Basic human needs, Growth and development, (Conception through preschool, School age through adolescence, Young & middle adult, and Older adult)• Sexuality and sexual health.
• Stress and adaptation, crisis and its intervention, Coping with loss, death and grieving,
• Principles and techniques of Counselling.
 

1.Explain the various defence mechanism

 

2.Discuss the process of communication and interpersonal relationship
3.Enumerate the process of growth and development from conception till death

 

 

4.Describe the principles and techniques of counselling

To cover the psychological aspects and human relations which comprises of Human behaviour, Life processes & growth and development, personality development, defence mechanisms, Communication, interpersonal relationships, individual and group, group dynamics, and organizational behaviour, Basic human needs, Growth and development, (Conception through preschool, School age through adolescence, Young & middle adult, and Older adult), Sexuality and sexual health.
, Stress and adaptation, crisis and its intervention, Coping with loss, death and grieving, Principles and techniques of Counselling.
 

1.Students interactive session on personality development

2.Group discussion on communication

3.Integrated teaching on basic human needs

 

 

 

4.Visit to guidance and counselling centre

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9 Nursing practice
• Framework, scope and trends.• Alternative modalities of care, alternative systems of health and complimentary therapies.
• Extended and expanded role of the Nurse, in promotive, preventive, curative and restorative health care delivery system in community and institutions.
• Health promotion and primary health care.
• Independent practice issues: – Independent Nurse-midwifery practitioner.
• Collaboration issues and models-within and outside Nursing.
• Models of Prevention,
• Family Nursing, Home Nursing,
• Gender sensitive issues and women empowerment.
• Disaster Nursing.
• Geriatric considerations in Nursing.
• Evidence based Nursing practice- best practices
• Trans-cultural Nursing.
 

1.Discuss the framework, Scope and trends of nursing practice

 

 

2.Explain the extended and expanded role of the nurse

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.Describe disaster nursing in detail

 

To cover the Framework, scope and trends, Alternative modalities of care, alternative systems of health and complimentary therapies.
Extended and expanded role of the Nurse, in promotive, preventive, curative and restorative health care delivery system in community and institutions, Health promotion and primary health care, Independent practice issues: – Independent Nurse-midwifery practitioner, Collaboration issues and models-within and outside Nursing, Models of Prevention, Family Nursing, Home Nursing, Gender sensitive issues and women empowerment., Disaster Nursing, Geriatric considerations in Nursing, Evidence based Nursing practice- best practices
And Trans-cultural Nursing.

 

1.  Didactic lecture through power point projections

 

2. Group discussion on alternative modalities of care

 

 

 

 

 

3. Students seminar on models of prevention

 

4. Visit to old age home

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10 Computer applications for patient care delivery system and Nursing Practice
• Use of computers in teaching, learning, research and Nursing practice.
• Windows, MS office: Word, Excel, Power Point,
• Internet, literature search,
• Statistical packages,
• Hospital management information system: software.
 

1.Explain the use of computers in teaching, learning , research and nursing practice

 

 

2.Decribe hospital management information system

To cover the Use of computers in teaching, learning, research and Nursing practice, Windows, MS office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet, literature search, Statistical packages, Hospital management information system: software.  

1.  Didactic lecture through power point projections

 

 

2.Teachers seminar on statistical packages

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Admission 2017