Community Health Nursing – 1 for Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)

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Introduction
• Historical development of Community Health and Community health Nursing- World and India, various health and family welfare committees
• Current status, trends and challenges of Community Health Nursing
• Health status of the Community-community diagnosis
• Scope of Community health Nursing practice
• Ethical and legal issues
• Socio-cultural issues in Community health Nursing
• National Policies, plans and programmes
• National health policy
• National Population policy
• National Health and welfare Programmes
• National Health goals/ indicators/ Millennium developmental goals(MDG)/ Strategies
• Planning process: Five year plans
• National Rural Health Mission
• Panchayat raj institutions

Health
• Concepts, issues
• Determinants
• Measurements
• Alternate systems for health promotion and management of health problems
• Health economics
• Health technology
• Genetics and health
• Waste disposal
• Eco system

Population dynamics and control
• Demography
• Transition and theories of population
• National population policy
• National population programmes
• Population control and related programmes
• Methods of family limiting and spacing
• Research, Census, National Family Health Survey

Community health Nursing
• Philosophy, Aims, Objectives, Concepts, Scope, Principles, Functions
• Community health Nursing theories and models
• Quality assurance: Community health Nursing standards,competencies, Monitoring community health nursing, nursing audits
• Family nursing and Family centered nursing approach
• Family health nursing process
• Family health assessment
• Diagnosis
• Planning
• Intervention
• Evaluation
• Nursing care for special groups: children, adolescents, adults,women, elderly, physically and mentally challenged- Urban and rural population at large
• Community nutrition
• Concept, role and responsibilities of community health Nurse practitioners/nurse midwifery practitioners-decision making skills, professionalism, legal issues

Maternal and neonatal care

• IMNCI(Integrated Management of Neonatal And Childhood Illnesses) module
• Skilled Birth Attendant (SBA) module

Disaster nursing
 (INC module on Reaching out: Nursing Care in emergencies)

Information, education and communication

• IEC/BCC: Principles and strategies
• Communication Skills
• Management information and evaluation system: Records and reports
• Information technology
• Tele-medicine and tele-nursing
• Journalism
• Mass media
• Folk media

Health care delivery system: Urban, rural, tribal and difficult
areas

• Health organization: National, State, District, CHC, PHC, Sub Centre, Village – Functions, Staffing, pattern of assistance,layout, drugs, equipments and supplies,Roles and Responsibilities of DPHNO
• Critical review of functioning of various levels, evaluation studies, recommendations and nursing perspectives
• Alternative systems of medicine
• Training and supervision of health workers Health agencies: NGO’s, Roles and functions
• Inter-sectoral coordination
• Public private partnership
• Challenges of health care delivery system

 

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Admission 2017