General Nursing & Midwifery - General nursing & Midwifery offers the most varied of careers with opportunities available across a number of settings. Although general nursing may involve looking after sick people in traditional settings such as hospitals, it offers so much more. General Nurses work in general practice, the community, nursing homes, hospices, the armed forces and universities as well as in public and private hospitals.
Three Board examinations are conducted, one at the end of each year. On passing the candidates are registered as registered nurse and mid –wife by the respective state nursing councils.
=> Demonstrate awareness of and skills required in the nursing process in the provision of health care and nursing of patients
=> Apply relevant knowledge from the humanities biological and behavioral sciences in carrying out health care and nursing activities and functions.
=> Show sensitivity and skill in human relationship and communication in his or her daily works
=> Demonstrate skill in the problem solving methods in nursing.
=> Gain knowledge of health resources in the community and the country
=> Demonstrate skill in leadership
=> Demonstrate awareness of necessity of belonging to professional organizations.
=> Promotion of health, precaution against illness, restoration of health and rehabilitation
=> Age for the entrance shall be 17 years to 35 years, provided they meet the minimum educational requirement ie 12 years of schooling.
=> Minimum education all students should pass 12 classes or its equivalent, preferably with science subjects
=> Admission of students shall be once a year.
=> Students should be medically fit.
The selection committee comprises of tutors, nurse administrators, and educationalist/psychologist. The principal of the school is the chairperson.
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