Paramedical Science & Nursing

Paramedical Science & Nursing

About Faculty of Paramedical Science & Nursing

"I attribute my success to this;
I never gave nor took any excuse."
– Florence Nightingale


The Department of Nursing at RNTU was established with the idea of respect, integrity, social responsibility, collaboration, diversity, accountability, and excellence. The profession of nursing is one of the most selfless professions there are. Nurses are a boon to a society that is built from various customs, cultures, beliefs, and races. The nobility of this profession demands not only dedication but also kindness in the way the services are delivered with humanity at the fundamental core.

Affiliated by the Indian Nursing Council, the Department of Nursing at the Rabindranath Tagore University works at inculcating nursing qualities in candidates to facilitate their work with doctors in healing the patients and educating communities about the best health practices. We help nurses get established as the backbone of the healthcare system.

The profession nursing also offers the never-ending demand of skilled and trained individuals and hence provides various benefits and job security. Candidates who are skilled in dealing with people and are focused on helping the society with the contributions at their level can greatly succeed in this profession.

A candidate with a degree in nursing can take up roles like:-
Coordinator, Educator, Care provider, Counsellor, Researcher, Advocator, Administrator

In places like:-
Defence services, Nursing homes, Hospitals, Aeronautical and railway zones, Factories, Industrial houses


Programme Offered By Paramedical Science & Nursing

Programme: - B. Sc. Nursing

Duration : - 4 Year

Eligiblity Criteria : - 10+2 Biology Discipline

Procedure : - On the basis of merit / AJEE

Programme Outcome : -

  • Prepare graduate to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurse who can make independent decision in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical/public health setting.
  • To provide excellent and qualified skilled registered nurse to fill the shortage nationaly & internationally

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  • Describe the structure and function of the human body so as to permit her to appreciate aberrations from normal and their consequences. She should be able to observe and record vital functions of the body while nursing the sick and report the effects of therapeutic measures instituted. She should also be able to assist in common investigative procedures and recognize the deviations in the results from normal.
  • Function effectively as part of the team in the delivery of comprehensive health care in a community, hospital in urban as well as rural location. She should demonstrate competence not only in curative aspects of nursing but also in its preventive and promotive aspects for individual as well as community level.
  • Administer comprehensive as well as specialized nursing care to the sick in the hospital or home environments.
  • Explain the actions, side effects and indications for use of common drugs administered to the sick. She should be able to administer them in the correct dosage and by the correct method and recognize and report any toxic effects thereof.
  • Provide first aid to the injured or the sick in emergency independently in the absence of a doctor. She should be able to demonstrate skill in cardiopulmonary resuscitations in hospital or home environment.
  • Explain the local patterns of diseases in the country and common diseases in the country. She should be able to administer special nursing care required for the management of these diseases. She should be able to recognize the symptoms of common diseases and suggest suitable therapeutic measures for diseases like malaria, cholera, gastroenteritis, etc. in the absence of the availability of a doctor.
  • Explain the national health problems and appreciate the role of social, cultural, economic, psychological and environmental factors in the causation and control of diseases. Thus she should be able to describe the social and environmental factors necessary to function as a public health nurse.
  • Provide antenatal supervision and conduct normal deliveries at home or in the hospital. She should be able to recognize the complications during antenatal, natal or postnatal period and seek help in time from a doctor. She should be able to suggest methods for the care of the newborn infant and to the mother. She should be able to suggest and implement various measures for fertility control necessary for the family welfare and planning programme and render service in this aspect at the individual as well as the community level.
  • Demonstrate adequate management and supervisory skill to coordinate the proper functioning of various personnel in the ward, out patient department, rural health centres or the community. She should be able to teach both formally and informally in clinical nursing situations and in nursing education programmes.
  • Assist in common operative procedure and describe the surgical aspects, techniques and be skilled in its applications. She will be able to provide high quality team support to surgeons during operative procedures by cooperative planning and coordination of functions between nursing staff, surgical staff and anesthesia staff in an effort to improve the overall care of patient in the operating room.

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a 3-year undergraduate degree programme for students after 10+2 level. The course covers subjects like Biochemistry, Physiology, Anatomy, Fundamentals of nursing, Introduction to community health, first aid with applied sciences and pharmacology, orthopaedics, O.T. technique, microbiology, psychiatric nursing, and more. The candidates are also given extensive training, know-how, and knowledge on how to provide complete nursing care with a problem-solvin approach both in community and the hospitals. The candidate, after B.Sc. Nursing, can go for a Masters degree in nursing or look forward for a teaching career with a Ph.D. degree in hand.

Programme: - B.P.T

Duration : - 4 & 1/2 Year

Eligiblity Criteria : - 10+2 Biology Discipline

Procedure : - On the basis of merit / AJEE

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Programme: - M.Sc. (Yoga)

Duration : - 2 Year

Eligiblity Criteria : - Graduation in Discipline

Procedure : - On the basis of merit / AJEE

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Programme: - Ph.D.(Yoga)

Duration : - 3 Year

Eligiblity Criteria : -

Procedure : - On the basis of merit / AJEE

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