This is a two and a half years program of study for the direct entry. This certificate program is under the Department of Nursing and Midwifery.The program incorporates and emphasizes general nursing, community health, management and leadership. Aims at training skilled Enrolled Nurses who are able to provide Preventive,curative and rehabilitative services as the minimum health care package at all levels of health care.

Curriculum Guiding Training of Learners

The students are trained using Competency based education curriculum that helps students to acquire 70% practical and 30% theory.Competencies are developed in critical areas such as Foundation of nursing, Microbiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Socio-Psychology, Primary Health Care, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Entrepreneurship, First Aid, Research Method, guidance & Counseling, medical nursing, surgical nursing, palliative care, mental health, pediatrics pharmacology, personal and communal health, midwifery, gynecology, reproductive health, community health, teaching methodology, management and leadership, disaster prevention preparedness and response, occupational health, health services management and applied research. Assignments, Practical work, Research Projects, directed self-study, active learning and attachments are used to build student’s competencies.

Expected Learning Outcome of the program.

At the end of the course, the Enrolled Nurse should be able to:-

  • Identify the patients' physical, psychological and sociological illnesses .
  • Provide total Curative, Preventive,Rehabilitative Nursing care.
  • Display professional knowledge, skills and attitudes in patient care.
  • Maintain interpersonal relationship with co-workers and the community.
  • Work independently and safely in the ward/community.