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Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of
3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing
Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune-18.

P. B. B. Sc. (Nursing)

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Course Duration : 2 years
Admission Procedure : Through All India Common Entrance Test conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.
Entry Qualification : Revised General Nursing Midwifery (RGNM) / General Nursing Midwives (GNM)

Course Description

The aim of the undergraduate nursing programme at the post basic level is to upgrade the diploma (GNM) nurses to:

  1. Assume responsibilities as professional.
  2. Competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services. make independent decisions in nursing situations.
  3. 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.
  4. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, manager in a clinical / public health setting.

Objectives

On completion of B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic) degree programme the graduates
will be able to:

  1. Assess health status, identify nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate nursing duals, families and
    communities.
  2. Demonstrate competency in techniques of nursing based on concepts and principles from selected areas of nursing, physical, biological and behavioral sciences.
  3. Participate as members of health team in the promotive, preventive, curative and
    restorative health care delivery system of the country.
  4. Demonstrate skills in communication and interpersonal relationship.
  5. Demonstrate leadership qualities and decision-making abilities in various
    situations.
  6. Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in community health
    settings.
  7. Demonstrate managerial skills in community health settings.
  8. Practice ethical values in their personal and professional life.
  9. Participate in research activities and utilize research findings in improving nursing
    practice.
  10. Recognize the need for continued learning for their personal and professional development.

Admission Requirements

  1. The minimum educational requirement shall be the passing of General Nursing & Midwifery
  2. The candidate shall be medically fit.

Entrance / Selection Test

Selections of the candidates should be based on the merit of the entrance examination conducted by Vidyapeeth or Competent Authority

Duration :

Duration of the course shall be Two years.

Vacation :

6 weeks vacation shall be given each year.

Aims :

The aim of the undergraduate nursing programme is to

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can independent decisions 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.

PBBSC Nursing Weeks Distribution

1st Year

Weeks available per year : 52 Weeks
Vacation : 6 Weeks
Gazetted holidays : 2 Weeks
Examination (Including prefatory) : 4 Weeks
Available weeks : 40 Weeks
Hours per week : 42 hours per week
Practical : 36 hours per week
Theory : 42 hours per week
Hours available per academic year : 1215
(42 weeks x 30 hours)
 

2nd Year

Weeks available per year : 52 Weeks
Vacation : 6 Weeks
Gazetted holidays : 2 Weeks
Examination (Including prefatory) : 4 Weeks
Available weeks : 40 Weeks
Hours per week : 42 hours per week
Practical : 36 hours per week
Theory : 42 hours per week
Hours available per academic year : 1200

Course of Study

Sr.No.
Subject
Theory Hours
Practical
Total Hours
1st Year
1
Nursing Foundation 45 30 75
2
Nutrition & Dieteties 30 15 45
3
Biochemistry & Biophysics 60   60
4
Psychology 60 15 75
5
Maternal Nursing 60 240 300
6
Child Health Nursing 60 240 300
7
Microbiology 60 30 90
8
Medical & Surgical Nursing 90 270 360
9
English (Qualifying) 60   60
Total
  525 840 1215
Note: Hindi / Local language as per the need of the institution.
2nd Year
1
Sociology 60   60
2
Community Health Nursing 60 240 300
3
Mental Health Nursing 60 240 300
4
Introduction to Nursing Education 60 75 135
5
Introduction to Nursing Administration 60 180 240
6
Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics 45 120 165
Total
  345 855 1200

Scheme of Examination & Internal

Sr no Subject Duration(Hrs.) Internal assessment External assessment Total marks
Ist year PBBSC Nursing
Theory
1 Nursing Foundation 2 15 35 50
2 Nutrition & Dietetics 2 15 35 50
3 Biochemistry & Biophysics 3 25 75 100
4 Psychology 3 25 75 100
5 Microbiology 3 25 75 100
6 Maternal Nursing 3 25 75 100
7 Child Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
8 Medical & Surgical Nursing
3 25 75 100
9 * English (Qualifying) -- 100 ---
100
College level qualifying exam, minimum passing Marks 50%.
100
* College level qualifying exam to appear in Vidyapeeth Examination, minimum passing
Marks 50%
Practicals
1 Medical & Surgical Nursing
  50 50 100
2 Child Health Nursing   50 50 100
3 Maternal Nursing   50 50 100
IInd year P.B.B.Sc. Nursing
Theory
1 Sociology 3 25 75 100
2 Community Health Nursing
3 25 75 100
3 Mental Health Nursing 3 25 75 100
4 Introduction to Nursing Education
3 25 75 100
5 Introduction to Nursing
Service Administration
3 25 75 100
6 **Introduction to Nursing
Research Statistics

2
50
College level qualifying
exam, minimum passing
Marks 50%
50
Practicals
1 Community Health
Nursing
  50 50 100
2 Mental Health Nursing   50 50 100
3 **Introduction to Nursing
Research Statistics
 
50
(Research Project)
College level qualifying exam, minimum passing Marks 50%
50

Note : ** College level qualifying exam to appear in Vidyapeeth Examination, minimum passing Marks 50 % (Not Vidyappeth Examination)


Note :

  1. Teaching of Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology will be integrated with clinical subjects.
  2. A minimum of 80% attendance in theory and practical/clinicals in each clinical area is essential before award of the degree.
  3. 100% attendance in practical / clinicals in each clinical area is essential before award of the degree.
  4. 50% of minimum marks in each theory and practical paper separately is required for passing.
  5. Examination in the 'English' subject of 1st year P.B.B.Sc Nursing course will be a college level Internal Assessment Qualifying Examination with minimum Marks in the 'English subject will not become eligible to appear in any subject of the Vidyapeeth's final examination. Marks of 'English' subject are to be send to the Vidyapeeth along with Internal assessment Marks of ther subjects for inclusion in the Mark Sheet.
  6. Examination in the 'Introduction to Nursing Research and Statistics' subject of 2nd year P.B.B.Sc.Nursing course will be a college level Internal assessment Qualifying Examination with minimum passing of 50% Marks. Student who fails or student who secure less than 50% Marks each i.e. independently in the Internal Assessment (Theory) Head and independently in the Internal Assessment (Practical) Head of the 'Introduction to Nursing Research and Statistics' subject will not become eligible to appear in any subject of the Vidyapeeth's final examination. Marks of 'Introduction to Nursing Research and Statistics' subject are to be send to the Vidyapeeth along with Internal Assessment Marks of other subjects for inclusion in the Mark Sheet.

Note :   Entrance test will be based on GNM Syllabus by INC 50 MCQs of 50 marks of one hour duration. There will be no negative marking.