VISWASS Nursing COLLEGE

To evolve as a world class institute as launch pad for professional education. To provide state of art infrastructure, facilities and programme essential for offering world class education.

About Us

Welcome To Department of Nursing

VISWASS College of nursing offers a two year master degree (M.Sc.) in nursing, a four-year degree course (B.Sc.) in nursing and a three and half years diploma course in general nursing and midwifery (GNM). At VISWASS, we give special emphasis to impart all aspects of practical training to the prospective nurses so as to prepare them for an esteemed profession like Nursing.

This nursing college has a state-of-art infrastructure which facilitates a perfect ambience to pursuit academic activities. From handling the bedside cases to other specialized duties like equipment set up for Operation Theater, dispensing medication, or dealing with psychiatric patients; our Nursing course involves all these. We offer 100% placement facilities to our students.

VISWASS College of nursing proposes to fulfill every aspect of this demanding career to meet the demand of nursing professionals worldwide.

Programmes

The programme prepares nurses for leadership position in nursing and health fields who can function as nurse specialists, consultants, educators, administrators and researchers in a wide variety of professional settings in meeting the National priorities and the changing needs of the society.

This programme provides the basis for the doctoral programme in nursing Further the programme encourages accountability and commitment to life long learning which fosters improvement of quality care.The aim of the postgraduate program in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialists, consultants,educators,administrators in a wide variety of professional settings.

First Year
  • Nursing Education
  • Advance Nursing Practice
  • Clinical Speciality I
    • Medical Surgical Nursing
    • Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing
    • Child Health (Paediatric) Nursing
    • Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing
  • Nursing Research and Statistics
Second Year
  • Nursing Management
  • Clinical Speciality -II
    • Medical Surgical Nursing – Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Nursing
    • Medical Surgical Nursing – Critical Care Nursing
    • Medical Surgical Nursing – Oncology Nursing
    • Medical Surgical Nursing – Neurosciences Nursing
    • Medical Surgical Nursing – Nephro – Urology Nursing
    • Medical Surgical Nursing – Orthopedic Nursing
    • Medical Surgical Nursing – Gastro Enterology Nursing
    • Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing
    • Paediatric (Child Health) Nursing
    • Psychiatric (Mental Health) Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing
  • Project Work, Thesis and Dissertation

The mission and goals of VISWASS Nursing College are Education, Research and Service. B. Sc. Nursing is a four-year degree course, which includes a core of knowledge in the humanities and the behavioral, physical, and biological sciences, as well as theory and practice of professional nursing. The Bachelor degree in nursing is awarded by the Utkal University, Odisha. The intake capacity of students is 50 per annum. Candidates within the age group of 18-28 years can apply for admission. They must have passed 10 +2 Sc or equivalent examinations with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as optional subjects and secured 45% marks in aggregate (in case of General Caste candidates) and 35% marks (in case of SC/ST candidates).

First Year
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • Nursing Foundations
  • Psychology, Microbiology
  • English
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Regional Language (Oriya)-Optional
  • Practical and Viva Voce
    • Nursing Foundation
Second Year
  • Sociology
  • Medical Surgical Nursing I
  • Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics
  • Community Health Nursing I
  • Communication and Educational Technology
  • Practical and Viva Voce
    • Medical-Surgical Nursing I
Third Year
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing II
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Practical and Viva Voce
    • Medical-Surgical Nursing-II
    • Child Health Nursing
    • Mental Health Nursing
Fourth Year
  • Nursing Research and Statistics
  • Management of Nursing Services & Education
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Practical and Viva Voce
    • Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing II

The aim of the undergraduate nursing program at the post basic level is to upgrade the diploma(GNM) nurses to assume resposibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing nursing services. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, manager in a clinical/public healthsettings. The intake capacity of students is 20 per annum. Candidates who have successfully completed General Nursing & Midwifery course(GNM) of 3 ½ yrs duration in colleges recognised by Indian Nursing Council and have One Year clinical experience (after registration as Nurse) as Staff nurse in a hospital are eligible for admission in to this course.

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

  • Assess health status, identify nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients/clients that contribute to health of
  • individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate competency in techniques of nursing based on concepts and principles from selected areas of nursing, physical, biological and behavioural sciences.
  • Participate as members of health team in the promotive, preventive, curative and restorative health care delivery system of the country.
  • Demonstrate skills in communication and interpersonal relationship.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and decision – making abilities in various situations.
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical / community health settings.
  • Demonstrate managerial skills in various health care settings.
  • Practice ethical values in their personal and professional life.
  • Participate in research activities and utilized research findings in improving nursing practice.
  • Recognize the need for continued learning for their personal and professional development
First Year
  • Nursing Foundation
  • Nutrition & Dietics
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Psychology
  • Maternal Nursing
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Microbiology
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing
  • English(Qualifying)
Second Year
  • Sociology
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Introduction to Nursing Education
  • Introduction to Nursing Administration
  • Introduction to Nursing Research & stastics

VISWASS seeks to foster education, research, consultation, leadership, management and service to the profession and to the community. GNM is a three and half years diploma course in nursing and Orissa Nursing Council (ONC) awards the diploma. The intake of student is 60 per annum. Candidates within the age group of 18-35 years having passed 10 + 2 in any stream can apply. Minimum percentage of marks required is 40% for General candidates and 30% for (SC/ST/OBC).

First Year
  • Biological Sciences
  • Behaviour Sciences
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing I
  • English
  • Practical
    • Fundamentals of Nursing
Second Year
  • Medical Surgical Nursing I, Pharmacology
  • Medical Surgical Nursing II, Specialties
  • Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing
  • Practical-I
    • Medical Surgical Nursin
  • Practical-II
    • Psychiatric Nursing
Third Year
  • Midwifery and Gynecology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing II
  • Practical-I
    • Midwifery
  • Practical-II
    • Pediatric Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing-II
Internship
  • Educational Methods and Media for teaching in practice of Nursing and Research in Nursing
  • Professional Trends and Adjustment, Administration and ward management and Health Economics

Eligibility for Admission

Admission to the course is open to both men and women of any University/Board recognized by the Utkal University. The prevailing University and Government regulations govern the intake of students. Before applying for admission to the course, candidates should satisfy themselves that they meet the minimum requirement.

Nursing Programs Eligibility Criteria Duration Examination Seats
M.Sc. Nursing Minimum Qualification :
General Candidate : B.Sc. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% marks
SC/ST category : B.Sc. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum 50% marks
Work Experience: One year of experience after B.Sc. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.
2 Years University 10
Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing GNM Pass and registered as RN,RM with State Nursing Registration Council. 2 Years University 20
B.Sc. Nursing Minimum education :
10+2 Science passed from C.H.S.E, Odisha or any Govt. recognized board with aggregate of 45% marks in P.C.B (40 % for SC/ST candidates).
4 Years University 50
GNM (Diploma) Minimum education :
10+2 passed in any stream with aggregate of 40% marks(35 % for SC/ST candidates).
3 Years University 60

Note

  • In case of non-availability of such candidates, the reserved seats will be filled from the merit list.
  • While calculating percentage, a number less than one will be treated as one and for a number greater than one with a fraction will be rounded to nearest integer.

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