Name of Course: Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility Criteria: Passed GNM after completing 10+2
Candidate should also be a registered nurse and midwife
Qualification Awarded: Bachelor’s Degree
In this article, we will have an in-depth analysis of Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing course. It is a job oriented nursing training course. This article covers vital details such as course details, duration, eligibility criteria, admission process, PG courses and career prospects
Nurses are trained healthcare professionals who are capable of taking care of patients, treating them and assisting Doctors in treatment and surgery. A qualified RN (Registered Nurse) is capable of providing preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services to patients (individuals) and communities.
I’ve already published an article about Bsc Nursing (Basic) on this blog. You may find basic details about this profession (nature of work, work setups etc) in that article. Here’s the link to it- B.Sc. Nursing.
Nursing is more than just a profession. It is an opportunity to serve and treat patients. One can really bring about a change in the society through this profession!
Before heading to the meat of the matter- course details- let us take a look at the skills and qualities required to thrive in this profession. A good nurse has the following qualities –
Must be compassionate. Must have the caring attitude towards patients.
Ability to work at odd hours.
Stamina and will to work for long hours without taking any break.
Must have patience. Must be adept at dealing with patients belonging to different age groups (children, adults and aged folks).
Good communication skills. Must be good at interdepartmental coordination and patient education.
Must be disciplined. Must be focused at work.
Must have sound nursing knowledge and skills.
Must have an eye for detail.
Willingness to keep oneself up-to-date with the developments occurring in the world of nursing.
Must have honesty and integrity. Must stand up for the rights of patients.
Now that we’ve seen the basic details about the profession of nursing, let us move to the meat of the matter- course details!