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The basic diploma course in General Nursing and Midwifery is geared to the health needs of the individuals, family, community and the country at large. The aims of the Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery programme are:

  1. To prepare nurses with a sound education programme in nursing to enable them to functions as efficient members of the health team, beginning with the competencies for the first level positions in all kinds of health care settings. 

  2. To help nurses develop an ability to co-operate and co-ordinate with members of the health team in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and rehabilitation of the sick.

  3. To help nurses in their personal and professional development, so that they are able to make maximum contribution to the society as useful and productive individuals, citizens as well as efficient nurses. 

  4. To serve as a base for further professional education and specialisation in nursing. 

  5. To prepare nurses to keep pace with latest professional and technological development and use these for providing nursing care service.


GNM 1st Year

  1. Anatomy & Physiology Microbiology

  2. Psychology Sociology

  3. Fundamentals of Nursing First Aid Personal Hygiene

  4. Community Health Nursing - 1

GNM 2nd Year

  1. Medical Surgical Nursing - 1 (Pharmacology)

  2. Medical Surgical Nursing - 2 (Specialities)

  3. Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing

  4. Child Health Nursing - 1

GNM 3rd Year

  1. Midwifery and Gynaecology

  2. Community Health Nursing - 2

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