T. & T. V. INSTITUTE OF NURSING

M.Sc. Nursing Programme

M.Sc. Nursing Programme

Philosophy

National Health Policy(NHP) 2002 emphasizes the need to prepare nurses to function in super-speciality areas who are required in tertiary care institutions, entrusting some limited public health functions to nurses after providing adequate training, and increase the ratio of degree  holding vis a vis diploma holding nurses. 

 

It is observed that there is an acute shortage of nursing faculty in under graduate and post graduate nursing programme in India 

 

T & T.V. institute of nursing  believes that: 

 

Post Graduate programme is essential to prepare nurses to improve the quality of nursing education and practice in India. . 

 

Post graduate programme in nursing builds upon and extends competence acquired at the graduate levels, emphasizes application of relevant theories into nursing practice, education, administration and development of research skills. 

 

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 post masteral programme in nursing. Further the programme encourages accountability and commitment to life long learning which fosters improvement of quality care. 

Aim

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 

Objectives

On  Completion  of the  two  year M.Sc Nursing  programme, the  graduate  will be able to:- 

  1. Utilize/apply the concepts, theories and principles of  nursing science 
  2. Demonstrate advance competence in practice of nursing 
  3. Practice as a nurse specialist.
  4. Demonstrate leadership qualities and function effectively as nurse educator and manager. 
  5. Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to plan and effect change in nursing practice and in the health care delivery system.
  7. Establish collaborative  relationship with members of other disciplines 
  8. Demonstrate interest in continued learning for personal and professional advancement. 

Admission criteria for M.Sc. nursing

  • The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council.  
  • The Minimum education requirements shall be the passing of: B.Sc. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks. 
  • The candidate should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing. 
  • Minimum one year of work experience after Basic B.Sc. Nursing. 
  • Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing. 

Entrance / Selection test

Selection of the candidates should be based on the merit of the entrance examination held by University or competent authority. 

Guideline for dissertation

Sr noActivitiesSchedule time
1Submission of the Research ProposalEnd of 9th month of 1st yr
2Submission of Dissertation FinalEnd of 9th month of 2nd yr

FIRST YEAR M.Sc. NURSING

SR NOSUBJECTSTHEORY HRSPRACTICAL HRS
1NURSING EDUCATION150150
2ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE150200
3NURSING RESEARCH & STATISTICS150100
4CLINICAL SPECIALITY-1150650
TOTAL6001100

SECOND YEAR M.Sc. NURSING

SR NOSUBJECTSTHEORY HRSPRACTICAL HRS
1NURSING MANAGEMENT150150
2(DISSERTATION)300
3CLINICAL SPECIALITY-II150950
TOTAL3001400

M.SC. NURSING SPECIALITY DETAILS

1.
MEDICAL
SURGICAL NURSING (FIRST YEAR)

It
is designed to assist students in developing expertise and in depth knowledge
in the field of medical Surgical Nursing. It will help students to appreciate
the patient as a holistic individual and develop skill to function as a
specialized Medical-Surgical Nurse. It will further enable the student to
function as educator, manager and researcher in the field of Medical – Surgical
Nursing.

2.
OBSTETRIC AND GYNAECOLOGICAL NURSING

This
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and indepth
understanding in the field of Obstetric and Gynaecological Nursing. It will
help students to appreciate the client as a holistic individual and develop
skill to function as an independent midwifery practitioner. It will further
enable the student to function as educator, manager, and researcher in the
field of Obstetric and Gynaecological nursing.

3.
CHILD HEALTH (PAEDIATRIC) NURSING

This
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and indepth
understanding in the field of Pediatric Nursing. It will help students to
appreciate the child as a holistic individual and develop skill to function as
neonatal and pediatric nurse specialist. It will further enable the student to
function as educator, manager, and researcher in the field of Paediatric
nursing.

4.
MENTAL HEALTH (PSYCHIATRIC) NURSING

This
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and indepth
understanding in the field of Psychiatric Nursing. It will help students to
appreciate the client as a holistic individual and develop skill to function
psychiatric nurse specialist . It will further enable the student to function
as educator, manager, and researcher in the field of Psychiatric nursing.

5.
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

The
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and indepth
understanding in the field of Community Health Nursing. It would help students
to appreciate holistic life style of individuals, families & groups and
develop skills to function as Community Health Nurse specialist/practitioner.
It would further enable student to function as an educator, manager and
researcher in the field of Community Health nursing

MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING (SECOND YEAR SUB SPECIALTY)

1.      CARDIO
VASCULAR AND THORACIC NURSING

This
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and indepth
understanding in the field of cardiovascular and thoracic nursing. It will help
students to develop advanced skills for nursing intervention in various cardio
medical and surgical conditions. It will enable the student to function as
Cardio vascular and Thoracic Nurse practitioner/specialist. It will further
enable the student to function as educator, manager and researcher in the field
of cardio vascular and thoracic nursing.

2.      CRITICAL
CARE NURSING

This
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and in depth
knowledge in the field of Critical care Nursing. It will help students to
develop advanced skills for nursing intervention in caring for critically ill
patients. It will enable the student to function as critical care nurse
practitioner/ specialist. It will further enable the student to function as
educator, manager and researcher in the field of Critical Care Nursing.

3.      ONCOLOGY
NURSING

This
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and indepth
understanding in the field of oncology Nursing. It will help students to
develop advanced skills for nursing intervention in various oncological
conditions. It will enable the student to function as oncology nurse
practitioner/specialist and provide quality care. It will further enable the
student to function as educator, manager, and researcher in the field of
oncology nursing.

4.      NEUROSCIENCES
NURSING

This
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and indepth
knowledge in the field of neurology and neurosurgical Nursing. It will help
students to develop advanced skills for nursing intervention in caring for
patients with neurological and neurosurgical disorders. It will enable the
student to function as neuroscience nurse practitioner/ specialist. It will
further enable the student to function as educator, manager and researcher in
the field of neurology and neurosurgical Nursing.

5.      NEPHRO-UROLOGY
NURSING

This
course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and indepth
understanding in the field of Nephro and urological Nursing. It will help
students to develop advanced skills for nursing intervention in various nephro
and urological conditions. It will enable the student to function as nephro and
urology nurse practitioner/specialist and provide quality care. It will further
enable the student to function as educator, manager, and researcher in the
field of nephro and urology nursing

Scheme of Examination

 TheoryPractical
1st yearHoursInternalExternalHoursInternalExternal
Nursing education325755050
Advance nursing practice32575
Nursing Research and statistics325**75*
Clinical speciality –I32575100100
Total100300150150
II nd Year
Nursing Management32575
Dissertation & Viva100100
Clinical Speciality-II32575100100
Total50150200200

*Nursing research=50 and statistics=25 

**Nursing research=15 and statistics=10 

On the completion of the nursing course the student get  additional registration certificate from their respective State Nursing Council.

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