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M.Sc.Nursing

AIMS:

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 graduates 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 bringing 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

    Admission to M.Sc. Nursing course of Kasturba Nursing College is made according to the rules and regulations framed by Indian Nursing Council (INC), Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik (MUHS), and Kasturba Health Society.
These rules are subject to alterations, amendments and modifications as may be considered necessary from time to time as per guidelines from Indian Nursing Council, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik (MUHS) and Kasturba Health Society.

Criteria for Admission on Merit Basis-
Aggregate of Basic B.Sc/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Marks. 

*If a candidate fails to take admission on 31/08/2018 by 4.00 P.M the seat will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

1.The candidate should be a Registered Nurse and Registered midwife or equivalent with State Nursing Registration Council.
2.The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of : B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
3.5% relaxation of marks for reserved category candidates may be given.
4.The candidate should have undergone in B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing in an institution which is recognized by Indian Nursing Council.
5.Minimum one year of work experience after registering with State Nursing council.
6.Candidate shall be medically fit and produce a fitness certificate to the effect.
7.In service candidate should apply through proper channel. 
8.Age :
a)Age limit for in-service government candidate is 50 years on or before 31st July  2018.   
b) Age limit for private candidate 55 years on or before 31st July, 2018. 

DISTRIBUTION OF SEATS FOR ADMISSION

Sr.No. Total Number of Seats 20 Percentage(%) Total Seats
1 GENERAL 60% 12 seats
2 CONSTITUTIONAL RESERVATIONS
A.SCHEDULED CASTE (SC)
25%
6.5%
1
3 B.SCHEDULED TRIBE (ST) 3.5% 1
4 C. OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES (OBC)-(INCLUDING SBC) 9.5% 2
5 1)VIMUKTA JATI (VJ)
2)NOMADIC TRIBES (NT-1)
3)NOMADIC TRIBES (NT-2)
4)NOMADIC TRIBES (NT-3)
1.5%
1.25
1.75
1
1
6 Against NRI 15% 3
TOTAL     20

*If the constitutional reservation seats remain vacant then: The remaining seats will be filled in from amongst the common inter-se-merit of the categories.

RESERVATION

Constitutional : 25% seats are reserved for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/VJ/NT/OBC (including SBC) categories. The candidate claiming the reservation under any of these categories shall produce: original caste certificate, caste validity certificate and a non-creamy layer certificate at the time of verification of certificate. No extra time will be given for the same.

Please Note:- Constitutional reservation will not be considered unless duly signed and prepared caste certificate, caste validity certificate and a non-creamy layer certificate (where applicable),which is valid up to 31st March 2019 is Presented to the scrutiny committee.

COPY OF CERTIFICATES TO BE ATTACHED

1.Degree certificate and mark sheet of Basic B.Sc./P.B. B.Sc. Nursing
2.Registration certificate from State Nursing Council
3.College Leaving / Transfer certificate / Birth certificate / passport
4.Nationality certificate and Domicile certificate
5.Migration certificate (if applicable)
6.Physical fitness certificate
7.Caste certificate (if applicable)
8.Caste validity certificate (if applicable)
9.Non Creamy layer certificate (if applicable)
10.Experience certificate
11.Gap certificate
12.Name change Gazette certificate (if applicable)
13.Course Completion Certificate
14.Attempt Certificate

Course of Instruction
Course Theory (hrs) Practical (hrs)
1st year    
Nursing education 150 150
Advance nursing practice 150 200
Clinical specialty -II 150 650
Nursing .Research and statistics 150 100
Total 600 11OO
II nd Year    
Nursing Management 150 150
Nursing Research(Dissertation) 150 300
Clinical Specialty-II 150 950
Total 300 1400

Educational visit 2 weeks

Note: Students have to maintain log book for each activity during the course of study.

COURSE: M. Sc. Nursing

Program Outcomes, Program Specific Outcomes, Course Outcomes Program Outcomes

A student upon successfully qualifying in the master’s degree in nursing should be able to:
1.Explore research as evidence for enhancing and changing practice.
2.Discuss the health strategies in promoting, maintaining and restoring health and well- being.
3.Demonstrate proficiency in written, verbal and digital skills at individual and collaborative levels.
4.Apply critical thinking skills and ethical decision making required for advancing practice
5.Demonstrate the ability to undertake independent learning activities.
6.Value the contribution of research in advancing practice in the provision of quality care.
7.Evaluate leadership and management skills for working in collaborative teams in the provision of quality outcome.
8.Recognize the need for the advancement of professional practice through contributions to education administration, health care policy and knowledge development.

Program Specific Outcomes

1.Uses advanced assessment, diagnostic reasoning, evidenced based interventions and evaluation skills for improving client health outcomes.
2.Applies research outcomes to improve practice outcomes within the practice settings
3.Supports quality, evidence based safe and cost-effective health care.
4.Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research.
5.Demonstrate leadership qualities and function effectively as nurse educatior, nurse specialist and manager.
6.Critically evaluate various educational programme in nursing.
7.Develop new roles to the changing needs of the societies (eg) in practice, education and research.
8.Demonstrate expertise, advanced knowledge and mastery in an area of specialized nursing practice.

Course of Instruction