Philosophy of Nursing Education:
Health is a state of well being that enables a person to lead a psychologically, socially and economically productive life. Health is right for every individual, family and the communities have a responsibility towards maintaining their health.
Nursing contributes to the health services in a vital and significant way in the health care delivery system. It recognizes National health goals and is committed to participating in the implementation of National Health Policies and programmes. It aims at identifying health needs of people, planning and providing quality care in collaboration with other health professionals and community groups.
The scope of nursing practice encompasses the provision of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of care to people across their lifespan in a wide variety of healthcare settings. The practice of nursing is based upon the application of basic concepts and principles derived from the physical, biological and behavioural sciences, medicine and nursing.
Nursing is based on values of caring and aims to help individuals to attain independence in self-care. It necessitates the development of compassion and understanding of human behaviour among its practitioners to provide to provide care with respect and dignity and protect the rights to individual and groups.
The undergraduate nursing program is broad-based education within an academic framework specifically directed for the development of critical thinking, competencies and standard required for the practice of professional nursing and midwifery as envisaged in National Health Policy 2002.
The teachers act as role models and create la earning environment that enables students to acquire inquiry-driven, self-directed learning and foster an attitude of lifelong learning. Under Graduate nursing education program prepares its graduates to become an exemplary citizen by adhering to code of ethics and professional conduct at all times in fulfilling personal, social and professional obligations so as to respond to national aspirations.