Nursing Science-Course Modules

COURSE MODULES

Undergraduate Programme

FIRST YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

Required Ancillary Courses  
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLE UNITS
BIO 101                                  Genetics for Medical Students 2
BIO 151                                  General Biology I 3
CHM 101                                Basic Principles of Chemistry 1 2
CHM 171                                Basic Practical Chemistry 2
PHY 111                                 General Physics for life Sciences 2
PHY 191                                 Practical Physics 2
MAT 111                                General Mathematics 3
   
General Studies Courses  
GSP 101                                  The Use of English /Library Study Skills 2
GSP 201                                  Peace and Conflict Resolution 1 2
  20
SECOND SEMESTER  
Required Ancillary Courses  
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS
BIO 152 General Biology II 3
BIO 154 General Biology (Practical) 2
ZOO 122 Basic Parasitology 2
CHM 112 Basic principles of Chemistry II 2
CHM 122 Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry II 2
PHY 112 General Physics for Life Sciences II 2
PHY 114 General Physics for Life Sciences III 2
General Studies Courses
GSP 102 The Use of English II 2
GSP 202 Peace and Conflict Resolution II 2
 Total 19
SECOND YEAR  
FIRST SEMESTER  
   
COURDE CODE                  COURSE TITLE UNITS
Major Courses  
NSC 201                     Foundations of Nursing I 3
NSC 211                     Principles of Psycho-Social Nursing in
                                    Health Related Professions (For other Depts 2
                                    in FHST)
   
Required Ancillary Courses  
ANAT 201                  Gross Human Anatomy 1 3
ANAT 213                  General Embryology 2
ANAT 225                  General Histology & Cytology 2
BIC 203                      Introduction to Human Biochemistry 3
PYS 201                      Human Physiology/Blood 2
PYS 203                      Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) & Renal 2
   
   
General Studies Courses  
GSP 101                      The Use of English /Library Study Skills 2
                                    (for Direct Entry Stds only)
GSP 201                      Peace and Conflict Resolution 1 (for DE stds) 2
GSP 207                      Humanities 1 2
COS 111                     Computer Sciences 2
  21/23
SECOND SEMESTER  
COURSE CODE      COURSE TITLE UNITS
Major Courses  
NSC 202                     Foundations of Nursing II 3
NSC 204                     Basic Nutrition in Nursing 2
NSC 212                     Psychology in Nursing 2
NSC 262                     Nursing Practicum/Clinical 3
Required Ancillary Courses  
ANA 202                    Gross Human Anatomy II 3
BIC 202                     Metabolism 3
PYS 204                      Cardiovascular & Respiratory System 2
General Studies Courses  
GSP 102                      The Use of English (for Direct Entry stds only) 2
GSP 202                      Peace and Conflict Resolution II (for DE stds only) 2
GSP 208                      Humanities II 2
  20/22
Clinical posting/experience                                                                          
 
 
THIRD YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
   
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLE UNITS
Major courses  
NSC 311                     Medical-Surgical Nursing 1 2
NSC 313                     Pharmacology for Nurses 2
NSC 321                     Community Health Nursing 1 2
NSC 341                     Family Health Nursing 1 2
NSC 351                     Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing 2
Required Ancillary Courses  
ANAT 301                  Head & Neck 3
ANAT 303                  Neuro-anatomy 2
PYS 301                      Endocrinology and Reproduction 2
COM 353                    Sociology in Health Practice 2
LAW 151                    Medical Jurisprudence I 2
General Studies Courses  
GSP 207                      Humanities 1   (DE stds only) 2
21/23
SECOND SEMESTER
   
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLE UNITS
Major courses  
NSC 312                     Medical-Surgical Nursing II 4
NSC 314                     Nutrition in Illness/Disease 2
NSC 316                     Paediatric Nursing 2
NSC 322                     Community Health Nursing II 3
NSC 342                     Reproductive Health Nursing I 2
Required Ancillary Courses  
MLS 334                     Introduction to Medical Microbiology 2
COM 351                    Biostatistics in Health Technology 2
LAW 152                    Medical Jurisprudence II 2
   
General Studies Courses  
GSP 208                      Humanities II  (DE students only) 2
  19/21
Consolidated 26weeks clinical/community postings begin            
FOURTH YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER  
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLE UNITS
Major courses  
NSC 461                     Community Health Nursing Clinical 6
NSC 463                     Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical 6
NSC 465                     Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing Clinical 3
NSC 467                     Maternal & Child Health Nursing Clinical 6
Required ancillary course  
CED 341                     Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2
  23
Consolidated clinical/community postings end  
 
 
 
SECOND SEMESTER
 
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLE UNITS
Major courses  
NSC412                      Medical-Surgical Nursing III 4
NSC 422                     Community Health Nursing III 3
NSC 432                     Introduction to Nursing Education 2
NSC4 34                     Principles of Management & Administration in Nursing 2
NSC 436                     Public Relations in Nursing 2
NSC 442                     Reproductive Health Nursing II 2
NSC 482                     Research Methodology 3
Required ancillary course  
CED342                      Business Development & Management 2                    
                                                                                                                        20  
Clinical/community postings for pre professional and Professional Examination 1                  
 
FIFTH YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
 
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLE UNITS
Major courses  
NSC 511                     Medical-Surgical Nursing 2
NSC 521                     Community Health Nursing 2
NSC 523                     Gerontology/ Geriatric Nursing 2
NSC 533                     Health Economics 2
NSC 535                     Guidance & Counseling in Nursing 2
NSC 541                     Reproductive Health Nursing III 4
NSC 571                     Nursing Seminar 3
  17
SECOND SEMESTER  
   
COURSE CODE                  COURSE TITLE UNITS
Major courses  
NSC562                      Client teaching/Counseling Practicum 2
NSC 564                     Nursing Administration & Management Practicum 2
NSC566                      Reproductive Health Nursing Practicum 6
NSC592                      Project 6
  16                 

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME

MASTERS PROGRAMME

CORE COURSES      

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS

 

PGC   601 ICT and Research Methodology 3
NSC 701 Legal and ethical Aspects of Professional development in Nursing 2
NSC 725 Wellness and Health Promotion 2
NSC 733 Health Economics 2
NSC 781 Advanced Statistics in Health Technology 2

                                                                             TOTAL                                               11 Units 

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS

 

NSC 702 Advanced Concepts & Theoretical Foundations of Nursing 3
NSC 704 Nursing Informatics 2
NSC 732 Nursing Entrepreneurship 2

                                                                             TOTAL                                         7 Units

 

THIRD SEMESTER (FIELD WORK)

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS

 

NSC 761 Professional Posting in Specialty Areas 4
NSC 783 Nursing Seminar 2
NSC 791 Dissertation 6

                                                                             TOTAL                                       12 Units

M.Sc. SPECIALISATIONS

Candidates should register the courses relevant to the various specializations as listed below

MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 711 Concepts and Principles of Medical Surgical Nursing 2
NSC 713 Management of Selected Acute/Chronic Medical-Surgical

Conditions

3
NSC 715 Critical Care Nursing 2
TOTAL   7 Units
First Semester Electives (Only one course)
 
Course No.     Title Units
NSC    717      Gerontology Nursing 2
NSC    731      Principles of Health and Policy System, Planning and Administration 3
NSC    727      Environmental & Occupational Health 2
NSC    775      Guidance & Counseling 2

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 712 Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Nursing 2
NSC 714 Oncology Nursing 2

                       

       TOTAL   4 Units
Second Semester Electives (Only 2 Units)  
Course No. Title Units
NSC    734 Advanced Public Relations in Health Practice 2
NSC    752 Advanced Community Mental Health /Psychiatric Nursing 2

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING:

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 721 Theories and Practice of Community Health Nursing 3
NSC 723 Epidemiology in Nursing 2
NSC 727 Environmental & Occupational Health 2

                                                                             TOTAL                                   7 Units

 

First Semester Electives (Only one course)  
Course No. Title Units
NSC    717 Gerontology Nursing 2
NSC    731 Principles of Health and Policy System, Planning and Administration 3
NSC    775 Guidance & Counseling 2


SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 722 Principles and Practice of Primary Health Care and Family Health 2
NSC 724 Programme Planning & Evaluation 3

                          

 TOTAL   5 Units
 
Second Semester Electives (Only 2 Units)
     
Course No. Title Units
NSC    712 Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Nursing 2
NSC   734 Advanced Public Relations in Health Practice 2
NSC     752 Advanced Community Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing 2

 

NURSING ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT                    

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 731 Principles of Health and Policy Systems , Planning and Administration 3
NSC 735 Health and Nursing Service Administration & Management 3

                                                                             TOTAL                                     6 Units

   
First Semester Electives (Only 2 Units)  
Course No. Title Units
NSC    717 Gerontology Nursing 2
NSC    727 Environmental & Occupational Health 2
NSC    775 Guidance & Counseling in Nursing 2

 

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 734 Advanced Public Relations in Health Practice 2
NSC 736 Human Resource Planning & Management in Nursing 3

                                                                 TOTAL                                                 5 Units

 

 
Second Semester Electives (Only 2 Units)  
Course No. Title Units
NSC    712 Palliative Care& Rehabilitation Nursing 2
NSC     752 Advanced Community Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing 2

 

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH NURSING

 

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 741 Family Theories & Dynamics 2
NSC 743 Contemporary Issues in Women’s Health, Programmes &Policies. 2
NSC 745 Care of expectant families through Antenatal, Intra and Post Partum Period /Maternal and Infant Nutrition. 3

                                                                             TOTAL                                     7 Units

 

First Semester Electives (Only one course)

 

Course No.                  Title                                                                                                     Units

NSC    727  Environmental & Occupational Health                 2

NSC   731   Principles of Health and policy systems, planning and Administration         3

NSC   775   Guidance & Counseling in Nursing       2

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 742 Contemporary Issues in Children’s & Newborn’s, Health, Programmes and Policies. 2
NSC 744 Issues in contraception, infertility & sexually transmitted infections. 2
NS     746 Neonatology/Paediatrics 2

                                                                 TOTAL                                                 6 Units

 

Second Semester Electives (Only one course)

 

Course No.            Title                                                                      Units

NSC    712      Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Nursing                              3                       NSC 734          Advanced Public Relations in Health Practice                                   2

NSC     752         Advanced Community Mental Health /Psychiatric Nursing        2

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING

 

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 751 Life Cycle Approach in Mental Health & Psychiatry 3
NSC 753 Advanced Concepts in, and approaches to Management of Mental Health/Psychiatric Problems. 3
NSC 775 Guidance and Counselling 2

                                                                            TOTAL                                   8 Units

 
 
First Semester Electives (Only one course)  
Course No. Title Units
NSC    727 Environmental & Occupational Health 2
NSC    731 Principles of Health and policy systems, planning and Administration 3

 

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 752 Advanced Community Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing 2
NSC 754 Nursing Management of Selected Mental Health/Psychiatric Problems. 2
NSC 756 Psycho-Pathology of Mental Health/Psychiatric Conditions 3
                                                                              TOTAL                                   7 Units
 
Second Semester Electives (Only 2 Units)          
     
Course No. Title Units
NSC    714 Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Nursing 2
NSC       734 Advanced Public Relations in Health Practice 2

NURSING EDUCATION

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 771 Curriculum Development in Nursing.    2
NSC 773 Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing    2
NSC 775 Guidance and Counseling in Nursing    2
REQUIRED ANCILLIARY COURSE
EDU. 500 Philosophy of Education    2
                                                                               TOTAL                                       8 Units
 
First Semester Electives (Only one course)
 
Course No. Title Units
NSC    717 Gerontology Nursing 2
NSC    727 Environmental & Occupational Health 2
NSC     731 Principles of Health and Policy Systems, Planning and Administration 3
     

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLE UNITS
NSC 772 Educational Psychology Applied to Nursing 2
NSC 724 Fundamentals of Nursing Educational Administration. 2
NSC 776 Teaching Learning Process and Continuing Education Methods Applied to Nursing. 2
                                                                               TOTAL                                     6 Units
 
Second Semester Electives (Only 2 Units)
Course No.          Title                                                            Units
NSC    712           Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Nursing            2

734           Advanced Public Relations in Health Practice

NSC

2

NSC       752         Advanced Community Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing 2
DOCTORAL PROGRAMME
CORE COURSES:
COURSE NO                        TITLE Units
PGC 701         Synopsis and Grant Writing 3
NSC 901                     Advanced Research Methods and Techniques Applied to Nursing 3
NSC 904                     Advanced Nursing informatics 3
NSC 932                     Advanced Nursing Entrepreneurship 2
NSC 981                     Advanced Statistics in Health Technology 3
                                                                                                                                               
                                                TOTAL 14 Units
Units
NSC 984                     Doctoral Seminar I 3
NSC 985                     Doctoral Seminar II 3
NSC 986                     Doctoral Seminar III 4
NSC 990                     Doctoral Thesis 12
                                    TOTAL 22 Units