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School of Allied Health Sciences - Nursing

Vision

To be a Centre of excellence in education, research & training and to produce human resource of exceptional leadership quality to serve national needs.

Mission
To achieve our objectives in an environment that enhances creativity, innovation and scholarly pursuits within the stated values.

Program Objectives

  • Assess health status, identify nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patient/client that contribute to health ,individual ,family and community
  • Provide promotive, preventive, and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and program.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities, managerial skill and function effectively as nurse educator and manager.   
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions  in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Demonstrate skill in conducting nursing research, interpreting and utilizing the findings from health related research.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Demonstrate interest in continued learning for personal and professional advancement.
Program Evaluation Outcome
  • Nursing students shall apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in order to provide oversight and accountability for the delivery of safe, quality care in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Nursing students shall integrate reliable evidence from multiple perspectives into nursing practice and make reasonable clinical judgments
  • Nursing students shall demonstrate skills in using patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice in a variety of healthcare setting
  • Incorporate collaborative and team building strategies to promote positive intra- and inter-professional relationships in the delivery of evidence-based, patient-centered care.
  • Demonstrate professional standards of conduct, including accountability for one’s own professional practice, respect for patient privacy and confidentiality, respect for peers, healthcare professionals and staff.

Eligibility

Course Duration Eligibility
B.Sc Nursing 4 Years
  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
  • Minimum education: 10+2 class passed with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board.
  • Student shall be medically fit.
  • Students appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by National Institute of Open School with 45% marks
  • Should pass in Entrance test conducted by University
P.B.B.Sc Nursing 2 Years
  • Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council.
  • A male nurse, trained before the implementation of the new integrated course besides being registered as a nurse with State Nurses Registration Council
  • Candidates shall be medically fit
  • Should pass in Entrance test conducted by University
M.Sc Nursing 2 Years
  • 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 / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with Minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Candidate shall be medically fit. 
  • 5% relaxation of marks for SC/ST candidates may be given
  • Should pass in Entrance test conducted by University

Faculty:


Faculty - School of Allied Health Sciences - Nursing
Name: Mrs.LaishramDabashinidevi
Designation: Associate Professor & HOD
Qualification: M.Sc Nursing, DHA, DNM

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Faculty - School of Allied Health Sciences - Nursing
Name: Mrs.Shofiarani.R
Designation: Assistant Professor & HOD
Qualification: M.Sc Nursing

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Faculty - School of Allied Health Sciences - Nursing
Name: Mrs.Sowmya.A.V
Designation: Lecturer
Qualification: M.Sc Nursing

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Faculty - School of Allied Health Sciences - Nursing
Name: Ms.Savitha.K.U
Designation: Assistant Lecturer
Qualification: B.Sc Nursing, M.Sc psychology

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Faculty - School of Allied Health Sciences - Nursing
Name: Mr.Parashuram H
Designation: Assistant Lecturer
Qualification: B.Sc Nursing

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Evaluation Process

Basic B.Sc Nursing, PB B.Sc Nursing, M.Sc Nursing

There will be continuous assessment of a student's performance throughout the course and marks will be awarded by the concerned course instructor and/or the appropriate committee appointed for this purpose on the following basis. The marks obtained will normally be based on:

  • Continuous Evaluation.
  • Internal Assessment Tests and
  • End Term Examination.

Internal assessment

  • Average of the best two of the three internal assessment tests, and two assignments shall be the internal assessment marks.
  • For Practical: Internal assessment shall be based on the continue evaluation and a test / viva.
  • A candidate shall secured not less than 50 % of the marks prescribed for Internal Assessment in Theory and Practicals to be eligible to appear in the university examination. Maintenance of log book

Maintenance of log book
Every candidate shall maintain a record of the skills he/ she has acquired during the period of study, duly certified by various Faculty members/Heads of departments. The Head of the department shall scrutinize the Log book every month. At the end of the program, the candidate shall submit the Log books to the Head of the Department

Criteria for Pass
For a pass in theory examination conducted at the end of the year by the university, a candidate shall secure not less than 40% marks in each course. However minimum of 50% marks to be obtained including Internal Assessment to pass a course.

  • A candidate not securing 50% marks in aggregate (Internal Assessment + End Examination) in Theory or Practical/Clinical examination in a course shall be declared to have failed in that course and is required to appear for both Theory and Practical/Clinical Examination again in the subsequent examination in that course.

Declaration of class

  • A candidate shall be awarded the class based upon his/her performance in the Final Year.
  • A candidate shall be awarded the class based on the marks obtained in the first attempt.
  • A candidate securing 75% of marks or more of grand total marks prescribed shall be declared to have passed the examination in First Class with Distinction.
  • A candidate securing 65% of marks or more but less than 75% of grand total marks prescribed shall be declared to have passed the examination in First Class.
  • A candidate securing 50% of marks or more but less than 65% of grand total marks prescribed shall be declared to have passed the examination in Second class.

EVALUATION OF DISSERTATION – APPLICABLE ONLY FOR M.SC (N)

  • The synopsis of the Dissertation shall be submitted within six months from the date of joining to the first year of M.Sc Nursing.
  • Ethical committee shall clear the Title and the synopsis to carry out the dissertation work.
  • The Dissertation supervisor(s) shall be satisfied that the works has been completed and verify for plagiarism and issue a letter to that effect.
  • The Registrar Evaluation will send the Dissertation for evaluation to the examiner approved by the Dean.
  • On getting the satisfactory report in the prescribed format from external examiner Registrar evaluation shall inform the supervisor(s) to conduct oral examination.
  • If the external examiner recommends/suggests some correction the candidate shall incorporate the corrections/suggestion. If the external examiner rejects the dissertation for what so ever reasons cited, it shall be sent to another examiner for evaluation.
  • If the second examiner also rejects the Dissertation then in such a case the candidate will have to reregister for the Dissertation and carry out the work.
  • The supervisor(s) will fix the date of oral examination; after receiving the intimation from Registrar Evaluation and make an announcement.
  • The committee of examiners shall evaluate the Dissertation of the candidate on the basis of presentation of the report, originality of the contents therein, the oral presentation and oral examination.

 

About School of Nursing

The Nursing course at Dayananda Sagar University will equip the graduate nurse with the knowledge, skills and attitude to deliver high quality complex essential care patients. 
The institution endeavors to educate nurses in an appropriate learning environment, to be efficient and safe practitioners of international standards. The nursing students are trained to provide quality patient care based on our strong commitment towards education, practice, research, innovation and collaboration.

DSU offers the following Diploma and Under Graduate programs:

  • General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)
  • Basic B.Sc Nursing
  • Post Basic B.Sc Nursing

The undergraduate program prepares the students to be qualified nurses with adequate theoretical and clinical exposure by adopting modern teaching and learning methodologies. 
The Post Graduate program prepares the students to develop excellent skills in clinical areas, ensures confidence to work in challenging environment and also enable to work independently as advanced nurse practitioner or nurse researcher 
Throughout the course students will learn to practice person-centered nursing in a compassionate and respectful way that promotes dignity and well being. Graduate nurses will have developed the ability to act with professionalism and integrity, and work within agreed professional, ethical and legal frameworks and processes to maintain and improve standards of health care.

The following specialties are offered under Post Graduate program:

  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing

The program follows the annual system of examination as per the regulatory body regulations.

About Course

Course Duration Eligibility
B.Sc Nursing 4 Years
  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
  • Minimum education: 10+2 class passed with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board.
  • Student shall be medically fit.
  • Students appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by National Institute of Open School with 45% marks
  • Should pass in Entrance test conducted by University
P.B.B.Sc Nursing 2 Years
  • Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council.
  • A male nurse, trained before the implementation of the new integrated course besides being registered as a nurse with State Nurses Registration Council
  • Candidates shall be medically fit
  • Should pass in Entrance test conducted by University
M.Sc Nursing 2 Years
  • 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 / B.Sc. Hons. Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with Minimum of 55% aggregate marks.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Candidate shall be medically fit. 
  • 5% relaxation of marks for SC/ST candidates may be given
  • Should pass in Entrance test conducted by University

Dean's Message

Dayananda Sagar School of Nursing Sciences was established in the year 2002. The college is attached to Sagar Hospital – a multi specialty hospital within the campus for clinical practicum and Sagar Hospital in Tilak Nagar also. The program brings to focus the necessity to equip and canalize the knowledge, attitude and skills of the students effectively and efficiently to provide quality care to meet the needs of human kind. Students are exposed to challenging opportunities for rewarding careers and suitable positions globally.

Our faculty continues to grow in stature by contributing to evidence based practice and innovative methods of teaching. The program encompasses packages of liberal education (like Yoga, Fine Arts and Computer Science), educational tours and visits to different educational Institutions of the country and Health Agencies in National and International levels to widen their knowledge and experience.

Research Activities

Specialty No of Projects/Dissertations
Medical Surgical Nursing 13
Mental Health Nursing 07
Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing 15
Pediatric Nursing 13
Community Health Nursing 06
Total 54

Board of Studies:

Sl.No Name Institution Area of Specialization
Internal Members
1 Mrs. LaishramDebashini Devi Associate Professor, Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore - 560078 OBG Nursing
2 Mrs. Shofia Rani. R Assistant Professor, Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore - 560078 Community Health Nursing
External Members
1 Dr. Fatima D’silva Dean, Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing sciences, Nitte University, Panner, Deralakattee, Mangalore - 575022 Medical Surgical Nursing
2 Dr. Asha P. Shetty Dean, Yenepoya college of Nursing, Yenepoya University, Deralakattee, Mangalore - 575018 Child Health Nursing
3 Dr. Vijayalakshmi Principal, Vignesh College of Nursing, Kizhandkarai, Manalurpet Road, Thiruvannamalai - 606603 OBG Nursing
4 Dr. Lalitha HOD - Nursing Department, NIMHANS, Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560029 Mental Health Nursing
5 Dr. Juliet Sylvia Professor cum HOD, Sacred Heart College of Nursing, 4/235 College Road, Thasildar Nagar, Madurai - 625 020 Community Health Nursing
6 Dr. Madhumathi L E Principal, Vydehi college of Nursing, 82, EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bangalore -  560055 Medical Surgical Nursing
7 Mrs. Leena, M.Phil Principal, Baptist College of Nursing, 2nd Main Road, Ananda Nagar, Hebbal, Bellary Road, Bangalore - 560024 Community Health Nursing

Department Highlights:

Faculty centric

  • One faculty is pursuing PhD.
  • Organized free medical checkup in Konanakunte.
  • Staff development program is conducted every month.

Student centric

  • B.Sc, PB.B.Sc, and M.Sc nursing students have achieved cent percent result.
  • Celebration of various health related days like nurses’ day, world health day, cancer day, and breast feeding week..
  • Annual Cultural and sports competition is held every year as a part of SNA activity.
  • UG and PG students are carrying out research project in their final year.

Scheme

Calendar

PHYSICAL FACILITIES

Class Room Facilities: Nursing Department consists of very well furnished ,well ventilated with adequate lighting facilitated classrooms having provision with well planned seating, provision for utility of teaching aids with projector facility and provision for innovative teaching – learning facilities.

Library: Nursing Department has got fully furnished well planned library setting consisting books for all subjects, with ongoing scientific journals, Magazines and Health related books, having provision of Wi Fi connection to use internet facility for Students as well teachers for continuous upgrading knowledge

Labs: Nursing Department has well equipped labs for each concerned department having quality articles and equipments required for demonstration skills among which we have two full fledged mannequins for completing demonstration skills in the labs.

CLINICAL FACILITIES
Nursing students are sent for clinical exposure and skill gaining to its own multi specialty parent hospitals Sagar Hospitals, which are around 650 bed capacity, consists of all specialty as one of the leading best quality health care providers of the city having all the facilities and rendering service benefits. The students are also sent for clinical experience to different hospitals based on their needs and requirements to Government hospitals like Victoria, Vanivilas, Nimhans hospitals. The students are sent to Sri Krishna sevashrama charitable hospitals, Spandana group of hospitals, BGS global Hospital, Fortis hospital to gain required specialty exposure to train the students to acquire complete experience to prepare the students for professional expertise.

COMMUNITY FACILITIES
Nursing students are posted to gain Urban and Rural community health nursing exposure in Konankunte Primary health Centre and Yelchanahalli Primary Health Centre, respectively as per the permission obtained from Dept.of Health and Family Welfare.

STUDENT WELFARE ACTIVITIES
Nursing department has got its Student welfare wing which consists of organized body known as Student Nurses Association, in which it organizes cultural events and participation in National and State meet and conferences aiding students to exhibit and encourage inculcating talents. Department has medical checkup organized for every student year wise annually providing required referral medical facilities for its students. The students enjoy extracurricular activities organized by the college as short trip outing programs, picnics and participation in all the extravagant events inside the DSI campus.