Nursing Health Education

Nurses are the actual caretakers of patients when a patient goes to a hospital or any health care center for treatment. They take care every little problem a patient faces at the time of going under treatment in the absence of a doctor therefore, it's inevitable to be well qualified and well trained before zeroing on this profession.

Nursing health education is the study of theoretical and practical aspects of various roles and responsibilities of a nurse and the training how to take care and give medication to those are admitted in medical for the sake of treatment. This education provides hands on training to students by a faculty comprising experienced doctors and nurses from different specializations with a purpose to groom them.

In India, in 1948, the Indian Nursing Council (INC) came into existence in order to control and check the quality nursing helth education in the country. It's an authorized body under the Government of India to regulate and provide nursing education degrees who can successfully complete the course. In India, the following nursing education programs are available in both Government and private medical colleges in different specializations.

  • BSc Nursing
  • MSc in Nursing
  • General Nursing and Midwifery (GNW)
  • Female Health Supervisor - training (HV or MPHS-F)
  • MPhil in Nursing
  • PhD in Nursing
  • Multi Purpose Health Worker Female-training (ANM or MPHW-F)

Nursing Health and Environment

Nursing education are provided in leading nursing education centers throughout the country and the duration of these course varies from one year to four years depends upon the course one chose for him or her. In order to take admission in these courses, one should complete his or her twelfth standard education and should have 17 years of age at the time of application. One should be medically fit in order to take admission in any of the above programs.

Top Colleges and Universities

India is the hub of Nursing education with hundreds of medical colleges and universities are offering bachelor in nursing and advance nursing degrees in different specializations for aspiring medical professionals. The following schools and colleges are the front runners in providing nursing education in India.
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital School Of Nursing
  • College of Nursing - All India Institute of Medical Science
  • Faculty of Nursing, Jamia Hamdard University
  • St. Stephen's Hospital School of Nursing
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital School of Nursing
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