Scientific and technological advancements have created complexity in the field of nursing necessitating advanced educational preparation. To keep pace with the tremendous progress in Medical Science and to meet changing health care needs specialization and research are essential in nursing science. Hence post graduations in the following specialties are required:
The Faculty of Nursing believes that Nursing, as a health science require prompt updating of knowledge and skills in the areas of clinical specialty to render quality services and maintain collaboration with other health professionals.
Postgraduate programme prepare nurses to assume leadership positions in Nursing and allied health fields as specialists, practitioners, consultants, educators, counselors, administrators and researchers in a variety of settings in meeting the health care priorities and the changing needs of the society.
It encourages accountability and commitment in continuing education and also contributes to the body of knowledge in nursing through guided and independent research studies and facilitates evidence – based practice. It fosters decision making, critical thinking and creative work.
Aim of the postgraduate programme in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, Consultants, Educators, Researchers and Administrators in a wide variety of professional settings.
On completion of the 2 year M.Sc Nursing programme, the graduates will be able to:-