Generic BS Nursing 4 Years

Generic BSN ( 04 years Degree Program)

  • Qualification:  a.    Matric Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology as compulsory subjects) b.    FSc (Pre-Medical) with 50% marks minimum (Physics, Chemistry & Biology as compulsory subjects) ·
    Age Limit: 14-35 years ·
  • Gender Ratio: Open merit

Generic BSN is a four year degree program affiliated with Pakistan Nursing Council, Islamabad and Riphah International University Islamabad. It is divided into 8 semesters leading to the eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse and simultaneous attainment of a bachelor’s degree in nursing. It is designed to prepare knowledgeable and clinically competent professional nurses.

The framework of Generic BS Nursing education is based on the competency model. PNC Curriculum for Generic BSN is followed which is developed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and recommended by Riphah International University Islamabad Pakistan.

CURRICULUM FOR BSc NURSING PROGRAM (04 YEARS)

YEAR1, SEMESTER I
S # Course Title Theory Clinical Skills/Lab Credit
1 Fundamental of Nursing-I 2.00 0 2.00 4.00
2 Microbiology 2.50 0 0.50 3.00
3 Anatomy and Physiology-I 3.00 0 0 3.00
4 Biochemistry for nurses 2.00 0 1.00 3.00
5 English – I 2.00 0 0 2.00
6 Computer Skills 0 0 1.00 1.00
TOTAL 11.50 0 4.5 16.00
YEAR1, SEMESTER II
S # Course Title Theory Clinical Skills/Lab Credit
1 Fundamental of Nursing-II 2.00 1.00 1.00 4.00
2 Anatomy and Physiology-II 3.00 0 0 3.00
3 Community Health Nursing Nursing-I 2.00 1.00 0 3.00
4 Applied Nutrition 1.00 0 0 1.00
5 English – II 2.00 0 0 2.00
6 Islamiat * 2.00 0 0 2.00
7 Pak. Studies * 2.00 0 0 2.00
14.00 2.00 1.00 17.00

Year 2, Semester III

S # Course Title Theory Clinical Skills/Lab Credit
1 Adult Health Nursing-I 4.00 3.00 1.00 8.00
2 Pathophysiology-I 1.75

0

0.25 2.00
3 Health Assessment – I 1.00

0

1.00 2.00
4 Pharmacology – I 2.00

0

0

2.00
5 Mathematics 1.00

0

0

1.00
6 English – III 2.00

0

0

2.00
11.75 3.00 2.25 17.00
YEAR 2, SEMESTER IV
S # Course Title Theory Clinical Skills/Lab Credit
1 Adult Health Nursing-II 4.00

3.00

1.00

8.00
2 Pathophysiology-II 2.75

0

0.25

3.00
3 Health Assessment – II 1.00

0

1.00

2.00
4 Developmental Psychology 2.00

0

0

2.00
5 Pharmacology – II 2.00

0

0

2.00
6 English – IV 2.00

0

0

2.00
7 Nursing Ethics 1.00

0

0

1.00
TOTAL 14.75 3.00 2.25 20.00
YEAR 3, SEMESTER V
S # Course Title Theory Clinical Skills/Lab Credit

1

Pediatrics Health Nursing 3.00 3.00 1.00 7.00

2

Community Health Nursing – II 2.50 2.50 1.00 6.00

3

Teaching / Learning: Principles

and Practices

3.00

0

0

3.00

4

English-V 2.00

0

0

2.00

TOTAL 10.5

5.5

2.00

18.00
YEAR 3, SEMESTER VI
S # Course Title Theory Clinical Skills/Lab Credit
1 Mental Health Nursing

3.00

3.00

0

6.00

2 Introduction to Biostatics

2.50

0

0.50

3.00

3 Behavioral Psychology

3.00

0

0

3.00

4 Epidemiology

2.00

0

0

2.00

5 English – VI

2.00

0

0

2.00

6 Culture, Health and Society

2.00

0

0

2.00

14.5 3.00 0.5 18.00
YEAR 4, SEMESTER VII
S # Course Title Theory Clinical Skills/Lab Credit

1

Critical Care Nursing 2.50 4.00 0.50 7.00

2

Introduction to Nursing Theories 2.00 0 0 2.00

3

Leadership and Management in

Nursing

2.00 1.00 0 3.00

4

Nursing Research 3.00 0 0 3.00

5

English – VII 2.00 0 0 2.00
TOTAL 11.5 5 0.5 17.00
YEAR 4, SEMESTER VIII
S# Course Title Theory Clinical

Skills/Lab

Credit
1

 

Community Health Nursing – III 2.00 3.00

0

5.00
2 Nursing Seminar / Role Transition 2.00 0

0

2.00
3 Clinical Practicum 0 4.00 1.00 5.00

TOTAL

4.00 7.00 1.00 12.00