nursing college

Apollo College of Nursing is recognised by the Govt & Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada and Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi

Philosophy 

Health is a state of well-being that enables a person to lead a psychologically, socially and economically productive life. Health is a right of all the people. Individuals, families and communities have a responsibility towards maintaining their health.

Nursing contributes to the health services in a vital and significant way in the health care delivery system. It recognizes national health goals and is committed to participate in he implementation of National health policies and programmes. It aims at identifying health needs of the people, planning and providing quality care in collaboration with other health professionals and community groups.

Scope of nursing practice encompasses provision of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of care to people across their life span in wide variety of health care settings practice of nursing is based upon application of basic concepts and principles derived from the physical, biological and behavioural sciences, medicine and nursing.

Nursing is based on values of caring, and aims to help individuals to attain independence in self-care. It necessitates development of compassion and understanding of human behaviour among its practitioners to provide care with respect and dignity and protect the rights of individuals & groups.

Undergraduate nursing program is broad based education within an academic framework specifically directed to the development of critical thinking skills, competencies & standards required for practice of professional nursing and midwifery as envisaged in National Health Policy 2002.

The teachers have the responsibility to be role models and create learning environment that enables students to acquire inquiry driven, self directed learning and foster an attitude of life long learning

Under graduate nursing education program prepares its graduates to become exemplary citizen by adhering to code of ethics and professional conduct at all times in fulfilling personal, social and professional obligations so as to respond to national aspirations.

The aim of the under graduate nursing program is to

  • Prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.
  • Prepare nurses who can make dependent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical/ public health setting.

On completion of the four year B.Sc Nursing program the graduate will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological, and behavioural sciences, medicine including alternative systems ad nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programmes.
  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical / community health settings.
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings.
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest, and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.

1st Year
Course of instruction

S.No.
Subject
Theory (in hrs) (class & Lab)
Practical (in hrs) (clinical)
(In hrs)
1*English
60
  
2Anatomy
60
  
3Physiology
60
  
4Nutrition
60
  
5Biochemistry
30
  
6Nursing Foundations
265+200
450
 
7Psychology
60
  
8Microbiology
60
  
9Introduction o Computers
45030
  
10**Hindi/Regional language   
11Library work / self study  
50
12Co-curricular activities  
50
 
Total Hours
930
450
100
 
Total Hours = 1480 hrs
   

 

**  Optional 2nd Year

 
 
S.No.
Subject
Theory (in hrs) (class & Lab)
Practical (in hrs) (clinical)
(In hrs)
1Sociology
60
  
2Pharmacology
45
  
3Pathology
30
  
4Genetics
15
  
5
Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics)-I
210
720
 
6Community Health Nursing-I
90
135
 
7Communication and Educational Technology
60+30
  
8Library work / Self Study  
50
9Co-curricular activities  
35
 
Total Hours
540
855
85
 
Total Hours = 1480 Hrs
   

 

3rd Year

S.No.
Subject
Theory (in hrs) (class & Lab)
Practical (in hrs) (clinical)
(In hrs)
1
Medical-Surgical Nursing (Adult including geriatrics)-II
120
270
 
2Child Health Nursing
90
270
 
3Mental Health Nursing
90
270
 
4Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
90
180
 
5
Library work / self study
  
50
6Co-curricular activities  
50
7Communication and Educational Technology
60+30
  
8Library work / Self Study  
50
 
Total Hours
390
990
100
 
Total Hours = 1480 hrs
   
  


4th Year

S.No.
Subject
Theory (in hrs) (class & Lab)
Practical (in hrs) (clinical)
(In hrs)
1
Midwifery and Obstetrical nursing
 
180
 
2Community health Nursing-II
90
135
 
3Nursing Research & Statistics
45
*
 
4Management of Nursing Services and education
60+30
180
 
 
Total Hours
225
315
 
 
Total Hours = 540 hrs
   


Project work to be carried out during internship.

Practical = 30 hours per week

Intern-Ship (Integrated Practice)

S.No.
Subject
Theory (in hrs) (class & Lab)
Practical (in hrs) (clinical)
(In hrs)
1
Midwifery and Obstetrical nursing
 
240
5
2Community Health Nursing-II 
195
4
3Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult and geriatric) 
430
9
4Child health 
145
3
5
Mental Health
 
95
2
6
Research Project
 
45
1
 
Total Hours
 
1150
24
 
Total :  1690 Hours
   

 

Note :

  • Internship means 8 hours of integrated clinical duties in which 2 weeks of evening and nightshift duties are included
  • Internship should be carried out as 8 hours per day @48 hours per week
  • Students during internship will be supervised by nursing teachers
  • Fourth year final examination to be held only after completing internship.

 

S.No
Name of the Teacher / Tutor
Designation
1
Ms.Onila Salins
Principal
2
Mrs.Vasundhara Tulasi
Professor (Vice Principal)
3
Mrs.Melba D'souza
Professor
4
Mrs.Jyothi Prince
Asst.Professor
5
Mr.Baskar
Asst.Professor
6
Mrs.Sonia Maria
Asst.Professor
7
Mr.Arun R
Asst.Professor
8
Ms.Bala Laxmi
 
9
Mrs.Sonali sharma
Lecturer
10
Mrs.Devi Priya
Lecturer
11
Ms.Nirmala Florence
Lecturer
12
Mrs.Sarah Fernando
Asst.Lecturer
13
Shobana Sutale
Asst.Lecturer
14
Ms.G.Kanthi Mani
Asst.Lecturer
15
Ms.Libymol Thomas
Asst.Lecturer
16
Ms.S.Sunitha
Asst.Lecturer
17
Ms.Deepthi S
Asst.Lecturer
18
Ms.Vairam
Asst.Lecturer
19
Ms.L.Panthoi
Asst.Lecturer
20
Ms.Rajee George
Asst.Lecturer
21
Ms.Anu Sebastian
Asst.Lecturer
22
Ms.suhasini K
Asst.Lecturer
23
Ms.Lekshmi Krishna
Asst.Lecturer
24
Ms.Manju Joseph
Asst.Lecturer
25
Ms.Mareena Jose
Asst.Lecturer
26
Ms.Lenova Leroy
Asst.Lecturer
27
Ms.Sanjeetha Devi
Asst.Lecturer
28
Ms.Vidya R Nair
Asst.Lecturer
29
Ms.Sigi simon
Asst.Lecturer
30
Ms.Arut Selvi
Asst.Lecturer
31
Ms.P.Aruna Jyothi
Asst.Lecturer
 PART TIME FACULTY 
33
Mrs. Bernice Ebenezer
Lecturer
34
Dr.A.M.Mungikar
Professor
35
Ms.V.Sharada
Lecturer
36
Mrs.Jaya Bhargavi
Lecturer
37
Dr.Sreelatha
Professor
38
Dr.Phebe
Lecturer
39
Ms.Ashwini
Lecturer
40
Dr.Y.V.Rajasekhar Reddy
Professor
41
Dr.Habeeb Ghatala
Professor
42
Dr.Phebe
Lecturer
43
Dr.P.S.Reddy
Lecturer
44
Dr.Uma
Professor
45
Dr.Y.V.Rajasekhar Reddy
Professor

Apollo College of Nursing

Apollo Hospitals
Jubilee Hills
Hyderabad – 500033
Tel: 91-40-23607777/ 23548888
Toll Free: 1600331066. Fax: 23608050
Email: info@apolloiha.ac.in
website:www.apollohealthcity.com

Admission Requirements & Duration
  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years on or before 21st December of the year of admission.
  • The minimum educational requirements shall be passing of :

Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (12 years course)
Or
Senior School Certificate Examination (10+2), pre-degree Examination (10+2)
Or
An equivalent with 12 years schooling from a recognized board or university with Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) and English with minimum of 50% aggregate marks (PCBE)

Candidate shall be medically fit

Entrance / Selection test

Selection of the candidates should be based on the marks obtained in optional subjects in the Intermediate or Equivalent Examination.

Duration

Duration of the course shall be four years.

Vacation

8 weeks vacation shall be given in each year.

Duration

Course duration

4 years

Weeks available per year
52 weeks
Vacation
8 weeks
Gazetted holidation
3 weeks
Examination (including preparatory
4 weeks
Available weeks

37 weeks

Hours per week

40

Practical

30 hours per week

Theory

10 hours per week

Internship practical
48 hours per week
Hours available per academic year

1480 (37 weeks x 40 hours)

 

Scheme Of Examination

1st Year

S.No
Subject
Hours
Internal
External
Total

Theory

1

Anatomy & Physiology
3
25
75
100

2

Nutrition and Biochemistry
3
25
75
100
3Nursing Foundations
3
25
75
100
4Psychology
3
25
75
100
5Microbiology
3
25
75
100
6English
3
25
75
100
7Introduction to Computer 
25
75
100
 Practical and Viva Voce    
1Nursing Foundations 
100
100
200

2nd Year

S.No
Subject
Hours
Internal
External
Total

Theory

8

Sociology
3
25
75
100

9

Medical Surgical Nursing-I
3
25
75
100
10Pharmacology, Pathology, genetics
3
25
75
100
11Community Health Nursing-I
3
25
75
100
12Communication and Educational Technology
3
25
75
100
 
Practical and Viva Voce
    
2
Medical Surgical Nursing-I
 
100
100
200

3rd Year

S.No
Subject
Hours
Internal
External
Total

Theory

13

Medical Surgical Nursing-II
3
25
75
100

14

Child Health Nursing
3
25
75
100
15Mental health Nursing
3
25
75
100
 
Practical and Viva Voce
    
3Medical Surgical Nursing-II 
50
50
100
4Child Health Nursing 
50
50
100
5Mental Health Nursing 
50
50
100

4th Year

S.No
Subject
Hours
Internal
External
Total

Theory

16

Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
3
25
75
100

17

Community Health Nursing-II
3
25
75
100
18Nursing Research & Statistics
3
25
75
100
19Management of Nursing Services and education
3
25
75
100
 
Practical and Viva Voce
    
6Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing
3
50
50
100
7Community Health Nursing
3
50
50
100
Scheme Of Examination Note

Note :

  • Anatomy and Physiology-Question paper will consist of Section A Anatomy of 37 marks and B Physiology should be of 38 marks.
  • Nutrition and Biochemistry and Question paper will consist of Section A Nutrition of 45 marks and Section B of Biochemistry of 30 marks
  • Pharmacology, genetics, pathology : Section A of Pharmacology with 38 marks, Section B of Pathology of 25 and Genetics with 12 marks
  • Nursing Research & Statistics : Nursing Research should be of 50marks and Statistics of 25 marks
  • Minimum pass marks shall be 40% for English only
  • Theory and Practical exams for Introduction to computer to be conducted as College exam and marks to be sent to the University for inclusion in the marks sheet.
  • Minimum pass marks shall be 50% in each of the Theory and practical papers separately.
  • A candidate must have minimum of 80% attendance (irrespective of the kind of absence) in theory and practical in each subject for appearing for examination.
  • A candidate must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before award of degree.
  • A candidate has to pass in theory and practical exam separately in each of the paper
    If a candidate fails in either theory or practical paper he/she has to re-appear for both he papers (Theory and practical)
  • Maximum number of attempts permitted for ach paper is 3 including first attempt
  • A candidate failing in more than two subjects will not be promoted to the next year.
  • Candidate shall not be admitted to the subsequent higher examination unless the candidate has passed the previous examination.
  • The maximum period to complete the course successfully should not exceed 8 years.
  • Maximum number of candidates for practical examination should not exceed 20 per day.
  • All practical examinations must be held in the respective clinical areas.
  • One internal and one external examiners should jointly conduct practical examination for each student.
  • An examiner should be a lecturer or above in a college of nursing with M.Sc (N) in concerned subject and minimum of 3 ears of teaching experience. To be an examiner for nursing foundations course faculty having M.Sc (N) with any specialty shall be considered.

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