About Us


The College of Nursing, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital (GTBH) – University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) was established in the year 1994. G.T.B. Hospital is an approx.1500 bedded hospital situated in Dilshad Garden, Delhi and is one of the biggest hospitals in Delhi. This is a tertiary care hospital attached to the University College of Medical Science Delhi University. This hospital also receives large number of patients from the adjoining states, besides Delhi & NCT Region.

The Florence Nightingale College of Nursing offers one course “Diploma in General nursing and Midwifery (Diploma in GNM)” With Three year of duration and affiliated by Indian Nursing Council, Delhi Nursing Council.

  • We believe that the basic course in Nursing is a formal training which is based on sound educational principles.
  • Recognizing the fact that Nursing is a profession influenced by advances in science and technology, it is essential to have a sound basic foundation in education, scientific principles and communication skills.
  • We believe in the importance of clinical work/ field work in establishing a very good rapport between the nurse and the patient and believe that substantial portion of student’s learning experience should be acquired in clinical field/ community areas under supervision.
  • We believe that nursing is an integral part of Health Services to every individual, family and society and as such we recognize Nursing as a pious profession.
  • We recognize Nursing as a practicing profession interdependent on allied profession and occupation for promoting, restoring, maintaining health and preventing diseases.
  • We believe in developing a deep sense of pride among students, in the pious profession so as to enable them to further professional growth.
  • We believe that this course lays the basic foundation for nursing practice and on it depends further professional education and continuous development of student as responsible members of the Society and citizens of the country.

The Diploma Course in General nursing and Midwifery (GNM) is geared to the health needs of the individual, family, community and the country at large.

The aims of the Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery programme are:

  • To prepare nurses with a sound educational programme in nursing, to enable them to function as efficient members of the health team with the competencies for first level position in all kinds of health care setting.
  • To help nurses develop an ability to co-operate and co-ordinate with members of the health team in the prevention of disease, promotion of the health and rehabilitation of the sick.
  • To help nurses in their personal and professional development, so that they are able to make maximum contribution to the society as useful and productive individuals, citizens as well as efficient nurses.
  • To serve as a base for further professional education and specialization in nursing.
  • To prepare nurses to keep pace with latest professional and technological developments and use these for providing nursing care services.

The nurse on completion of this course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in providing health care to individual, sick or well, through nursing process:-
    • Assess the nursing needs of clients from birth to death.
    • Plan and carry out appropriate action to meet nursing needs.
    • Provide effective nursing care for maintaining best possible level of health in all aspects.
    • Promote self-care in people under their care.
    • Apply problem solving techniques in nursing practice.
    • Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care.
  • Apply knowledge from the humanities, biological and behavioral science in functioning as a nurse.
  • Function effectively with members of the health team and community applying the knowledge of human relations and communication skills in her work.