About Us

Introduction

Florence Nightingale College of Nursing, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital (GTBH) was established in the year 1994 to provide GNM course, which is upgraded to provide B.Sc. Nursing course w. e. f 2019-20 with the approval of Dept. of H&FW, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Indian Nursing Council and Delhi Nursing Council. The institution is financially controlled by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi and academically controlled by University of Delhi.


Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital is a multi specialty tertiary care Hospital with 1500 beds, situated in Dilshad Garden, Delhi & associated with University College of Medical Science affiliated to University of Delhi, Diabetic Endocrinology and Metabolic Centre (DEM) with 40 beds, Delhi State Cancer Institute (DSCI) with 102 beds & Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital with 650 beds. These clinical areas shall be utilized for imparting practical training to the nursing students.


B.Sc. Nursing course extend over a period of four years with eight semesters inclusive of internship. The institute has planned curriculum to provide breadth of knowledge and skills in varied nursing situations to enable the young women to become professional Nurses to provide comprehensive nursing care in various level of health care settings. The college provides opportunities to each student to integrate and utilize knowledge and skills from the various bio-psycho-social fields of learning necessary in the practice of nursing.


Subjects of the course include: Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Nursing foundation, Nutrition & Biochemistry, Psychology, Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Educational Technology, Computers & Communication Skill, Obstetrical Nursing, Child health Nursing, Psychiatry & Mental Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Sociology, Research & Statistics, Management of Nursing Services & Education and Research Project.


Students have Practical experience both in hospital and community settings. University examinations are held at the end of each semester. However, internal assessment is done continuously throughout the academic session by conducting term tests, seminars, assignments, projects, log book, patient assignments other reports etc.


PHILOSOPHY

We believe that:-

  • 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 the implementation of National Health policies and program. 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 behavioral 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 understating of human behavior 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.
  • 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.

AIMS

The B.Sc. Nursing is geared to the health needs of the individual, family, community and the country at large.

The aims of the B.Sc. Nursing course are:

  • To provide broad base education for preparation of nursing personnel at basic and advanced levels, who can function in wide variety of health care setting and make their distinctive contribution in all branches of nursing for promotion of health, prevention of disease, care during illness and maintenance of positive health.
  • To prepare a corps of well qualified nurses for leadership position to assume responsibilities in nursing and to do pioneer wok of creative nature for the development of human & scientific health care system.
  • 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 prepare nurses to keep pace with latest professional and technological developments and use these for providing nursing care services.

OBJECTIVES

The graduate nurse on completion of B.Sc. Nursing course will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from the humanities, biological and behavioral science in functioning as a nurse.
  • 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.
  • Function effectively with members of the health team and community applying the knowledge of human relations and communication skills in her work.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decision in all situations in order to provide quality care.
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.
  • Demonstrate awareness interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.