The department of Nursing Foundation is considered as one of the basic and most important departments of undergraduate and diploma nursing students to develop clinical skills. Comprehensive nursing cares to the patients are practiced here before they are exposed to real hospital situations.Clinical services provided including basic nursing care to patients in different settings such as medical, surgical, Orthopaedics, Laboratory & Injection room are taught here.

Aim

The nursing foundation experience in undergraduate course enables the student to acquire knowledge with application of scientific principles, develop an attitude that involves integration of ethics and professionalism in carrying out nursing procedures in ideal situations promoting competency for safe and efficient patient care.

Objectives

  • To ensure that the students acquire excellent theoretical knowledge and skills on principles and practice of nursing with emphasis on delivery of comprehensive nursing care by using nursing process.
  • To enable the students to gain adequate knowledge regarding basic procedures relevant to the basic nursing care
  • Provide hands-on training to the students.
  • Participates as a member of health team in preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services in the health care delivery system.
  • To develop effective professional communication skills and maintain good interpersonal relationship with patients, family members and other health team workers.