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PCL Nursing

PCL Nursing
Affiliation CTEVT
Level Intermediate or Plus 2
Faculty Nursing
Duration 3 years and 0 months
System Yearly Exam

​Introduction

This PCL Nursing course aims to prepare the first level of professional nursing manpower who could provide nursing care either at community or institutional level with their professional skills and attitude learnt in class. Besides they can take the leadership role in managing client care in the hospital as well as in the community settings.

Objectives of the program

The general purpose of the basic nursing educational program is to prepare a competent and self reliant nurse who will be able to care for individuals, groups and communities according to the principles of primary health care.

Upon completion of the program the graduate will:

  1. Utilize a sound knowledge base in giving care to well and sick individuals, families and communities.
  2. Perform preventive and therapeutic measures directed toward promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
  3. Utilize communication skills effectively with individuals and groups in a variety of settings.
  4. Utilize the nursing process in providing and improving health care.
  5. Assume leadership for planning, directing and evaluating care given by health workers.
  6. Teach and supervise individuals, families and groups including health care workers.
  7. Collaborate with multi-sectoral groups to develop a healthful environment, including safe drinking water, sanitation and other basic needs of the community.
  8. Mobilize the community to participate in the activities of the village health post.
  9. Demonstrate a positive attitude and respect for cultural values in working to meet needs and solve problems.
  10. Continue to seek new knowledge for personal and professional growth.

These overall objectives are used in each year to create specific objectives which guide the learning experiences from simple to complex.

Admission criteria

To fulfill the entry level requirement for admission, candidates must have passed the school leaving certificate (SLC) with second division in aggregate, and a pass in the entrance examination conducted by CTEVT.

Entrance

A three hours entrance examination will be held for one comprehensive paper (50 marks each for English, Math and Science). The questions will be of multiple choices. Candidates must pass the entrance examination and the selection will be based on the merit list in the descending order.