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Community Nursing – Course Structure

FIRST YEAR: SEMESTER 1

COURSE CODE 
COURSE TITLE  
CREDITS
T
P
CR
RGN 111 Anatomy & Physiology 1
3
3
RGN 112 Basic Nursing
2
6
3
MIP 111 Microbiology & Infection Prevention/Control
2
2
TCM 111 Therapeutic Communication
2
6
3
ADJ 111 Professional Adjustment in Nursing
2
2
NMI 111 Nursing and Midwifery Informatics
1
6
2
Total
15
Vacation Practicum 1 (General Nursing)
18
3

FIRST YEAR: SEMESTER 2

COURSE CODE  COURSE TITLE 
CREDITS
T
P
CR
RCN 121 Anatomy and Physiology II
3
3
RCN 122 Personal and Environmental Health
2
2
RCN 123 Principles and Practice of Community Nursing and Administration I
2
6
3
FED 121 First Aid, Emergency and Disaster Management
3
6
3
STA 121 Statistics
2
3
PNM 121 Introductory Psychology
2
2
Total
15
Vacation Practicum II (Community Nursing) 
18
3

 SECOND YEAR: SEMESTER 1

COURSE CODE  COURSE TITLE 
CREDITS
T
P
CR
RCN 211 Anatomy and Physiology III
2
2
RCN 212 Principles and Practice of Community Nursing and Administration II
2
6
3
RCN 213 Principles of Disease Management and Control I
3
3
RCN 214 Medical Nursing
2
6
3
RCN 215 Surgical Nursing
2
6
3
RCN 216 Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Pharmacovigilance
3
3
Total
17
Vacation Practicum III (General Nursing)
18
3

SECOND YEAR: SEMESTER 2

COURSE CODE  COURSE TITLE 
CREDITS
T
P
CR
RCN 221 Principles and Practices of Community Nursing and Administration III
2
6
3
RCN 222 Principles of Disease Management and Control II
2
6
3
RCN 223 Health Promotion
2
6
3
RCN 224 Sociology and Traditional Medicine
3
3
NTD 211 Nutrition and Dietetics
2
2
RES 221 Research Methods
3
3
Total
17
Vacation Practicum IV (Community Nursing)
18
3

THIRD YEAR: SEMESTER 1

COURSE CODE  COURSE TITLE 
CREDITS
T
P
CR
RCN 311 Obstetric Nursing
2
6
3
RCN 312 Family Planning
2
6
3
RCN 313 Family Centred Care Study
1
12
3
RCN 314 Primary Eye Care and Oral Health
2
6
3
RCN 315 Community-Based Rehabilitation
1
6
3
RCN 316 Principles of Disease Management and Control III
2
6
3
Total
17
Vacation Practicum V (Community Nursing) 
18
3

THIRD YEAR: SEMESTER 2

COURSE CODE  COURSE TITLE 
CREDITS
T
P
CR
RCN 321 Occupational health
2
6
3
RCN 322 Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
2
2
RCN 323 Gerontology and Home Nursing
3
3
SCM 311 Supply Chain Management
1
6
2
RSE 321 Relationship Marketing Strategy and Entrepreneurship
3
3
PSN 321 Psychiatric Nursing
2
6
3
Total
16
Vacation Practicum IV

SUMMARY OF CREDIT LOAD PER SEMESTER

YEAR
SEMESTER ONE
SEMESTER TWO
TOTAL NO. OF CREDITS
1
15
15
30
2
17
17
34
3
17
16
33
97

INTRA-SEMESTER AND VACATION PRACTICUM

YEAR
SEMESTER ONE
SEMESTER TWO
TOTAL NO. OF CREDITS
1
18
18
36
2
18
18
36
3
18
18
90