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Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)

Dr. Jeyasekharan Medical Trust, School of Nursing was started in the year 2001 with an annual intake of 15 students for General Nursing & Midwifery course.  In the year 2002 the intake of students was increased from 15 to 20.  The duration of the course was 3 years till 2006 and from 2007 onwards the duration of this course is 3 ½ years.  Several batches of students have succeNSTU2499 sonssfully completed their course and are now working in different parts of India and abroad.  We now have 3 batches of students.  In the first batch one of our students have secured Third Rank in the Board Examination of the State Level.

This course is recognised by Tamil Nadu Government

Duration: 3 ½ years

First year

I. Biological ScienceNSTU2605 son

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology

II. Behavioural Science

  • Psychology
  • Sociology

III. Fundamentals of Nursing

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • First Aid
  • Personal Hygiene

IV. Community Health Nursing

  • Community Health Nursing- I
  • Environmental Hygiene
  • Health Education & Communication skills
  • Nutrition

V. English

Second Year
I. Medical Surgical Nursing – I (Including Pharmacology)
II. Medical Surgical Nursing II (Specialties)
III. Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing
IV. Computer Education

Third Year
I. Midwifery and Gynaecology / Advanced Psychiatric Nursing
II. Community Health Nursing – II
III. Paediatric Nursing

Internship Period
I. Educational Methods & Media for teaching in practice of Nursing
II. Introduction to Research
III. Professional Trends & Adjustment
IV. Administrational and ward management
V. Health Economics

Annual theory and practical examinations will be conducted at the end of each year by the Government Board for Nursing Education.