Objectives of Nursing

1. Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioural sciences, medicines including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.

2. Demonstrate understanding of lifestyle and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.

3. Provide Nursing Care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.

4. Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.

5. Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.

6. Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in live with national health policies and programmes.

7. Practice within the framework of code of eithics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.

8. Communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal skills and team work.

9. Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical community health settings.

10. Participate effectively with individuals and groups and members of the health team in health care delivery systems.

11. Demonstrate leadership and mangerial skills in clinical community health settings.

12. Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.