Your Career After Completion Of Nursing
Nursing, as a career, has always been in demand. Now with more and more private hospitals and nursing homes coming up, the demand for trained nurses has increased manifold. Playing a significant role in the healthcare profession, nurses shoulder a wide variety of responsibilities. Right from taking bedside care of patients to administrating medicines to maintaining day-to-day records of patients to arranging medical equipment – a host of duties are performed by nurses. Now when it comes to courses, wide varieties of options are available for nursing aspirants.
Different types of nursing courses:
In India, various Universities and medical colleges provide diploma (ANM / GNM), graduate (B.Sc / PBBSc ) and postgraduate ( M.Sc) nursing courses. Besides, many institutes offer various midwifery courses.
In order to pursue higher studies or M.Sc in nursing, candidates should have a B.Sc in nursing degree with the requisite marks. While studying M.Sc in nursing, they can specialize in the following areas:
- Medical Surgical Nursing
- Paediatric Nursing
- Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing
- Psychiatric Nursing
- Community Medicine
After qualifying with a B.Sc or M.Sc in nursing, candidates can work in the following domains:
•Staff Nurse – Offers direct patient care to one person or a team of individuals.
•Assistant Nursing Superintendent/Department Supervisor.
•Deputy Nursing Superintendent
•Nursing Supervisor or Ward Sister
•Director of Nursing
•Teacher of Nursing
•Community Health Nurse (CHN)
•Nursing Service Administrators.
•Nursing Service overseas