Course Description:

This course enhances the knowledge and skills required for advanced nursing practice in community settings. It will help the learner to develop his/her ability to work with communities by utilizing nursing process and epidemiological concepts.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course the learners will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the role of the community health nurse as a practitioner, researcher, educator and manager while participating in the health care of the community.

2. Participate in planning, implementing, and evaluating the Health / Developmental project with the community.

3. Utilize the concepts of Primary Health Care, Health Promotion, Epidemiology and Planning cycle in health/ development project in community setting.

Assessment Criteria:

 1.Midterm exam 30%

2. Field project ( Group) Paper 30% Presentation 10%

3. Final exam 30%

4. Clinical Performance Pass/Fail



BS Nursing Four Years Program

Placement                               : Year-IV, Semester-VIII
Title                                        : CLINICAL PRACTICUM
 Credit Hours                          : 5 CH
 Faculty                                   : Mr. M Yousuf Bhatti

Course starting:                      9-8-2021

Course end:                              6-8-2021
Course ID:                                NU 238


Course Description:

This course will enable learners to review and integrate previously learned concepts in the various clinical setting. It will prepare learners for the beginning practice of professional nursing in a variety of clinical settings. It responds to the needs of society by helping persons, families, and communities through therapeutic nursing care, which encompasses health teaching, health maintenance, and health promotion. The learner uses clinical judgment to assist clients in achieving optimal health and adapting to altered states of health.


Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, learners will be able to


1. Prepare for role transition to bedside nurse.

2. Utilize learned concepts in a clinical setting.

3. Enhance the Clinical practice which provides the opportunity for students to become skilful through implementing theoretical knowledge into practical situation.

4. Develop professional growth and advancement through acquired knowledge and experience.

5. Augment continuous personal growth and development.


Teaching learning strategies

PBL (Problem Based Learning), group discussions, presentation.


Evaluation Criteria





Paper writing






Problem solving tutorial  





Guideline for scholarly paper

Total marks.

Ø  Select appropriate issue / problem

Ø  Provide abstract of yours issue.

Ø  Explain why you choose this issue

Ø  Explain the major causes of the issue

Ø  Analysis with literature

Ø  Discuss the consequences of the issue

Ø  Provide best solutions/interventions based on epidemiology research based articles.

Ø   Provide your recommendations to eliminate the issue.

Ø  Strict with APA and grammar


Title of course:English 

Course code: EN -257

Institute: ICoNM 

Course coordinator: Ms. Syeda Uzma

Mode of study : face to face/online.

Duration: 18 weeks.

Campus /Location :Online-ICoNM 

Total credit hours: 2hrs .

Accredited by:DUHS

Date of commencement of course:25th Jan ,2021

Date of  Evaluation /Review:


This course is designed to provide guidelines to the learners for writing publishable articles ,to enhance their public speaking skills. 

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1.     write research articles..

2.     write good quality abstracts.

3.     deliever the content using effective strategies.

4.     Show confidence on English spoken .

5.     Gain awareness and insight regarding importance of English as an effective tool for communication in daily and professional life

Eligibility Criteria : N.A

Course requirements ,Rules & regulations:

It is mandatory for the students to have 90% attendance ,to submit all the completed assignments before due date & to appear in all the CATs .

YEAR-4 Semester VIII




3. English VIII


    Internal Evaluation


Evaluation Criteria


Research Writing






Assignment( Smash Mag )



presentation ( Poster )












   BS Nursing Four Years Program



Placement                   : Year-IV, Semester-VIII


Title                            : Nursing Seminar


Credit Hours              : 2 CH


Faculty                       : Mr Muhammad Yousuf Bhatti

Course ID                  : NU 228

Course Start              : 9-8-2021

Course End                : 6-12-2021


Course Description:

This course is designed to provide the learners with an overview of critical professional and ethical issues confronting the nursing profession within health care. It is also intended to encourage the learners to reflect on contemporary issues affecting professional practice, nursing care, education and research. Discuss strategies and opportunities for enhancement of nursing profession. Prepare the learners for the challenges that await them in the workplace. This course also provides avenue for their professional growth which will help them in role transition from learners to practice life.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course, the learners will be able to:

1. Discuss the professional dimensions of nursing and the dynamics involved in development and maintenance of nursing image

2. Apply ethical decision making principles with logics in professional practice

3. Recognize the contemporary issues and legal framework guiding and influencing nursing

4. Explore and adapt current trends influencing nursing practice, education and research in Pakistan and throughout the world.

5. Understand & adjust with the new roles & responsibilities of Nursing staff

Teaching/Learning Strategies:

Discussions, guest lecturers, seminars, readings, presentations and reflection writing.

Evaluation Criteria:


Evaluation Criteria:


Reflective writing



Group presentation



Planning and organizing seminar





Recommended Topics:

1. Nursing status and image:

2. Behaviour and application of ethical decision making principles:

3. Contemporary professional nursing

4. legal aspects in Nursing

5. Trends and issues within the health care system

6. Professional development of nurses

7. Role transition / reality shock

8. Disaster Nursing

Reflective Writing Paper

Guidelines 40 %



Ø  The last 30 minutes of the class will be given to complete the reflective writing, which must handed in before leaving the class

Ø  Guided questions or an incident will be given to encourage critical thinking

Ø  The learners will be expected to integrate theory covered in the class and from other courses where relevant

Ø  Past experiences or known incidents can also be incorporated

Ø  All the logs sheets / log book should be kept in a file to be submitted to the faculty for final grading.

Note: Refer Appendix B for the guideline of reflective log.

Group Presentation 20 %



The groups will be given a topic selected by the faculty and will be required to present different views points on the subject matter. The groups will be informed which view point they are to speak on.

1. A copy of literature being used by learners needs to be shared with the faculty.

2. Each group must maintain on a “Group Meeting Log Sheet” on how they participated throughout the process. This sheet must be submitted on the day of presentation.


1. To provide an opportunity to express their thoughts and point of view in a logical and rational way.

2. To facilitate learners by providing opportunities to develop confidence while addressing professional issues publicly.


1. A minimum of 3 articles/ books need to be integrated in presentation

2. Presenters are expected to develop sound knowledge on a given topics to face the challenging questions.

3. Each group will be given 10 minutes to present their view points.

4. This will be followed by a 10 minutes question / answer session or discussion involving the audience.

Note: Refer appendix A for evaluation tool to be used for presentation.


1. Amos, D. (2001). An evaluation of staff nurse role transition. Nursing Standard, 16 (3), 36-41.

2. Byerly, R. T., Carpenter, J. E.,& Davis, J. (2001). Managed Care and the Evolution of Patient

3. Crouch, D. (2001). The same, but different, Nursing Times, 97 (40), 22-23.

4. Chitty, K. K. (2001). Defining Profession. In K. K. Chitty (Ed.), Professional Nursing: Concepts & Challenges (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

5. Camerion, M. E., Schaffer. M., & Park. H. (2001). Nursing Student’s Experiences of Ethical

6. Dean-Baar, S. L. (2001). Standards and guidelines. In J. M. Dochterman& H. K.

7. Grace, Current issues in nursing (6th ed.). pp. 234-240. St. Louis: Mosby.

8. Ellis, J. R., & Hartley, C. L. (2001). The Development of nursing as a profession. In Nursing in today’s world (7th ed.).163-203.Philadelphia: Lippincott

9. Ellis, J. R., & Hartley, C. L. (2000). Nursing in Today’s World Challenges, Issues and Trends (7th ed). 450-452. Philadelphia. Lippincott.

10. Garnham, P. (2001). Understanding and dealing with anger, aggression and violence. Nursing Standard, 16(6), 37-42.

11. Heidenthal, P. K. (2003). Nursing Leadership & Management, New York, Thomus12. Jan, R. (1996). Rufaida Al-Asalmiya: The first Muslim nurse. IMAGE: The Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 28(3), 267-268.

13. Kenkre, J. (2001). Research career pathways. Nursing Standard, 16 (4), 39-43.

14. Martin, V. (2000). Managing Transition 1. Nursing Times, 96(16), 48.

15. Martin, V. (2000). Managing Transition 1. Nursing Times, 96(17), 42.

16. Marquis, L. B., & Huston, C. D. (2006). Leadership roles and management functions in Nursing “Theory & Application.”, 67-87. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

17. Marquis, L. B., & Huston, C. D. (2006). Leadership roles and management functions in nursing: “Theory & Application”, 95-117. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

18. Rosalinda, A. L. (2004). Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgement (3rd ed). St. Louis: Saunders.