Community Health Nursing Course and Career Scope

03Oct,2020
By Sanjeet Nayak

Community Health Nursing course is a part of Nursing that focuses on the development of skills of Community Health Nurses. Through this course, community health nurse can critically analyze and reflect on the needs of patients in a particular community. The course is designed to train the students in administering the activities of hospitals or clinics and also assisting other staff. Under this program, students are taught about the ethical and legal aspects of nursing in the health care sector. After the successful completion of the degree, students can gain the knowledge of the relationship between diseases and their symptoms for an able diagnosis. It s a practice-oriented program exposed to advanced lessons of both the public health field and nursing. Read the full article to know specific details.

What the course focuses on?

  • Providing health care training for a particular community.
  • Techniques of coordinating with another workforce
  • Ethical and legal aspects of healthcare
  • Live practice in hospitals or clinics
  • Differentiating diseases by analyzing its symptoms.

Highlights:

Course Name  Community Health Nursing
Course Level Postgraduate
Duration

M.Sc. Community Health Nursing: 3 years

Examination Type Semester
Eligibility
  • Candidates should have completed their B.Sc. in Nursing from a recognised university.
  • Students must have a minimum of 55% or above aggregate marks.
  • Students should have 1 year of experience in the health care field.
Admission Process Merit and Entrance based admission 
Top Recruiters

Government Hospitals, Private Hospitals, Health Cares, Research centres, Community Organizations, Wellness Centers, Medical Health Centres, etc

Top Career Scopes Community Development Worker, Further Education Teacher, Health Promotion Specialist, Health Service Manager, Medical Sales Representative, Adult Nurse Counsellor, Occupational Therapist, Physician Associate, Primary Care Graduate Mental Health Worker, Social Worker, Youth Worker, etc

Top Colleges

Some of the top colleges in India that provide a degree in Community Health Nursing course are mentioned below:

College Name College Name    
Acharya's NR School of Nursing Harsha Group of Educational Institutions-College of Nursing
T. John College of Nursing Krupanidhi College of Nursing
AIIMS Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutes
AFMC Sri Ramachandra University
SRM University Kattankulathur Campus Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research
Madras Medical College Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences
Eashwari Bai Memorial College of Nursing Mamata Nursing College
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University Bharati Vidyapeeth University
Annamalai University Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research

Eligibility

Course Duration Eligibility Entrances
M.Sc. in Community Health Nursing  2 years
  • The candidate should have completed their B.Sc. in Nursing from a recognised university.
  • Students must have a minimum of 55% or above aggregate marks.
  • Students should have 1 year of experience in the field of health care.
Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET), JIPMER Entrance Exam, AIIMS P.G., NEET P.G.

Skills Required:

  • Patience
  • Determination
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Analytical skills
  • Scientific skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Observation skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Syllabus:

Year I Year II
Nursing Education Nursing Management
Advance Nursing Practice Clinical Specialty -II
Clinical Specialty – I Medical-Surgical Nursing - II
Medical-Surgical Nursing - I Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Nursing
Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing – Critical Care Nursing
Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing – Oncology Nursing
Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing - Neurosciences Nursing
Community Health Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing - Nephro-Urology Nursing
Nursing Research & Statistics Medical-Surgical Nursing -Orthopedic Nursing
Medical-Surgical Nursing - Gastro Enterology Nursing
Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing
Pediatric (Child Health) Nursing
Psychiatric (Mental Health) Nursing
Community Health Nursing

Admission Process:

Most institutes offer this course based on the student's performance in a relevant entrance test (National /State), followed by a round of Personal Interview. Some institutes conduct their own entrance tests as a part of their selection process. The admission process generally varies across colleges. A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s merit i.e. marks secured at the level of graduation.

Top Entrances:

1. Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET)

  • Exam Mode: Online CBT mode
  • Type of Questions: Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Total number of questions: 200

2. JIPMER

  • Exam Mode: Online
  • Total number of questions: 250
  • Exam Duration: 3 Hours

3. AIIMS P.G.

  • Minimum Qualification: The candidate needs to have an MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Councils.
  • Exam Duration: 3 Hours
  • Exam Mode: Online

4. NEET P.G.

  • Minimum Qualification: Candidates must have an MBBS degree that should be recognized by the Medical Council of India.
  • Exam Date: 5th January 2021
  • Exam Mode: Online

5. PGIMER

  • Mode of Exam: Offline
  • Duration of Exam: 180 mins
  • Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions

Nursing Career Option: Career With Community Health Nurse

Jobs Average Salary/Annum
Community Health Outreach Specialists Rs 3 - 4 Lakhs
Community Health Workers Rs 2 - 3 Lakhs
Health Care Coordinators Rs 1.5 - 3 Lakhs
Health Care Navigators Rs 3 - 5 Lakhs
Health Educators Rs 2 - 4 Lakhs
Health Promotion Evaluators Rs 2.5 - 4 Lakhs
Health Services Administrators Rs 4 - 6 Lakhs

Top Recruiters

  • Government Hospitals
  • Private Hospitals
  • Health Cares
  • Research centres
  • Medical Health Centres
  • Community Organizations
  • Wellness Centers

Top Hiring Cities:

  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bangalore
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkatta

FAQ's

Q: What are the top colleges for the course of M.Sc. in Community Health Nursing?
A: Some of the top colleges are mentioned below:

1. Acharya's NR School of Nursing

2. Harsha Group of Educational Institutions-College of Nursing

3. T. John College of Nursing

4. Krupanidhi College of Nursing

5. AIIMS

Q: What is the duration of this course?
A: The duration of this course is 2 Years.

Q: What are the top entrances for this course?
A: The top entrances for this course are mentioned below:

1. Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET)

2. JIPMER Entrance Exam

3. AIIMS P.G.

4. NEET P.G.

5. PGIMER

Q: What are the important skills required in this field?
A: The important skills are mentioned below:

1. Patience

2. Determination

3. Attention to detail and accuracy

4. Analytical skills

Q: What are the top recruiters in this field?
A: The top recruiters in this field are mentioned below:

1. Public Health Departments

2. Home Health Agencies

 3. Hospices, Community Organizations

 4. Wellness Centers

5.  School Systems

Q: What are the top job profiles associated with this course?
A: Some of the top  job profiles associated with this field are as follows:

1. Community Health Outreach Specialists

2. Health Promotion Evaluators

3. Health Educators

 

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