The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing) is a 4 years undergraduate medical programme. Nursing education is monitored by the Indian Nursing Council (INC), the programme focus on developing critical care, advanced thinking skills, proficiency and values necessary for the practice of professional nursing and midwifery. The programme prepares students to become responsible citizens by following a code of moral values and conduct at all times while fulfilling personal, social and professional responsibilities. B. Sc. Nursing programme involves classroom study, projects and assignments that enable students to gain practical knowledge of their learning. After the completion of the course, the students compulsorily need to do a six-month internship to experience real-world clinical settings and learn from them.
N.S. Memorial College of Nursing envisioned in 2012 to mould a new generation with the knowledge, skill and attitude to provide nursing care to the sick and disabled and to bring about new innovations in the field of nursing education. The college is recognized by Indian Nursing Council & Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council and affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences.
The N.S.Memorial Institute of Medical Sciences located at Kollam, Kerala, India, was founded in the year 2006 in memory of the late. N.Sreedharan,a renowned humanaitarian and politician. The first Co-operative Multi Super Specialty Hospital in South Kerala.N.S.Memorial Institute aims at providing the best of medical facilities and services at affordable costs. The hospital which started as a small venture has undergone remarkable growth in infrastructure facilities and general amenities over the years. Currently the hospital is undergoing an expansion of infrastructure worth Rs.20 crores of which Rs.10 crores has been alloted under the NCDC (National cooperative development corporation) scheme.
More than 300 highly trained, skilled and motivated medical and paramedical staff utilizes their expertise to the best interests of the patients. There are 21 specialty departments and 40 doctors including 32 post graduate doctors. With a working capital of 14 crore Rupees collected from 2300 share holders and 80 institutions, the hospital is developing fast. The share holders can avail free treatment in any hospital in India proportionate to the share amount. The administration of NSMIMS is controlled by an eleven member executive body. The board members are elected every 5 years as per the co-operative department rules and regulations.
The main purpose of the undergraduate degree in Nursing is to provide an educational programme through which the graduates will be prepared to assume responsibility in the primary, secondary and tertiary care of people as professional nurses. It is expected that graduates are capable of teaching and supervising appropriate nursing and health care in different settings and participate in the administration of nursing service and education.