Vrundavan Institute of Nursing Education located at Colvale, Goa is owned and managed by Bhagirathi Surya Naik Memorial Trust and is affiliated to Goa University, Goa. Dr. Digambar Naik is the founder Chairman of this trust. The college offers 4 years B. Sc Nursing Degree program recognized by Goa Nursing Council, and Indian Nursing Council. Qualified and experienced faculty in Nursing plans and implements the education program based on the guidelines provided by Indian Nursing Council and the University. The program encompasses Class Room teaching, a supervised Clinical Practice, Community Health Nursing Programs, and Attitude & Value building having multi- dimensional approach.
Class Room Study
Taps, the cognitive domain: enables students to develop basic concepts in Nursing, Medical Sciences, and Humanities using modern teaching techniques.
A supervised clinical practice: complements theory with practical knowledge for developing professional skills. The students are placed in various clinical specialty areas in the Health Care organizations under the able guidance of well qualified nursing faculty to achieve greater degree of patient care skills.
Community Health Nursing: a community based program involves rendering health care services to under-privileged section of the society using preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative model for nursing practice. The students are exposed to Rural as well as urban areas for Primary Health Care Services offered by the Government establishments.
Out of the Class Room Exercises: Attitude Development, Value Building, and Self Development, an 'Add On Program' is formally and informally inculcated into the students through various curricular and extracurricular activities.
To sum up, the undergraduate nursing program is directed to the development of critical thinking abilities and competencies in practice of professional nursing General and Midwifery as envisaged in National Health Policy 2002.
The program prepares the graduates to be exemplary citizens by following code of conduct and professional ethics at all times. Besides, Attitude Development and value Building crystallizes the persona of students and grooms them to earn special recognition as a member of professional fraternity.
On completion of undergraduate program in nursing, the student qualifies for 1st level position as a professional nurse in any Health Care Organisation, Educational, Establishment, and/or Community Health Care Agencies.
The candidate also qualifies for an entry into Post Graduate program in Nursing or specialized short-term courses in the Clinical Specialty areas of her/his choice.
With increase in demand for well qualified professional nurses overseas, the students, after fulfilling the pre-requisites, qualify for placement abroad.
The choices available for carrier development are:
- Military Nursing
- Clinical Specialization
- Research in Nursing