STUDY GUIDE FOR BSN

Structure/Framework BSN Program
SemesterSubjectCredits
Semester IFundamental of Nursing-I4.00 (2-2)
Microbiology3.00 (2.50-0.5)
Anatomy and Physiology-I3.00
Biochemistry for Nurses3.00
English-I2.00
Computer Skills1.0
Nursing Ethics1.0
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS17
Semester IIFundamental of Nursing-II4.00 (2-2)
Anatomy and Physiology-II3.00
Community Health Nursing – I3.00 (2-1)
Applied Nutrition1.00
English – II2.00
Islamiat2.00
Pak. Studies2.00
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS17
Semester IIIAdult Health Nursing – I8.00 (4-4)
Pathophysiology – I2.00 (1.75-0.25)
Health Assessment – I2.00 (1-1)
Mathematics1.00
Pharmacology – I2.00
English – III2.00
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS17
Semester IVAdult Health Nursing – II8.00 (4-4)
Pathophysiology – II3.00 (2.75-0.25)
Health Assessment – II2.00 (1-1)
Developmental Psychology2.00
Pharmacology – II2.00
English – IV2.00
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS19
Semester VPediatric Health Nursing7.00 (3-4)
Community Health Nursing – II6.00 (2.50-3.50)
Teaching /Learning : Principles and Practices3.00
English – V2.00
Tropical and Communicable Diseases2.00
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS20
Semester VIMental Health Nursing6.00 (3-3)
Introduction to Biostatistics3.00 (2.3, .5)
Behavioral Psychology3.00
Epidemiology2.00
Culture Health and Society2.00
English VI (Academic Writing)2.00
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS18
Semester VIICritical Care Nursing7.00 (3-4)
Introduction to Nursing Theories2.00
Leadership and Management in Nursing3.00 (2-1)
Nursing Research3.00
English-VII (Professional writing)2.00
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS17
Semester VIIICommunity Health Nursing – III5.00 (2-3)
Nursing Seminar/Role Transition2.00
Senior Electives: Clinical Practicum5.00
English VIII2
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS14
GRAND TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS139

Note *

• This scheme of curriculum is also applicable to annual system in which two consecutive semesters will be considered as one professional year.

• Credit hours distribution is as following:

Theory: One credit hour shall be equal to one hour of teaching per week throughout the semester.

Practical/Lab: One credit hour shall be equal to 2-3 hrs per week of lab work throughout the semester depending upon the subject workload.

Clinical: One credit hour shall be equal to three hours of clinical work per week throughout the semester.

*After successful completion of four years of academic Program, students are eligible to work as Interns for one year.

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