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Kerala PSC Nurse Grade II (Homoeo), Staff Nurse Grade II, Staff Nurse (Allopathy) Syllabus

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Kerala PSC Nurse Grade II (Homoeo), Staff Nurse Grade II, Staff Nurse (Allopathy) Syllabus

Post Name: Medical Officer (Netra)

Department Name: Homoeopathy, Insurance Medical Services, Government Ayurveda College

Category No. 17/2018, 132/2018, 266/2018


ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY

  • Anatomical terms,
  • Cell & Tissues
  • Blood-composition&functions
  • Circulatory system-Heart & Blood vessels structure,function
  • Lymphatic system-structure & function
  • Respiratory system- structure & function,physiology of
    respiration
  • Digestive system- structure & function,process of digestion
  • Excretory system- structure & function of
    kidney,ureter,bladder,& urethra
  • Endocrine system– structure & function of pituitory, thyroid,
    parathyroid, adrenal,pancreas,ovary & testis
  • Reproductive system- – structure & function of male& female
    reproductive organs
  • Nervous system-brain & nerves,spinal cord,autonomic nervous
    system
  • Sense organs-skin,ear,nose,eye & tongue,physiology of
    vision,hearing, smell, touch,taste
  • Skeletal system-bones, tendons, ligaments, cartilages
  • Muscular system-types, structure & function
  • Micro organisms-classification,common diseases,study of
    microbes
  • Infection & its transmissions ,Sources, types.
  • Immunity,Types,Immunization Schedule
  • Disinfection & sterilization,asepsis,biomedicalwaste
    management

BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES

a) PSYCHOLOGY

  • Scope of learning psychology for nurses
  • Structure of mind
  • Body Mind relationship
  • Learning
  • Thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Observation
  • Perception
  • Attention(Nature & Factors affecting)
  • Personality-& Intelligence-(Nature,Assessment,Development of)

b) SOCIOLOGY

  • Scope in Nursing
  • Uses
  • Influence of environment in individual development
  • Rights & Responsibilities of individual in democratic society
  • Family-Characteristics
  • Types
  • Family cycle
  • Functions
  • Types of Marriage Society—Social groups
  • Social change
  • Social control
  • Social stratification
  • Social agencies, & Social problems Culture & characteristics
  • Community ,types –rural & urban

NTERNSHIP SUBJECTS

a) Nursing education-scope and purposes , basic principles of teaching , lesson plan , methods of teaching-case method , bedside clinic , nursing rounds , nursing conference

b) Introduction to research-need and importance , characteristics , research approaches , methods , datab collection process , analysis of data , evidence based practice

c) Professional trends and adjustment-nursing as a profession , professional ethics and etiquettes , personal and professional development , continuing education ,  inservice education , career in nursing , nursing in future , legislations in nursing , common legal hazards in nursing , professional organisations-INC , ICN ,  TNAI , SNA , WHO , red cross

d) Nursing administration and ward managementphilosophy , principles,management process-planning , organisation , staffing , directing , co-ordination and control , budgeting , administration of hospital/ ward , safety measures , leadership styles , problem solving , records and reports , material management , cost and financing of health care .

FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING

  • Nursing—Concept ,Profession, Ethics, etiquette, Health care
    agencies ,Approaches ,Holistic Nursing ,Health ,Basic human
    needs
  • Nursing care of patients-therapeutic environment, meeting
    needs of patient, Admission ,Discharge & Transfer procedures,
    Communication ,Nursing process & Care plan
  • Meeting Basic Needs of Patient –Physical needs(comfort, rest,
    sleep, exercises ,body mechanics, comfort devices,bed making ,
    safety devices) . Hygienic needs-(personal & environmental
    hygiene ,mouth,skin, hair,eyes,pressure sores). Nutritional
    needs- feeding helpless patient . .Elimination needs-managing
    constipation &diarrhoea giving laxatives ,enema , suppository& bowel wash
    Meeting psychological & spiritual needs Care of terminally ill
    & dying-medicolegal issues,care of dead body
    Hygiene-Personal Hygiene-skin ,hair ,teeth .eyes ,ear,
    mental health & hygiene
  • Assessment of patient— Physical assessment, Psychological
    assessment.Infection Control-asepsis, PPE, Isolation
    precautions
  • Biomedical waste management
  • Therapeutic nursing care-care of patientIV Fluid with respiratory problems, suctioning,
    ,fever ,-IV Fluid ,hot& cold applications,care of
    unconscious patient, bedridden patient, pain,elimination problems
  • Introduction to Clinical pharmacology—medicine
    administration-oral & parenteral, routes , nurses
    responsibility

FIRST AID

  • Aims , Rules , first aid kit , dressings & bandaging CPR.
  • First Aid in-asphyxia , drowning , bleeding ,  shock , fracture , sprain , hanging , burns&scalds , poisoning ,  foreign bodyin eye , ear , nose , throat Community emergencies , disaster management

Practical Experience

  • Admission discharge procedure,assessment of patient , vital signs , preparation of patient unit ,  hygienic care , comfort devices , feeding,assist in elimination irrigation catheterisation , bladder irrigation nursing process , enema , bowel wash , body alignment oxygen administration , suctioning , chest PT , IVTherapy , blood transfusion , specimen collection , Care of dying patient
  • Philosophy , objectives , Home Visit , principles of epidemiology , immunization,family health care , bag technique , levels of health care , record & reports.
  • Environmental hygiene-factors contributing to health and illness
  • Community organisations promoting environmental health communication skills importance , barriers , establishing successful communication and listening skills health education-principles , approaches , methods counselling-purpose , principle , process , qualities of a good counsellor , role of nursing counselling media of health education-types of AV
    aids , selection , preparation , advantages functions of health education agencies international , national , state , district and local nutrition classification of food , composition , normal dietary requirements , food preparation , preservation and storage , therapeutic diet in relation to medical and surgical conditions and special diet , nutritional problems in India , national and international food agencies health systems in India-central , state , district levels , healthcare service(public,rural,urban) , health planning , specialized community health services and nurse’s role , national health problems and programs , demography and family welfare , health information systems , national and international agencies
  • Nursing assessment , altered immune response , fluid and
    electrolyte balance , operation theatre technique
  • Management of patient with impaired respiratory function ventillator care , care of upper repiratory disorders , disorders of chest and lower respiratory tract
  • Management of patient with gastro intestinal disorders-upper gastro intestinal disorders , gastrointestinal intubation , lower gastrointestinal disorders
  • Management of patient with metabolic and endocrinal disorders-hepatic , biliary , pituitary ,  thyroid , adrenal , pancreas ,cushing syndrome
  • Management of renal and urinary disorders-retention and incontinence , UTI , glomerulo nephritis , pyelonephritis , urolythiasis , renal calculi , strictures , nephritic syndrome , uremia , hemodialysis and eritoneal dialysis , renal transplant , disorders of male genitourinary tract
  • Management of patient with neurological disorders-altered level of consciousness , seizures , CVA , meningitis , brain abscess , encephalitis , multiple sclerosis , GB syndrome , parkinsonism , Alzheimer disorder , bell’s palsy
  • Management of patient with connective tissue and collagen disorders-rheumatoid arthritis , SLE ,  gout
  • Management of elderly patients
  • Oncology nursing-common malignancies,oral larynx , lungs , stomach , colon , liver , leukemia , lymphoma , breasts , cervix , ovary , uterus , brain , renal and prostate- modalities of treatment-        immuno therapy , radio therapy , bone marrow transplantation , psycho social aspects , palliative care
  • Disorders of breasts
  • Disorders of integumentary systems-skin and its appendages,burns
  • Ophthalmic nursing , infections and inflammations of eye , eye banking in india
  • Management of patient with disorders of ear , nose and throat deafness , disorders of external , middle , internal ear , foreign body, epitaxies
  • Management of patient with cardiovascular , circulatory and haematological disorders-diagnostic test , coronary artery disease , mitral stenosis , rheumatic fever , cardiac arrest , pericardial effusion , cardiogenic shock , TAO , aneurysm , DVT , hypertension , cellulitis , varicose
    vein , CCF , lymphangitis , lymphadenitis , anaemia , thalassemia , pol ycythemia , bleeding disorders
  • Management of patient with communicable disease-prevention and control of infection , viral and bacterial disorders
  • Management of patient with STD
  • Management of patient with musculo skeletal disordersinfections and inflammations , TB spine and bones , tumors , deformities , skin and skeletal traction , fractures
  • Emergency management –principles , triage , CPR , poisoning , shock , chemical burns , hanging
  • Disaster nursing –natural calamities , flood , earthquake , volcano , man-made disaster , explosion , war , fire , accident

Mental health nursing

  • Mental health assessment-history taking and MSE Therapeutic nurse-patient relationship components and phases , communication skills
  • Management of mental disorders-etiological factors , classification , disorders of thought , motor activity , perception,mood , speech,memory ,  concentration,judgement,
    personality types and disorders,organic mental disordersdelirium , dementia ,Psychotic disorders-schizophrenia ,mood disorders , BPAD , Neurotic disorders , phobia , anxiety disorders , OCD, psychosomatic disorders,substance abuse and deaddiction,sleep disorders , eating disorders , sexual disorders
  • Psycho-social therapy,somatic therapy-ECT
  • Psycho pharmacology-anti psychotic , antidepressant , antimanic , antianxiety , antiparkinson s, role of nurse
  • Community mental health-preventive psychiatry , community mental health services
  • Psychiatric emergencies and crisis intervention
  • Forensic psychiatry –legal aspects-admission discharge procedure , legal responsibilities of nurse

Child health nursing

  • Preventive pediatrics
  • Growth and development-infant , toddler ,  preschooler , schooler , adolescent
  • Pediatric procedure-calculation and administration of medicine , preparation for diagnostic tests , oxygen administration , steam inhalation, nebulisation, procedures related to feeding and elimination , pediatric resuscitation
  • Health problems in-infancy , childhood , adolescent
  • Congenital disorders- CNS , skeletal , cleft lip and palate , GIT defects , defects of genitourinary tracts , CVS defects , chromosomal abnormalities
  • Nursing management of children with defects of – renal system,respiratory system , GIT , CBS ,  haematological , neurological,endocrine and developmental  problems
  • Child welfare services and agencies , laws pertaining to pediatrics.
  • Embryology and fetal development , placenta and membrane , fetal skull
  • Normal pregnancy and its management-genetic counselling , physiological changes , diagnosis of pregnancy , antenatal care , minor disorders
  • Normal labour and its management-stages , signs of onset of labour , true and false labour , management of first , second , third , and fourth stages of labour
  • Management of new born- assessment , apgar scoring , breast feeding , minor disorders , newborn care
  • Management of normal puerperium , physiological changes , lactation and feeding , postnatal exercises,minor disorders , family planning
  • Management of complications during pregnancy-bleeding in pregnancy(early and late) , hyperemesis gravidarum , gestational DM , PIH , pre eclampsia and eclampsia , poly and oligo hydramios , PID , IUGR , IUD , management of high risk pregnancy
  • Management of high risk labour , obstetric emergencies , contracted pelvis , cervical dystocia , PPH , atonic uterus , inversion of uterus , rupture of uterus
  • Management of complications of puerperium-pyrexia , sepsis , psychosis
  • High risk and sick newborn-hyperbilirubinemia , hypothermia , Rh incompatibility , LBW , RDS , new born of HIV positive mother , diabetic mother , NICU care
  • Obstetric operations-induction of labour,manual removal of placenta , forceps/vacuum delivery , LSCS sterilisation , D&C
  • Drugs used in obstetrics-oxytocin , uterotonics , tocolytics , antihypertensives , teratogens
  • Fertility and infertitlity-management , artificial reproductive techniques
  • Pelvic infections and STD
  • Gynaecological disorders-fistula , uterine prolapsed,  polyps , tumors , breast disorders
  • Menopause-physiological changes , hormone replacement therapy , health
    education and counselling

 

NOTE: – It may be noted that apart from the topics detailed
above, questions from other topics prescribed for the
educational qualification of the post may also appear in the
question paper. There is no undertaking that all the topics
above may be covered in the question paper

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