Title of the Programme
The programme shall be Bachelor of Science in General Nursing (BSGN)
The BSc (Hons) in General Nursing Programme prepares students to meet the Knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to work as a Registered General Nurse (RGN).
Students studying general nursing will meet many different people from all backgrounds aged from 20 years upwards who are experiencing ill-health or have long-term conditions that challenge their health and well-being. Students will learn the theory and evidence based principles of nursing to help people overcome illness, manage their own health and prevent illness and disease. Students will learn the practice of nursing by working with registered nurses in clinical areas who act as mentors assisting students to apply the knowledge and skills they learn in college to real life situations.
General nursing placements account for fifty per cent of this programme and take place in many settings both in the acute hospitals and community. Students are encouraged to be active members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team and work in partnership with the person and /or family in alleviating illness, promoting recovery and providing support and comfort.
Students will receive both theoretical and practical online classes in platform and supervised by the hospital ( Nurse in service) in collaboration with IST Burkina Faso in preparation for their clinical placements. Many different teaching and learning methodologies are used to assist learning in our excellent classroom, online courses materials and clinical laboratory facilities.
This four-year degree programme integrates theory and practice, preparing our students to be world-class practitioners. The aim of the four-year BSc (Hons) in General Nursing course is to prepare general nursing students to become competent, knowledgeable and accountable nurses who can provide holistic, evidence-based care for service users in a variety of health care settings. This course involves the study of theoretical and practice-based modules. It involves classroom teaching and taught placements in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings. This honours degree programme takes advantage of the various areas of expertise available at the regional hospitals in the Health Service Executive