CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH ASSISTANT Objectives: Certificate in Health Assistants it will be an intensive full time program, which will include mainly practical training in candidate will be familiar with the nursing care. The will acquire enough knowledge candidates shall abide by the stipulated timings discipline, rules and regulations of the hospital to which they will be assigned for the entire course. Programme Name: Certificate in Health Assistant Eligibility Criteria: 10th Pass* Programme Code: Programme Credits: 33 Level of Prog: Certificate Category: 3 Duration: 1 year * A Basic Foundation Course in Science has to be done by a 10th Pass or 10+2 Pass student without Science. Course Code Name of the Course Credits Credits Total A/E/F/I (T) (P) Credits Foundation 8 ‐ 8 F Fundamentals of 3 3 6 E Core Course‐1 Nursing Application Oriented‐2 Basic Science 3 3 6 E Foundation PD‐I (Life Coping Skills) ‐ 3 3 F Internship Internship ‐ 10 10 I Total credits 14 19 33 A‐Application Oriented Course, E‐Elective (Core Courses), F‐Foundation, I‐Internship / Projects etc Semester wise course Matrix I Semester II Semester III Semester (__ Credits) IV Semester (15 credits) (18 credits) (___ Credits) Foundation (4 credits) Foundation (4 credits) Fundamentals of Fundamentals of Nursing‐II Nursing‐I (4 credits) (2 credits) Basic Science‐I (4 Basic Science‐II (2 credits) credits) PD‐I (Life Coping Skills) Internship‐I (10 credits ) (3 credits )
References Books and Source of Material: 1. Tamil Nadu Open University “DHA 1 Fundamental’s of Nursing I Edition, 2005 2. Chalkey A.M. “ATB for The Health Worker, Vol II Revised edition 1985 Re print 2004 Pub. New Age International 3. L.C. Gupta, Abhitabh Gupta, “Manual of first Aid” Published by Jaypee Brothers 4. Sr. Nancy “Principles & Practical of Nursing Vol II Senior Nursing Procedures Published by N.R. Publishing House 5. Sr. Nancy “ Principles & Practice of Nursing Vol I Reprinted 2000 Publisher by N.R. Publishing house 6. James Moroney surgery for nurses, fifteenth edition published by The English language book society Churchill Living Stone. 7. CP Thresyamma “fundamentals of Nursing Procedure Manual for General Nursing and Midwifery Course” Published by Jaypee Brobhers 8. Bonita Marrow Cavanaugh, RN PhD, “Nurses Manual of Laboratory and diagnostic test, 3rd edition published by F.A. Davis Company 9. David Verner “where there is no Doctor” Published by Kriya 268 Royapettah High Road. 10 BARBARA F. CAPE & PAMELA DOBSON” “Bailliere’s Nurses Dictionary” 18th edition published by the English language book society.