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Study Plan for BSN Program (Four years including General Education) 2021-2022

Total credits = 120

Year 1
Course Code Course name Credits Comprehensive Examination
T P SL
ENG 101 English 3 0 0 ENG 101
ARB 101 Health Sciences Communication in Arabic 2 0 0 ARB 101
NFN 7113 Foundations of Nursing Practice-1 3 0 0 NFN 7113
NFNS 7112 Foundations of Nursing Practice-1 0 1 1 NFNS 7112
NAN 7103 Anatomy 1 0.5 0 None
NPH 7103 Physiology 1 0.5 0 None
NND 7102 Nutrition & Dietetics 2 0 0 NND 7102
Total 12 2 1

T: Theory
P: Practical
SL : Simulated Lab

Total Credits 15

Course Code Course name Credits Comprehensive Examination
T P SL
ENG 201 Health Sciences Communication in English 3 0 0 ENG 201
NMB 7103 Microbiology 2 1 0 NMB 7103
NFN 7123 Foundations of Nursing Practice-2 3 0 0 NFN 7123
NFNS 7114 Foundations of Nursing Practice-2 0 2 2 NFNS 7114
NAN 7103 Anatomy (Contd.) 1 0.5 0 NAN 7103
NPH 7103 Physiology (Contd.) 1 0.5 0 NPH 7103
Total 10 4 2

Total Credits 16

Year 2
Course Code Course name Credits Comprehensive Examination
T P SL
NHA 7204  Health Assessment 1 1 2 NHA 7204
NHB 7203 Human Biochemistry 2 1 0 NHB 7203
NPN 7203 Pharmacology in Nursing 1 0 0 None
NAH 7214 Adult Health Nursing 1 2 0 0 None
NAHS 7215 Adult Health Nursing 1 0 1 2 None
NPP 7202 Pathophysiology 2 0 0 NPP 7202
Total 8 3 4

Total Credits 15

Course Code Course name Credits Comprehensive Examination
T P SL
NPS 7202 Psychology 2 0 0 NPS 7202
ICM 101 Islamic Culture & Medicine 3 0 0 ICM 101
NPN 7203 Pharmacology in Nursing (Contd.) 2 0 0 NPN 7203
NAH 7214 Adult Health Nursing 1(Contd) 2 0 0 NAH 7214
NAHS 7215 Adult Health Nursing 1 0 1 1 NAHS 7215
ES 101 Emirates Society 3 0 0 ES 101
Total 12 1 1

Total Credits 14

Year 3
Course Code Course name Credits Comprehensive Examination
T P SL
NNE  7302 Nursing Education 1 0 0 None
NPN 7306 Paediatric Nursing 2 0.5 1 None
NPM 7306 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 1.5 0.5 1 None
NAH 7328 Adult Health Nursing- 2 1.5 0.5 1.5 None
NLM 7304 Nursing Leadership & Management 1 0 1 None
NPT 7302 Professional Issues & Trends in Nursing 1 0 0 None
NET 7302 Nursing Ethics 1 0 0 None
NGN 7302 Gynaecological Nursing 1 0 1 NGN 7302
Total 10 1.5 5.5  

Total Credits 17

Course Code Course name Credits Comprehensive Examination
T P SL
NNE  7302 Nursing Education (Contd.) 1 0 0 NNE 7302
NPN 7306 Paediatric Nursing (Contd.) 1 0.5 1 NPN 7306
NPM 7306 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (Contd.) 2 0 1 NPM 7306
NAH 7328 Adult Health Nursing- 2 (Contd) 1.5 0.5 2.5 NAH 7328
NLM 7304 Nursing Leadership & Management (Contd.) 1 0 1 NLM 7304
NPT 7302 Professional Issues & Trends in Nursing (Contd.) 1 0 0 NPT 7302
NET 7302 Nursing Ethics (Contd.) 1 0 0 NET 7302
Total 8.5 1 5.5  

Total Credits 15

Year 4
Course Code Course name Credits Comprehensive Examination
T P SL
NOB 7407 Obstetric Nursing 2 0.5 2 None
NCC 7436 Critical care Nursing 1.5 0.5 1 None
NCH 7405 Community Health Nursing 1 0.5 1 None
NCP 7403 *Clinical Practicum 0 0 4 NCP 7403
Total 4.5 1.5 8  

Total Credits 14

Course Code Course name Credits Comprehensive Examination
T P SL
NRS 7403 Nursing Research Methodology & Statistics 3 0 0 NRS 7403
NOB 7407 Obstetric Nursing (Contd.) 1 0 2 NOB 7407
NCC 7436 Critical Care Nursing (Contd.) 1 0 2 NCC 7437
NCH 7405 Community Health Nursing  (Contd.) 1 0 1 NCH 7406
NCP 7402 *Clinical Practicum (Contd.)Elective 0 0 3 None
Total 6 0 8  

Total Credits 14

Clinical contact hours: 1600 *Clinical Practicum:
3 Credits – Rotational Shifts & 2 Credits – Elective (Maternal & Child Health Nursing/ Mental Health Nursing/ Critical Care Nursing/ Community Health Nursing) Clinical hands on experience is given in the high fidelity simulation Lab for BSN students of I & II years. III & IV Years in the hospitals. NOTE:
1 Theory credit = 1 Actual hour
1 Practical credit = 2 Actual hour
1 Clinical credit = 4 Actual hour