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3.2.3.2    Curriculum Structure and Requirements

Curriculum

The PCP-RN (Deg) @ NUS is a 2-year full-time course designed to meet the Standards of Nursing Education and accreditation requirements of the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB). Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse with the SNB.

An intensive programme whereby students will study subjects such as anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, psychology, mental health, leadership management, ethics and law, and research. Students will spend 1,320 hours on clinical practicum in community and hospital/healthcare settings during the course of study.

2-year Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Curriculum Structure

Year Semester Modules granted APC MC
1 1

(22 MC)

NUR1113A Healthy Ageing and Well-being* 4
NUR1114A Fundamentals of Care 4
NUR1123 Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Assessment I 4
NUR1125 Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Nursing Practice I 6
NUR2120 Professional Nursing Practice, Ethics and Law 4
December Vacation

(2 MC)

NUR1202C Clinical Experience I 2
2

(23 MC)

MIC2000 Infection and Immunology 3
SC2211 Medical Sociology 4
NUR1124 Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Assessment II 4
NUR1127 Psychology for Nurses 4
NUR2124 Healthy Community Living 2
NUR2125 Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Nursing Practice II 6
Special Term (May/June)

(10 MC)

NUR2203C Clinical Experience II 10
2 1

(26 MC)

NUR2113 Mental Health Nursing 4
NUR2204C Women and Children Health 4
NUR3114 Leadership and Management 3
NUR3117A Public and Community Health 3
NUR3119 Palliative and End-of-Life Care 2
NUR3120 Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Nursing Practice III 6
NUR3202C Research and Evidence-based Healthcare 4
December Vacation
(3 MC)
NUR3204C Clinical Experience III 3
2

(18 MC)

NUR3205C Clinical Experience IV 10
NUR3206C Transition to Practice 10
Four UEM # u 2-year BSc (Nursing): 120MC