Community Nursing and Palliative Care

Basic Certificate Course in Community Nursing and Palliative Care



Industry Highlights:

The health care industry is one of the largest and fastest growing industries, and which form an enormous part of country’s economy. Health care is one of India’s largest service sectors both in terms of revenue and employment. India’s primary competitive advantage lies in its largest pool of well trained-skilled medical professionals. There is a significant scope for the health care employees while considering the fact that there is substantial growth in health care industry .

Course Highlights:

The course shall equip successful trainees with skills required to undertake nursing services and special care for people with serious illnesses. Training shall be provided to undertake basic outpatient, inpatient and home care procedures in nursing and palliative care; to detect and control symptoms related to diseases, improve the patient’s ability to tolerate medical treatments; improve patient’s and his/her family’s understanding of his/her choices for treatment; etc

Desirable Personality Traits:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and a pleasing personality
  • Ability to work in a team and also in rotational shifts
  • Ability to work calmly in stressful situations
  • Career Options:

    Job prospects: Nurse – Palliative Care


    150 hours of internship at hospitals, nursing homes or diagnostics centers

    Assessment and Certification:

    Continuous assessment is carried out by the TSP and final assessment by an independent assessor, assigned by the SSC. Certificates will be issued by the SSC, to successful trainees.


    • Students enrolled in Plus One in any stream
    • Students who have successfully completed ‘Aptitude Test’ and ‘Personal Interview’
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