The Basic Diploma Course in General Nursing & Midwifery is geared to the health needs of the individual family community and the country at large.

1 . To prepare nurses with a sound educational programme in nursing to enable them to function as efficient members of the
health team, beginning with competencies for first level positions in all kinds of health care settings.
2. To help nurses develop an ability to co-operate & coordinate with members of the health team in the prevention of disease, promotion of health & rehabilitation of the sick.

3. To help the nurse in their personal & professional development.

4. To serve as a base for further professional education & specialization in nursing.

5. To prepare the nurse to keep pace with the latest professional & technological development.