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The concept behind Bel-Air College of Nursing is the enhancement of quality and content and to bring Nursing Education in India to international levels. It will also effectively handle the national response to the emerging challenges in the health care scenario by building capacity of nurses and advancement.

With the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and Tehmi Grant Institute of Nursing Education at Ruby Hall Hospital, Pune, the UIC College of Nursing is supporting the nursing education program at Bel-Air College of Nursing, Panchgani.

The UIC partnership plans to develop M.S. and Ph.D. programmes for nursing.

Collaboration will be undertaken, through activities or programmes relating to:

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Exchange of faculty members
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Exchange of students
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Joint research activities
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Participation in seminars and academic meetings
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Exchange of academic materials and other information
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Special short-term academic programs
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Professional Development Programs.

UIC ranks among USA's top 50 universities in federal research funding and is Chicago's largest university with 25,000 students, 12,000 faculty and staff, 15 colleges and the state's major public medical center.

Objectives

Bel-Air College of Nursing is committed to:

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Excellence in all levels of Nursing Education.
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Constant updating of curriculum in response to any emerging health care needs.especially in the context of the rural poor.
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Upholding respect for life.
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Commitment to human rights and Red Cross values.
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Compassion and empathy in the face of human suffering.
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Involvement of the patient and the family in health care.
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Comprehensive care of the person considering the emotional, spiritual,and social needs of the patient in addition to physical, medical and nutritional support.
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Overall development of the nurses as a complete person.
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Nursing research and application of advances in scientific knowledge in nursing education.
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Upholding moral values.
   
COURSE OFFERED

Bachelor of Science – B.Sc.(Nursing)
This is a four year degree programme.

The main objective of the Degree Course in Nursing is to provide an educational programme through which the graduate will be prepared to assume responsibility as professional nurses in the primary, secondary and tertiary care of the sick.



According to a feasibility study sponsored by the UIC College of Nursing and Global Health Leadership’s office at Chicago, USA, Bel-Air Hospital’s strength may give it a unique and needed place in nursing education in India.
The support of Mr.Minu Patel, Asst. Professor of Medical Surgical Nursing at UIC and his wife Dr.Mehroo Patel, was significant in the establishment of Bel-Air College of Nursing. Minu and Mehroo Patel Endowment Fund for Advancement of Nursing in India registered in USA will primarily support the faculty and academic development of the Bel-Air College of Nursing. The Red Cross Committee has given strong support to the idea.



 
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