Unit in Brief
International Nursing College conducts high quality academic program to produce nurses as per international standard. It intends to kindle light of learning in its students that matches with the need of healthcare employment market both in home and abroad. The total set up of International Nursing College has been organized in a well planned way, so that the students can acquire all necessary skills which are essential for their profession.
International Nursing College will be a high standard education centre, to educate and prepare knowledgeable competent, confident and committed nurses to provide quality care to the people.
Nursing profession is a noble profession utilizing body of knowledge and art to apply scientific principles in providing standard and quality nursing care for people. It is our belief and commitment to provide quality nursing education for the new generation.
International Nursing College defines its mission as follows:-
01. To educate future professional nurses who would possess knowledge and competencies at the national and international standard relevant to social needs.
02. To enhance students to be a self-oriented, moral, accountable, self-directed and self-developed person who would always be ready to provide quality nursing service.
03. To utilize knowledge in helping people for developing and / or maintaining quality of life, improving nursing profession and society
04. To conduct B.Sc. Nursing to produce highly skilled nursing manpower and teacher.
After completion of the Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, a graduate will be a competent professional nurse who can demonstrate the competency of using knowledge based practice for provision of holistic client centered Quality Nursing & Midwifery Service. A Graduate would provide care to meet needs and expectations and to promote, maintain and restore health of individual, families and communities in commons.
International Nursing College is situated at the 2nd floor of the Academic Building. It is located at Gushulia at the outskirts of the commercial township of Tongi and is about 22 km away from the zero point of Dhaka. The major bus stands/terminals, main railway station and Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport are within maximum automobile distance of 30 minutes. Amenities and modern facilities of city life is near enough though isolated in the spell-binding scheme of nature, which is truly a unique feature of natural beauty of the Unit.
The maddening busy streets and concrete forests of the capital city keep at a distance from the college. The campus stands in a solitary environment amidst green vegetation, spaced villages and large water bodies. One takes a walk around the campus to take fresh breath while enjoying the panorama. International Medical College Hospital is the teaching hospital of this college. It is a 575 bed multidisciplinary Hospital Complex which is located in the proximity to the College building. The present campus of the College comprises over 23 bighas of land. The total floor space of International Medical College & Hospital is 204055 sqft. The Total under construction floor space is 126828 sqft. The existing facilities in various floors are also adequate to meet all study related requirements of MBBS and B.Sc. Nursing students.
Academic Faculty of the College now consists of about 150 members’ which in a blend of a distinguished body of senior academics with proven teaching and research excellence and young enthusiastic but dedicated professionals. Like MBBS students, International Nursing College students, too, are taught by Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors and other professionals.
The central library of the College has a good number of high quality text and academic reference books. Students can study in the library from 8 am to 4 pm and can borrow books without charge. Besides International Nursing College has also a library of its own where exclusively nursing students study.
There are required numbers of laboratory facilities for the subjects like Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Nutrition & Dietetics, Computer & IT, Fundamentals of Nursing, Midwifery and also English with sufficient number of specimen, equipments and instruments. Students avail all lab facilities for fulfilling the prescribed lab practicing hours of curriculum.
Clinical Practice Facilities
Students are placed in real situation for clinical practice both in hospital and community as per requirement of curriculum. To fulfill the required practical hours students do their clinical practice in various ward of IMCH throughout the year for 2 weeks in each month under the supervision of subject teacher.
The College has the hostel facilities for the female students in its own premises. Male students live in a rented house adjacent to college campus with the supervision of college authority and under the guidance of nursing college teachers.
Students, living in Dhaka city can avail the college buses for their transportation to and from the campus at free of cost. They, who reside at Dhanmondi, Mohammadpur, Shyamoli, Gabtali, Mirpur, Tongi, Uttara, Khilkhat, Banani, Mohakhali, DOHS, Tejgaon, Shahbagh or areas adjacent to these get easy transport facility. Students from other areas of Dhaka, Tongi and Gazipur can also use this facility at the nearest selected spots in above mentioned areas. The students who live in college hostel usually avail college buses to go Tongi and Dhaka for shopping and other necessary purposes around the week.
There is a golden opportunity has been opened for our graduate nurses as now they can get themselves prepared for CGFNS qualifying exam at their door steps in the Kean Bangladesh Center (KBC) and appear for the exam at Kryterion Testing Center (KTC), Banani, Dhaka. Both KBC and KTC are concerns of International Medicare Limited (IML) to facilitate worldwide nursing job opportunities for all CGFNS qualified nurses preferably in USA.