Ministry of Health & Family Welfare launched new Nurse Practitioner Courses for Skill Up gradation of Nurses

New Delhi : Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda, launched new Nurse Practitioner courses and ‘Live Register’ for Nurses. Speaking on the occasion he stated that the role of the nursing staff can be compared equally to that of the doctors when we think of achieving the SDGs”.

On meeting the shortage of nursing staff, Mr. Nadda stated that the nursing courses can be blended with skill India training Courses. The Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care Program will be a two-year residential M.Sc degree and the Nurse Practitioner in Primary Healthcare Program will be a one-year residential Post Graduate diploma program.

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