Thursday, July 28, 2011

Hands-on experience at JCI accreditated hospital and international exposure for students of Fortis Institute of Nursing

Bengaluru, July 12, 2011: Fortis Institute of Nursing, one the finest and most progressive nursing institutions in the country, is now in a position to offer hands-on training at a JCI accreditated hospital as well as international exposure for its nursing students. This has been made possible by the prestigious JCI accreditation that its Banneghata facility received recently, as well as the rapidly expanding footprint of the hospital chain in different South Asian geographies.

Being one of the most preferred nursing colleges in Bangalore, Fortis Institute of Nursing has carved an enviable reputation for high standards in nursing education. Add to this the possibility of training in a JCI accreditated hospital which is equivalent to international exposure. Furthermore, due to its ever expanding presence across entire South Asia, Fortis Hospitals provides excellent national and international employment opportunities also for its nursing students.
The Institute is recognized by INC, Karnataka State Nursing Council and GoK and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The Fortis Institute of Nursing is an education initiative of Fortis Hospitals Ltd., a well-known name in super-specialty healthcare in Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Goa, Mohali and NCR.

The institute provides courses like BSc (Nursing), PB BSc (Nursing) and MSc (Nursing). For the hard-working and meritorious students, the institute offers excellent scholarship programs. Any student with aggregate marks of 70% or above in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English at ‘10+2’ level examination and who wants to study B.Sc nursing is eligible to get a scholarship of Rs. 25,000/- per year. The student can get up to Rs. 1,00,000/- as scholarship for 4 years of  this graduate study program. While for any staff nurse of a hospital with average marks of 70% in GNM and ‘10+2’ level examinations, and who wants to study PB B.Sc. nursing at the Institute is eligible to get a scholarship of Rs. 20,000/- per year of study.

Fortis Institute of Nursing also provides the necessary assistance in availing education loans from banks. All students who avail loans will be reimbursed 20% of the interest payable during the duration of the course. Besides, if the student is eligible and decides to join any of the Fortis Hospitals then depending upon the period of service he/she can get refund up to 100% of tuition fees paid at the college. This refund is in addition to full salary and other benefits that a staff is entitled to at the hospitals.

About Fortis Institute of Nursing, Bangalore
Fortis Institute of Nursing is a premier nursing institute in Bangalore offering B.Sc (nursing) and Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery courses to students. Courses are recognized by INC, Karnataka State Nursing Council and GoK. The graduate level B.Sc course is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. This institute is the education initiative of Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore.

In a short time Fortis Institute of Nursing has gained a reputation for quality teaching and student care. A team of core faculty at the institute with right mix of qualification, experience and enthusiasm ensures regular classes; timely academic progress and proper student mentoring. Discipline and regular attendance of students are closely monitored and the institute holds periodic meeting/tele conferencing with parents on progress of their wards.
 institute has well ventilated class rooms, well equipped laboratory, and a well stocked library with books and journals. The institute has arranged excellent support facilities for students like dinning, hostel accommodation and transportation. Apart from imparting advanced skills in nursing the institute is working out other value addition modules to assist students to be better nurses in their life. For example the institute will conduct short training modules on stress management, patient handling skills, better personality, etc.

“The faith parents and students have reposed on us has motivated us to improve further the quality of our education services. This year we will set a new benchmark in our student centric approach which will be envy of other institutes operating in this field.” says the principal of the Institute.

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