Departmental History

The Adult Health Nursing department was developed on 28th November, 1998. At that time, Daw Mya Mya Nyo was appointed as a tutor. Daw M. Nang Kham was appointed as Assistant lecturer and served from 23-2-1999 to 30-11-1999. After that, Daw Htwe Htwe Nyunt was appointed as Assistant Lecturer and served from 21-4-2000 to 26-2-2003.

Then Daw Khin Hla Shwe was appointed as Professor and Head of the Department and served from 16-10-2000 to 14-1-2004. Lecturer and Head U Mehn Sein Ti served from15-3-2004 to 20-4-2005. Daw Htwe Htwe Nyunt has taken the duties of Lecturer and Head of the department from 17-8-2005 to 26. 6.2008. Now she is Associate Professor and Head of the department and has been promoted to the post since26.  6.2008.

Departmental Objectives

At the end of the course the student should be able to:
1. acquire the knowledge of basic principles of Pharmacology
2. understand thoroughly the pharmacology of drugs with approach to clinical application of drug therapy
3. understand the pharmacologic basic of therapeutic agents so as to explain the nursing diagnosis
4. relate the actions of drugs to their uses and untoward effects
5. describe the acquisition of skill in nursing implications of drugs
6. have an interest in Pharmacology as an essential subject which plays an important integral part in the scientific treatment of diseases
7. have awareness of variability of drug responses and existence of drug interactions which may modify usual pharmacological actions

Course Outline

At the end of the course, the learners will acquire increased knowledge, skill and attitude in providing nursing care for the adult and the aged with medical/ surgical problems in various health care settings by utilizing the concepts, principles and nursing process.

First Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course

    -National health plan
    -Growth and Development of the Adult and the Aged
    -Stress, Stressor and Stress Adaptation

Second Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course

    -Care of the client with problems on Elimination
    -Care of the client with problems on Fluid and Electrolytes
    -Care of the client with problems on Gas Exchange
    -Care of the client with problems on Fluid Transport

Third Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course

    -Care of the client undergoing Surgical experiences
    -Care of the client with problems on Metabolic and Chemical Regulation
    -Care of the client with problems on Mobility and Rehabilitation
    -Care of the client with problems on Mobility, Coordination, Perception and sensory

 Fourth Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course

    -Care of the client with problems on Trauma and other Emergencies
    -Care of the client with Integumentary Problems
    -Care of the client with problems on Infectious Diseases
    -Care of the Aging (Elderly) Client
    -Care of the client with Problems of Malignancies

First Year B.N.Sc (Bridge) Course

    -National health plan
    -Care of the client with problems on Fluid and Electrolytes
    -Care of the client with problems on Gas Exchange
    -Care of the client with problems on Fluid Transport
    -Care of the client with problems on Elimination
    -Care of the client with problems on Metabolic and Chemical Regulation

Second Year B.N.Sc (Bridge) Course

    -Care of the client with problems on Mobility and Rehabilitation
    -Care of the client with problems on Mobility, Coordination, Perception and Sensory
    -Care of the client with problems on Trauma and other Emergencies
    -Care of the client with Integumentary Problems
    -Care of the client with Infection
    -Care of the Aging (Elderly) Client
    -Care of the client with problems of Malignancy

First Year M.N.Sc

I. Interpretive and critical research in nursing

    -Positivism and research in the Human Sciences
    -Critique of the positivist paradigm
    -Alternatives to positivism
    -Phenomenology
    -Ethnography
    -Grounded theory
    -Critical and action research

II. Adult Health Nursing

    -Theoretical and conceptual basis of adult health nursing.
    -Acute and chronic health disruption in adult and aged.
    -Health promotion, disease prevention and rehabilitative in adult health nursing.
    -Advanced medical - surgical treatment programs.
    -Application of nursing process to the client with acute and chronic health problems in the aged and the terminally ill.

Teaching Faculties (Adult Health Nursing)

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Tutors

Daw Sa Sa Aung      
Daw Ohn Mar Myint      
Daw Nyein Yadana Moe      
Daw Lin Lin Aung      
Daw Su Myat Thuza      
Daw Thin Thin Oo      
Daw Su Nanda Ko      
Daw Seint Seint San 

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Instructors      


Daw Thae Ei Phyo      
Daw Cho Cho Win      
Daw Nyein Moh Moh Myint      
Daw Shwe Sin Htun      
Daw Bawk Ra      
Daw Phyo Ma Ma San      
Daw Eint Thawda Htun      
U Kyaw Thura      
Daw Than Htay Aung
Daw Sun Lut Royl Sant

Daw Nilar Myint      
U Nyan Htun Oo