Departmental History

Department of Chemistry   was established on 28th November 1998. The Department was run by Daw Mi Mi Lay from 15-3-1999 to 20-12-2001. Now, Daw Khin Than Oo is the head of the department. She has been assigned to the post since 20-12-2001.

Departmental Objectives

At the end of the course, the learners should be able to acquire the fundamental principles of Chemistry in order to understand and correlate with other subjects such as Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology and other nursing subjects.

Under graduate

i. First year B.N.Sc (Generic)Course

ii. First year B.N.Sc (Bridge)Course

iii. Diploma in Nine Months Speciality Nursing Course

iv. First year (Diploma), Nursing Training School Course

Student Assessment 
First year B.N.Sc (Generic)  
Combined paper (50% of Chemistry + 50% of Physics)

Formative assessment                                                        30%
Practical Test                                                                   - 10%   
Class test I                                                                      - 10%
        II                                                                             - 10%

Summative assessment                                                       70%
Theory (1:30 hrs) MCQ -10 items with 5 stems(20 minutes)
              (Multiples responses. minus system, carried over)                                MSQ - 4 short questions (1 hour 10 minutes)
                                        (no choice)
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Total                                                                                    100%

Pass  marks                              50%                                                     
Distinction marks                     80%   

First year B.N.Sc (Bridge)
Term I 
Combined paper (50% of Chemistry + 50% of Physics)

Formative assessment                                                        30%
Practical Test                    - 10%   
Class test I                    - 10%
        II                            - 10%

Summative assessment                                                        70%
Theory (1:30 hrs) MCQ -10 items with 5 stems(20 minutes)
                            (Multiples responses. minus system, carried over )                                                                            
                             MSQ - 4 short questions (1 hour 10 minutes)
                                        (no choice)
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Total                                                                                                         100%

Pass  marks                                          50%
Distinction marks                                 80%   


PRESCRIBED TEXT BOOK


AMSDEN, J.P., Physical Chemistry for Premedical Student (Second Edition)International Students Edition BROW, L THEODORE and LEMAY, H.EUGENO Jr. Chemistry: The Central Science (1981) Prentice- Hall, Inc.


REFERENCE  BOOKS


GRIFFIN, JR. R.W, (1969), Modern Organic Chemistry  (Mc Graw Hill Inc.), New York SILCOCK, C.G, (1972), Physical Chemistry (Second Edition) The English Language Book Society
*George I sackhein Ronald M.schultz, (1977) Chemistry for the Health Sciences (Third Edition)  (Macmillan Publishing Co.Inc.), New York
Bah, A.B.S., (1989), Science for Nurses, Tropical Health Series Churchill Living Stone, London
Kan Kum Wone and Kwan Seet Ngoh, (1994) Essentials of Organic Chemistry for “A” Level, (Second Edition) Time Centre I, Singapore
SACHIN Kr GHOSH, (1994), Advanced General Organic Chemistry (Sixth Edition) Publisher; Arunabha Sen, Books & Allied (P) Ltd. 8/1 Chintamoni Das Lane, Calcuttas
GORDON M. BARROW, (1996), Physical Chemistry (Sixth Edition)  United State of America  
Sackhe, G.I. and Schultz, R.M., (1997) Chemistry for the Health Sciences               (Macmillan Publishing Co.Inc.), New York 



Teaching Faculties (Chemistry)

Head Of Department
Daw Khin Than Oo B.Sc (Hons.); M.Sc(Chemistry )
   

Former Heads

 
Daw Mi Mi Lay 1999 - 2001
   
Assistant Lecturers  
   
   
Demonstrators  
Daw Naing Mar Htay B.Sc (Hons.); M.Sc(Chemistry)
Daw Zin Mar Aye B.Sc (Hons); M.Sc  (Chemistry)
   

 

Curriculum (Chemistry)

First year B.N.Sc (Generic) course

1. Water
2. Solutions
3. Acids, bases and salts
4. pH scale and buffer systems
5. Ionisation, electrolytes and electrolysis
6. Aliphatic compounds
7. Aromatic compounds
8. Isomerism
9. Amino acids and Proteins
10. Carbohydrates
11. Lipids

First year B.N.Sc (Bridge) course

1. Composition of substances
2. Atoms and molecules
3. Chemical reactions and equations
4. Water
5. Solutions
6. Acids, bases and salts
7. pH scale and buffer systems
8. Aliphatic compounds
9. Amino acids and Proteins
10. Carbohydrates
11. Lipids