Departmental History

The Department of Community Health Nursing was established on 28th, November, 1998.  Daw Rosalinus and Daw Aye Paing were appointed as tutors on 21st, September, 1999. Daw Khin Hlaing Aye was assigned as Assistant Lecturer on 18th, February, 1999.  After that, Daw Lin Lin Khine was appointed as Lecturer and Head of the Department on 17th October, 2002. Then she was promoted as Professor on 25th January, 2007.

Departmental Objectives

To produce qualified community health nurses who would be able to:
1. enhance nursing practice, education, administration and research with the view of improving the health care of the community
2. equip with the relevant knowledge, attitude and skills for effectively utilization in promotive, preventive, curative, and        rehabilitative health services
3. provide quality health care to the community comparable to Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) standards
4. undertake the continuing development of the nursing profession

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs


A. Undergraduate courses
1. First Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course
2. Second Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course
3. Third Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course
4. Fourth Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course
5. First Year B.N.Sc (Bridge) Course
6. Second Year B.N.Sc (Bridge) Course

B. Postgraduate courses
1. 1st Year M.N.Sc (Specialty in Community Health Nursing) Course
2. 2nd Year M.N.Sc (Specialty in Community Health Nursing) Course
(A) Concepts and Principles of Community Health Nursing
(B)  Roles and Functions of Community Health Nurse 
(C)  Health and Welfare System of  Community

First Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course
1. Concepts and Principles of Community Health Nursing
2. Roles and Functions of Community Health Nurse
3.Health and Welfare System of Community
4. Health Care Delivery System In Myanmar - Health Organization Set-up in Myanmar
5. Promoting Health and Self-care Practices – Primordial Prevention
6. Family in Community Setting (Family Medicine)
7. Home Visiting
8. General Nursing Concepts
    1. Family Medicine

Second Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course

1. Health Education
2. The Family as a Client
3. Nature, Scope and Significance of Demography
4. The Epidemiological Model Applied in Community Health Nursing
5. Community as a Client
6. Community Home Based Care

Third Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course

1.Communicable Disease Control Program
2.Developmentally Disabled persons in the community
3.School Age Children and Adolescents
4.Occupational Health Nursing
5.Health of the Elderly in the Community

Fourth Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course

1. Community Health Program Management
2. Community Health Nurse Manager
3. Promoting, Continuity of Care; Advocacy, Discharge Planning and Case

Management and Counseling

4. Disaster Management
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First Year B.N.Sc (Bridge) Course

1. Overview of Concepts and Principles of Community Health Nursing

  1. Health Care System in Myanmar
  2. Environmental Issue Affecting Community Health
  3. Health Teaching in Community
  4. Family as a Client
  5. Epidemiological Model Applied in Community Health Nursing
  6. Community as a Client
  7. Nature Scope and Significant of Demography
  8. Home visiting
  9. Community Home Based Care

Second Year B.N.Sc (Bridge) Course

1.   Communicable Disease Control

  1. Developmentally Disabled Person in the Community
  2. School-age Children and Adolescents
  3. Occupational Health Nursing
  4. Health of Elderly in the Community
  5. Community Health Program Management
  6. Community Health Nurse Manager
  7. Promoting Continuity of Care; Advocacy, Discharge Planning and Case

Management and Counseling

  1. Disaster Management

First Year M.N.Sc

International Issues in Nursing Service Delivery

1. Health Service Delivery System in Myanmar
2. International Health Service Delivery Systems
3. Strategic Management and Planning
4. Organizational Structures
5. Leadership
6. Quality
7. Nursing Systems and Practices
8. Variability in Practice and the Introduction of Practice Guidelines

Second Year M.N.Sc

Community Health Nursing

1. Theoretical and Conceptual Basis for Community Health Nursing
2. Health Care Delivery System; Current and Future Issue
3. Community Health Nursing in Specified Areas
4. Application of Nursing Process and Management Concept to the Community

Student Assessment

B.N.Sc (Generic) & B.N.Sc (Bridge)

Formative Assessment                       30%
Class Test                                          20%
Field Assignment/ Presentation         10%
Summative Assessment                     70%
Theory (three-hour paper)                40%
Practical/ Viva                                   30%
Pass mark                                         50%
Distinction mark                               75%    

First Year M.N.Sc

Assignments for International Issues in Nursing Service Delivery

Second Year M.N.Sc

Community Health Nursing              

Formative Assessment                    30%
Assignment                                    20%
Class Test                                       10%
Summative Assessment                  70%
Theory (three-hour paper)             40%
Practical/ viva                                30%
Pass mark                                      60%
Credit                                            75%
Distinction mark                            80%

Dissertation

As described in Adult Health Nursing Department

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Teaching Faculties (Community Health Nursing)

  Head of Department
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