JKSSB VARIOUS POSTS JKSSB: Syllabus for the Post of Public Health Nurse

JKSSB: Syllabus for the Post of Public Health Nurse

Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board has advertised various Posts via Notifications 01, 02, 03, 04 and 05 of 2019. Syllabus for the Post of Junior Staff Nurse is given as Under:

  • Anatomy
  • Introduction to Anatomical terms organization of the human body
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscular System
  • The Nervous system
  • The sensory organs
  • Circulatory and lymphatic system
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Excretory System(Urinary)
  • The Endocrine system
  • The Reproductive System including breast The Eye
  • The Skin
  • The Reproductive System including breast


Ø Physiology

  • Cell Physiology Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Nervous Systems
  • Circulatory system
  • Respiratory system
  • The Digestive system
  • The excretory system
  • The sensory organs
  • The endocrine system
  • The reproductive system
  • Lymphatic and immunological system


Ø Nutrition

  • Introduction
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats
  • Proteins
  • Energy
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Water electrolytes


  • Cookery rules and preservation of nutrients
  • Balanced diet
  • Role of nurse in nutritional programmes


Ø  Biochemistry

  • Introduction
  • Structure and functions of cell membrane
  • Composition and metabolism of carbohydrates
  • Composition and metabolism of lipids
  • Composition and metabolism of Amino acids and proteins
  • Composition of Vitamins and minerals
  • Immunochemistry


ü  Fundamentals of Nursing and First AID with applied Science


  • Introduction
  • Nursing as profession
  • Hospital admission and discharge
  • Communication and Nurse patient relationship
  • The Nursing Process
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Vital signs
  • Health Assessment Machinery Equipment an linen
  • Meeting needs of patients
  • Infection control in Clinical setting
  • Administration of Medications
  • Meeting special needs of the patient


Ø  Psychology

  • Aims and Methods of Psychology
  • Biology of behavior
  • Cognitive process
  • Motivation and emotional processes
  • Personality
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Metal hygiene and mental Health
  • Psychological reaction to illness


Ø  Microbiology

  • Introduction
  • General characteristics of Microbes Infection control
  • Pathogenic organisms Immunity
  • Classification of Bacteria
  • Immunity & Immunization procedure


  • Vacumes, Sera, Toxide & Toxins
  • Serological Tests


Ø  Sociology

  • Introduction
  • Individual
  • Culture
  • Social groups and processes
  • Population
  • Family and Marriage
  • Social Stratification
  • Types of communities in India Rual, Urban, and Regional)
  • Social Change
  • Social Organization
  • Social control
  • Social Problems


Ø Pharmacology


  • Introduction to pharmacology
  • Chemotherapy
  • Pharmacology of commonly used antiseptics, disinfectants and insecticides
  • Drugs action on G.I. system
  • Drugs used on Respiratory systems
  • Drugs used on urinary system
  • Miscellaneous
  • Drugs used on skin and mucous membranes
  • Drugs action on Nervous system
  • Cardiovascular drugs
  • Drugs used for hormonal disorders and supplementation, contraception and medical termination of pregnancy
  • Introduction to Drugs used in alternative system of medicine


Ø  Pathology


  • Bronchial asthma
  • Cardio-vascular system
  • Gastro intestinal Tract
  • Liver Gall bladder pancreas
  • Kidney urinary tract
  • Male genital system
  • Female genital system
  • Cancer Breast
  • Central Nervous system
  • Metastatic turnour


  • Skeletal system
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Examination of body cavity fluids, tranudates and exudates
  • Urine and faces


Ø  Genetics


  • Introduction
  • Maternal prenatal and genetic influences on development of defects and diseases Genetic testing in the neonates and children
  • Genetic conditions of adolescents and adults
  • Services related to Genetics


Ø Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult including Geriatrics)-I


  • Introduction
  • Common signs and symptoms and management
  • Nursing management of patients (adults including elderly) with respiratory problems Nursing management of patient adults including elderly) with blood and cardio vascular problem
  • Heart
  • Nursing management of patient adults including elderly with genitor- urinary problems Nursing management of disorders of male( adults including elderly) reproductive system Nursing management of patient( adults including elderly) with disorders of endocrine system
  • Nursing management of patient (adults including elderly) with disorder of integumentary system
  • Nursing management of patient adults including elderly) with musculoskeletal problems Nursing management of patient adults including elderly with immunological problems Nursing management of patient adults including elderly) with communicable Diseases Peri operative nursing


Ø Community Health Nursing


  • Introduction
  • Determinates of health
  • Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology and nursing management of common Communicable
  • Diseases
  • Viral
  • Bacterial
  • Rickettsial diseases
  • Parasitic zoonoses
  • Surface infection
  • Epidemiology and Nursing management of Non-Communicable diseases
  • Demography
  • Population and its control
  • Health planning and policies and problems


  • Community health nursing approaches, concepts and roles and responsibilities of nursing personnel
  • Assisting individuals and groups to promote and maintain their health
  • Assessment of self and family
  • Seek health services for
  • Maintenance of Health Records for self and family
  • Continue Medical care and follow up in community for various diseases and disorders


Ø Communication Educational Technology          )


  • Review Communication process
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Human relations
  • Guidance counseling
  • Education media
  • Assessment
  • Information, Education communication for health (IEC)


Ø Medical surgical Nursing Adult including Geriatrics – II


  • Nursing management of patient with disorders of Ear Nose and Throat
  • Nursing management of patient with disorders of eye
  • Nursing management of patient with neurological disorders
  • Nursing management of patients with disorders of female reproductive system
  • Nursing management of patients with Burns, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery Nursing Management of patient with ontological conditions
  • Nursing management of patients in Emergency Disaster situations
  • Nursing care of the elderly
  • Nursing management of patient in critical care units
  • Nursing management of patients adults including elderly with occupational and Industrial disorders


Ø Paediatric Nursing


  • Introduction
  • Modern concepts of childcare
  • The healthy child, Immunization
  • Nursing care of neonate
  • Integrated management of neonatal and childhood illnesses (IMNCI)
  • Nursing management in common childhood diseases
  • Management of behavioral social problems in children
  • Fluid and Electrolyte


Ø Mental Health Nursing


  • Introduction
  • Principles and concepts of Mental Health Nursing
  • Assessment of Metal health
  • Classification of Mental


  • Therapeutic communication and nurse –patient relationship
  • Assessment of mental health status
  • Therapeutic communication and nurse-patient relationship
  • Treatment modalities and therapies used in mental
  • Nursing management of patient with Schizophrenia, and other
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Nursing management of patient with mood
  • Nursing management of patient with neurotic, stress related and somatiozation disorders
  • Nursing management of patient with Substance use disorders
  • Nursing management of patient with personality, Sexual and eating disorders
  • Nursing management of childhood and adolescent disorders including mental deficiency Nursing management of organic brain disorders
  • Psychiatric emergencies and crisis intervention
  • Legal issues in Mental Health Nursing
  • Community Mental Health Nursing

Ø Midwifery and obstetrical Nursing

  • Introduction to midwifery and obstertrical Nursing
  • Review of anatomy and physiology of female reproductive system and foetal development
  • Assessment and management of pregnancy (ante-natal)
  • Assessment and management of intra-natal period
  • Second stage
  • Third stage
  • Fourth Stage
  • Assessment and management of women during post natal period
  • Assessment and management of normal neonates
  • High-risk pregnancies-assessment management
  • Abnormal labour assessment and management
  • Abnormalities during postanatal periods
  • Assessment and management of High risk newborn
  • Pharmaco-therapeutics in obstetrics

Ø Nursing Research and statistics

  • Research and research process
  • Research problem/ Question
  • Review of literature
  • Research approaches and designs
  • Sampling and data collection
  • Analysis of data:
  • Introduction to statistics
  • Communication and utilization of research


Ø Public Health Nursing & Health Administration

  • Introduction to public Health & Community Nursing
  • Management of nursing services in the hospital and community Organizational behavior and human relations
  • In Service education
  • Management of nursing educational institutions Nursing as profession
  • Professional Advancement
  • Organisation and Administration of Health Services in India
  • Role of epidemiology in community
  • Medico – legal aspects in public health


  • Nursing Educational Programmes in India
  • Nursing Registration and Nursing
  • Nursing
  • Introduction to Administration
  • Organisational
  • Personnel
  • Finance
  • Elementry principles of accountancy

Ø Operation Theatre Techniques

Ø Operation Room Nursing
  • Responsibilities of operation room nurse
  • Preparation of theatre and theatre dress
  • Sterilization of instruments, utensils and Dressing Linen-Cleaning and Packing
  • Suture, Ligature and surgical
  • Anesthesia –

o  Types of Anesthesia and resulscitation of patient, endotracheal intubation.

  • Various positions used in O.R. Manipulation of table
  • Care of patient before, during and after operation, Transportation of
  • Common instruments used in various surgical operations. Assisting in various types of

ü  Operation Theatre techniques –

  • Operation theatre unit, carbolization and setting up, scrubbing of hands, wearing of gown, masks and gloves, chemical substances used in the theatre, anesthesia, ligature and sutures, needles, articles for general, spinal and rectal


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