The goal of the Rangpur Community Nursing College is to provide an excellent broad-based education with a focus on professional development for the students to equip them with knowledge, skill an attitude necessary not only to address the priority health problems of the community but also to acquire a firm basis for future training and studies. Students will acquire:


  • Acquire KNOWLEDGE and UNDERSTANDING of health and its promotion, and of diseases; their prevention and management, in the context of whole individual and his or her place in the family and the society;
  • Acquire and become proficient in basic clinical SKILLS such as the ability to obtain a patients’ history, to undertake a comprehensive clinical examination and Interpret the findings and to demonstrate competence in the performance of basic technical procedures;
  • Acquire and demonstrate ATTITUDES necessary for the achievement of high standard of clinical practice in relation to care of individuals and populations; and to his or her own personal development.


At the end of the Course students shall

1. Acquire knowledge and understanding of:


  • The sciences upon which Medicine depends and the scientific and experimental methods.
  • The structure, function and normal growth and development of the human body and the workings of the mind and their interaction, the factors which may disturb these, and the disorders of structure and function which may result.
  • The etiology, natural history and prognosis of the common mental and physical ailments. Students must have experience of emergencies and a good knowledge of the commoner diseases of the community and of ageing processes.
  • Normal pregnancy and childbirth, the commoner obstetric emergencies, the principles of ante-natal and post-natal care, and medical aspects of family planning and psycho-sexual counseling.
  • The principles of prevention and of therapy, including health education, the amelioration of suffering and disability, rehabilitation, the maintenance of health in old age, and the care of the dying;

2. Develop the professional skills necessary to:


  • Elicit, record and interpret the relevant medical history, symptoms and physical signs, and to identify the problems and how these may be managed.
  • Carry out simple practical clinical procedures.
  • Deal with common medical emergencies.
  • Communicate effectively and sensitively with patients and their relatives.
  • Use laboratory and other diagnostic and therapeutic services effectively and economically, and in the best interests of his patients.