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Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) course is a 18 month course, which is run by CTEVT. Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) course is designed to prepare competent ANM especially in midwifery, reproductive health (MCH/FP) and community health, in order to work in Health Post, Primary Health Care Centre and District Hospital (HP, PHCC and DH) as indicated in National Health Care System in the area of promotive, preventive, restorative and rehabilitative health services to the individual, family, groups and communities.
This course is based on practical exposure in different areas as required. Duration of this course is 18 months (78 weeks), out of those 16 weeks are allocated for study block and 36 weeks are allocated for practical experiences. The detail time allocation of the course is given in operational calendar. Additionally, 12 weeks are allocated for On-the-Job Training (OJT). Trainees will be placed in different areas of health care settings after completing final examination as an OJT. Trainees must complete the OJT training under the supervision of concerned supervisor.
Aim of the Course
The aim of the course is to produce competent ANMs who provide Primary Health Care Services for individuals, family, groups and communities through various level of health delivery systems (Sub Health Post, Health Post, Primary Health Care Centre, and District Hospitals) in the Nepal.
At the end of the course, the ANM graduates will be able to provide basic nursing care, community health care including treatment of simple disorder, care of children, examination of pregnant women, conducting normal deliveries, care of postnatal mothers and new born babies either in home or in health institutions.
After the completion of this program, ANM graduates will be able to:
Candidates will be selected on the basis of entrance examination conducted by CTEVT.
The Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training will award the Technical School Leaving Certificate in "Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery" to the candidate who successfully completes the requirements as prescribed by the curriculum.
The grading system will be as follows:
Grading overall marks
Pattern of Attendance
Every student must have minimum of 80% attendance in theory and 90% attendance in practical to appear in internal and final examination.
The ANM graduate will be eligible for the position equivalent to Non-gazetted 2nd class/level 4 (technical) as an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) or as prescribed by the Public Service Commission. The graduate is eligible for registration with the Nepal Nursing Council in the grade as mentioned in the Nepal Nursing Council Act. The graduate will be eligible to appear in the entrance examination of PCL Nursing.
This course will be completed within 18 months/78 weeks/2560 hours; including 12 weeks (480 hrs) on the job training (OJT) with supervision. The 3 months (480 hours) OJT will be compulsory after completing final exam.