Overview

Lady health visitors (LHVs), as a specific cadre of health care provider, have existed in Pakistan since 1951. They provide a variety of services to urban and rural communities, including basic nursing care, maternal child health services, and training of community workers.

Scope of the course

  • Lady health visitors are playing a great role in Pakistan for guiding the females about their healthcare issues.
  • They guide the females about different methods of family planning.
  • LHVs work for maternal health at grass root level.
  • They provide the medical treatment for common diseases.
  • They also guide the females about prevention of common diseases.
  • LHVs ensure that new born children are provided with immunization facility.

Course Contents

  • Health , maternal and newborn health
  • Body parts and functions
  • Infection prevention
  • Health education and communication
  • Pregnancy, its complications and Ante-Natal Care (ANC)
  • Labour and childbirth, its complications and skilled care during labour
  • Newborn and infant health
  • Puerperium and Post Natal Care (PNC)
  • Preparing of professional practice

Accreditation:

Nursing Examination Board of Punjab, Pakistan Nursing Council

Duration

The duration required to complete this degree is 2 year.

Annual

We follow annual system of education

Eligibility

45% Marks in Matric (Science group with Biology) or F. Sc (Pre-Medical) or equivalent