Ward Sister Course

  • Build proficiency in science, art and skills of nursing practice which specialized focus on current trends, technologies and training
  • Teaches the principles and methods of observation & Medical Records Documentation
  • Short 6 months course for working nurses
  • This course helps to provide a personalized care plan
Accreditation Partner:

Key Features

Certification by AHERF & Medvarsity

Web-based training

Advanced certificate course for upskilling

Course meant to address specialized training needs for ward sisters

Course Description

The Ward Sister Course will help nurses enhance their knowledge and skills of managing a unit, ward or ICU in any healthcare set-up. This course will enable the nurses to build capabilities and competencies required for specific management, administration and execution of needful personalized care planning, health-education and follow-up.

This course is specially aimed at making nurses proficient in the specialized area of ward management. Interested nurses can enhance their skills and knowledge by taking this course and make a career for themselves in this discipline. Any nursing graduate or diplomate, registered with a State Nursing Council in India is eligible to take this course. Two to three years of hands-on experience may be preferred.

This course presents multiple career opportunities to nurses wishing to pursue this specialty.  Apart from being specialist nurses in various departments, this course empowers nurses to acquire in-depth knowledge and understanding of the nursing administration for prevention, care and promotion of health. Successful candidates can work in any healthcare establishment and provide services with clinical decision-making and critical thinking.

This course is accredited by AHERF (Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation) & delivered through Medvarsity.


Course Outline

Session 1 - Management
Philosophy and Objectives of the Ward Sister Course
Process and Functions of Management
Leadership Theories & Styles
To Do Lists - Remembering to Do All Essential Tasks, in the Right Order
Communicating Client Care Needs
Materials Management in Hospitals
Transactional Analysis
Nursing Supervisor
Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM)
Session 2 - Clinical
Principles and Methods of Observation
Medical Records Documentation
Responsibilities of Head Nurse
Drugs and their Usage (Drug Administration)
Hospital Waste Management
Infection Control
Standing Orders
Legal Responsibilities
Course Duration
  • 54 Hrs (Learning Content)
Accreditation Partner

Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

Payment Options


1. Eligibility for the course
  • Are there any prerequisites for joining this course?
    • To be eligible for this program, you need to complete the Diploma in Nursing & Medwifery or BSC Nursing program and register with State Nursing Council. You will be required to submit a copy of the degree certificate along with State Nursing Council registration.
  • Can I submit my certificates at a later date after enrollment? Will my provisional certificates suffice the requirement?
    • Certificates are a proof of your previous educational background check thus will be required for the enrollment. However in case of any difficulty you may give a written undertaking to that effect for providing the certificates within the stipulated time frame.
2. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on the "Learn" button on the top right of this page using the login ID and password provided to you. In case you don't have access to login ID and password, write to us at srm@medvarsity.com & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at srm@medvarsity.com. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
  • How do I access my course?
  • My User ID and Password isn't working on the LMS.
    •  You will be issued a new user ID and password on completion of the registration process. The user ID created for your registration process will not work on our LMS
3. Assessment and Exams
  • How will I be assessed during and at the end of the course?
    • You will be assessed through MCQ based online assessment at the end of each module. At the end of the course, you will take the Final Examination (MCQ based online assessment) and viva examination.
  • What is the criterion for being eligible for the Final Examination?
    • You should have passed MCQ based online assessment of each module with a minimum of 60% marks. Then only you can take the Final Examination.
  • How do I appear for the MCQ based online Examination at the end of each module?
    • You have to login into our LMS at lms.medvarsity.com or www.apolloknowledge.com using your user ID and password, and then proceed with the examination as follows:
    • Click on My courses and then click on learn option. Here you will find various options like case discussions, videos, animations, eBook, assessment etc. Click on take assessment and read all the instructions carefully
    • Click on it and then click on to start exam and your exam will begin
    • Every 60 seconds page gets deactivated, hence it is important that you refresh the page time and again.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the first attempt?
    • If you are not able to clear the module test in the first attempt, you can always take a second attempt to clear your module tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the second attempt?
    • You can write to us at srm@medvarsity.com requesting for another attempt by paying a reactivation fee.
  • How many attempts do I have for the final exam?
    • One attempt
  • What if I do not clear the final examination?
    • You can attempt the exam again by paying the applicable reactivation fee.
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at srm@medvarsity.com, directing it to the academics team.
  • While attempting the online exam, what if there is a power cut or the internet gets disconnected?
    • If at all there is a power cut or your internet gets disconnected, there is nothing to worry. When you login again, you can  continue your test from the point where you had stopped.
  • What if I am not able to complete the course within the duration?
    • You will have to send a request to the CRM team to extend your course and pay the applicable reactivation.
4. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
5. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?

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