Child Health Nursing Department

OVERVIEW

The Department of Child Health Nursing aims to render quality service by student nurses with knowledge, skill and attitude based on art and scientific knowledge in caring children, family and community in the prevention of diseases, promotion and restoration of health and rehabilitation


FACULTY

NAME OF THE FACULTY

DESIGNATION

Prof.Sujatha.R Professor & H.O.D
  Mrs.Harsha Thomas Lecturer
 

Mrs. Jeevitha Alva

Lecturer

 

Ms.Samseena.D.M

Asst. Lecturer


FACILITIES:

LAB FACILITIES

The college has well equipped Child Health nursing lab where students get hands on experience for various procedures. The students also get hands on experience in the Central Skill lab of Nitte University: NU-MEDISIM on simulated clinical experiences.

CLINICAL FACILITIES:

The students are given the best clinical exposure at K.S.Hegde Hospital in pediatric specialty areas. Second year P.G. students are sent to specialty hospital like Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children , Mumbai .


ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS 2017-2018:

STAFF PROJECT:

  • Effectiveness of STP regarding Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Policy on Knowledge of health care workers and Breast Feeding Practices of mothers admitted in a selected hospital in Mangaluru (funded by Nitte deemed to be University)

  • Prof. Sujatha. R , Effectiveness of Palliative Care Cognitive Edification on Nursing Competence and Self Resilience of Nurses: it’s Impact on patient satisfaction in a selected hospital at Mangaluru.


PUBLICATIONS:

  • Mrs.Harsha Thomas Assess the relationship knowledge about nutritional status and body image perception among Adolescence Girls in Mangalore, Indian Journal of Applied Research, May-2017 ;7 (5)6, ISSN 2454-7247.

  • Mrs. Sujatha R , A Comparative Study on Risk Taking Behaviours and Scholastic Performance of Early Adolescents in Selected Schools at Mangalore, Indian Journal on Nursing Administration & Education, January-June 2017; 3 (1) , ISSN 2454-7247.

  • Mrs. Jeevitha A and Sujatha R, Effectiveness of moringa leaves extract on hemoglobin level among adolescent girls with anemia in selected schools at Mangalore, International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, December, 2017; 8 (12)  ISSN: 0976-3031


PRESENTATIONS:

  • Mrs. Sujatha.R, Effectiveness of flax seed pillow on stress and physical parameters of premature infants in selected NICU’s , International Conference on Impact of Global Issues on Women and Children, 9th to 12th January 2017, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal University.

  • Mrs.Subin, Maternal working status on the performance and behavioural problems of adolescences, International Conference on Impact of Global Issues on Women and Children, 9th to 12th January 2017, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal University.

  • Mrs. Sujatha.R, Effectiveness of snake and ladder game on knowledge and attitude regarding personal hygiene among school children in a selected rural school, National conference on Envisioning-creating the future,03.06.17, Father Muller College of Nursing FMCI.

  • Mrs.Jeevitha Alva , Caring for mothers and their newborn’s- midwives role (poster) , Regional workshop on Caring for mothers and their newborn’s- midwives role, 04-05-17, Yenepoya Nursing College

  • Mrs.Harsha Thomas, Geriatric Health: Adding Life to years & Years to Life (poster),Regional Workshop on Geriatric Health: Adding Life to years & Years to Life, 04-07-17, Yenepoya Nursing College

  • Mrs. Sujatha.R , Preadolescence, Health week -Health children healthy India, 03/08/17 , Lourdes school, Bejai, Mangalore

  • Mrs. Sujatha.R , Adolescence, Health week -Health children healthy India, 11/08/17 , Lourdes school, Bejai, Mangalore

  • Mrs. Harsha Thomas , Assess the relationship between knowledge about nutritional status & body image perception among Adolescent Girls in a selected college, National Conference on Promoting healthy working environment: a shared responsibility, 18- 19/08-2017, Kempegowda Institute of Nursing, Bangalore.

  • Mrs. Sujatha.R ,Effectiveness of STP on palliative care on knowledge among nurses in a selected hospital, 2nd Indian Cancer Congress Conference, , 12/11/17, Insight , Innovation, Integration, Bangalore.

  • Mrs. Sujatha.R, Effectiveness of child to child approach on practice of hand washing among school children in a selected school , 14th International Conference , Better health care: exploring the possibilities, 10-11/01/18 , SRMC & RI, Chennai.

  • Mrs. Jeevitha, Effectiveness of moringa leaves extract on haemoglobin level among adolescent girls with anemia in selected schools , 14th International Conference , Better health care: exploring the possibilities, 10-11/01/18 , SRMC & RI, Chennai