Overview: The Department of Medical Surgical Nursing aims to offer comprehensive training to undergraduate and postgraduate students based on the philosophy that students need to be well informed not only in knowledge and skills but also in the upcoming scientific advances in different areas of clinical practices so as to enable them to face new challenges and opportunities in various health care settings. Lab facilities The college has got well equipped Nursing Foundation and Medical surgical 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. Clinical facilities The students are given the best clinical exposure at K.S.Hegde Hospital in all specialty areas. Second year P.G. students are sent to specialty hospitals like Narayana Hrudayalaya , Shri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore and B.M. Birla Institute of Cardiology and Research centre Kolkata. Academics University results of the Year 2014-15 (Medical-Surgical Nursing)





71 65 96% Ms. Juwel George & Ms. Jisna John
III B.SC (N) 2012-2016 93 93 100% Ms. Vineetha Sunny
I P.B.B.SC(N)2013-2015 9

8 89% Ms. Emidaka Gatpoh
I M.SC (N) 8 8 100%

Ms.Pavithra K
II M.SC (N) 4 4 100% Ms.Jubee
Research Projects: Completed research projects

UG (in the year 2016)

  • Effectiveness of a planned teaching programme on knowledge and attitude of patients with tuberculosis and its treatment strategies, attending the DOTS centre at selected hospital and PHCs

  • Subjective distress of nasogastric tube feeding in patients with nasogastric tube

  • Relationship between iron intake and hemoglobin level among the migrated labor women working in various construction areas of Mangaluru
PG (in the year 2016)
  • Effect of aloe vera juice on glucose level among diabetics in selected old age homes at Mangalore
  • A study on effectiveness of care givers support programme (CSP) on burden and quality of life among caregivers of stroke subjects in selected hospitals at Mangalore.
  • Occurrence of urinary tract infection(UTI) and its contributing factors among catheterized subjects admitted in a selected hospital at Mangalore
  • Side effects of chemotherapy and its management practices among cancer subjects from a selected hospital at Mangalore
Completed Staff Research projects 2015-2016
  • Effectiveness of a comprehensive nursing intervention on the physical and psychosocial outcome of patients with Coronary Heart Disease of a selected hospital in Mangalore.
  • A study on awareness of risk of osteoporosis and determination of serum oestrogen level and its relationship with risk of osteoporosis among women in a selected hospital in Mangalore.
Ongoing Research projects 2016: Post-graduate projects:
  •  Quality of life of cancer patients receiving radiation therapy in a selected hospital at Mangaluru
  • An observational study on phlebitis and contributing factors among patients with peripheral IV cannula at selected hospital in mangaluru
  • Knowledge and practice of Endotracheal suctioning among nursing professionals- A systematic review
  • Effect of povidone iodine and chlorhexidine mouth wash on oral mucositis among cancer subjects at selected hospital in Mangaluru
  • Chronic grief experience of nurse caring for the end stage cancer patients
  • The perception of medication error among interns and staff nurses at selected hospital in Mangaluru
  • A correlative study on depressive symptoms perceived social support and quality of life among post MI subjects in selected hospital at Mangaluru
  • Effectiveness of palliative care support program on the quality of life and coping strategies of persons with cancer


  • Multimodal Perioperative Management Programme on Postoperative recovery among clients undergoing abdominal surgery from a selected hospital at Mangaluru


For the year 2015-2016:

  •  Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva. Effectiveness of information, education and communication (IEC) program on knowledge and attitude of college students towards HPV vaccine, Mangalore, Karnataka. Journal of international academic research for multidisciplinary, Jan 2015;2(12)vol 2,191-197.

  • Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva. Pain, anxiety and functional status of patients with lower limb fracture and dislocation after open reduction. Nitte University Journal of Health Science, March 2015; 5(2) 26-30.

  • Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva, Lincemon Thomas. Effectiveness of a nurse- Led program regarding self care management among hemodialysis patients. International journal of Health sciences and Research,5(6) , June 2015, 419-423.

  • Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva. Knowledge and attitude regarding eye donation among students of a selected nursing institute, at Mangalore. International Journal of Advanced Research 2015; (3)2,727-731

  • Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva, Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto. Determination of serum estrogen levels and its relationships with risk of osteoporosis among women in, Mangalore. International journal of advanced research 2015;6 (4)3,506-513 


  1. Mrs. Latha. S, Correlational study on quality of life and coping strategies among dialysis patients, National conference on health beat – in search of sustainable quality nursing care, 22nd January 2015 , Laxmi memorial college of nursing.

  2. Mrs. Latha. S, Comparative study on impact of dry v/s moist heat application on feasibility of peripheral intravenous cannulation among patients, International conference on Evidence Informed Practice: An approach to healthcare Reform, 24th & 25th January 2015,Manipal college of nursing.

  3. Mrs. Latha. S, Panel Discussion on ‘Nurse as a change agent in transition of health care', National conference on health beat – in search of sustainable quality nursing care, 22nd January 2015, Laxmi memorial college of nursing

  4. Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva, Panel discussion on benefits of employees, Alumni meets, 28th February 2015, Father Muller College of nursing.

  5. Dr. Fatima D’ Silva, Multi method research, Workshop on Multi method research, 5th & 6th June 2015, KLE University.

  6. Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto, Risk of osteoporosis and determination of Serum oestrogen level among women, NRSICON”15, 29th to 31st October 2015, Father Muller college of Nursing.

  7. Ms. Gincy Joseph, Lived experience of women diagnosed with Breast cancer, “Taking the Crab out of the way- An Oncological Nursing Perspective”, 27th and 28th November 2015, MIMS college of Nursing and department of Oncology MIMS hospital.

  8. Mrs. Latha .S, Effect of intradialytic exercise on fatigue & quality of life among hemodialysis patients from a selected hospital at Mangalore, National conference on health care innovations, 30.6.16, Laxmi memorial college of nursing.

  9. Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto, Effectiveness of fenugreek on blood sugar level among type II diabetics in a selected community at Mangalore, National conference on health care innovations, 30.6.16, Laxmi Memorial College of nursing.

  10. Mrs. Mamatha .B, Effectiveness of video assisted teaching program on knowledge regarding prevention & management of laryngitis among primary school teachers of selected primary schools at Hassan, National conference on health care innovations, 30.6.16, Laxmi memorial college of nursing.

  11. Dr. Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva, Resource person for patient care assignment, In service education on Quality nursing care through appraisal and patient care assignment, 22nd July 2016, Laxmi memorial college of nursing.






Prof .Mrs. Fatima D' Silva

Principal, CON



Asso. Professor & H.O.D


Mrs. CleetaAnline Pinto

Principal SON


Ms. Gincy



Mrs. Mamatha



Mrs. Mable



Mrs. Sowmya Anish



Ms.Viola D’Souza



Ms. Suhana

Asst. Lecturer


Ms. Sneha Roy

Asst. Lecturer

Events / Extension activity 

Eye donation fortnight, September 2015 at KSHEMA hospital