MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING

OVERVIEW :

The Department of Medical Surgical Nursing and Foundations in 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 in basic and advanced nursing procedure 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. This will enable the student to attain competent skills in patient care. The department also gives effective training to the undergraduate students in laboratory under simulated conditions before they can perform in actual hospital settings.

FACULTY

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NAME OF THE FACULTY

DESIGNATION

Dr. (Prof.) Mrs. Fatima D' Silva

Principal, College of Nursing

Mrs.Latha.S

Asso. Professor & H.O.D

Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto

Principal, School of Nursing

Ms. Gincy Joseph

Lecturer

Mrs. Mamatha

Lecturer

Ms.Ashalatha

Asst.Lecturer

Mr. Jerry Ison

Asst.Lecturer

Mrs. Ancilla Reena Coelho

Asst.Lecturer

Ms. Anupama A P

Asst.Lecturer

Ms. Reeta Priya

Asst. Lecturer

Ms. Sukanya

Asst.Lecturer


FACILITIES :

LAB FACILITIES

The college has got well equipped Nursing Foundation and Medical surgical nursing lab which are spacious and well furnished with advanced mannequins which act as a simulator for practicing basic nursing procedures. The students also get hands on experience in the Central Skill lab of Nitte (Deemed to be University): NU-MEDISIM on simulated clinical experiences.

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

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS 2017-2018:

POST-GRADUATE PROJECTS:

  • Development of a need based interventional skin care protocol on incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD) among critically ill patients.
  • Effectiveness of self efficacy intervention on self care activities and quality of life of diabetics
  • Knowledge, barriers and facilitators in implementing nursing quality indicators among ICU nurses
  • Effectiveness of self instructional module on knowledge and practices of nurses on prevention of CLABSI

STAFF PROJECTS:

  • Multimodal Peri operative Management Programme on Postoperative recovery among clients undergoing abdominal surgery from selected hospital at Mangaluru
  • Impact of lung Cancer awareness program on Knowledge and attitude among adolescents from a selected colleges of Mangalore (funded by Nitte deemed to be University)

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Dr.Fatima D’Silva, A protocol for systematic review on psychosocial interventions for psychological distress and QOL among women with breast cancer, IOSR, Journal of Nursing and health sciences, Jan-Feb 2017;6(1)6, ISSN 2320-1959.
  • Dr.Fatima D’Silva, Effectiveness of caregiver support program on burden and QOL of caregivers of stroke, International journal of Nursing education, Jan-Mar-2017;9(1)
  • Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto, Effectiveness of fenugreek on blood sugar levels among type II diabetes in a selected community in Mangalore , International journal of applied research, March 2017;3(4), 450-453
  • Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva , Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto, Knowledge level of pre and post menopausal women on osteoporosis: a cross sectional study, IOSR Journal of nursing and health science, May-June 2017;6(3), 70-75.
  • Ms.Gincy Joseph, Mrs. Latha S, Lived experience of women diagnosed with breast cancer: A qualitative study, International journal of applied research, August 2017;3(8), , 428-433
  • Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva , Effect of music therapy on pain and quality of life among cancer survivors, Nitte University Journal of Health Science, Sept 2017; 7( 3) 25-32
  • Mrs.Latha S, Ms.Gincy Joseph. Impact of dry versus moist heat application on feasibility of peripheral IV cannulation. Nitte University Journal of Health Science, Sept 2017; 7( 3) 21-24

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Ms. Gincy Joseph, Relationship between iron intake and haemoglobin level among the migrated labour women working in the various construction areas of Mangalore, International Conference on Impact of Global Issues on Women and Children, 9th to 12th January 2017, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal University.
  • Mrs.Ancilla Reena Coelho & Mr.Jerry Ison presented a poster at International conference on Malaria in global health on the topic Malaria in global health -WHO stratergies ON 18-03-2017
  • Dr. Prof. Mrs. Fatima D’Silva, Nursing practice issues and innovations, National conference on Envisioning-creating the future,03.06.17, Father Muller College of Nursing ,FMCI
  • Mrs.Latha .S, Effectiveness of low intensity aerobic exercise on balance among elderly, National conference on Envisioning-creating the future,03.06.17, Father Muller College of Nursing ,FMCI
  • Mrs.Latha .S, Descriptive study on the perception of medication error among interns and staff nurses, National conference on Informatics-engaging, enabling and empowering nurses in digital health, 31.07.17, Laxmi memorial college of nursing.
  • Ms. Gincy Joseph, Correlative study on Depressive symptoms, Perceived Social Support and QOL among post MI subjects, 14th International nurses conference Better Health Care: Exploring The Possibilities, 10-11th Jan 2018, SRMC Chennai.
  • Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto, Assessment of risk and Knowledge of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, 14th International nurses conference Better Health Care: Exploring The Possibilities, 10-11th Jan 2018, SRMC Chennai.