Medical Surgical Nursing | Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences

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

1 Dr. Prof. Fatima D silva

Principal

2 Mrs. Latha S.

Assoc. Professor & HOD

3 Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto

Asst. Professor

4 Ms. Gincy Joseph

Lecturer

5 Mrs. Divya

Lecturer

6 Mrs. Priya Jyothi Monteiro

Lecturer

7 Mrs. Drago Melba Bazel

Lecturer

8 Mrs. Ancilla Reena Coelho

Asst. Lecturer

9 Mrs. Reeta Priya D’costa

Asst. Lecturer

10 Ms. Sushmitha H.R

Asst. Lecturer

11 Ms. Jeevamol Chacko

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 2019-2020:

POST-GRADUATE PROJECTS:
  • Effectiveness of an Immuno – Supportive dietary education programme on knowledge and dietary practice of patients with cancer.
  • Effectiveness of Sensory Stimulation Therapy (SST) on Level of Consciousness (LOC) among comatose patients with brain injury.
  • Impact of visual communication board on communication pattern among mechanically ventilated patients from selected hospitals at Mangaluru.
  • Effectiveness of white noise app on sleep quality among patients admitted in critical unit.

PhD PROJECTS:
  • Effect of Yoga on serum inflammatory biomarkers, psychophysiological and QOL indicators in Breast cancer patients
  • Genetic susceptibility and associated factors of tuberculosis among Tibetan population.
  • Multimodal Peri operative Management Programme on Postoperative recovery among clients undergoing abdominal surgery from a selected hospital at Mangaluru

STAFF PROJECT:
  • Genetic markers of tuberculosis among indo Tibetans and indian population (funded by Nitte deemed to be University)

PUBLICATIONS:
  • Dr. Fatima D Silva, Knowledge and Practice of endotracheal suctioning among the nursing professional: a systematic review, Indian Journal of Critical care medicine, Jan;24(1):23-32
  • Mrs. Mamatha B, Effectiveness of Video Assisted teaching program on Knowledge regarding prevention and management of laryngitis among primary school teachers, Nitte University Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 8 No.2, June 2018, ISSN 2249-7110
  • Dr. Fatima D Silva, Effectiveness of educational intervention on knowledge and attitude of patients attending DOTS centre, The Nursing Journal of India, March –april 2018 Vol. CIX no.2
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, 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.
  • 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
  • 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)

PRESENTATIONS:
  • Mrs. Latha S, Phenomenological analysis of QoL of Cancer patients receiving radiation therapy, National level Symposium on Qualitative Research Methods,21st & 22nd November 2019, College of Nursing, Christian medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Prof. (Dr.) Fatima D’Silva, Effectiveness of team based Nurse- family Partnership program- A Case Study approach, International Conference: Nurses and Midwives for Universal Health Coverage, 1st December 2018, New Delhi.
  • Mrs. Latha S, Development of need based interventional protocol on IAD, International Nursing Conference Is our nursing practice evidence bases? a review of essential skills in healthcare and nursing Education, 23rd & 24th November 2018, KLE academy of Higher education and Research.
  • Mrs. Latha S, Effect of incentive spirometry on postoperative outcome among laparotomy client, International Nursing Conference Is our nursing practice evidence bases? a review of essential skills in healthcare and nursing Education, 23rd & 24th November 2018, KLE academy of Higher education and Research.
  • Mrs. Latha, Quality of life cancer subjects receiving radiation therapy in a selected hospital at mangalore, International Conference On Global Challenges Health Care, 16th and 17th February 2018, Manipal college of nursing, Manipal.
  • 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.