The Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing and nursing foundation 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 to enable them to face new challenges and opportunities in various health care settings. This will enable the student to attain competent skills inpatient care. The department also gives effective training to the undergraduate students in the laboratory under simulated conditions before performing in actual hospital settings.
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 practising basic nursing procedures. The students also get hands-on experience in the Central Skill lab of Nitte University: NU-MEDISIM on simulated clinical experiences.
The students are given the best clinical exposure at K.S.Hegde Hospital in all speciality areas. Second-year P.G. students are sent to speciality hospitals like Narayana Hrudayalaya, Shri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore and B.M. Birla Institute of Cardiology and Research centre Kolkata.