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24

Nov2022

A workshop to provide hands-on training on Focus Group Discussion (FGD) for Qualitative Research

A workshop to provide hands-on training on Focus Group Discussion (FGD) for Qualitative Research was held for the teaching faculty of NUINS, constituent colleges of Nitte DU, PG students and Ph.D Scholars on 24th November 2022 at NUINS Learning Centre. 

Prof Dr. Jacintha Veigas, Program Coordinator welcomed the gathering. Prof. Dr. Praveen Kumar Shetty, Director R&D, Nitte DU inaugurated the workshop and emphasized the need for qualitative data in generating information. Dr. Sudhir Prabhu H, Professor & Head, Community Medicine, Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalo...

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26

Jul2022

'APATHBANDHU' program organised for Indian coast guards in first aid and emergency care

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08

Mar2022

Guest talk on "Women's Health: Facts about Fat"

The Women's Cell and Youth Red Cross Wing of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences organized a Guest talk on "Women's Health: Facts about Fat" on 8th March 2022 at the NUINS Learning Centre. Dr. Nalini M, Women's Cell In-charge welcomed the gathering. Dr. Arun Thejaus KP, BNYS, MD (Yoga), (PhD), Asst. Professor & In-charge of Nitte Centre for Integrative Medicine & Research (N-CIMR) was the Guest Speaker for the program. He emphasized the significance of healthy fat in women and its role. He also explained how to plan a healthy meal as age advances.

Mrs. Latha, YRC Coordinator and Head, Dept. of Medical-Surgical Nursing proposed the vote of thanks. Ms. Ashwini, IT Assi...

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07

Feb2022

Memorandum of understanding with college innovators, Nitte

Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences and College Innovators, Nitte signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 7th February 2022. The MoU signifies the interdisciplinary collaboration between Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, Mangalore, Institution Innovation Council, Nitte (DU), and College Innovators, Nitte. Dr. G. Sriniketan, President IIC Nitte (DU) highlighted the need for student mentoring and emphasized on the various supportive measures taken by the management to initiate and foster Research & Innovation in healthcare setting.

Principal Prof. Dr. Fatima Dsilva stressed the need for innovation in the clinical area so that problems faced at work by the nurses can...

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24

Jan2022

Essay Writing Competition

An Essay Writing Competition on the theme 'Duties of Young Citizens in a Democracy' was organized on virtual mode by Nitte (Deemed to be University) as a part of the Republic Day Celebrations on 24th January 2022. The competition provided a platform to the students to exhibit their literary and language skills.

Ms Emima Naduvattam Suresh, I year BSc (N) bagged the First prize. The institution is proud of her achievement....

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03

Feb2022

Orientation program

The NSS Unit of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences organized an Orientation program for NSS volunteers on 3rd February 2022 at the University Auditorium, Paneer Campus.

Mrs. Suchithra BS, NSS Program Officer welcomed the gathering. Mr. Shashi Kumar, NSS Coordinator, Nitte (DU) presented the details of the NSS Unit, the volunteer strength, activities organized etc and also appreciated the good work of the NSS Unit of NUINS.

Dr. Prof Fatima Dsilva, Principal, NUINS, motivated the students to participate in the NSS activities and explained how NSS will bring about a positive change in their behavior. She also advised the students to organize more community activities...

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15

Nov2021

Ophthalmic camp

The Department of Child Health Nursing, Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences hosted an Ophthalmic camp as a part of a community outreach program at Sri Ramakrishna Aided High School, Harekala, Pavoor on 15th November 2021. The screening camp began with a welcome address by the Headmistress of the school. Prof. Sujatha R provided an orientation on the objective of the camp. The visual acuity and eye issues of 156 high school students were assessed with the help of a team of 2 ophthalmic PG students, 2 interns, and 2 optometrists. Another team of 20 students from 3rd-year B.Sc Nursing and GNM carried out tasks such as monitoring blood pressure, checking height & weight, and collecting ...

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29

Sep2021

Orientation Program on Japanese language

Language Club of Student Nurses Association (SNA) and the Placement Cell of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences jointly organized an Orientation Program on Japanese language for the pre-final year B.Sc Nursing students on 29th September 2021 at the University Auditorium, Paneer Campus. Dr. Neetha Kamath, HoD, Community Health Nursing welcomed the gathering and introduced Prof. Harikrishna Bhat, Director International Collaborations, Nitte Education Trust, Ms. Yasuko Sato and Ms. Megumi Takeshita, International collaborators to the audience. Prof. Harikrishna Bhat familiarised the students about the Japanese language and explained the importance of learning the language for placement opp...

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06

Sep2021

Teacher's Day Celebration

On 6th September 2021, Teacher's Day Celebration was organized by the SNA Council members (2021-22) under the guidance of SNA President Prof. Dr. Fatima Dsilva & SNA Advisor Mrs. Melba Drago.

The program commenced at 10 a.m through virtual mode via Google meet platform with a brief introduction and welcome by the MC, Ms. Jesia Mariam Koshy followed by invocation of God's blessings and virtual lighting of the lamp by Ms. Roshna Roy & team. The official welcome address was given by Ms. Sandramol N K. A melodious song dedicated to the teachers of NUINS was rendered by Ms. Roshna and team. A video clipping paying tribute to teachers was presented by Mr. Savio Jose which made t...

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04

Aug2021

Nitte Smart Health Village Project 'Apathbandhu' (A training program of rural volunteers in first aid and emergency care)

As part of Nitte Smart Health Village Project 'Apathbandhu', Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, NU-MEDISiM, and Dept. of Public Health, KSHEMA jointly organized a training program for rural volunteers in first aid & emergency care, and the launch of 'CoviSwas' - Nitte Covid-19 Home Isolation App on 4th and 5th August 2021 respectively, at the Atal Incubation Centre, Nitte, Karkala.

The program was inaugurated by Shri. N. Vinaya Hegde, Honorable Chancellor, NitteDU. Speaking on the occasion, the Chancellor said that healthcare related issues should be viewed holistically and providing health for all is the need of the hour. This calls for selfless service, dedication, em...

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03

Aug2021

Breast Feeding Week

As a part of the World Breast Feeding Week Celebration 2021, the Department of Child Health Nursing, NUINS conducted a Health Education program on 'Breast Feeding Week' at Mithapadu Anganwadi, Kenchila on 3rd August, 2021.

On this occasion, Mrs. Jeevitha Alva, Lecturer gave a health talk on 'Breast Feeding' and Prof. Sujatha R, HoD explained the techniques, different positions of feeding and storing breast milk. The mothers gained knowledge regarding breast feeding and verbalized the effectiveness of this health education program....

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02

Aug2021

Panel Discussion on "Women Entrepreneurial Journey - Challenges & Success"

The Student Innovation Club (SIC) & Nursing Education Unit (NEU), Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences in collaboration with the Staff Development Centre, NitteDU organized a panel discussion on `Women Entrepreneurial Journey - Challenges & Success' on 2nd August 2021. The event was held online.

Prof. Dr. Fatima D`silva, Principal NUINS introduced the distinguished panel and delivered the welcome address. Prof. Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice-Chancellor NitteDU inaugurated the event and in his opening remarks appreciated the significant contribution of women entrepreneurs towards the growth of economy and their serious efforts for the betterment of society.

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12

Mar2021

CNE on 'Qualitative Research Tools'

As a part of the Continuing Nursing Education, the first year M.Sc (N) students along with the Department of Community Health Nursing of NUINS organized a CNE on 'Qualitative Research Tools' on 12th March 2021 at the NUINS Learning Centre. Dr. Iddya Karunasagar, Senior Director, International Relations, Nitte DU was the chief guest and the resource person for the program. He explained the steps of selecting a good research problem.

Dr. Fatima D'silva, Principal, NUINS, in her presidential address focused on the importance of research in promoting academic excellence. Dr. Sudeep Kumar Shetty, Dy. Director (Community Health), Nitte DU & Course Coordinator - MHAHSM, was the reso...

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16

Mar2021

One-day seminar on 'Good Clinical Practice'

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences organized a one-day seminar on 'GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE' on 16th March 2021 at the NUINS Learning Centre, to enhance knowledge regarding the concepts of ethics in research.

Dr Neetha Kamath, IQAC Coordinator, welcomed the gathering. Prof. Dr. Ashok Shenoy, Dept. of Pharmacology, KMC, Mangalore; Prof. Dr. Vinitha R Pai Dept. of Biochemistry, Yenepoya DU and Dr. Sheethal Ullal, Professor & Head, Dept. of Pharmacology, KMC, Mangalore were the Resource Persons. Dr. Nalini, Head, Dept. of Mental Health Nursing, NUINS proposed the vote of thanks. The program was compered by Ms. Priya, Lecturer, NUINS. 45 facu...

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18

Feb2021

Workshop on 'Healthcare Information Management System'

As part of the Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) program, a workshop on 'Healthcare Information Management System', was organised by the Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, NUINS for the 1st year M.Sc (N) students on 18th and 19th February 2021. The total numbers of participants were 30 including faculty and students. Mr. Mahesh Chowta, System Administrator, NitteDU was the resource person. He explained about the Healthcare Information Management System in detail on topics such as:

  1. Important features of HIMS
  2. Important modules on HIMS
  3. Access control
  4. Transfer of patient's data
  5. Maintenance of HIMS
  6. An alternative for syste...

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