Psychiatric (Mental Health) Nursing

The department of Psychiatric Nursing aims to impart quality education in the field of Mental Health Nursing to Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing students providing quality care in the areas of Preventive, Promotive, Curative and Rehabilitative aspects of Mental Health nursing.

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This course will help the students to build in depth knowledge of psychiatric nursing, various therapeutic modalities used in the field of psychiatry and role of the nurse. To appreciate latest trends and identify researchable area in the field of psychiatric nursing and utilize research findings in their practice.

Objectives of the Department:

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Pediatric Nursing

Child Health Nursing is a speciality which focuses on nursing care of children, both normal and sick. Pediatric Nurses work with patients from infancy to young adulthood, giving developmental screenings, immunizations, and treating common illnesses. Students have the opportunity to focus on the specific health needs of children, young people and their family. The programme is equally concerned with promoting evidence-based practice and safeguarding the health of children and young people. Students will be involved in working with the variety of children and young people who access the services provided by the health care system.

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They will become more skillful in developing communication and cooperation with the children through play therapy.


Clinical Experiences

In order to enhance the knowledge and skill of the students are given clinical experience in pediatric medical and surgical wards apart from theory classes. The students also have the privilege of becoming familiar with the most sophisticated equipment and technology related to client care. Pediatric nurses learn a lot about the growth and development of children, giving immunization, developing communication with children and Family members, importance of play therapy & caring the sick and high risk newborns. Students will be exposed in all the clinical areas like pediatric Medical & Surgical wards, PICU, NICU, Pediatric OT and OPDs.

Obstetrics And Gynecological Nursing

The Department of OBG Nursing is one of the Clinical Nursing Specialty departments of the institute. It provides courses in obstetrical and Gynaecological Nursing with theoretical and practical elements to undergraduate and postgraduate students. The department aims towards excellence in clinical practice and strives to provide the students with various aspect of midwifery to become competent and caring midwives. We ensure effective and efficient services to our student community & enable them to function as educators, managers and researchers in the field of OBG Nursing

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  1. To ensure excellent academic performance and over all development of students in both clinical and theory towards caring mother and children.
  2. To develop the basic Obstetrics and Gynaecological knowledge and skill required to work and perform as midwives in various health care settings.
  3. To participate actively towards promotion of independent and collaborative research
  4. To facilitate professional growth of faculty.

Functions and Activities

Community Health Nursing

The role of Nursing is increasingly becoming complex and nurses need more knowledge and skills .today they must be able to grow and evolve in order to meet the demands of a dramatically changing health care system. Health care has moved increasingly from hospital to the home and community. Community health nursing needs skill in technology, communication and interpersonal relations to be effective members of the collaborative health care team. They need to think critically and be creative in implementing nursing strategies with clients in verities of community settings.

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It is fact that social, physical and cultural aspects have major influence on an individual’s health status. The social environment is important since social problems and social support directly related to the physical and mental illness.

Nurses and all health professionals must actively consider the influence of the community on the health status of the patient.


The purposes of community health is to help people attain greater levels of health and wellbeing through its various programmes,

  1. To ascertain the nature and extent of disease and disability in community
  2. To take suitable measure to-
    • Promote healthful living
    • Prevent disabilities
    • Correct remedial defects
    • Treat illness, and
    • Rehabilitate those with handicaps
  3. To evaluate the progress and success of current programmes
  4. To conduct research into community causes and diseases and investigate through research, improved methods and techniques
  5. To provide the necessary organization of medical care, health care, nursing care required to deal with community ill health
  6. To educate the public in prevention of health hazards in the best use of medico social measures and appropriate technology

Functions and Activities

It’s important to know about the modern concepts of community health and welfare

  1. Health education
  2. Dietary practices, good sanitation
  3. Environmental sanitation
  4. Code of conduct
  5. Self discipline
  6. Civic and spiritual values
  7. Increasing average span of human life
  8. Decreasing the mortality rate, particularly infant mortality rate, maternal mortality rate
  9. Decreasing morbidity rate
  10. Increasing the physical mental, and social well-being individual
  11. Increasing the pace of adjustment of the individual to his environment
  12. Providing total health care to enrich quality of life

Medical Surgical Nursing

Medical-Surgical Nursing is a specialty area concerned with the care of adult patients in a broad range of settings. It is a specialty in nursing organization dedicated to nurturing medical-surgical nurses as they advance their careers. Traditionally, medical-surgical nursing was an entry-level position that most nurses viewed as a stepping stone to specialty areas. Medical-surgical nursing is the largest group of professionals in the field of nursing. Advances in medicine and nursing have resulted in medical-surgical nursing evolving into its own specialty.

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Many years ago a majority of hospital nurses worked on wards, and everyone was a medical-surgical nurse. Today licensed medical-surgical nurses work in a variety of positions, inpatient clinics, emergency departments, administration, outpatient surgical centers, home health care, humanitarian relief work, ambulatory surgical care, and skilled nursing homes. Some military medical-surgical nurses serve on battlefields.


Functions and Activities

  1. Impart teaching learning activities; carry on research activities, dedicated patient care and community services.
  2. Undertakes the Teaching Learning activities to the bachelor courses of Nursing in addition its nursing sub-speciality of M.Sc. students.
  3. The postgraduate course comprises of Ward postings, Clinical classes, seminars and clinical presentations.
  4. Impart teaching learning activities; carry on research activities, dedicated patient care and community services.
  5. Patient care and community services are also carried on along with the Research activities.