Introduction

Faculty of Nursing has crossed a decade of existence since its inception in 2005. The faculty started offering undergraduate program in 2005, post graduate program from 2014. We offer Doctoral program also. All the courses are recognized by the INC and Tamilnadu Nurses and Midwives Council and affiliated to the Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, Deemed to be University.

Vision

To offer quality Nursing education with significant emphasis on Research, ethical values and evolving trends on par with global standards

Mission

  • Provide strong foundation to students in Nursing, basic sciences, social sciences, education technology and soft skills in order to enhance better nursing service.
  • Use evidence based nursing practices to educate undergraduate and post graduate students.
  • Instill research inquiry skills among students in order to generate new evidences and apply them in the field of practice.
  • Prepare nurses with principled practical knowledge and competent clinical skills with excellent leadership qualities to serve in the field of nursing service, education, Research and administration.
  • Integrate the quality of compassion, service orientation and lifelong learning among students.

Program Objectives

On completion of the four years B.Sc Nursing Programme the graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from physical, biological and behavioral sciences, medicine including alternative systems and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of life style and other factors, which affect health of individuals and groups.
  • Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care
  • Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care
  • Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the national health policies and programmes
  • Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationship and teamwork
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/community health settings
  • Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system
  • Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings
  • Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care
  • Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession

Courses

Courses Offered

Under Graduate Courses

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.Nursing) - Duration 4 Years

Post Graduate Courses (Duration

Master of Science in Nursing (M.Sc.Nursing) - Duration 2 Years

Facilities

Infrastructure and Learning Resources

The faculty is within the A.C.S. Medical College and Hospital campus, which is a constituent unit of this University. The class rooms are well equipped with adequate ventilation and lighting.

A well equipped library with good collection of books and journals is available which functions from 08.00 A.M to 08.00 P.M. Spacious Reading Hall, Reference Section, Computers with Wifi access and photocopying facility make learning more conducive.

Clinical /Community Posting

In order to develop hands on skill students are posted in the Parent Hospital. Clinical Tie up is also obtained from speciality hospitals like Kanchi Kama Koti Child Trust Hospital, Institute of Mental Health (IMH) ,Corporation Health Posts.

For Community Health Nursing students are posted in Community areas of our parent hospital, Nazrathpet and Adayalam pattu .
The college has well equipped labs as per INC norms in order to demonstrate procedures to the students.
  • Nursing Foundation and Medical Surgical Nursing Laboratory
  • Child Health Nursing Laboratory
  • Community Health Nursing Laboratory
  • Gynecological and Midwifery Nursing Laboratory
  • Nutrition Lab
  • Computer Lab

Attendance

A minimum of 80% attendance in theory and practical in each subject is required to appear for the university examination.

However a candidate must have 100% attendance in each of the practical areas before the award of degree.

Examination

  • The Candidates appear for theory and practical examination conducted by Dr. M.G.R University at the end of each academic year.
  • Internal assessments make up 25% of total university marks.
  • A candidate should have cleared all the subjects in first, second and third year before appearing for the final year examination.

Uniform

All the students are required to wear the uniform prescribed by the institution.

Association & Activities

Association

Students are members of State Student Nurses Association.

Activities

As part of Extension services our faculty conducts health awareness programs in and around the campuses. Students participate in Health camps organized by our parent Hospital. The Faculty has four clubs; Debate club, Seminar Club, Innovation Club and Fine Arts Club which conducts programs periodically.
















Publications
  • Elizabeth Jelin, Parameswari.M, Hema V.H (2020), Evaluate The Bone Mineral Density And Determine The Knowledge And Health Belief Among Women Following Osteoporosis Prevention Programme, World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Science.
  • MargreatA.Roselin, Parameswari.M, Hema V.H, (2020)Descriptive Study to Assess The Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Regarding Hypothyroidism Among Women, World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Science.
  • Usha.E, S HepsibahSharmil, Ruth Saranya (2020), "Practice of Mothers to seek Medical Attention for their Children with Acute Respiratory Infection”, International Journal of Medical and Exercise Science, ISSN: 2455-0159, Vol 6 (3), page no 770 -783. DOI: 10.36678/ijmaes.2020.v06i03.002.
  • Hepsibah Sharmil, Ruth Saranya (2020), "Escalate the Habit of Reading for Learning” Exemplar Caselets’, Publisher Faculty of Management Studies, Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute (Deemed to be University) ISBN 978-93-88568-17-3, page no 114 – 119.
  • Elizabeth Jelin, Parameswari.M, Hema V.H (2020), Evaluate The Bone Mineral Density And Determine The Knowledge And Health Belief Among Women Following Osteoporosis Prevention Programme, World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Science.
  • MargreatA.Roselin, Parameswari.M, Hema V.H, (2020)Descriptive Study to Assess The Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Regarding Hypothyroidism Among Women, World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Science.
  • Sujitha JJ, Sandhya R, Manickam S. (2020). "Effective Mission for Effective Vision”. International Journal of Nursing Education.Vol: 12(4). DOI: 10.37506.
  • Liji SV, Sujitha JJ, Glady M, Bhuvaneshwari B. (2020). "Depression among Wives of Clients with Alcoholic Dependence”.ICCR- Journal of Nursing Research.Vol:5(1) ISSN No:2456 – 0200.
  • Sandhya R, Sujitha Jebarose T.(2020). "Effect of Habitual Mobile Usage on Sleep Quality among Adolescents”. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development Vol: 11(1).ISSN NO: 0976-5506.DOI: 10.37506.
  • Sandhya R, Sujitha Jebarose T.(2020). "Effectiveness of Ice compress application on the level of pain among patients with chest drainage”. PondicherryJournal of Nursing. Vol:13(1). ISSN NO: 2279-0144.DOI: 10.5005.
  • Sujitha Jebarose,(2020). "Ekbom Syndrome”. TNNMC- Journal of Mental Health Nursing.Vol: 8(1).ISSN: 2322-0252.
  • Usha.E, S HepsibahSharmil, Ruth Saranya (2020), "Practice of Mothers to seek Medical Attention for their Children with Acute Respiratory Infection”, International Journal of Medical and Exercise Science, ISSN: 2455-0159, Vol 6 (3), page no 770 -783. DOI: 10.36678/ijmaes.2020.v06i03.002.
  • Hepsibah Sharmil, Ruth Saranya (2020), "Escalate the Habit of Reading for Learning” Exemplar Caselets’, Publisher Faculty of Management Studies, Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute (Deemed to be University) ISBN 978-93-88568-17-3, page no 114 – 119.
  • Bhuvaneshwari,Liji Sara Varghese (2020) Effectiveness of Brain Gym Exercises on SelfEsteem and Level of Concentration among High School Students,World Journal of Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, ISSN, Vol. Iss. pp, DOI
  • Liji Sara Varghese,Sujitha J J (2020)Depression among Wives of Alcoholic Dependents, ICCR-Journal of Nursing ResearchPublished on
  • Liji Sara Varghese,Dr.R.Kangavalli (2020) Level of Social Anxiety, International Journal of Advanced ResearchISSN, Vol. Iss. pp, DOI
  • Hepsibah S (2019), "Abiding with Law: The system of Hospital Incident Report”, Medico-legal issues and the need for medical tribunal. Proceedings of the National Conference on Medico-legal issues and the need for medical tribunal, The Central Law College, Salem. Tamil Nadu Sep. 28 -29,pp 43 – 49, ISBN 978-93-5265-308-9
  • Hepzibha.S, Hepsibah.S (2019), "Assess the perceived health beliefs among mothers of infants on adherence to vaccination”, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research(www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.6, Issue 6, page no.624-634, June-2019. http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.21422
  • Hepsibah Sharmil,Girija. J,Geetha. K (2019) ‘Health Information Technology Media By Nurses In Patient Care’ International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation,vol.2, no.2, pp 62-66 DOI10.32996/ijllt.2019.2.2.8
  • Sandhya.R, Sujitha Jebarose.(2019).”Assessment of knowledge and practice regarding the health hazards of plastics in domestic use among women”. ICCR- Journal of Nursing Research.Vol:4(2) ISSN No:2456 – 0200.
  • Sandhya R, Sujitha Jebarose,(2019). "MUDD Mapping”. TNNMC-Journal of Nursing Education & Administration. ISSN: 2332-0292.Vol: 7(1).42-44.
  • Sujitha Jebarose,(2019). "Autogenic Relaxation Therapy”. TNNMC- Journal of Mental Health Nursing. ISSN: 2322-0252.Vol: 7(2).20-22.
  • Geetha K (2019) To assess the knowledge of mothers under five children with vitamin A deficiency, International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR)
  • Hema.V.H (2018)Intersensory perception model: Integrating the sixth sense in providing nursing care Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences Volume 4, Issue 1
  • Hepsibah Sharmil, Vaidyanathan R, Das P, Sengupta A (2018) What’s Next ? – Stepping towards the future of Electronic Thesis and Dissertation ETD 2018 Taiwan Sept. 26~28. Beyond the Boundaries of Rims and Oceans: Globalizing Knowledge with ETDshttps://etd2018.ncl.edu.tw/en/important-info/programhttps://etd2018.ncl.edu.tw/en/
  • Jerina Rupa,Motcharakkini.L, Sujitha Jebarose,(2018). "Breakfast Skipping And Associated Unhealthy Food Habits Among High School Adolescent Girls”.HETICON’18.
  • Sujitha Jebarose.(2018).” Nomophobia Among Undergraduate Students”. HETICON’18
  • Praveen Kumar.M, Sujitha Jebarose.(2018). "Case Presentation on Delusional Parasitosis”. HETICON ’18
  • Sujitha Jebarose J J, (2018).” Effectiveness of Autogenic Intervention on Psychological Wellbeing among Adolescent Girls”. ICCR- Journal of Nursing Research. ISSN No:2456 – 0200.Vol:3(2) .DOI: 10.1111
  • Hepsibah S, Vaidyanathan R, Das P, Sengupta A (2017) ‘Exploratory Practice on ETDs for Better Information Literacy’ USETDA Conferences, August 7 to 9 ETD2017 Symposium, Washington DC, USAhttp://www.ocs.usetda.org/index.php/NDLTD/ETD2017/paper/view/53
  • Vaidyanathan R, Hepsibah S (2017) Entrepreneurship Education Though a Blended Teaching Approach INFLIBNET Centre, 11th International August 2 to 4 CALIBER 2017Anna University, Chennaihttp://ir.inflibnet.ac.in:8080/ir/bitstream/1944/2078/1/4.pdf
  • Hepsibah Francis, Duttagupta, K. K., Rama Vaidyanathan, (2017) Health Information Technology in Emergency Department, IUP Journal of English Studies.https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1P3-4321937027/health-information-technology-in-emergency-department
  • A K Sharma, Hepsibah Francis. (2017) Transformational Leadership and Individual Creativeness – Case Study of Rabindra Library. Association of Indian Universities, University News, pp 55 (3)
  • Packialakshmi K,Prof. T Vidhya (2017). "Effectiveness of warm compress in the management of complications among patients with peripheral intravenous infusion”. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Science. Volume 8 (4). P- 208-213
  • Packialakshmi K, Prof. T Vidhya (2017). "Effectiveness of Glycerin Magnesium Sulfateinperipheral intravenous infusion complications”. International Journal of Scientific Research. Volume 6 (12). ISSN No- 2277-8179. IF: 4.176. IC value: 93.98
  • Hema.V.H(2016) Sociometry, International Journal on Multilevel Global Research, Vol.02, Issue 1,
  • Hepsibah Francis, Rama Vaidyanathan,A.Thirunavukkarasu. (2016)The Perceived Ease In Adoption of Electronic Thesis And Dissertation (ETD). INFLIBNET @ Shodganga.
  • SujiPriya.P., Hepsibah Francis, (2016) Nilavembu, A Conventional Therapy for Dengue Fever – A review.Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences.(AJMBES)
  • Dennis Liu, Charlotte de Crespigny, Nicholas Procter, Janet Kelly, Hepsibah Francis, Miriam Posselt, Imelda Cairney, Cherrie Galletly(2016) Comorbidity Action in the North – a study of services for people with comorbid mental health and drug and alcohol disorders.Australian Psychiatry, Vol 24, Iss 6,pp. 592–597https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1039856216657694
  • Hema.V.H (2015) Fight the Fear: Using Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse Model (PCSA Model)’, International Journal of Comprehensive Nursing, Vol. 2, Issue. 1,
  • Hema.V.H (2015) The Role of Four Score Scale in the Assessment of Coma, International Journal of Comprehensive Nursing, 2015 Vol. 2, Issue. 8,
  • Hema.V.H (2015) A Descriptive Study to Assess the Level of Knowledge Regarding First Aid management of Domestic accidents among Mothers of under Five Children and Safety Practices at Home in Rural Village, International Journal of Nursing and patient safety & Care, Vol. 5, Issue. 2
  • Hema Viswanatha Halasyam, Parameswari and Delci Rani, The Role of Four Score Scale in theAssessment of Coma, IJCN, 2015, 2(8):1-3.
  • deCrespigny, C., Grønkjær, M., Liu, D., Moss, J., Cairney, I., Procter, N., Posselt, M., Francis, Hepsibah, Schultz, T., Banders, A. (2015). Service provider barriers to treatment and care for people with mental health and alcohol and other drug comorbidity in a metropolitan region of South Australia.Advances in Dual Diagnosis, 8(3), pp 120-128.
  • Posselt, M., Galletly, C.,deCrespigny, C.,Cairney, I., Moss, J., Liu, D., Hepsibah Francis, Kelly, J., Procter, N., Banders, A. (2014). Ethics overload: Impact of excessive ethical review on comorbidity research Ethics overload: Impact of excessive ethical review on comorbidity research. Mental Health and Substance Use dual diagnosis 02/2014; 7(3), pp 184-194, DOI 10.1080/17523281.2014.880730
  • Hema.V.H (2016) Perception of Medical Surgical Nursing Clinical Experience Among Fourth Year B.Sc Nursing Students, TNNMC JMSN, Vol IV/Page No.14 2016,
  • Hema.V.H (2013) Knowledge of Diabetes among Rural Population Nightingale Nursing., Times India ISSN Vol. 8 No.10,
  • Hema.V.H(2013) Perception of subjects Learnt in the Undergraduate Nursing Program among students of a selected college,International Journal of Nursing Education vol 05 number 01
  • Hema.V.H(2013) Looking through the Modified Johari Window, Journal of Nursing. Education Vol.1, Issue 2.
  • Hema.V.H (2013)Importance of Family in Diabetes care - A Review Article, International Journal of Comprehensive Nursing; Volume 1; Issue 4 ISSN: 2349 – 5413,
  • Hema.V.H (2012) Perception of Nursing Students towards internship, TNAI Journal of Nursing, vol. CIII, No 8,
  • Hema.V.H (2012) Modifying instructions for diverse learners, Policies and perspectives of inclusive education edited by Dr. V.P. Matheswaran ISBN 978-81-89843-52-6 1 ed. 2012, Dhanam Publications,
  • Hema.V.H (2011) Hidden Curriculum, Nightingale Nursing Times India,
  • Hema.V.H(2008) Comfort Theory, Nightingale Nursing Times India,
  • Hema.V.H (2007) Communication Skill in Transcultural Nursing, Nightingale Nursing Times,
  • Hepsibah Sharmil. S., AwarenessofCommunityHealthNursesonLegalAspectsof Health Care.International Journal of Public Health Research Special Issue 2, 2011. 1(1): p. 199-218.
  • Parameswari.M, Ezhilarasu.P, & Premila Lee, Effectiveness of Progressive muscle relaxation on pre-operative anxiety among patients admitted for surgery. IJCNE, Vol : 8, No 1, Jan – Jun 2006.
  • Rohini.T, Parameswari.M, Cochlear Implants – A gift of Science, Kerala Nursing Forum, Vol 2, No 3 Jul – Sep 2007, pg 23
  • Rohini.T, Parameswari.M, Essentials of Bone grafting, Nightingale Nursing Times, Vol : 3, No: 3 June 2007, pg : 65 – 67.
  • Ann maria Jose, Parameswari.M, Rohini.T, Clinical Learning Environment among undergraduate Nursing students, Kerala Nursing Forum, Vol:3, No:4 Oct –Dec 2007
  • Parameswari.M, Rohini.T, Guidelines to follow after Permanent Pacemaker Implant, Herald of Health, Vol 99, No 3, Mar 2008, pg No 16-