INTRODUCTION

Faculty of Nursing was established in the year 2005 with the commencement of the B.Sc. (N) program under Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University. The faculty started to offer M.Sc. (N) program from 2014.

All the courses are recognised by the Indian Nursing Council (INC) and Tamilnadu Nurses and Midwives Council (TNNMC) and affiliated to Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute University.

Faculty of Nursing believe to:

  • Prepare students to provide holistic care that include physical, mental, social and spiritual aspects to individuals.

  • Impart quality nursing education so as to enhance quality nursing care.

  • Implement the nursing curriculum by diligent selection and prudent execution of learning experiences in order to foster the intellectual and personal development of the students.

  • Inculcate among students accountability and commitment to lifelong learning.

The Faculty Team

The faculty team comprises of experienced graduates, post graduates and doctorates from universities in the country and abroad.

The faculty team functions with Commitment, Dedication, Discipline, Determination and Team Spirit and believes it as a road map to success.

Courses

COURSES OFFERED

Under Graduate Courses

BACHELOR OF NURSING - B.Sc (N)

COURSE OF STUDY

Duration of the course: 4 years with integrated internship for 6months during the course of study.

Aim of the Undergraduate Nursing Program is to

  • Prepare graduate to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurses and midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.

  • Prepare nurses who can make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practices. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor, and manager in a clinical/public health setting.

Post Graduate Courses

MASTER OF NURSING - M.Sc (N)

Duration of the course: 2 years

Specialties :

  • Medical Surgical Nursing

  • Community Health Nursing

  • Mental Health Nursing

  • Child Health Nursing

  • Midwifery and Obstertical Nursing

Aim of the Undergraduate Nursing Program is to

FACILITIES

INFRA STRUCTURE 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

(a) The Candidates appear for theory and practical examination conducted by Dr. M.G.R University at the end of each academic year.

(b) Internal assessments make up 25% of total university marks.

(c) 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 and 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.