Department of Medical Surgical Nursing
“Committed to advancing excellence”

 OVERVIEW:

Medical Surgical Nursing department tries to confluences of specialized knowledge into practice. The department caters to the needs of B.Sc, PC B. Sc and M. Sc Nursing students. The department aims at preparing the student nurses to become competent enough to meet the ever changing challenge in the profession. The faculty imparts in depth and current knowledge to the students through various innovative teaching learning methods. The departmental research studies and CNE programs are conducted frequently to update the knowledge and skill to serve the human at large

GOAL: Prepare competent future Medical Surgical Nurses to work in different care settings according to Global Standards.

OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT:

  1. Develop learning objectives for B.Sc.(N), P.C. B.Sc. Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing for each academic year.
  2. Organize curriculum according to the set objectives and work as a team.
  3. Develop and plan learning behavior for the students in each programme.
  4. Train students in clinical skills and teaching skills.
  5. Provide opportunities to participate and organize departmental activities like seminar, workshop etc.
  6. Celebrate National and International programme, collaborating with other disciplinaries.
  7. Identify the needs of the society and organize activities and awareness programme accordingly.
  8. Organize CNE programme in hospitals as well as in the college such as inservice education, orientation, training, etc.
  9. Guide faculty and students to conduct project & ongoing research.
  10. Incorporate Evidence based practice while providing care.
  11. Prepare future leaders.
  12. Conduct periodical evaluation of students and teachers to review the goals and objectives of the Department.

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 COMPLETED PROJECTS


 

 

Sl.No

Year

Thesis title

Name

Guided by

1

2010-12

Instructional demonstration on breathing exercise among preoperative clients undergoing abdominal surgeries.

Anilraj A

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

2

2010-12

Computer assisted teaching regarding prevention of urinary tract infection among adolescent girls.

Anu M

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

3

2010-12

Planned teaching programme on health hazards of junk foods among adolescents.

Gipson D`souza

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

4

2010-12

Structured teaching programme on healthy diet among clients with cardiac diseases.

Jinu George

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

 

5

2009-11

Instructional demonstration on self insulin administration technique among diabetes mellitus patients.

Jithin Thomas

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

 

Completed Projects

Sl.No.

Year

Thesis title

Name

Guided by

1

1992-94

The effect of exercise as a nursing intervention in the prevention of selected complications of patients with lower limb fractures.

B.A.Yathikumar Swamy

Dr. Aleyamma Kurian

2

1992-94

Effectiveness of instruction by participation of family members to private pressure sores in patients with paraplegia.

B.V.Kathyayani

Dr. Aleyamma Kurian

3

1994-96

Health instruction related to diet as drug in increasing the level of knowledge of hypertensive patients associated with cardiac problems

Cinu Abdeese

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

4

1994-96

Health education in increasing the knowledge of patients with lower limb fractures regarding their care in traction.

Aleykutty C.V.

Mr. B.A. Yathikumar Swamy

5

1994-96

Knowledge of patients suffering from chronic pulmonary disease with respect to breathing exercise coughing and positioning.

Sunitha Devi Mishra

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

6

1994-96

Health practices of cardiac patients regarding diet and lifestyle during their illness.

Ramu K.

Mr. B.A. Yathikumar Swamy

7

1994-96

Preoperative exercise diet and investigation of patient posted for thoracic surgery.

Sahebajan Billali

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

8

1995-97

Effectiveness of teaching of nurses regarding the knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Alamma P.M.

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

9

1995-97

Risk factors among myocardial infarction patients.

Vijayalaxmi G

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

10

1996-98

Staff nurses knowledge regarding care of patients with indwelling catheter.

Shanthala H.N.

Mr. C.P.B.Kurup

11

1996-98

Knowledge of the staff nurses regarding care of unconscious patients.

B .Y. Patil

Mr. A.P. Chowdiah

12

1996-98

Factors associated with admission of patients suffering from diabetes mellitus.

Monica Margaretes

Mr. C.P.B.Kurup

13

1996-98

Self protection practices followed by the nurses in a selected tuberculosis hospital.

Maruthi S Chalwadi

Mr. A.P. Chowdiah

14

1996-98

Psycho-social problems of patients undergoing haemodialysis.

Reny Thomas

Mr. A.P. Chowdiah

15

1997-99

Knowledge regarding the modes pf transmission and prevention of hepatitis B in the hospital among first years BSc nursing students.

Thomas K Mathew

Mr. A.P. Chowdiah

16

1997-99

Knowledge of the diabetic patients regarding their self care practices.

Laxmi Tippanna Gouder

Mr. A.P. Chowdiah

17

1998-2000

Identify problems of patients with below knee amputation in orthotic and prosthetic centers.

Basavaraju G

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

18

1998-2000

Knowledge of staff nurses on preventive practices regarding needle-stick injuries.

Annamma shiny Varghese

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

19

1998-2000

Knowledge of college students on prevention of oral cancer.

Prabha Lis Thomas

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

20

1998-2000

Attitude of basic BSc nursing students towards clinical experience.

Lavina Julie Pereira

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

21

2000-02

PTP regarding self care of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.

Asha.S. Kumar

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

22

2000-02

Knowledge on prevention and spread of AIDS among college students.

Wilma D’souza

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

23

2000-02

Develop a SIM on prevention of pressure sores to family care givers of bed ridden patients.

Sonia.M. Juliet

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

24

2000-02

Develop SIM on breast self examination for a degree college students in selected college Mangalore

Suja. J.S

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

25

2001-03

Effectiveness of self instructional module for school teachers regarding management of convulsion among children.

Airin C. Paulose

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

26

2001-03

Physical and psychological problems of patients with breast cancer admitted for mastectomy.

Deepa George

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

27

2001-03

PTP regarding prevention of nutritional anemia in adolescent girls.

Reena George

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

28

2002-04

SIM on body mechanics for staff nurses.

Leetha K. Mathew

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

29

2002-04

PTP on preventive practice regarding needle stick/other sharp injuries among final year general nursing and midwifery students.

Bhasan.C

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

30

2002-04

SIM for the staff nurses on prevention of venous thrombo embolism in post operative patients.

Renju Joe

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

31

2003-05

SIM on knowledge of prevention of osteoporosis among working women.

Pramina Mukkolath

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

32

2003-05

PTP on bio medical waste management among nursing students.

Veena R

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

33

2004-06

PTP on healthy life style to prevent cardio vascular diseases for adolescents.

Joice Benjamin

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

34

2004-06

SIM on prevention and control measures of malaria for families.

Bini.P Verghese

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

35

2004-06

SIM on healthy life style to prevent acid peptic diseases among heavy vehicle drivers.

Ravish Kumar

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

36

2004-06

PTP on CPR techniques among degree students.

Ravindra H N

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

37

2004-06

SIM on aseptic wound dressing pattern among staff nurses.

Julie John

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

38

2005-07

SIM regarding knowledge on safe handling of anti neoplastic drugs among nursing students.

Lanet Smitha

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

39

2005-07

Perceived health problems and subjective well being status of the elderly living with their families and old age homes.

Yogeendra Prabhu

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

40

2005-07

PTP regarding food handling among mess workers.

Gem Koshy Vaidyan

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

41

2005-07

PTP on knowledge of transcendental meditation among BSc nursing students.

Jasmine James

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

42

2005-07

PTP on awareness of ideal body weight for adolescents in a selected urban high school.

Laly K George

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

43

2006-08

PTP on disaster management among students.

Kiran H. Kulkarni

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

44

2006-08

PTP on prevention of coronary heart disease among older adolescents.

Mary PA

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

45

2006-08

Factors influencing back injuries among nurses.

Jogy Kurian Joseph

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

46

2007-09

PTP on diet in renal failure patients among the care givers.

Siji Susan Joy

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

47

2007-09

PTP on blood donation among degree students.

Resmi.R.S

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

48

2007-09

PTP on management of osteoarthritis among women in selected Mahila Mandals.

Mathew Jacob

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

49

2007-09

SIM on the prevention of complications among patients with diabetes mellitus.

Shivanand B Jatti

Mrs. Pramina Mukkolath

50

2007-09

Knowledge on management of filariasis among adults in a selected urban area.

Leena Assantha

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

51

2007-09

PTP on prevention of oral ulcers among the adolescents.

Aivy T verghese

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

52

2008-10

Effect of music therapy on primary HTN among older adults living in selected old age homes

Jinu Mathew

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

53

2008-10

PTP on CPR among police men in selected stations.

Prema Kumar

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

54

2008-10

Balance exercise on fall prevention among at risk elderly.

Renu Verghese

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

55

2009-11

PTP on therapeutic diet among cancer patients.

Nimmy Elsa Mathew

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

56

2009-11

PTP on prevention of dermatitis among people residing in the selected industrial area.

Siddeshwar Angadi

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

57

2009-11

Knowledge on prevention of peptic ulcer among adolescents.

Neethu B Theruvan

Prof. B.V.Kathyayani

 

ON GOING PROJECTS UNDER MRS. JOHNCY RODRIGUES
1.A descriptive study to assess the knowledge of B.Sc. Nursing students in infection control   [B.Sc.]

2.A descriptive survey to assess the father’s attitude on infant care [PC B.Sc]

DEPARTMENTAL PROJECT FOR THE WORLD HEART DAY         CELEBRATIONS 2011
A descriptive study to assess the health parameters in order to determine health status of student nurses in selected college of nursing, at Mangalore with a view to prepare an information booklet on Healthy practices for Healthy life.