Nursing

 

 

The Department of Nursing offers high-quality clinical, rehabilitative, outreach services, academics and research. The Faculty Members are also involved in providing quality education to students enrolled in various courses in the Department. In the research arena, the Faculty Members are engaged in projects relevant to their interests, and making scientific presentations at various regional, national and international conferences and workshops.

Summary information on the key activities/work of the Department

  • Patient care through Nursing consultancy and clinical teaching in Adult Psychiatry and Super-Specialty Units
  • Providing quality education to students enrolled in various courses in the Department
  • Research through the execution of various projects directed towards the advancement of nursing service, education, and administration.
 
VISION, MISSION, OBJECTIVES:

Vision

To be at the forefront in the area of Neuro Psychiatric Nursing, guided by a philosophy and commitment to promote health, alleviate suffering, and prevent illness, through patient care, nursing education and research.

Mission

  • Establish the highest standards of Neuro Psychiatric nursing care and rehabilitation at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
  • Advance manpower development by providing nursing education of the highest standard in the field of mental health and neuro sciences, reflecting the philosophy and core values of the nursing profession.
  • Promote research-oriented nursing practice to fortify the science of nursing, and use research as an integral part of nursing care in improving patient outcomes.

Objectives

  • To provide quality nursing care to patients and families in Psychiatry and Super-specialty areas, both in the hospital and in the community, through multidisciplinary approach
  • To maintain quality in educational programs for students (Ph.D., M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing, Diploma in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, Diploma in Neuro Science Nursing, other short-term training programs)
  • To provide clinical learning experience to students of various categories placed in the Department from India and abroad
  • To build up research potential in the Department
  • To provide leadership in the field of mental health and neuro science nursing in the country.
  • To provide advisory and consultation services in the field of Mental Health Nursing, including education and research
WHAT WE DO:

The Department of Nursing at NIMHANS currently has three Faculty who are involved with providing clinical care to individuals with various mental health issues, quality nursing education, and research in specific areas relevant to clinical practice and education.

The various activities carried out by the Faculty are enumerated below (applies to the Faculty’s functions both in the hospital, as well as the community setting).

Patient care:

  • Systematic assessment and documenting of information, leading to a comprehensive understanding of the individual’s mental health issues.
  • Working as part of the Unit team (Adult Psychiatry and Super-specialty) in carrying out patient care and clinical teaching.
  • Carrying out/ participating in/ organizing and supervising various therapies prescribed for the mentally ill individuals.
  • Authoring manuals/ monographs/ information-education-communication (IEC) materials in print/ electronic media, for empowering patients and their families with the required knowledge and self-care ability.

Teaching:

  • Working as part of the Unit team (Adult Psychiatry and Super-specialty) in carrying out clinical teaching.
  • Providing quality education to students enrolled in various courses in the Department: (a) Post-basic Diploma in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (b) Post-basic Diploma in Neuroscience Nursing (c) Post- Certificate Diploma in Community Mental Health Nursing  (d) Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing (e) Ph.D. in Nursing (f) Nurses training under the District Mental Health Program (DMHP) (g) Tele-Psychiatric Nursing (h) NIMHANS Digital Academy (NDA) – Nursing (i) WHO – Training of Trainers (TOT) in Mental Health Nursing.
  • Clinical supervision of nursing students in the wards assigned by the Head of the Department (HOD) of Nursing.
  • Carrying out theoretical and clinical evaluation of nursing students.
  • Coordinating the teaching and learning activities of external nursing students.
  • Organizing/ participating in continuing education programs for clinical staff.
  • Organizing regional/ national/ international workshops/ conferences/ seminars for capacity building.
  • Authoring manuals/ monographs/ information-education-communication (IEC) materials in print/ electronic media, for empowering staff and students with the required knowledge and skill in health care delivery.

Administration:

  • Carrying out administrative tasks as assigned by the Head of the Department of Nursing and Institutional Heads.
  • Serving on various Boards/ Committees as directed by the HOD Nursing/ Institutional Heads.
  • Providing consultation within and outside the Institution on various professional issues as relevant.

Research/ publications:

  • Conducting high-quality research independently, as well as through collaborative projects, which would make a meaningful contribution in the chosen area of scientific interest, thereby advancing patient care delivery and capacity building.
  • Guiding research activities of postgraduate and doctoral students as assigned.
  • Dissemination of research through presentations at conferences and publications in reputed journals.
  • Authoring manuals/ monographs/ information-education-communication (IEC) materials as relevant to the field in print/ electronic media.

Corporate:

  • Carrying out public outreach programs using mass media for raising health awareness, in collaboration with concerned local bodies/ institutions.
  • Providing consultancy services to various committees at national, state and local levels to improve standards of nursing education and nursing service, editorial assistance to national and international indexed journals, lending expertise to various doctoral committees, examination boards as well as Board of Studies for external universities/colleges.
  • Authoring manuals/ information-education-communication (IEC) materials as relevant to the concerned audience in print/ electronic media.
CONTACT:
AddressDepartment of Nursing, Ashwini Block,
NIMHANS,
Hosur Road,Bangalore 560 029, Karnataka, India
Office Telephone080-26995225
Office Fax
Office emailnursingdepartmentof@gmail.com
FACULTY:
  1. DR. SAILAXMI GANDHI, Additional Professor and Head, Department of Nursing

Nursing Consultant to: Unit V (Adult Psychiatry), Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (Super-specialty).

Contact: 080-26995322

Major areas of scientific interest: Occupational stress and stress management programs, capacity building for hospital personnel, school mental health, psychiatric rehabilitation, suicide prevention, maternal and infant mental health.

Current projects:

  • “Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Training Program in Mental Health Care for Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Personnel” (Role: Co-Principal Investigator; Funding: ICMR).
  • “Maternal mental health promotion – Efficacy of training program among Auxiliary Nurse Midwives” (Role: Co-Principal Investigator; Funding: ICMR).
  • “Nursing Students’ Perception of Facilitators and Barriers Contributing to Recovery of Persons with Mental Illness” (Role: Principal Investigator, Funding: IEC Approved, Non-funded).
  • “Attitudes towards mental illness: A questionnaire based study from nurses of Primary Health Care” (Role: Principal Investigator, Funding: IEC Approved, Non-funded).

02. DR. PRASANTHI NATTALA, Additional Professor, Department of Nursing

Nursing Consultant to: Unit I (Adult Psychiatry), Center for Addiction Medicine (Super-specialty).

Contact: 080-26995375

Major areas of scientific interest: Developing and testing interventions for individuals with substance use disorders and populations impacted by substance use in significant others.

Current projects:

  • “Adolescent Offspring of Fathers with Alcohol Dependence (AOFAD): assessment of cognitive functions, salivary stress biomarkers, experiences and responses to their fathers’ alcohol dependence” (Role: Principal Investigator; Funding: DST, Govt. of India).
  • “Exploration of psychoactive substance and non-prescribed medication use during pregnancy and lactation among women seeking health services at selected Primary Health Centers in South Bengaluru”(Role: Principal Investigator; IEC approved, non-funded).
  • Video-based Training Program for ASHAs in the Recognition and Brief Intervention for depressive disorders in the community (Role: Co-Investigator; Funding: IEC approved, non-funded).

03. DR. RADHAKRISHNAN G., Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing

Nursing Consultant to: Unit IV (Adult Psychiatry), Community Mental Health, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Super-specialty).

Contact: 080-26995352

Major areas of scientific interest: Nursing interventions to manage children with mental illness, Community Mental Health, Nursing Manpower Development through Digital Learning Platform, Tele Mental Health Nursing.

Current projects:

  • Effectiveness of Nurses Implemented Music Add- on Therapy (NIMAT) in managing children with behavioural problems admitted in Child Psychiatry ward, NIMHANS, Bengaluru”. (Role: Principal Investigator; Funding: NIMHANS).
  • “Attitudes towards mental illness: A questionnaire-based study from nurses of Primary Health Care”. (Role: Principal Investigator; Non-funded, submitted for ethical clearance).
  • Development and feasibility of a Vocational Rehabilitation Program for persons with Mental Illness. (Role: Co-Principal Investigator; Funding: Ministry of Social Justice, Government of India).

REGULAR ACADEMIC COURSES:

  • Post basic Diploma in Psychiatric/Mental health Nursing:  This course commenced in 1956 with the help of WHO Consultants  (the first of its kind for India).  There are 45 seats.  This is a one year course comprising of clinical experience, field visits, one research project and theory classes.  Candidates should be registered nurse (RN & RM) in the state nursing council with one year experience as staff nurse.  There is no entrance test for this course.  The course starts in July and ends in June. Nurses applying for this course from other countries need to obtain an equivalence certificate from INC before applying. Candidates admitted to Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing Course who are not getting any financial assistance from other sources will be paid  Rs. 2000/- per month.
  • Post basic Diploma in Neuroscience Nursing:  This course commenced in 1982 (the first Diploma Program for India in Neuro specialty).  There are 9 seats.  This is a one year course comprising of clinical experience in the neurological and neurosurgical wards as well as OT, field visits, one research project and theory classes.  Candidates should be registered nurse (RN & RM) in the state nursing council with one year experience as staff nurse.  There is no entrance test for this course.  The course starts in July and ends in June.  Nurses applying for this course from other countries need to obtain an equivalence certificate from INC before applying. Candidates admitted to Diploma in Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing Course  who are not getting any financial assistance from other sources of will be paid  Rs.2000/- per month.
  • Post-Certificate Diploma in Community Mental Health Nursing  (3 months): This course was commenced in July 2018. Candidates receive intensive hands on training in Community Mental Health Nursing under this programme.
  • M.Sc. in Psychiatric Nursing:  This course commenced in 1988.  There are 9 seats.   This is a two years course comprising of clinical experience with adult psychiatry units in the first year and speciality psychiatry units in the second year, community mental health, research in any chosen area in the second year with thesis submission as partial fulfilment of course requirements.  Candidates should be registered nurse (RN & RM) or equivalent with any state nursing registration council with one year work experience either following basic B.Sc. Nursing or prior to or after post Basic B.Sc. Nursing as on the day of counseling.  The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Hons. Nursing/Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with minimum of 55% aggregate marks in an institution recognized by the INC.  The candidate should be medically fit.  The students who are not getting any financial assistance from other sources are give Rs.3,000/- p.m.
  • Ph.D. Nursing: This course commenced in 2002.  The duration is 3-5 years.  To get selected candidates should have either Fellowship or sponsorship.   During the first year, the candidate will be given training in the theoretical and practical aspects of the problem selected for the study and the research methodology related to the proposed topic.  The candidate will appear for Pre-Ph.D. examination after the completion of course work which comprises of classes by the Head of all departments. and one year from the date of provisional registration.  The candidate will have two years of supervised clinical work in nursing with special emphasis on areas related to the topic of research.  After the completion of the proposed research work, the candidate will submit the thesis for the award of Ph.D.  Four candidates have successfully completed the course up to now.

External trainees:  

  • External trainees enrolled in Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing  and M.Sc. Nursing, Lady Health Visitors  come to the department for clinical experience from all parts of India as well as from other countries.  Trainees are from several states such as Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala in South India, Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra, U.P., M.P., Chattisgarh, Assam, Gujarat, Oddisha, Uttarakhand in North India as well as union territories of Delhi and Puducherry.
RECENT MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

Nurses Training under the District Mental Health Program (DMHP): The Karnataka DMHP nurses were trained as per the request of the Deputy Director- Mental Health, Govt. of Karnataka- July-2017. A manual/ Resource book was prepared and released with funding from the Ministry of Health, Govt. of Karnataka.

Tele-Psychiatric Nursing: Nurses are provided continued training through tele-nursing with active monthly didactics and case discussions.

NIMHANS Digital Academy (NDA) – Nursing: Inaugurated by the Hon’ble Director, NIMHANS, on 08/08/2018. Under NDA, the Diploma in Community Mental Health – Nurses is being conducted. So far, forty candidates have been trained and certified, with the second and third batches commencing in December 2018.

WHO-Training of Trainers(TOT) in Mental Health Nursing – A joint venture of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, WHO-India, and Department of Nursing, NIMHANS. A three-day TOT program was conducted in September 2018. Two manuals – the Facilitator’s Manual and the Trainee Manual – were developed in this regard.

Department of Clinical Nursing Services

History of Clinical Nursing Services

The Department of Clinical Nursing Services was started in 2017. The hospital has close to 1000 beds and NIMHANS nursing services is well known for its compassionate care towards Neuropsychiatric patients.

Organizational structure

Head of Clinical Nursing Services

Nursing Tutors

Ward supervisors

Nursing Officers

Hospital Assistants

Mr. Mohankrishna, Head of Clinical Services

Nursing Tutors

Dr. R.Sumathi   

Smt. Rosamma Chacko

Smt. Nirmala M. Hatti   

Smt. Glory Joseph

Smt. P.L.Kalaivani

Smt. Valsamma Mathew

Smt. Annies Babu

Smt. S.E.Y. Veena   

Smt. H.P.Dhanasheelan

Smt. Lydia Jeevan

Smt. B.Dakshayani

Smt. A.C.Esther Lilly

Smt. M.Shashikala

Smt. P.L.Lalithamma

Smt. Caroline David

Nursing Supervisor

B.S.Prakash (CSSD)

Man power

DesignationStrength
Head of Clinical Nursing Services1
Nursing Tutors15
Nursing Supervisor(CSSD)1
Ward Supervisors46
Nursing Officers600( Approx)
Hospital Assistants153

Main Objectives of Clinical nursing services

  • Provide high quality nursing care and comfort to all the neuropsychiatric patients.
  • Provide health education related to the illness to patients and relatives.
  • To coordinate with multidisciplinary team members.
  • To update our knowledge regarding latest developments in the neuropsychiatric nursing field.
  • To promote primary prevention.

Problems and challenges faced:

  • Inadequate number of nursing staff.
  • Non nursing activities
  • Lack of autonomy

Future vision for better nursing services.

  • Improve the motivation and commitment of nursing personnel
  • Reduce negative attitude
  • Improve communication and IPR
  • Reduce non nursing activities
  • Better in-service education training program.
  • Improve the nurse patient ratio to enhance better patient care.

Educational programs organized in department of clinical nursing services

  • Nurses orientation program.
  • Induction program for newly recruited Nursing Officers and Hospital Assistants.
  • Continuing Nursing Education programs for nurses as per requirement of INC.
  • Health education programs and RFD programs.
  • Training program for outsource personnel.
  • Workshop on Biomedical Waste Management.
  • CPR programs for all category of personnel.
  • Journal club presentation.

National Florence nightingale award:

Mr. Mohankrishna, head of clinical nursing services was awarded from national press council of India.

About Us

The Standing Finance Committee recommended the opening of the College of Nursing at NIMHANS on 16.02.2006.It was approved by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 24.02.2006. In 2006 August, B.

Sc nursing programme with INC approval was started with the purpose of preparing baccalaureate entry-level practitioners who are able to assist individuals, families and communities to achieve desired health outcomes through the provision of nursing care and collaboration with other health care providers. The college meets the norms of the Indian Nursing Council as regards to teachers, infrastructure, equipment &facilities. The nursing students actively participate in both the curricular and co-curricular activities conducted by the institution thus aiming at academic excellence, professional competence & overall personality development. The dedicated faculty members of the College of Nursing are involved in training nursing students through quality education.

The College of nursing, NIMHANS building is spread out across an area of three acres with a built-in area of 24,000 sq.ft of land. It has eight lecture halls (4 big and 4 small)with adequate lighting and ventilation and four lecture halls have in-built LCD projectors. It has seven Laboratories viz., Nursing Foundation Lab, Anatomy & Physiology Lab, Computer Lab, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Lab, Community Health Nursing, Nutrition & Paediatric Lab. There is an auditorium with Plasma T.V. connection, LCD, Library & Multipurpose hall (Examination Hall), with eleven faculty rooms, including a room for clinical instructors, Principal’s Room, and Principal’s Office & Office for ministerial staff. There are adequate sanitary facilities & drinking water facility is situated in the ground floor. The College is selected as one of the sub -sub-recipients for the GFATM (Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria) project under INC & WHO.

The college of nursing is spread out across three acres with a built in area of 24,000 sqft of land with following facilitiesInfrastructure/ Equipment / Facilities
S.NoInfrastructureNo. of rooms
1.Principal’s Room01
2.Principal’s Room Office01
3.Office for ministerial staff01
5.Faculty Rooms10
6.Clinical Instructors02
4.Lecture Hall08
5.Committee Room01
6.Auditorium01
8.Clinical Instructor Room02
9.Laboratories
10.Nursing Foundation Lab07
11.Anatomy & Physiology Lab
12.Computer Lab
13.Paediatric Lab
14.Community Lab
15.Nutrition Lab
16.OBG Lab
17.Auditorium01
18.Library01
19.Multi- purpose hall01
Infrastructure, Equipment & Facilities
The NIMHANS College of nursing has excellent infrastructure which makes students learn in a conducive atmosphere.
Building
Spacious, well ventilated two storied building in a total built-up area of 1335 sq metres, constructed as per the norms of Indian nursing council with adequate lecture halls, laboratories, staff room etc. Few facilities have been provided through the Indian nursing council under the scheme of ‘strengthening of existing colleges of nursing’. An excellent room which is fully equipped with latest educational technology including smart board system is provided for GFATM project. The same room is used for various discussions and other programmes.
Class rooms / lecture halls
Adequate number (09) of spacious, well ventilated, lecture halls with comfortable seating arrangements equipped with traditional & modern teaching aids like black board, LCD projectors and Over head projector are available.
Staff rooms
Well equipped and ventilated rooms for principal, faculty and staff are available.
Laboratory facilities

Well – equipped laboratories offer best learning facilities to develop the technical skills through practical demonstrations before the students have clinical practice on patients.

  • Nursing foundation lab:

Students are trained in Basic Nursing procedures & Advanced procedures. This lab consists of cots with mattresses, charts, mannequins, advanced Nursing Models, instruments & articles necessary for procedure demonstration.

  • Anatomy lab:

Spacious, ventilated & well equipped with seating arrangements and charts, posters, models

  • Computer lab:

This lab is well equipped of computers with internet facilities useful for students for Research activities. A provision is made to access e-journals.

  • Child health nursing lab:

Students are trained in Advanced procedures and skills related to the specialty. This lab consists of cots with mattresses, charts, mannequins, advanced Nursing Models, instruments & articles necessary for procedure demonstration.

  • Community health nursing lab:

Spacious, ventilated & well equipped with seating arrangements and charts, posters, models, health education plans. Health folders & records related to services provided to the adopted villages are maintained by students.

  • Nutrition lab:

This lab is well equipped which facilitates students to learn to prepare various kinds of therapeutic diets.

  • OBG lab:

Students are trained in Advanced procedures and skills related to the specialty. This lab consists of cot with mattress, charts, mannequins, delivery model, instruments & articles necessary for midwifery procedure demonstration.

Auditorium
Spacious, well ventilated and equipped with seating arrangements, AV aids such as LCD projector, T V / Video. It is used for conducting various academic and non-academic programmes.
A V Aid room
It is well equipped with various kinds of audio and visual aids such as charts, posters, DVDs, VCDs, CDs & cassettes necessary for purpose of teaching, presentations, seminars, demonstrations, workshops and other group activities.
Examination hall
Spacious, well ventilated and equipped examination hall used for conducting term exams.
Clinical facilities
The clinical experience is being imparted at the NIMHANS hospital (1200 bedded neuro and psychiatry specialty) for I year and IIIrd year students respectively. The specialty clinical experience is gained at various affiliated hospitals namely Victoria hospital, Vanivilas hospital, Kidwai institute of oncology, Minto institute of Ophthalmology, Venkateshwara institute of ENT, Institute of Nephro urology & Sri Jayadeva institute of cardiology, Bangalore.
The clinical experience is being imparted at the NIMHANS hospital (1200 bedded neuro and psychiatry specialty) for I year and IIIrd year students respectively. The specialty clinical experience is gained at various affiliated hospitals namely Victoria hospital, Vanivilas hospital, Kidwai institute of oncology, Minto institute of Ophthalmology, Venkateshwara institute of ENT, Institute of Nephro urology & Sri Jayadeva institute of cardiology, Bangalore.
Community facilities (urban / rural)
The college has adopted urban and rural villages for community health nursing practice. The urban villages adopted are Tavarekere & Begur PHC and the rural PHC is Jigani.
Central Library facilities
College is attached to a spacious, well ventilated and equipped central library in the campus. The library is computerized with rich collection of latest reference books, journals, periodicals, newspapers, magazines and e-journals. There is a computer lab with internet facilities. A departmental library in the college is also available for students and staff for quick reference and usage.
Hostel facilities

A separate accommodation is available for boys and girls. Spacious, well ventilated and furnished hostel is available with basic amenities including safe drinking water supply, sanitation & hot water for each floor, and facilities such as reading room, recreation room, sick room, visitor’s lounge, telephone facilities are available. Hostel is safe and provides 24 hours security services.

A mess with hygienic nutritious food is provided in the campus. Students are expected to adhere to hostel rules and regulations. Ragging is strictly prohibited in the campus.

Transportation facilities
The college posses’ one large and two small buses with 60 seater and 25 seater. Buses are used to transport students and staff to affiliated hospitals, field visits and community centres.
Faculty
The college has qualified and experienced faculty to cater to the needs of the students. They are deputed for higher studies by the institution.
Co-curricular and extracurricular activities

The college organizes various co-curricular and extracurricular activities under Student nurses’ association, NSS, Gymkhana. Students participate in various intercollegiate competitions, exhibitions, sports and cultural programmes. Students have won prizes in various competitions held in other institution.

NIMHANS Gymkhana provides facilities for all outdoor and indoor games. Playground is available for all outdoor games such as cricket, volley ball, basket ball, throw ball, athletics etc. indoor games available are badminton, table tennis, caroms, and chess. A well equipped gymnasium and children’s park is available.

Scholarship & others

The minority category students seek scholarships provided from District Backward Classes & Minority Welfare Department. MOMA (Ministry of Minority Affairs) scholarship is received by the students regularly and more than 75 student nurses are been benefitted through this scholarship.

  • Train fare concessions are provided and education tour is organized for final year students to different states for learning nursing administration in hospital and educational institutions.

Equipment / Facilities

The College of Nursing has classrooms with adequate lighting and ventilation and two classrooms are provided with in-built LCD projectors. It has well established laboratories. The auditorium is well equipped with Plasma T.V. connection. Apart from central library, a separate library is yet to be established. The Multi-purpose hall is with 150 seats. There are adequate sanitary facilities & Drinking water facility is situated in the ground floor.

Hostel is located within the campus and can accommodate 300 students. It is located in a well-ventilated area with adequate and safe drinking water, lighting and sanitary facilities with full time security. Clean and safe food is provided in the hostel from reputed canteen suppliers.

  • Units/ Divisions etc
  • Interdepartmental Activities/ Collaborations
  • Speciality Clinics/ Services
  • FAQ’s

Current Strength of Students

Academic YearStrength
1st year ( 2018- 2019)77
2nd year ( 2017- 2018)74
3rd year ( 2016-2017)75
4th year (2015-2016)75
Total301
  • Completed training from 2006- till date – 440
  • Students Research Topics

List of group research projects conducted by IVth year BSc Nursing students from 2006 -2010 batch onwards

  • A study to assess the occurrence of pre-menstrual syndrome among nursing students in a selected College of Nursing, Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the attitude of adolescent boys towards alcoholism among B.Sc. students in NIMHANS, Bangalore.
  • A study to evaluate the effectiveness of using video demonstration method over traditional lecture demonstration method for teaching administration of intramuscular injection among First Year B.Sc. Nursing students.
  • A descriptive study to assess the level of stress among first year B.Sc. nursing students in the College of Nursing, NIMHANS.
  • A study to assess the knowledge and attitude of second year and third year basic B.Sc. nursing students of the College of Nursing, NIMHANS. Regarding HIV/AIDS
  • A descriptive study to assess the level of stress among first year B.Sc. Nursing students in the College of Nursing, NIMHANS
    A study to assess the knowledge regarding oral Rehydration solution preparation among residents of Venkatapura, Bangalore with a view to prepare an information brochure.
  • A study to assess the knowledge and attitude of selected urban population at Venkatapura, Bangalore towards eye donation with a view to develop a pamphlet.
  • A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding selected safety measures in nursing practice of I year B.Sc. Nursing students at College of Nursing, NIMHANS, Bangalore
  • A study to determine the parental attachment among the young female adults studying in a selected College of Nursing, Bangalore.
  • A descriptive study to assess the knowledge of psychiatric nursing the management of patients with suicidal ideation with view to prepare an information booklet at NIMHANS, Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge of breast self-examination among college students in a selected college, Bangalore
  • A descriptive study to assess the knowledge on biomedical waste management’s among GNM students at selected school, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • A study to assess the risk of pressure ulcer among hospitalized patients in a selected hospital, Bangalore.
  • A comparative study to assess the attitude of second year and fourth year B.Sc. Nursing students towards Mental Illness in selected College of Nursing, Bangalore
  • A descriptive study to assess the risk for osteoporosis in nursing personnel working at NIMHANS, Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the drug compliance and factors affecting drug compliance among patients living with HIV/AIDS
  • A study to assess the knowledge and attitude of staff nurses regarding needle stick injury and its prevention
  • A study to assess the knowledge about disaster management among BSc nursing students of college of nursing, NIMHANS
  • A study to assess the perception of role transition from student nurses to staff nurse
  • A study to assess the knowledge and attitude of child abuse among mothers in selected urban village in Bangalore.
  • Fellowships Offered: NIL
  •  Resource Materials
  • Future Plans of college of nursing
  • Organize State level / National conference/workshop/seminars etc.
  • Co-ordinate State & National level competitions in essay, elocution, debate etc.
  • Organize State level / National sports meet.
  • Intend to establish Simulation lab.
  • Intend to release of college magazine.

ON GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS ( III year 2018 – 2019)

  •  A study to evaluate the effectiveness of body mechanism on back pain among undergraduate nursing students NIMHANS,Bangalore
  • A descriptive study to assess the practice and perception about safety apps among women in the age group of 18-35 years in Bangalore urban.
  • An experimental study to assess the effect of laughter therapy on general anxiety among I year B.Sc nursing student in College of Nursing NIMHANS.
  • A descriptive study to assess the knowledge and practice of nursing students towards nursing care of patients with myasthenia gravis at selected nursing College in Bangalore.
  • A descriptive study to access the prevalence & perception on the effects of skipping breakfast among school children in the age group of 10-14 years in selected schools of Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the effectiveness of instructional Board on knowledge regarding sexual abuse among upper primary school children at selected schools of Bangalore.
  • A descriptive study to assess the tobacco usage among female caregivers and patients attending NIMHANS OPD of Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • A comparative study on the stress and coping level among the first year students of various courses at selected colleges of Bangalore.
  • A descriptive study to assess the knowledge on emergency cardiovascular drugs among undergraduate nursing students in college of nursing NIMHANS.
  • A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding Folic acid supplementation among antenatal mothers attending antenatal clinic at Thavarekere PHC, Bangalore, Karnataka.

ON GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS ( IV year 2018 – 2019)

  • A study to assess the academic stress among first year B.Sc Nursing students
  • A study to assess the knowledge regarding the risk factors of stroke among general public in the Urban Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the knowledge regarding blood transfusion among staff nurses.
  • A study to assess the attitude of general  public towards suicide.
  • A study to assess the health perception, self and body image, physical activity & nutrition among undergraduate nursing students. Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the level of burn out among nursing students in selected nursing colleges in Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the cultural competence among nursing students, Bangalore.
  •  A study to assess knowledge regarding reproductive health in women (18-45 yrs) among selected areas of Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the knowledge and practice regarding self medication among undergraduate nursing student.
  • A descriptive study to assess the parental attitude and knowledge regarding ill effects of watching Television among mothers of school going children in selected areas in Bangalore.
  • A descriptive study to assess happiness and helping attitude of first year B.Sc nursing students NIMHANS.
  • A descriptive study to assess the attitude towards junk food consumption in adolescents in selected schools of Bangalore.
  • A study to assess the overuse of mobile phones & its effects on sleeping pattern among Third year B.Sc nursing students, Bangalore.