Medical Surgical Nursing

Department

The Department of Medical Surgical Nursing provides courses related to adult nursing as well as advanced nursing practice for undergraduate, post-graduate and diploma in nursing students. The department helps the students to develop knowledge, skills and clinical competence in health care settings. The Medical Surgical Nursing Department has conducted various activities as a part of curricular & co-curricular requirements in collaboration with Vydehi multispecialty which has 1608 bedded hospital.

The following are the programs that were conducted:

  • Pain management – Nurse’s responsibilities.
  • World Diabetes day – health education, marathon run, diet demonstration, foot care.
  • World Aids day – walkathon, interactive sessions with the affected individuals, importance of pharmacological therapy & modifications of lifestyle.
  • Organisation and exhibitions of all World Health Programmes.
  • Cancer awareness programmes – participation in organising & conducting of assessment in screening camps, interactive sessions with the patients, conducting of research projects on management of patient on chemotherapy, in collaboration with Vydehi Institute of Oncology.
  • Medication errors & management – organised in collaboration with Green Apple Pharmacy.
  • Participation in screening & maintaining blood group type & type data base of all nursing students in collaboration with the Department Of Emergency Medicine.

Ongoing projects are:

  • Conducting an orientation and induction programme for newly recruited staff nurses in the hospital.
  • Conducting clinical teaching programme for staff nurses & students in the wards on selected procedures.

Proposed projects are:

  • Conducting research projects in collaboration with the hospital.
  • Co-ordinating with the hospital regarding the importance & documentation of pharmaco- vigilance in collaboration with the department of pharmacy, VIMS& RC, Bangalore.
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FACULTY

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SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Medical care
  • Surgical care
  • Disaster management
  • Prevention in all the levels.

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEWS AND EVENTS

24 Mar 16
World Tuberculosis Day – 2016

The Department of Medical Surgical Nursing conducted an exhibition on World Tuberculosis Day, March 24, 2016 at the lobby, Vydehi hospital.

- General News
14 Nov 15
World Diabetes day 2015

World diabetes day will be celebrated in the month of November 14th

- General News
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LABORATORY

Medical-surgical-nursing-lab

Medical surgical nursing represent the largest area of clinical experience in the curriculum. Our laboratory equipped with all the necessary equipment like cardiac resuscitation manquine, oxygen cylinder and all advanced equipments to meet the need of the students in clinical area.
A procedure manual and dummy case sheets is maintained in the lab.

Medical Surgical Nursing

Department

Mrs Smitha Joshua

Professor & HOD