INC (Indian Nursing Council), KUHS (Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur)
KNMC (Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council)

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Child Health Nursing

Child Health Nursing

Child health nursing is the art and science of giving nursing care to children from birth through adolescent with emphasis on the physical growth, mental, emotional and psycho-social development. It enables the students to identify the normal growth and development, needs and problems of children of various age groups and deviations from normal, recognize the basic concepts, principle and technology of child care and role of family in child rearing and provide comprehensive nursing care to children suffering from diseases and disorders.

Subject placement in the course - BSc (N) - IIIrd Year BSc (N)

Details of the course








1 Sr.Amrutha (Mary Joseph) Assistant Professor MSc Nursing 5 Years & 5 Months 8921338588
2 Ms. Jain Jacob Lecturer MSc Nursing 2 Years & 7 Months 9562787184

Lab Facilities

Well equipped with:

  • Dummies
  • CPR Mannequins
  • Varieties of instruments for skill practice
  • Charts
  • Models
  • Play materials for different age groups
  • Emergency equipments in paediatrics


Departmental research works are ongoing.

Programmes conducted

We have conducted mass health education programme, Different awareness programmes, educational visits and poster presentations.



Our Departments

Community health nursing is the synthesis of nursing and public health practice applied to promote and protect the health of population. It combines all the basic elements of professional, clinical nursing with public health and community practice.

Obstetrics and Gynecology are medical specialties that focus on two different aspects of the female reproductive system. The department appreciates the concept and principles of obstetrical & Gynecological nursing and helps students to acquire Knowledge, develop attitude and skills in rendering nursing care to normal and high risk pregnant women, and gynecological patients in hospital and community settings.

Medical surgical nursing is a nursing specialty area concerned with the care of adult patients in a broad range of settings .The department provides students centered teaching and learning in conductive atmosphere for hands-on experience that helps the students to gain confidence in their nursing knowledge, skills and attitudinal practice.

Child health nursing is the art and science of giving nursing care to children from birth through adolescent with emphasis on the physical growth, mental emotional and psycho-social development.

Mental health nursing or psychiatric nursing is the specialized area of nursing practice which focus on promotion of mental health and prevention of mental illness for all, irrespective of age, sex, caste, creed and religion .

Nursing and statistics are included in the IIIrd year BSc (N) programme. It is designed to enable students to develop an understanding of basic concepts of research ,research process, and statistics, It is further structured to conduct/ participate in need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to provide quality nursing care. The hors for practical will be utilized for conducting individual /group research project.

Nursing education is included in the IVth year BSc (N) programme. It is designed to help the students to develop an understanding of the principles and methods of teaching and to equip the students with the beginning skills in teaching in clinical, community health and educational settings.