Research is integral to the development of nursing science. Research study focusing on improvement of nursing care delivery and patient outcome. Quality improvement in nursing and nursing education is the focuses of research at Little Lourdes College of nursing. Faculty and students are engaged in research activities in these areas. Bsc.Nursing students undertake group projects in the 3rd year under various departments. We have a research committe at Little Lourdes College of nursing.
Ancy Joseph (Dr. Sr. Joseena )
The knowledge and functioning of Accredited Social Health Activists ( ASHA) from the selected districts of Kerala, Aureole Vol VII,A journal of multi-disciplinary studies and research, Dec. 2015
Melvi K Benny
Effectiveness of an intervention page package on reduction of oral complications among patients undergoing radiation therapy for head and neck malignancies, Global Journal for research analysis. Nov.2019
Nimi Elizabeth Mathew , Mrs Rincy T. Issac
& Dr. Sr. Joseena
A study to assess the relationship between selfcare and quality of life in patients with heart failure in a selected hospital, Kottayam (Research Journal of Science and Technology, 2020)
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.