The Department of Child Health Nursing is concerned with the health of Infants, Children and Adolescents; their growth and development and the attainment of full potential as an Adult. It aims to impart quality education in the field of child care at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to contribute to quality care for all children. The college is attached to 1030 bedded hospital in which we have Four 30 bedded Pediatric wards a PICU and a NICU. Through the Child Health Nursing course, it intends to prepare the students in the acquisition of advanced and in-depth knowledge and efficient child care skills and the right attitude in the day-to-day clinical practice of caring of the sick children. The department prepares the students to plan and initiate innovative changes in the care of sick children.
The department conducts seminars to further enrich the knowledge and practice of the students. Innovative teaching methods like panel discussions, group discussions, role plays, quiz, exhibitions and procedure demonstrations and video teaching methods are used to make teaching-learning more active in the class room and clinical field. With a view to reach out its services to the community, the department celebrates occasions like Newborn Week and Children’s Day by organizing community centered activities for the benefit of students.
Students conduct researches, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level which makes learning and practice more evidence based.