Child Health Nursing is a specialty is spotlight on Nursing Care of children, mutually normal and sick. The objective of the course is to organize students to recognize the normal growth and development of children and deviation from the normal, furnish comprehensive Nursing Care to children suffering from various diseases. Special prominence is given to Embryology, Genetics, Psychology, Pediatric medicine, Surgery, Nutrition, and Growth and Development. Child Health Nursing is paced in the third year of the B.Sc Nursing Curriculum.
In order to augment the knowledge and skill of the students are given clinical experience in Pediatric Medical and Surgical wards apart from theory classes. The students also have the dispensation of becoming familiar with the most sophisticated equipment and technology allied to client care, especially in our Paediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Units, Paediatric Neurology, Gastroenterology and Adolescent Medicine.
SRIPMS College of Nursing proposes the post graduation in Child Health Nursing besides this, it set up the students to extend expertise and in-depth indulgent in the field of Pediatric Nursing. It will facilitate students to appreciate the child as a holistic individual and build up skill to function as Neonatal and Pediatric Nurse specialist. It will further enable the student to function as educator, manager, and researcher in the field of Paediatric Nursing.
The Department is involved in Research areas such as life style diseases, Nutrition and Health, life style, behavioral problems of children, effectiveness of a teaching programme on various problems, Neonatal Jaundice, pain among Infants, development of Nursing Care Protocol , play therapy, quality of life of Children with Health problems.