CHILD HEALTH NURSING
To prepare students capable of rendering preventive, promotive, curative and restorative nursing child care to children of all age groups both in hospital and community setup
To prepare students capable of identifying health needs of children with special significance to their growth and development and render nursing care with understanding of difference in caring children
To prepare students with adequate knowledge and special skill in giving comprehensive family centered nursing care to children with different medical –surgical disease conditions
Child health department consists of 3 experienced faculties rendering Child health nursing education to fifty 3rd year graduates and four postgraduate students. Department has MCH lab with Neonatal Resuscitation Mannequin,Baby dummies,newborn assessment equipment’sand other requirements to teach specific Paediatric procedures to students. Their clinical experience is completed in 120 bedded Paediatricwards,PICU and NICU of Bishop Benziger Hospital and Post Graduate students gets posting in JB Wadia Children’s Hospital, Mumbai. Department takes keen interest in conducting extension service and participates in all relevant health care and awareness programs during National and International Health days.Departmental faculty is keen in updating their knowledge and skill, and doing Departmental Research.Planning to conduct departmental workshop.
PG students has undertaken 12 Research projects in the area of Neonatal Nursing , School health and other child health areas.