Research Projects conducted by Various Departments

Research is of Paramount importance in Bishop Benziger College of Nursing. BBCON do have research cell headed by the Head of the Institution. Research forms the core of Nursing Education. The faculties develop expertise through ongoing department research in various fields of Nursing. Students undergoing UG and PG program do undertake research activities during their academic programme.

 

Medical Surgical Nursing

Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing

Child Health Nursing

Mental Health Nursing

Community Health Nursing

 

Medical Surgical Nursing

Faculty Research

A study to assess effectiveness of self instructional module on knowledge among staff nurses working in causality and intensive care unit regarding emergency drugs.

Students Research

2012 – Raima Francis

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of legergometric exercise on fatigue and physical activity among chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis in selected hospitals at Kollam.

2012 – Sabitha Daniel

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation technique on post-operative pain and anxiety among patients who have undergone abdominal surgery at selected hospitals , Kollam

2012 – Aparna AP

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of multicomponent intervention on type II diabetes mellitus clients attending the outpatient department of selected hospitals , Kollam

2012 – Divya Devadas

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of food reflexology on pain and anxiety among cancer patients on palliative care in a selected palliative care center at Kollam.

2012 – Sreeja S

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of proprioceptive neuro muscular facilitation on muscle strength and activities of daily living of clients with cerebrovascular accidents in selected hospitals at Kollam.

2013 – Sree Saukhya

Effectiveness of hot water bath versus epsom salt hot water bath on joint pain, stiffness and physical function among elderly.

2013 – Nimitha James

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of balance exercises on balance and mobility among elderly in selected old age homes at Kollam.

2013 – Andrea Raider

Effectiveness of slow stroke back massage on quality of sleep and physiological parameters among chronic renal failure clients.

2013 – Mercy George

Effectiveness of video assisted interventional package on knowledge and anxiety among clients undergoing coronary angiography.

2013 – Neethu M

A comparative study to assess the effectiveness of glycerin magsulf over topical heparin application on phlebitis in patients with peripheral intravenous cannula in selected hospitals at Kollam.

2014 – Sreeja PR

Effectiveness of nursing interventional package on urinary incontinence among elderly women.

2014 – Femy Mathew

Effectiveness of constraint induced movement therapy on upper extremity function among patients suffering from stroke.

2015 – Chikku S

Effectiveness of multi component therapy on knowledge and attitude towards self-care among patients with ischemic heart disease in outpatient department of selected hospitals at Kollam.

2015 – Resmi Ravindran

Effectiveness of video assisted teaching regarding colonoscopy procedure on knowledge and pre procedure anxiety among patients undergoing colonoscopy.

2015 – Jerin J

Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge and practice regarding the use of incentive spirometry in prevention of post-operative pulmonary complications among patients undergoing abdominal surgery.

 

Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing

Faculty Research

A study to asses the knowledge and attitude towards gynecological examination among women residing in working women’s hostel kollam.

Students Research

2012 – Joyce Yesudas

A study to compare the effectiveness of sitz bath and infrared therapy on pain and episiotomy wound healing among postnatal mothers of selected hospital, Kollam.

2012 – Nisha John

A study to assess the effectiveness of music therapy on anxiety and pain among mothers during first stage of labour in selected hospitals at Kollam.

2012 – Sulekha S

A study to assess the effectiveness of selected nursing interventions on physiological adaptation among postnatal mothers in selected hospitals at Kollam.

2013 – Rincy Richard

A study to assess the effectiveness of foot reflexology on stimulation of lactation and maintenance of effective breast feeding among postnatal mothers admitted in selected hospitals at Kollam.

2013 – Sruthi James

Effectiveness of inhalation analgesia on pain and comfort during first stage of labor among parturient mothers.

2014 – Elizabeth Serin Raj

Effectiveness of interventional package on menopausal symptoms among postmenopausal women.

2014 – Steffi S Morris

Effectiveness of food reflexology on labour pain and anxiety among primigravida mothers during the first stage of labour.

2013 – Liji S Oommen

Effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge and attitude towards reproductive health among adolescent girls in selected schools at Kollam.

 

Child Health Nursing

Faculty Research

Study to assess stress and coping strategy adopted among the mother of babies admitted in NICU.

Students Research

2012 – Sheba K Varghese

A study to assess the effectiveness of bibliotherapy on stress among hospitalized children in selected hospitals at Kollam.

2012 – Celine Antony

A study to assess the effectiveness of play therapy on pain and anxiety among children undergoing intravenous cannulation in selected hospitals, Kollam.

2013 – Susan George

A study to assess the effectiveness of activity therapy on children with behavioral problems in selected children’s home at Kollam.

2013 – Betcy K Jayims

A comparative study to assess the effectiveness of topical application of breast milk and povidone iodine on umbilical cord healing among newborns in selected hospitals at Kollam.

2013 – Pheba Susan Thomas

A study to assess the effectiveness of backpact safety intervention on knowledge, attitude and practice among school children at selected schools, Kollam.

2013 – Suma A K

A study to assess the effectiveness of snake and ladder game on knowledge regarding impact of television viewing among school age children studying in selected schools at Kollam.

2013 – Anisha Mary Paul

A study to assess the effectiveness of guided imagery on wellbeing and test anxiety among higher secondary students in selected schools at Kollam.

2014 – Kripa Elizabet Joseph

Effectiveness of facilitated tucking on pain response during heel stick among neonates in NICU.

2014 – Betcy K Jayims

Effectiveness of topical application of breast milk and povidone iodine on umbilical cord healing among the new born.

2015 – Priya P

Comparative study on axillary temperature and rectal temperature with abdominal skin temperature in neonates.

2015 – Reena K Rajan

Effectiveness of helfer skin tap technique on pain during intra muscular immunization among children.

2015 – Neethu B

Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding home care of children with cerebral palsy among mothers in selected special schools at Kollam.

2015 – Reshma Chandran

Effectiveness of jacobsons progressive muscle relaxation on social anxiety among adolescents in selected schools at Kollam.

2015 – Shahana Shan

Effectiveness of breast crawl in initiation and maintenance of effective breast feeding among new borns in selected hospitals at Kollam.

 

Mental Health Nursing

Faculty Research

A study to assess the relationship between emotional quotient and academic performance of B.Sc. Nursing students at Bishop Benziger college of Nursing, Kollam.

Study to assess stress and coping strategy adopted among the mother of babies admitted in NICU.

Students Research

2012 – Divya Raveendran

A study to compare the effectiveness of humor therapy and laughter exercise on stress among old age people in selected old age homes at Kollam.

2013 – Hima S Mathew

A study to assess the effectiveness of gardening on the well-being of the elderly residing in selected old age homes at Kollam.

2013 – Sreehari

A study to assess the effectiveness of geriatric social club on psychological well-being among the elderly residing in selected old age homes at Kollam.

2014 – Rajasree S

Effectiveness of raja yoga meditation on psychological well-being among the elderly.

2014 – Shajahan T

A study to assess the effectiveness of green tea on stress among the elderly in selected old age homes , Kollam.

2014 – Anu s Khosh

Effectiveness of hatha yoga on academic stress among I year B.Sc. Nursing students in selected colleges at Kollam.

 

Community Health Nursing

Faculty Research

A study to assess knowledge attitude and practice of waste water management among house wife’s in selected coastal areas of Kollam.

Students Research

2012 – Lisson Varghese

A study to evaluate the effectiveness video assisted game and drill on knowledge and practice on road safety measures among primary school children in selected schools, Kollam.

2012 – Remya R

A study to evaluate the effectiveness physical exercise on computer related health problems among computer workers at selected offices , Kollam.

2012 – Sabitha Jayakumar

study to evaluate the effectiveness of drill on knowledge , attitude and practice regarding disaster preparedness among inhabitants of coastal area , Kollam.

2013 – Prasanth V Lobo

Effectiveness of structured video assisted teaching module regarding household waste management on knowledge among housewives in selected coastal areas at Kollam.

2013 – Jiss George

Effectiveness of video assisted teaching module regarding managing trauma victims in road traffic accidents on knowledge among auto drivers in selected community at Kollam.

2014 – Jyothilakshmi. J

A study to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching module regarding first aid measures for foreign body aspiration in primary school children o knowledge among TTC students in selected teachers training certificate institute at Kollam District.

2014 – Aneesh P

Effectiveness of multi component intervention on low back pain among fishermen in selected areas at Kollam.