IQ City Institute of Nursing Sciences strongly emphasizes preventive and promotive health. The college has committed itself to serve the people through the preparation of its nursing students. Realizing the need of community people various programmes has been designed and implemented in both urban and rural areas of adopted areas. Nearly the department is serving more than 14 villages all around Durgapur. The types of services provided are Home Care Services, Clinic Services (Urban Health Centre & Rural Health Centre), Health Promotional Activities, School Health Programmes, Special Camps and Community Organization Activities.

Objectives

  • To promote the health of the communities through direct and indirect services for all age groups.
  • To prepare various categories of nursing students to handle health needs of community.
  • To acquire clinical competencies and function at different levels in the community health programmes and to promote community development.

Aim

  • The Ultimate aim of the department is to provide an comprehensive felt need health services at the door step of the general public.

Activities

  • The nursing students are posted along with the faculty members for Home visits, clinics and special programmes in order to gain experience in Community Health Nursing and also to complete the clinical requirements and to learn about Urban and Rural Health services.
  • Community surveys, Community Based Education, Family Centred Nursing Care studies, Health Education cum action projects, health talks are used for nursing students to learn Community Health Nursing.
  • Students participate in the Immunization Programme, VHN days and Health Camps along with the Government health personnel in adopted villages.
  • Mass health Education Programmes are organized in every village to create health awareness and health promotional activities are carried out regularly along with ASHA’s &Anganwadi workers.
  • Health Camps and Health Exhibitions are conducted regularly in the adopted areas and referral services were made available to them.
  • International days of importance are celebrated by conducting and organizing health education programmes and health camps.
  • Periodical School health programmes were organized by the students in all adopted village Schools.