The department of Medical Surgical
Nursing provides courses related to adult health nursing including geriatrics
as well as advanced nursing practice for undergraduate, postgraduate and GNM


The department helps the students to
develop in-depth knowledge, skills needed to function in the health care
setting in providing preventive, promotive and rehabilitative care. The
clinical services of the department include clinical supervision of students,
patient care, in-service education, conduction of awareness programme, health
screening, clinical administration and research activities.


The department provides student centred teaching and learning in
conducive atmosphere for hands on experience that helps the students to gain
confidence in their nursing knowledge, skills and attitudinal practice.


The faculty of the department focuses on the students’
knowledge, skills and altitudinal acquisition to meet the demands of changing
patient demographics, disease severity and complexities in health care


The family members and their concerns are equally looked at when
it comes to caring for patients in the critical care unit. Scope of practice in
medical surgical nursing is evidence based in terms of procedural aspects and
also the patient care. The subject is well thought and put across in second and
third year B.Sc. nursing to cover the entire health system concerns logically.


Critical procedures in patient care are trained through simulated
patients so as to gain expertise and confidence in the students and thereby
practice in the clinical areas. The course offers opportunity for students to
learn adult health problems so as to equip with the understanding of providing
comprehensive care.


  • Teach the students to apply the concepts of health promotion, prevention and cure of diseases, rehabilitation and home care services.
  • Train the students to perform comprehensive nursing care skilfully and appreciate the client as a holistic individual.
  • Appreciate the role of alternative system of medicine in care of the patients.
  • Describe various recent technologies and treatment modalities in the management of critically ill patients.
  • Incorporate evidence based Nursing practise and identify the areas of research in the field of Medical-surgical Nursing and motivate the students to practice evidence based nursing.
  • Recognize the role of Nurse practitioner as a member of the medical surgical health team.
  • Build a positive attitude, confidence, assertiveness, leadership quality to enhance professional excellence

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