Academics >> Child Health Nursing
Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. Caring for children is the most satisfying aspect of nursing. A competent nurse effectively and lovingly provides relief from pain and sufferings. The department came to existence in the year 1997 with the post basic B.Sc. Nursing Program.
The aim of department is to train the student to develop the concept of child care and understand the difference in child care with that of Adult. The department has qualified, experienced and committed faculty who disseminate and impart basic and applied knowledge to the students.
A well equipped skill lab create highly stimulating environment to enhance the knowledge transfer process regarding clinical procedures. Students are provided opportunities to practice independently for developing competency in every procedure.
The clinical learning environment is provided to students by posting them in different areas of pediatric unit i.e. Pediatric Ward, PICU, NICU and immunization OPD. Experience in clinical setting contributes in shaping the attitude and behavior of student, and also to develop confidence, critical thinking and Professional skill among them.
Students are provided the opportunity to assess the normal growth and development of different stages of children during their school visits.