“Nursing is Art and Science of Caring”

College of Nursing, AIIMS, Rishikesh has been started in 2013 and the first batch of 60 B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing students was admitted in month of July, 2013 through All India Entrance Test, which was conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi. Presently, College of Nursing, is running B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing; M.Sc. Nursing; Post Basic Diploma in Operating Room Nursing and PhD programs.

The College of Nursing believes that nursing is an oldest of the art and the youngest of the profession, which is a caring discipline considered as pivotal health care profession. Values of the nursing profession are rooted in helping the people to promote the health, prevent the illness and caring the individual, family and community during sickness to attain, maintain and recover the optimal health and quality of life from womb to tomb. The success of patient care and the reputation of the hospital largely depend upon the extent of efficiency of nursing care being provided by the nursing personnel.

College of Nursing is dedicated and committed to train and groom nurses by offering premier quality teaching, instructions and guidance in clinical and research areas of modern nursing. Nursing services, education and research activities of the department are par excellence.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of College of Nursing coincides with the institute “we are committed to establish a centre of excellence in nursing education, training, and research imbued with scientific culture, compassion for the sick and commitment to serve the underserved.

VISION

The vision of College of Nursing is to produce highly competent nurse clinicians, advanced nurse practitioners, nurse educationists, nurse administrators and nurse researchers to meet regional, national and global nursing human resource needs.

AIM

To ensure the cost-effective evidence based quality nursing care for individual, family and community through education and grooming the clinically competent, research oriented nurses.

OBJECTIVES

  • To prepare nurses for bedside and family care nursing, nursing supervision and nursing administration.
  • To prepare nursing teachers/ faculty to teach and train the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral Nursing level nursing students.
  • To prepare nurse leaders in nursing through post- doctoral fellowship in academic administration in nursing.
  • To prepare clinical nurse leaders in acute and critical care nursing through fellowship in critical care nursing.
  • To prepare nursing personnel to conduct and disseminate research on nursing issues/ problems to ensure Evidence-Based Nursing Practices.
  • To prepare nursing personnel to develop indigenous nursing literature for improving nursing services, education and administration.
  • To offer the short-term programs, training and refreshers courses for the nurse clinicians, nurse administrators, nurse educators and nurse researchers.
  • Providing holistic, evidence based comprehensive quality nursing care to individual and family through integration with nursing service activities.

SCOPE

The nursing students of all programmes provide services to the indoor and outdoor patients in institute while learning. The nursing faculty and students serve the patients during the scheduled times in all the areas of hospital and community health center and thereby contribute towards patient care services. Education of the patient and relatives is considered as an important responsibility in achieving Millennium Development Goals.

  • The Medical and Surgical Nursing division not only prepare nurses to care for the sick in general medical-surgical specialties, but also to provide specialized care in critical care, cardiothoracic, neurology, neuro-surgery, nephrology, oncology, gastroenterology, diabetes, endocrinology, urology, burns and plastic surgery, dermatology, ophthalmology, ENT, immunology and other medical-surgical super specialties.
  • The division of Obstetrics & Gynae. Nursing/Midwifery Nursing train nurses to develop the skill of conducting normal deliveries and care of the newborn babies. With the thrust on Maternal and Child Health Nursing to reduce the high maternal and infant mortality rate, patient education taken as a special responsibility. Domiciliary care services are also provided following delivery and mothers are taught for healthy child rearing practices.
  • The division of Pediatric and Neonatology Nursing train nurses to develop skills of caring the neonates and children with different congenital and acquired morbidities. Furthermore, training in immunization, monitoring normal growth and development, handling pediatric emergencies and teaching the mothers about care and safety of infant, toddler and adolescents also offered.
  • The division of Psychiatric Nursing train nurses in caring for the mentally ill and provides services to the indoor and outdoor patients in psychiatric wards and de-addiction center. Capacity building programs and short term in-service programs for local nurses are also be held periodically to update their knowledge and skills in this specialized area.
  • The division of Community Health Nursing provide comprehensive services to the people under the Community Health Center(s) of the institute. While learning, students will provide antenatal, natal and postnatal services, school health services, family welfare services and health education on prevention of diarrhea and use of oral rehydration solution, prevention of nutritional deficiencies, contraception, non-communicable diseases and immunization etc.
  • The division of Administration, Research and Education aim at innovations and developing and implementation of administrative policies and protocols in nursing administration. Continues capacity building of nurses is one of the important criteria for a centre of excellence in nursing education; therefore, this division is committed in developing and implementation of different specialty and Superspeciality nursing capacity building programs for nurse clinicians, nurse administrators, nurse educators and nurse researchers.    
  • Apart from degree programmes, the college conducts short term refresher courses and committed to organize number of Conferences, Workshops, Seminars and updates from time to time on a local, regional or national level and will bring out useful and practical recommendations. Organizing continuing nursing education and participation in the teaching learning processes of filed workers in neighboring agencies will be an integral part of the college activities.

Centre of Excellence in Nursing Education & Research: Way forward

Recently NITI Aayog proposed to develop existing nursing colleges at AIIMS Delhi and New Six AIIMS including AIIMS Rishikesh to develop as Centre of Excellence in Nursing Education & Research. Therefore, institute has carried out following initiatives to achieve above mentioned purpose.

  • State-of-art teaching-learning facilities for the nursing education programs.
  • Adult Nursing, Midwifery, pediatric nursing, community health nursing and mental health nursing simulation labs with wide range of low-to-high fidelity simulators, mannequins and nursing task trainers.
  • Quasi-competency based curriculum and teaching-learning processes focused to train practice ready nurse clinicians, nurse educators, nurse administrators and nurse specialists.
  • Innovations in teaching-learning processes through flipping of classes, use of principles of andragogy, reflections and module based learning to utilize more time in the simulation labs and clinical placements for hands-on-practice of nursing skills to develop nursing clinical skills and proficiencies.
  • Reforms in evaluation system by giving more weightage to formative assessment and implementing clinical vignette based assessment of cognitive domain of learning and Objective Structured Long Examination Record (OSLER) and Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) for the assessment of affective and psychomotor domain of the learning.
  • Continue faculty development initiatives to nurture faculty to be experts as nurse educator, clinical trainer and academic & research leader.       
  • Emphasis on nursing research to develop evidences on national and regional nursing issues through starting doctoral nursing program (PhD) in nursing w.e.f. July, 2017.
  • Motivation of the faculty to bring more and more extramural and intramural research funds and engage in innovations in nursing sciences.
  • Collaboration with different national and international universities and engagement of serval visiting nursing faculties for the exchange of ideas and shared development.      

Expansion Plans

  • Developing College of Nursing as Center of Excellence of Nursing Education at par excellence with international standards [as per standard guidelines of National League for Nursing, USA]
  • Revision of nursing course curriculum as RN curriculum of developed countries keeping in mind country specific needs in mind. 
  • GNM to B.Sc. Nursing Bridge Program: staring virtual bridge program for general nursing and midwifery (GNM)-to-baccalaureate degree in nursing.  
  • Starting the Master’s program in Family Health Nurse Practitioner to provide independent nurse practitioners for the country to augment healthcare in remote and rural areas.
  • Starting Masters in nurse practitioners program in different specialties and super-specialties.
  • Starting various short term diploma and certificate programs in super-specialty nursing areas.
  • Starting several nurse-lead specialty clinics such as nurse-lead epilepsy clinic, stroke nurse coordinator, lifestyle disease clinic, geriatric clinic, heart failure rehabilitation clinic, family clinical self-efficacy development clinic, mental health wellness clinic and home support clinic etc.     
  • Having a state-of-art facility to promote nursing research in the institution on local, regional and national nursing issues and problems.
  • Starting publication of a scientific nursing research journal(s) for the dissemination of empirical evidences generated by the nurse researchers.
  • Setting-up National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) under the Department of Health Research (DHR), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GoI at AIIMS, Rishikesh to prioritize and promote nursing research in the country [on the lines of National Institute of Nursing Research, USA.] 
  • Setting-up National Simulation Centre for Nursing & Midwifery Education from bridging gap in academics and skill among nurses trained in the region.
  • Stating Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DPN) in serval specialty and super-specialties to provide clinical nurse practitioners/ specialist manpower for the country and region. 

Faculty Members

Photo Name & Qualifications Designation Areas of Interest Email ID / ORCID ID /
Research-gate Page
Prof Suresh K SharmaMSc (Med-Surg Nursing), PhDProfessor & Principal

Clinical :-

Critical Care Nursing, Diabetes, Palliative Care, Perioperative Practices.

Research :-

Nursing education, Critical care nursing, Diabetes, perioperative nursing, nursing administration
suresh.nur@aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1214-8865
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Suresh_Sharma42
Dr. Vasantha KalyaniMSc (Med-Surg Nursing), PhDAssociate Professor

Clinical :-

Palliative Care, Orthopedic nursing

Research :-

Palliative care, orthopedics nursing, NCDs and infection control diseases. Nursing management.
vasantha.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1075-9208
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/C_Kalyani2
Mrs. Xavier Belsiyal. CMSc (Psychiatric Nursing), MBA (Hospital Management) Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Psychiatric Nursing, Mental Health Wellness

Research :-

Depressive Disorders, Suicide prevention, Psychological First Aid, Disaster Mental Health, Culture and Psychiatry.
xavier.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1673-1134
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Xavier_Chellappan2
Mrs. Prasuna JellyMSc (OBG Nursing)Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Midwifery, Obs & Gyne nursing, Labour room.

Research :-

Midwifery, postnatal care and newborn bonding, birth preparation and nursing education.
prasuna.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4974-6167
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Prasuna_Jelly
Mrs. Rupinder DeolMSc (Paediatric Nursing)Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Pediatric surgery, Special preterm care clinic, adolescent health clinics.

Research :-

Pain management, Cleft lip & palate, simulation in pediatric nursing, neonatal nursing.
rupinder.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4090-9131
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rupinder_Deol3
Dr. Rajesh KumarMSc (Psychiatric Nursing), PGD Statistics, PhD Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Psychiatry, Trauma & Emergency.

Research :-

Substance abuse, caregiver issues, and mental health rehabilitation.
rajesh.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7504-5620
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rajesh_Kumar697
Mrs Malar Kodi SMSc (Paediatric Nursing)Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency. Pediatric epilepsy clinic

Research :-

Procedural pain, pediatric infusion, childhood obesity and nursing practitioners
malar.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6361-2325
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Malar_Kodi10
Mrs. K RajarajeswariMSc (Community Health Nursing)Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Community Health Nursing, Infection Control

Research :-

Environmental pollution, Occupational health, Maternal nutrition and health, Environmental monitoring, school health, and Geriatric care.
raj.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8583-1927
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rajarajeswari_Kuppuswamy
Mr. Maneesh SharmaMSc (Med-Surg Nursing-Cardiovascular and Thoracic Nursing)Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Respiratory & Cardiothoracic Nursing, Wound & Stoma care

Research :-

Wound care, stoma care, Respiratory & cardiac rehabilitation, heart failure.
maneesh.nur @aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0204-2258
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Maneesh_Sharma7
Mrs. Ruchika RaniMSc (Med-Surg Nursing- Oncology Nursing)Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Oncology Nursing

Research :-

Oncology nursing, Palliative care
ruchika.nur@aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8748-4292
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ruchika_Rani
Mrs. Rakhi MishraMSc (Med-Surg Nursing-Cardiovascular and Thoracic Nursing)Assistant Professor

Clinical :-

Cardiology nursing, CTVS nursing.

Research :-

Cardiothoracic nursing, Lifestyle & NCDs, Basic nursing education, evaluation in nursing education, simulation based nursing education.
rakhi.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1400-819
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rakhi_Mishra5
Dr. Rakesh SharmaMSc (Med-Surg Nursing-Neurosciences Nursing), PhDAssistant Professor

Clinical :-

Neurosciences Nursing, Perioperative Nursing and disaster management.

Research :-

Nursing human resources management, neurosciences nursing, sleep in patients, stroke, Infection control, preoperative nursing.
rakesh.nur@ aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8627-4517
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rakesh_Sharma16

Nursing Tutors

Sl. No. Name of Tutor Qualification- Speciality Email Address
1Rashmi RawatM.Sc. Nursing-Psychiatric Nursingrashmirawat541@gmail.com
2Shalini ThakurM.Sc. Nursing-Paediatrics Nursing sthakur8055@gmail.com
3DevnarayanM.Sc. Nursing-Community Health Nursingeternal.dev06@gmail.com
4Amali MeryM.Sc. Nursing-Psychiatric Nursingamalimery2019@gmail.com
5Dinesh Kumar SharmaM.Sc. Nursing-Psychiatric Nursingdinosharma740@gmail.com
6Dr. Rakhi GaurM.Sc. Nursing- OBG Nursingrakhigaur1308@gmail.com
7Dr. Shiv Kumar MudgalM.Sc. Nursing- Medical Surgical Nursingpeehupari05@gmail.com
8Gyanendri TomarM.Sc. Nursing- Medical Surgical Nursingpoonam.tomar158@gmail.com
9Kusum KumariM.Sc. Nursing- Oncology Nursingkus2211@gmail.com
10Navjeet KaurM.Sc. Nursing-Paediatric Nursingnavjeetkaur26@gmail.com
11Betsy ChakrabortyM.Sc. Nursing- Psychiatric Nursingbetsychakraborty@gmail.com
12Priyanka MalhotraM.Sc. Nursing-Psychiatric Nursingpriyankamalhotraaiims@gmail.com
13E Selmar MellishaM.Sc. Nursing- Medical Surgical Nursingselmar26s@gmail.com
14Kaleeswari GM.Sc. Nursing-Community Health Nursingkalissundar@gmail.com
15Renu SandhuM.Sc. Nursing- OBG Nursingrrenu.n@gmail.com
16Suman ChoudharyM.Sc. Nursing- OBG Nursingsumanmahala28@gmail.com
17Abhilasha KujurM.Sc. Nursing- Cardiovascular and Thoracic Nursingabhilashakujur06@gmail.com
18Kirti VermaM.Sc. Nursing- Neurosciences Nursingverma.kirti00@gmail.com
19Shweta GaradiM.Sc. Nursing- Paediatrics Nursing shwetagaradi12@gmail.com
20Sharmila SM.Sc. Nursing-Community Health Nursingsharmimmc25@gmail.com
21Anil Kumar ParasharM.Sc. Nursing- Medical Surgical Nursinganilparah@gmail.com
22Pastin Pushpa Rani PM.Sc. Nursing-Psychiatric Nursingbastin.peter@gmail.com
23Lisa ChadhaM.Sc. Nursing- OBG Nursinglisa.chadha21@gmail.com
24Vishwas A SM.Sc. Nursing-Community Health Nursingvictory.vishwas@gmail.com
25Priya SharmaM.Sc. Nursing- Medical Surgical Nursingpriya9172@gmail.com
26HemlataM.Sc. Nursing- OBG Nursinghemlata19sadhanu@gmail.com
27Divya TrivediM.Sc. Nursing-Community Health Nursingdivyatrivedic@gmail.com
28Sharmila JayraniM.Sc. Nursing-Paediatrics Nursing sharmjj2010@gmail.com
29Ms. Meenkashi SharmaM.Sc. Nursing- OBG Nursingamandeepsaini9090@gmail.com

Visiting Faculty

Photo Name Institution
Dr Manju VatsaFormerly, Principal College of Nursing All India Institute of Medical Sceinces, New Delhi

mvatsa2001@yahoo.co.in
Prof Jane ReidProfessor at Bournemouth University, UK. Non-Executive Director/ Clinical Director Salisbury Hospital NHS Foundation, United Kingdom

janehreid@googlemail.com
Prof Tracey WilliamsSenior Lecturer School of Nursing and Caring Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

twilliams@uclan.ac.uk, tracey.williams@afpp.org.uk

The College of Nursing as a vertical department of the institute has centrally air-conditioned separate academic block having following modern well equipped state-of-art facilities:

Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters: Four LTs, and four seminar rooms are fully equipped with technologically advanced audiovisual aids, and sound system.

Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters

Adult NursingSimulation Lab: It is equipped with wide variety of simulators and mannequins for multidisciplinary simulation education for health care professionals; some key facilities to list are:

  • Ten (10) intermediate fidelity full body mannequins to practice wide range of nursing procedures.
  • Two (02) high fidelity simulators to plan and practice complex simulation scenario for nursing and midwifery education.
  • Six (06) half body moderate-to-high fidelity BLS/ ACLS mannequins with digital feedback facilities.
  • Large number of task-trainers for demonstrating and skill development in various nursing procedures such as intravenous fluid administration, blood transfusion, pressure sore care, surgical wound care, intramuscular injection, subcutaneous infection, intradermal injection, surgical suturing and suture removal, oral/endotracheal/ tracheostomy suctioning, oxygen administration, nasogastric tub insertion and feeding and CPR etc.
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters

Child Health NursingSimulation Lab:Child Health Nursing Simulation Lab provides comprehensive and conducive environment to teach/practice various neonatal and pediatric nursing skills. The key attractions of the child health nursing simulation Labs are:

  • Three (03)Low to high fidelity neonatal simulators and mannequins with 03 Radiant Warmer, one Phototherapy Units, one Neonatal/ Pediatric Resuscitation Kit, one premature baby mannequins.
  • Two (02) High fidelity pediatric care training manikins with SIMPAD, various task trainers, and module-based training mannequins to practice serval pediatric nursing skills/ procedures.
  • Neonatal and pediatric assessment equipment for anthropometric assessment and growth and development monitoring.
  • Pediatric play materials of all stages of growth and development.
  • Neonatal and pediatrics anthropometric assessment equipment and machines.
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters

MidwiferySimulation Lab: Midwiferysimulation Lab is highly sophisticated and technologically advanced lab to train and practice all the midwifery skills. Lab is equipped with wide range of low-to-high fidelity simulators, mannequins and equipment; some of the key facilities are:  

  • Six (06)real female pelvis, 06 fetal skulls and 02 fetal mannequins to train and practice labour processes.
  • One inter-mediate fidelity full body pregnancy and labour simulator to practice all antenatal, intranatal, postnatal and newborn care skills.
  • Twenty (20) different task trainers to practice essential midwifery skills such as antenatal examination, per-vaginal examination during labour, mechanisms of labour in normal & abnormal presentations, episiotomy incision & repair, placental extraction, & manual removal, management of postpartum hemorrhage, management of shoulder dystocia, Copper-T insertion & removal, breast feeding techniques, manual expression of breast milk, and fetal heartrate monitoring etc.
  • Lab is also equipped with numerous model, equipment related to pregnancy, antenatal, intranatal, postnatal and newborns.
  • Five (5) sets of instrument each for the common obstetrical and gynecological procedures such as normal vaginal delivery, instrumental deliveries, cessation section, gynecological vaginal examination, instruments for Cupper-T insertion, dilatation & curettage and newborn care.
  • Premature baby mannequin to train and practice neonatal resuscitation, immediate care of premature newborn, and breast feeding practices.
  • Wide range of educational media and material for the education of women and family.
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters

Community Health Nursing Lab: Community health nursing Lab is equipped with numerous models, real life scenarios,communication, Education media & materialand domestic care facilities such as:

  • Home care bags equipped with all the equipment and instruments for the assessment and care of minor elements at home.
  • The various models to depict the community field and health care facilities such as models of community fief village, water treatment plan, model of PHC, and CHC.
  • Wide range of audiovisual aids, public address system, educational media and material for the individual and mass education of family and community.
 
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters
Technologically Advanced Lecture Theaters

Mental Health Nursing Lab: Mental Health Nursing Lab is designed and equipped in such a way to cater to the learning needs of nursing students and enable them to practice essential psychiatric nursing skills in a virtual environment. Some of the key facilities are:

  • This lab is equipped with facilitated with resources to enrich students’ skills in Occupational Therapy Activities, Therapeutic Communication Skills and Counselling Skills through a variety of teaching learning methodologies like Video Teaching, Role play etc.
  • Lab is also equipped to conduct case discussions and simulations using standardized patients and computer generated case scenarios. Lab also equipped to conduct simulation based Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in mental health nursing using mannequins and standard patients
Mental Health Nursing Lab
Mental Health Nursing Lab

Computer and Nursing Informatics Lab: Computer and nursing informatics lab equipped with technologically advanced computers, heath information system related dummy software, information and technology facility.  

  • There are twenty-six (26) hi-tech personal computers configured with latest technology.
  • Lab is equipped with high speed broadband and Wi-Fi facility to provide uninterred internet services for the lab.

Virtual Anatomy Dissection Table 

  • College also has facility of advance technology enabled 3D virtual anatomy dissection table for hand-on anatomical virtual cadaveric dissection experience for the nursing students
Virtual Anatomy Dissection Table
Virtual Anatomy Dissection Table

Central Library: Central library facility is shared by nursing students, which is equipped with printed and electronic books, journal, videos, and research database. Some of the key resources are:

Nursing Hostel:

Nursing Hostel
Nursing Hostel
Nursing Hostel

 

Courses
Academic Courses:


Name of the course

Duration of course

Annual Intake

Objectives/ brief description of the course

BSc (Hons) Nursing

4 Years

100

  • To prepare nursing graduates to assume responsibilities as professional competent nurses & midwives in providing promotive, preventive, curative & rehabilitative services.

M.Sc. Nursing

  • Critical Care Nursing

2 Years

24

04

 

  • To prepare specialist nurses in critical care who are equipped with necessary skills to provide evidence based care in the field.
  • Candidate is prepared to function in a leadership position in selected areas of clinical specialty, nursing education, nursing administration and in nursing research.
  • Cardiothoracic Vascular Nursing

 

 

04

  • To prepares nurse who can integrate theory into practice for recognizing and managing acute, complex and/or critically ill deteriorating patient in an acute cardiac care setting.
  • Appreciate the available evidence which are based on principles and practices in the field of cardiothoracic nursing
  • Acquire knowledge and skills in assessment, diagnosis and management of care of adults with acute cardiovascular conditions.
  • Neuro-Sciences Nursing

 

 

02

  • To prepare nurse well equipped with knowledge and skills in managing adult patients with acute or chronic neurological conditions
  • To prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialists, educators, administrators and advance nurse practitioners in a wide variety of professional settings.
  • Oncological Nursing

 

 

02

  • To Prepares specialist nurses in oncology and Palliative Care who meet the requirements of oncology and palliative Care nursing practice based on evidence.
  • Orthopaedics Nursing

 

 

02

  • To prepare nurses specialized to provide care to patients with fractures and other orthopedic conditions with utilization of best evidence available.
  • Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing

 

02

  • To prepare nurses skilled in antenatal, intranatal and postnatal care
  • To prepare nurses specialized to deliver and provide essential newborn care utilizing the evidence in the
  • To conduct research and generate evidence in order to devise measures in community for the promotion of health of women.
  • Paediatric Nursing

 

04

  • To prepare specialist nurses well equipped with knowledge and skills to manage care of acute and chronic condition of children.
  • To Conduct original problem solving research contributing to the advancement of nursing science with translation into practice.
  • Psychiatric Nursing

 

 

04

  • To prepare specialist nurses who can assess, diagnose and manage patient with psychiatric disorders and generate evidence in dealing with clients with mental health issues
  • Acquire skills in conducting various therapies to deal with clients having mental health issues.

 Ph.D.

3 Years
(Full time)

4 Years
(Part time)*

 

Based on availability of Guide

Doctoral education is to prepare scholars who will contribute in development and dissemination of evidence based nursing knowledge to enhance quality of care, education, administration and research in nursing and take role of leadership in nursing at institutional, national and international level.

Post Basic Diploma in      Operating Room Nursing

1 Year

15

The course is designed to develop clinical nurse specialists in operating room nursing, which also can take roles of    nurse educator, manager and researcher in the field of operating room nursing.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Academic Administration in Nursing (PD-FAAN)

  • Year

5

Post-doctoral fellowship in academic administration in nursing is designed to prepare the nursing educational administrators, who are skilled in budgeting, planning and collaborating to develop a rigorous curriculum to encourage learning and research.

  *Only for internal faculty/ tutors/ staff

Fees Structure


B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing

Sl. No.

Type of Expenses

Amount

1

Registration Fees

Rs.25/-

2

Tuition Fees

Rs.600/-

3

Pot Money

Rs.960/-

4

Hostel Rent

Rs.480/-

5

Caution Money

Rs.100/- (to be deposited by every student for the recovery of breakages or loss of institute’s equipment)

6

Hostel Security

Rs.1000/- (refundable)

 

M.Sc. Nursing

Sl. No.

Type of Expenses

Amount

1

Registration Fees

Rs.25/-

2

Tuition Fees

Rs.700/-

3

Pot Money

Rs.480/-

4

Caution Money

Rs.100/-(to be deposited by every student for the recovery of breakages or loss of institute’s equipment)

5

Hostel Security

Rs.1000/-(refundable)

 

 

 

Post Basic Diploma in Perioperative Nursing

Sl. No.

Type of Expenses

On admission time

Annual Charges

1

Registration Fees

Rs.1000/-

 

2

Caution Money

Rs.5000/-

 

3

Hostel Security

Rs.5000/-

 

4

Hostel Rent

 

Rs.12000/- (Electricity charges of hostel will be actual basis)

5

Recreation Fee

 

Rs.6000/-

6

Tuition Fee

Rs.350/-

 

7

Pot Money

 

Rs.1200/-

8

Laboratory Fee

 

Rs.6000/-

 

Total

Rs.11,350/-

Rs.25,200/-

Stipend: Selected candidate will be paid stipend of Rs 500/- per month for B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing and Rs. 15000/- per month for M.Sc. Nursing, Ph.D. and Post Basic Diploma in Perioperative Nursing.
Admission Process:  

B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing & M.Sc. Nursing:
Annual admissions for B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing are done through All India Entrance test conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi. Generally, admission open in month of Feb/March, and details of admission, prospectus and Online registration may be done through web portal (Please visit website: www.aiimsexams.org)

Post Basic Diploma in Operating Room Nursing
Annual admissions for Post Basic Diploma in Nursing done through All India Entrance test conducted by AIIMS, Rishikesh. Generally, admission open in month of April/May and details of admission, prospectus and Online registration may be done through web portal (Please visit website: www.aiimrishikesh.edu.in)

Ph.D. Nursing
Biannual admissions for Ph.D. Nursing is done through All India Entrance test conducted by AIIMS, Rishikesh; admission related information may be seen at institute’s web portal in the month May and November (please visit: www.aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Annual admissions for Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Academic Administration in Nursing (PD-FAAN) is done through All India Entrance test conducted by AIIMS, Rishikesh; admission related information may be seen at institute’s web portal in month of May/ June (please visit: www.aiimsrishikesh.edu.in

I. Extramural Research Projects:

Title Investigators Extramural Collaboration, if any
(Department and Institute)
Status
Effect of Electro Magnetic Frequency Radiation (EMF) on auditory system of mobile usersSharma SK, Varshney S, Malhotra MExtramuralDepartment of Science & Technology (DST)Completed
The burden of hepatitis C virus infection in Punjab, India: A population-based serosurveySood A, Midha V, Sharma SKExtramuralMSD USA and Division of Viral Hepatitis, CDCCompleted and Published
A quasi-experimental study to evaluate effectiveness of visual learning module (VLM) to improve knowledge and attitude regarding prevention and control of MDR TB among staff nursesSharma SK, Mandal AExtramuralThe Tuberculosis Association of IndiaOngoing
Awareness and Adherence with Current National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research among Nurses in India: A Cross-sectional Descriptive StudySharma SKExtramuralNursing Research Society of IndiaOngoing
Capacity building for cancer and palliative care services at AIIMS Rishikesh Sharma SK, Gupta MExtramuralJIV Daya Foundation, USAOngoing
Glycaemic control in adult patients with diabetes mellitus Type-II, receiving care through nurse-led diabetic follow-up clinic versus conventional care: A randomized controlled trialSharma SK, Kant R, et al ExtramuralUCOSTOngoing
Training Nurses and other health care professionals of Uttarakhand in the area of Common Psychiatric DisordersGupta R, Sharma SK, Belsiyal X, Kumar R ExtramuralNHMOngoing

II. Intramural Research Projects:

Title Investigators Extramural Collaboration, if any
(Department and Institute)
Status
Prevalence of undiagnosed raised blood pressure and risk factors among young adults.Kalyani V, Sharma SK Mirza AA, Saxena V IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshReport Writing
Attitude and practice of self-medication of allopathic drugs in urban and rural dwellers.Kalyani V, Sharma SK IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshReport Writing
"Prevalence and determinants of depression among elderly with chronic illness"Belsiyal CX, Kalyani V, Sharma SK, Deol R IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshReport Writing
A randomized controlled trial on palliative care bundle versus regular palliative care on functional recovery, resilience and quality of life among advanced gall bladder cancer patients at AIIMS, Rishikesh.Kalyani V. Gupta A, Gupta S, Kumari K, Gupta M IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshPending for IEC approval
An exploratory survey: insight on nursing unit culture among nursing officers.Kalyani V, Belsiyal CX IntramuralSelf-FundedPending for IEC approval
Does magnification and changes in pictorial warning on tobacco packs in India will have the effect: an exploratory surveySharma SK, Jelly PIntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS Rishikesh Ongoing
Study to clinical and blood parameters to predict survival in patients with advanced cancerGupta S, Kalyani VIntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
A cross sectional study to the perceived burden and family functioning of caregivers and level of functionality of patients with CKD at tertiary care hospital.Kalyani V, Priyanka, Ravi Kant, Umesh IntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
A cross sectional study to assess belief for cancer, health care related quality of life and assessment among head and neck cancer patients receiving radiation therapy at AIIMS, Rishikesh.Kalyani V, Gupta S, Kumari K IntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
Study on challenges and quality of life of caregivers of cancer patients: A tertiary hospital based studyKalyani V, Gupta S, Saundriyal D Kumari K IntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
A study to test theory of half on hypertension among adults in selected districts of Uttarakhand Saxena V, Kalyani V, Kodi M IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshOngoing
Monitoring metabolic and other adverse effects of oral atypical antipsychotics with a view to develop diet and activity log for patients receiving oral atypical antipsychotics.Belsiyal CX , Rawat V, Mery A IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshOngoing
A correlational study on therapeutic communication and patient satisfaction with quality of nursing care among patient admitted in critical and non-critical units of AIIMS Rishikesh.Jelly P, Sharma SK, Sharma R, Chaudhary S IntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
Developmental Strategies to Reduce Caesarean Delivery Occurrence among health care professional and beneficiaries in Uttarakhand: A Sequential Exploratory Mixed Methods Study.Jelly P, Sharma SK, Sharma SK, Chaudhary S IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshOngoing
An exploratory study on preference and practice of breast feeding for newborn babies among mothers in selected rural and urban communities of UttarakhandJelly P, Sharma SK, Kodi MIntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshOngoing
Effect of clinical supervision on nurses’ burnout – A meta-analysisDeol R, Kodi M, Kalyani V, Sharma SKIntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshOngoing
Predictors of hyperhomocysteinemia among ischemic stroke patients at AIIMS, RishikeshKumar R, Kumar NIntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS, Rishikesh Ongoing
Effectiveness of Brief Motivational enhancement therapy among Tobacco users attending Family Medicine OPD at AIIMS, Rishikesh- A randomized controlled trailKumar R , Yogesh B et alIntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
Impact of ICU drug regimens on development of psychosis among ICU-patients: Prospective observationKumar R, Kumar M, et al IntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
Impact of outreach health camos on satisfaction and perception of population: findings from outreach health camps in Himalayan RegionsKumar R, Yogesh B, Satish RK et alIntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
Tobacco use, addiction level and readiness to change among drug addicted patients at AIIMS, RishikeshKumar R, Rawat VSIntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
Effect of brief motivational interventions in reducing alcohol consumptions among young patients visiting emergency department: A randomized controlled trial.Kumar R, Rawat VS, Sarkar BIntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
Ayushman Bharat Scheme: Perception and Challenges among Patients availing health care benefit at tertiary care hospitals- A pilot studyMishra R, Kalyani V IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshOngoing
Effect of Ethyl Chloride spray on pain perception & patient satisfaction in patients undergoing intravenous cannulation: A Randomized Double Blinded Placebo Controlled Trial.Sharma R, Jelly P, Sharma SK, YS Payal IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshOngoing
An epidemiological study to assess types and pattern of road traffic accident (RTA) cases admitted in All India institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh: A five years retrospective study.Sharma RIntramuralSelf-FundedOngoing
A cross sectional comparative study to assess self-esteem and assertiveness among B.Sc. Nursing 1st year and final year student in selected nursing colleges of Uttarakhand Fall risk assessment of elderly at selected inpatient units of AIIMS Rishikesh. Kodi M, Jelly P, Sharma SK, Kalyani VIntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshData collection
Patient satisfaction with Out-patient services of All India Institute of Medical Science, RishikeshSharma SK, Kalyani VIntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS Rishikesh Completed and Published
Perception of high school student’s perception of nursing as career: a pilot studySharma SK, Kumar RIntramuralSelf-FundedCompleted and Published
Tracheostomy suctioning: Exploration of knowledge and practices of nurses working in selected tertiary care hospitals in Uttarakhand StateVarshney S, Sharma SKIntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshCompleted and Published
Beliefs and expectations of parents of cleft lip and palate patients: A study from an institute in North India.Chattopadhyay D, Das A, Deol R, Thakur V IntramuralSelf-FundedCompleted & Published
Fall risk assessment of elderly at selected inpatient units of AIIMS Rishikesh.Kodi M, Deol R, Belsiyal X IntramuralSelf-FundedCompleted & Published
Perception and awareness about tuberculosis among people visiting OPDs of AIIMS Rishikesh.Sharma SK, Jelly PIntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS Rishikesh Completed
Suicidal ideation among medical and nursing students enrolled in AIIMS, Rishikesh: a cross-sectional studySharma SK, Belsiyal XIntramuralSelf-FundedCompleted
Assessment of breast cancer awareness among female in UttarakhandHuda F, Sharma SK IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshCompleted
A descriptive door-to-door survey on morbidity pattern of people residing in rural community of Raipur Block, Uttarakhand.Kishore S, Sharma SK.IntramuralResearch Cell AIIMS RishikeshCompleted
Post-stroke depression among stroke patientsKumar R, Niraj K, Kataria NIntramuralSelf-Funded Completed
Status of substance abuse among stroke patients: A retrospective record analysisKumar R, Niraj K, Kataria NIntramuralSelf-FundedCompleted
Impacts of cancer treatment on quality of life and psychological well-being among breast cancer patient at AIIMS RishikeshKumar R, Pasricha R.IntramuralSelf-FundedCompeted

III. Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) Research Projects:

Title Name of Scholar Name of Supervisor Year of Reg. Status
A Mixed Method Study to Explore Cultural and Socio-economic Factors affecting Maternal and Infant Mortality in Selected Districts of UttarakhandPrasuna JellyProf Suresh K Sharma July, 2017Ongoing
A cross-sectional descriptive study to assess perception, perceived scope and potential barriers of development of independent nurse practitioners among patients and health care personnel in India.Malar KodiProf Suresh K SharmaJuly, 2017Ongoing
An exploratory study on status of midwifery education in selected states of India.Ravin BishnoiProf Suresh K SharmaJuly, 2017Ongoing
A randomized control trial to assess the Effectiveness of Communication Training Rubric on Sustained Empathic Communication Skills of Nurses working at AIIMS, Rishikesh.Rashmi RawatProf Suresh K SharmaJan, 2018Ongoing
Effect of cinnamon consumption on glycemic status and lipid profile on type 2 Diabetic patients: Randomized Double Blinded Placebo Controlled Trail.Anindita MandalProf Suresh K SharmaJan, 2018Ongoing
Glycemic control in diabetic patients receiving care through Nurse-led diabetic follow-up clinic versus conventional care: A randomized control trialKalpana ThakurProf Suresh K Sharma July, 2018Ongoing
A randomized controlled trial on palliative care bundle on functional recovery, resilience and quality of life among advanced gall bladder cancer patients at AIIMS, Rishikesh.Kusum KumariDr Vasantha KalyaniJuly, 2018Ongoing
Role of Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), Methionine synthase (MS) and Cystathionine beta synthase (CBS) genes polymorphisms and effect of vitamin B6, B12, Folic acid supplementations on hyperhomocysteinemia among Ischemic stroke patients: A double blinded randomized control trial.Neetu KatariaDr Rajesh KumarJuly, 2018Ongoing
Impact of sleep well protocol on CPAP compliance and sleep apnea management among adult with obstructive sleep apnea: A Randomized Controlled TrialArun VargheseDr Rajesh KumarJuly, 2018Ongoing
Standard Workload-Based Estimation of Nursing Manpower Requirement in Selected Clinical Departments of a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital: A Time and Motion StudyRitu RaniProf Suresh K SharmaJan, 2019Ongoing
Effect of Ginger and Fennel Extracts consumption on Primary Dysmenorrhea among young women: Randomized Controlled TrialRizu NegiProf Suresh K SharmaJuly, 2019Ongoing

IV. Postgraduate Nursing Students’ Research Theses Project:

Title Name of Scholar Name of Supervisor(s)/Co-Supervisor Year of Reg. Status
A descriptive cross sectional study on nursing skill development facilities and processes in selected nursing institute at UttarakhandGarimaSuresh K Sharma /Rakesh Sharma2018-2020Ongoing
A randomised controlled trial on effect of nurse-led post-surgical education programme on quality of life among head and neck cancer patients at AIIMS, Rishikesh.GrimaSuresh K Sharma / Ruchika Rani2018-2020Ongoing
A quasi-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of simulation-based training on knowledge and skill regarding triage among nursing officers working in trauma and emergency department at AIIMS, Rishikesh.Richa SainiVasntha Kalyani / Rakhi Mishra2018-2020Ongoing
A mixed method study to assess the perception and preference of pregnant women towards vaginal delivery and caesarean section at AIIMS, Rishikesh.Sheetal VermaPrasuna Jelly2018-2020Ongoing
A randomized controlled trial to assess the outcomes of different positions of breastfeeding among caesarean mothers in IPD, AIIMS, Rishikesh.GunjotPrasuna / Rajlaxmi Mundra2018-2020Ongoing
A descriptive co-relational study to assess the relationship of mobile dependency with behavioural change and academic performance among adolescents at selected schools Rishikesh.Mahendra Singh YadavMalar Kodi S/ Rupinder Deol2018-2020Ongoing
A randomized controlled trial to assess effectiveness of video-taped instructions versus simulation based instructions on neonatal resuscitation among B.Sc. Nursing 3rd year students at selected nursing college, Uttarakhand. Indu BalaRupinder Deol/ Malar Kodi S.2018-2020Ongoing
A descriptive cross-sectional study to assess psychosocial safety climate, workplace violence and self-rated health among nursing officers, AIIMS Rishikesh.Namrata SachanRajesh Kumar2018-2020Ongoing
A quasi-experimental study to evaluate the efficacy of family psychoeducation on drug compliance, self-esteem and caregiver's burden among patients with psychotic and mood disorders at AIIMS, Rishikesh.BhawanaXavier Belsiyal C/ Jitender Rohilla2018-2020Ongoing
A cross-sectional study to assess post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and coping among survivors of motor vehicle accidents at AIIMS, Rishikesh.Deeksha AroraXavier Belsiyal C./ Vikram Singh Rawat2018-2020Ongoing
A randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of nicotine replacement therapy on tobacco cessation and addiction level among adults in selected areas of Rishikesh. Hoineiting Rebecca HaokipRajesh / Suresh K Sharma / Vivekanandhan S.2018-2020Ongoing
Effect of Ethyl Chloride Spray Vs Ice pack application on Pain Perception in Patients Undergoing Radial Arterial Puncture: A Randomized Controlled Parallel Group Trial.Harjot Kaur DhamiSuresh K Sharma / Rakesh Sharma2017Completed
A descriptive comparative study on job satisfaction and organizational commitment among nurses working on temporary verses permanent job at all India institute of medical sciences, Rishikesh.Neha PanchalSuresh K Sharma / Rakesh Sharma2017Completed
An exploratory study to assess issue and challenges of home based palliative care faced by family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients in selected cities of Uttarakhand HimanshiSuresh K Sharma/ Manoj Gupta 2017Completed
A Mixed Method Study to assess learning needs and belief regarding chemotherapy among patients diagnosed with cancer at AIIMS,RishikeshLiju molVasantha Kalyani2017Completed
A Comparative Cross sectional study to assess general health and functional independence among rural and urban elderly population in selected cities of UttarakhandPayalVasantha Kalyani2017Completed
Effect of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Therapy ON Pain and Functional Disability level among patients with Rotatory Cuff Disease-A Randomized ControlPushpaVasantha Kalyani2017Completed
A quasi-experimental study to assess effect of selected maternal position on perceived fetal movement and pattern of fetal reactivity during NST among the antenatal mothers in AIIMS, Rishikesh.Nibedita DeyPrasuna Jelly/ Jaya Chaturvedi2017Completed
A mixed method study to assess perception, perceived scope of practice and barriers of independent nurse midwifery practitioner (INMP) among obstetricians, nurse midwives and beneficiaries at selected hospitals of UttarakhandRaksha YadavPrasuna Jelly/ Suresh K Sharma2017Completed
A mixed method study to assess the lived experiences of mothers of children with diabetes and quality of life of children with diabetes visiting Out Patient Departments at selected hospitals, Uttarakhand.Kamlesh Chandra BairwaRupinder Deol / Malar Kodi2017Completed
A randomized control trial to determine the effectiveness of snake and ladder game on knowledge, attitude and expressed practices regarding personal hygiene among primary school children at selected schools of Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.Khawa Sanju PukhrajRupinder Deol/ Malar Kodi2017Completed
A Randomized Control Trial to assess effect of Preoperative Educational schedule (PES) on anxiety and coping mechanism among children and their parents at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh.Madhu YadavMalar Kodi S/ Rupinder Deol 2017Completed
A Randomized Control Trial to assess effectiveness of External Cold and Thermomechanical Stimulation on anxiety and pain during Intravenous Cannulation among children at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh.MeghaMalar Kodi S/ Rupinder Deol2017Completed
A cross sectional study to assess the pathways of seeking Mental Health care treatment and its cultural barriers among patients with mental illness visiting Psychiatric OPD of AIIMS, Rishikesh. Parveen KambojXavier Belsiyal/ Rajesh Kumar 2017Completed
A descriptive comparative to assess loneliness, depression and sociability among elderly residing in selected old age home and community settings, Uttarakhand.PoojaRajesh Kumar / Xavier Belsiyal2017Completed
A cross sectional study to assess the level of perceived stigma and medication adherence among psychiatric patients and their caregivers attending psychiatry OPD of AIIMS Rishikesh.PoonamXavier Belsiyal/ Rajesh Kumar2017Completed
A study on assertiveness skill and it’s on leadership behaviour, interpersonal skills and job satisfaction among diploma and baccalaureate nursing officers at AIIMS, Rishikesh.Shweta PundirRajesh Kumar / Xavier Belsiyal2017Completed

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Prof Suresh K Sharma
Principal
College of Nursing
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Rishikesh, 249203 Uttarakhand
Contact No: 01352462983
Email: nur@aiimsrishikesh.edu.in