The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing) is a 4 year undergraduate medical programme. Nursing education is monitored by the Indian Nursing Council (INC), the programme focus on developing critical care, advanced thinking skills, proficiency and values necessary for the practice of professional nursing and midwifery. The programme prepares students to become responsible citizens by following a code of moral values and conduct at all times while fulfilling personal, social and professional responsibilities. B. Sc. Nursing programme involves classroom study, projects and assignments that enable students to gain practical knowledge of their learning.After the completion of the course, the students compulsorily need to do a six-month internship to experience real-world clinical settings and learn from them.
Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (P.B.B. Sc.) is a 2 years undergraduate program pursued for candidates interested by the sector of Nursing. A certified RN (Registered Nurse) is capable of administering preventive, promotive, curative, and rehabilitative offerings to sufferers and communities at large.
M.Sc. in mental health Nursing is a 2 Years postgraduate Neurology course. During this path, students will study ethics, counseling concept, profession development, diagnostic strategies and group Counseling. The main consciousness of the course is in clinical practice in an area of mental fitness carrier Provision.
M.Sc. in Medical Surgical Nursing is a 2-year full-time postgraduate program. As an educational discipline, medical-Surgical Nursing includes superior examine in the discipline of nursing consisting of best practices, studies methodology, statistical expertise, and control strategies that shape the area.
M. Sc Child Health Nursing is a 2 year postgraduate course that caters child care needs. The program makes use of a purposeful and child-centered approach that realizes this need of children's offerings. The path concentrates on expanding research and evidence-based assessment skills among students.
M.Sc in Obstetrics and Gynaecology nursing is a 2 year postgraduate course which focus on practitioners who deal with the reproductive fitness of women. They assist ladies during pregnancy, labor and childbirth, as well as women with health troubles with their reproductive system.
M.Sc. in community health Nursing is a 3-year postgraduate course .The course focus on the practice-orientated program of examine for nurses looking for a community qualification recognized by using the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Students enrolled to the course are exposed to superior classes in both nursing and public health fields, and offered the opportunity to expand a heightened knowledge of public policies, theories, standards, and their application to actual-life instances.
GNM stands for (General Nursing and Midwifery) and focuses on educating nursing students on the topics of general health care and midwifery.
Lourdes Society for Health Care & Research, constituted by the Archdiocese of Verapoly, reaches out to the community for professional healthcare services and education through its prestigious institutions such as Lourdes Hospital, Kochi (1965), Kristu Jayanti Hospital, Vypin (2000), Lourdes School of Nursing (1969), Lourdes College of Nursing (2002), Lourdes College of Paramedical and Sciences (2004), Lourdes Heart Institute & Neuro Centre (2007). His Grace the Most Rev. Dr. Francis Kallarackal, Archbishop of Verapoly is the President of the Society.
Lourdes College of Nursing, Ernakulam located at Chembumukku along Kakkanad route began its journey of developing nursing academic excellence in 2002. The Educational Programmes include B.Sc. Nursing (2002), Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (2005), MSc Nursing in 5 specialities (2011) (Med. Surg. - 3 seats, Paediatrics - 3 seats, OBG - 3 seats, Community Health - 3 seats & Mental Health (Psychiatric) - 5 seats. Also we have GNM programme with 50 seats. Lourdes Hospital is a NABH accredited multi-speciality hospital with 720 beds strength, including 10 intensive care units and 12 Operation theatres, super speciality facilities and 6 community out-reach programmes serving the coastal population.
Our college has been declared as 'Minority Institution' by the National commission for Minority Educational Institution.
Presently 199 B.Sc. nursing students, 52 Post basic B.Sc. and 140 GNM students are studying in this Institution. Besides 16 students are doing their post-graduation in Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing, Child health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Medical Surgical Nursing specialty