Child Health Nursing
- The department of Child Health (Paediatric) Nursing provides courses related to child health within the framework of the curriculum of R.V College of Nursing and the Indian Nursing council (INC). The department of child health nursing aims to train the students in developing an understanding of the modern concept of child care, identification, prevention, and nursing management of common and critical illnesses of neonates and children. The department provides student-centered teaching and learning in conducive atmosphere that helps the students to gain confidence in their nursing knowledge and skills. The department is concerned with training the students in developing the knowledge and hands-on skills required to respond to health care needs of infants and children and their family in a variety of settings. Importance is given to the evidence based practice and safeguarding the health of child and family. The courses offer the students the opportunity to identify the needs of children and develop competencies in providing comprehensive care to children.
In order to augment the knowledge and skill of the students they are provided with good clinical experience in Paediatric Medical and Surgical wards apart from theory classes. The students also have the dispensation of becoming familiar with the most sophisticated equipment and technology allied to child care.
The department is involved in various research areas of preventive paediatric and nursing care of children.
The department also organises various programmes and educational visits related to child health nursing.