The Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing has developed from an entry-level position to a distinct specialty. The Department of Medical Surgical Nursing deals with Nursing foundation and Medical Surgical Nursing for undergraduate and Advanced Nursing Practice, Clinical Specialty-I and Clinical Specialty-II: super specialty for Post Graduate students.The department is having highly qualified, experienced competent faculty with defined research knowledge who uses various innovative teaching strategies.
The curriculum structured for Medical Surgical Nursing enables the students to gain knowledge, skill and desirable attitudes in providing nursing care to adult patients with various illnesses. The subject is focused in II, III & IV years of B.Sc (N), I year of P.B.B.Sc (N) & I & II years of M.Sc (N).
The department provides student centered teaching and learning by adopting innovative teaching learning methods like Small Group Learning, Self Learning Module, Context Based Learning, Team based learning,Personalized learning,The Programmed Instruction method and Simulation.We are organizing international/national/ state conference, workshop, seminars with TNNMC credit hours.
To attain excellence in nursing education in the field of Medical and Surgical Nursing to create a platform for advanced care with innovative ideas in technology while taking care of adults and geriatric society.
Prepare graduate at various level to excel advanced comprehensive / holistic care in modern era to the society with adult including geriatric clients. Also to practice the evidence based nursing at global perspectives.
The department of medical surgical nursing believes that:
Medical surgical nursing is essential to prepare nurses to improve the quality of nursing care rendered by the students to different patients affected with various body systems.
It encompasses the students to provide promotive, preventive, curative & rehabilitative care of adult patient including geriatrics across their life span in wide variety of health care settings.
Students are specialized in master degree are able to render different specialty clinical settings.
The students gets wider clinical experience and skill as they care adults in various wards like General Medical wards, General Surgical wards, ICU’s, Causality & Emergency wards, Operation Theatres etc., in the parent hospital (AVMC&H), IGGGH, Puducherry and The Govt. Head Quarters Hospital, Cuddalore
MSN believes in students learning by organizing international/national/ state conference, workshop, seminars with TNNMC credit hours.
The Nursing foundations syllabus includes concepts of health, code of ethics, physiological & psychological needs of the patients, process of nursing in various clinical settings. Students get in-depth knowledge and skill in basic procedures like Vital signs, physical examinations, hygienic needs, nutritional needs, elimination needs, and therapeutic needs etc. The class room teaching is provided with advanced educational technology by experienced faculty. Students are practice these basic procedures in various areas like medical wards, surgical, orthopedic pre-operative and post-operative wards in the parent hospital - Aarupadai Veedu Medical College & Hospital.