Research is integral to the development of Nursing Science. Research studies focusing on improvement of Nursing Care Delivery and Patient Outcome, Quality Improvement in Nursing and Nursing Education are the focus of research at Amrita College of Nursing. Faculty and students are engaged in research activities in these areas. B. Sc. Nursing students undertake group projects in the final year guided by faculty members. M. Sc. Nursing students undertake group project in the first year and individual research project in the final year under the guidance of faculty members.

Areas of Research

 

Research Projects

Ongoing Projects
1. A Study to Assess the Efficacy of Non-pharmacological Intervention to Reduce the Impact of Chemotherapy among Children with Hematological and Solid Tumors, Prof. P. Chitra.
2. Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Nursing Intervention Package on the Perinatal Outcome of Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Lekha Viswanath
3. Tracking of Blood Pressure and Effectiveness of Multi Component Intervention Programme on Selected Health Related Behavior Patterns and Physical and Physiological Parameters of Children in Selected Schools of Kerala, Mr. Sunil M.
4. Perception of Clinical Learning Environment by the Student Nurses with a view to Develop Strategies for Effective Clinical Learning Environment, Prof. K. T. Moly, Prof. Kanmani Job, Febu Elizabeth Joy
5. A Study to Assess the Trans Cultural Caring Strategies of Nurses, Moly Hem, Regina Antony, Anu K., Sijimol K. M.
6. Assessment of the Study Skills of Students at College of Nursing, AIMS, Cochin with a view to develop strategies to enhance their study skills, Laly K. George., Anitha Zacharias, Indu Sreekumar
7. A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Management of Common Behavioral Problems of School Children among primary school teachers working in selected schools in ernakulum district, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Sreejamol M. G., Febu Elizabeth Joy
8. An Interventional Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Nurse Initiated Creating Opportunities for Parental Empowerment (COPE) Programme on the Perceived Stress and Self Efficacy in Care of Children among Parents of Children under-going Cardic Surgery, Prof. Anila K. P., Sarika T. K.
9. A Descriptive Study to Identify the Factors Contributing to Sensory Perceptual Alterations in Patients Admitted in the Critical Care Units, Prof. Sheela Pavithran
10. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment and Depression among Rural Elderly, Deepu Prasad
11. Assessment of Perceived Stress and Coping Styles of Undergraduate Nursing Students in Kerala, Prof. K. T. Moly.
Completed Projects
1. Role strain and coping among caregivers of stroke clients - a mixed method research, Ms. Kanmani Job
2. Graduate nurses perception of Nursing Education among nurses graduated from nursing colleges of Kerala, Lekha Viswanath
3. Self care agency and self care practice of pregnant women with Diabetes mellitus, Lekha Viswanath
4. A study to assess the perceptions of childbirth among postnatal women, Lekha Viswanath, Jomy Joy, Linda Varghese & Anju Philip
5. Comparative study on fatigue and psychological distress among staff nurses, Sreedevi P. A., Sreejamol M. G., & Febu Elizabeth Joy
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Publications

Year of Publication Publication Type Title
2014 Journal Article Chitra P., Soniya Chacko., Effectiveness of distraction techniques on pain relief during intravenous cannulation among the school children in selected paediatric wards at AIMS, Kochi. Pondicherry Journal of Nursing ,Vol 7;Issue 1; pp:29-33. May-Aug 2014.
2014 Conference Paper Sreelakshmi S., Correlation between Nutritional Status and Memory among School Children. International Seminar on Rejuvenating Nursing Research Culture in the Present Scenario organized by Carmel College of Nursing, Aluva from May 29 - 31, 2014.
2014 Conference Paper Linda Varghese., Knowledge regarding Selected Minor Ailments of Pregnancy among Antenatal Mothers. International Seminar on Rejuvenating Nursing Research Culture in the Present Scenario organized by Carmel College of Nursing, Aluva from May 29 - 31, 2014.
2014 Conference Paper Anu K., A Descriptive Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Intravenous Cannulation among Staff Nurses. International Seminar on Rejuvenating Nursing Research Culture in the Present Scenario organized by Carmel College of Nursing, Aluva from May 29 - 31, 2014.
2014 Journal Article Sarath V S., Sheela Pavithran., Sexual dysfunction among patients with and without benign prostatic hyperplasia. International journal of pharmamedicine and biological science;Vol:3; No:2; ISSN 2278-5221. April 2014.
2014 Conference Paper Sreedevi P. A., An Exploratory Study on Use of Tobaco among Adolescents. 13th National Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses oraganized by St.John.s Collge of Nursing, Bangalore from March 8-10, 2014.
2014 Conference Paper Praveen V. P., An International Study on the Development and Validation of Nursing Discharge Education Program and Low Literacy Discharge Booklet for Parents of Children Receiving Congenital Heart Surgery, 5th Congress of the Asia Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society organized by Children’s Heart Link at Le Meridian, Delhi from March 6-9, 2014.