Qualification: 
MSc Nursing
anilakp@aims.amrita.edu

Prof. Anila K.P. currently serves as Professor in the Department of Child Health Nursing at Amrita College of Nursing, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi. She has over 17 years of teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Nursing.

EDUCATION

  • 1991–1994: B.Sc Nursing (Basic) - Mangalore University - Dr. M V Shetty Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka.
  • 1997 -1999: M.Sc Nursing (Paediatric Nursing)- Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka- Dr. MV Shetty Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka.
  • 2013 : Pursuing Ph.D Nursing - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore- National Consortium, Indian Nursing Council.

EXPERIENCE

  • Professor - Amrita College of Nursing from 23-09-2008 till date.
  • Associate Professor - Amrita College of Nursing from 07-09-2004  to 22-09-2008.
  • Assistant Professor - Dr. M V Shetty Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka from 23-09-2001 to 06-09-2004.
  • Lecturer-cum-Clinical Instructor - Dr. M.V Shetty Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka from 23-09-1999 22-9-2001.
  • Assistant Lecturer-cum-Clinical Instructor - Dr. M.V Shetty Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka from 12 -08-1995 to19-07-1997.

RESPONSIBILITIES HELD

  • Head of Department of Child Health Nursing including Nursing Education.
  • Coordinated internship at Amrita Institute of Medical Science  for B.Sc. Nursing graduates under Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Mahatma Gandhi University from 2007 to 2011.
  • Research guide for graduate and postgraduate nursing students.
  • Programme-In-charge for post basic B.Sc. Nursing programme under IGNOU (2006-2009).
  • Approved KNMC Inspector (from 2014).
  • Mentor for student exchange programme (2014 -2015).
  • Question paper setter and examiner for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in nursing of different universities.
  • Coordinator for the observation visit to Amrita College of Nursing for students from other institutions in and outside Kerala.

WORKSHOPS / CONFERENCES ORGANIZED

  • 2011: CNE State level Workshop [Govt. of India/ DGHS aided] on  Educational Technology for Nurse educators organized at Amrita College of Nursing.
  • 2009: CNE State level Workshop [Govt. of India/ DGHS aided] on  Educational Technology for Nurse educators organized at Amrita College of Nursing.
  • 2004: State level workshop on Research Methodology organized by Dr. M  V Shetty Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI) – No -70820
  • Nursing Research Society of India (NRSI) -   No -868

Member of  different committees at Amrita College of Nursing

  • BOS (UG & PG) (School Level)
  • UGP & PGP (School Level)
  • Curriculum Committee.
  • Research Committee.
  • Antiragging Committee.
  • Student Counseling Committee.
  • Student Welfare Committee.
  • Cultural Education Committee (Coordinator)
  • Parent Teachers' Executive Committee (Secretary).

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title

2018

D. Antony, Prof. Anila K. P., Sreejesh K. P., and Sarika T. K., “Effectiveness of a structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding food and water borne diseases among school children”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 166-170, 2018.[Abstract]


Purpose

To assess the effectiveness of a structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding food and water borne diseases and its prevention among upper primary school childern in selected schools in Kochi.

Method

The research design of the study was Quasi experimental, pre test post test control group design. The sampling technique was convenience sampling. There were 100 students selected from two schools in which 50 subjects each in experimental and control group. Data was collected with the help of a structured knowledge questionnaire to assess the level of knowledge and the demographic details. The analysis was done by using frequency, percentage, chi-square and paired t-test.

Results

The findings showed that the mean post test knowledge score 23.96 of children in the experimental group was significantly higher(p<0.05) than the pre test knowledge score of 13.96. Similarly the mean post test 23.90 knowledge score of upper primary school children in the experimental group was significantly higher (p<0.05) than the mean post test knowledge score of 11.66 of control group. There is significant association (p>0.05) between knowledge score and sex of the children. The structured teaching programme regarding food and water borne diseases and its prevention was found to be effective in improving the level of knowledge of school children.

Conclusion

The study depicts the importance of implementing structured teaching programmes for upper primary school children on various topics as it would help to improve knowledge and follow healthy practices, through which the children can build up a healthy generation.

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2017

M. Mary Punnen, Prof. Anila K. P., and Deepa, S., “Knowledge and practice of mothers in care of new born receiving phototherapy in selected hospital, Kochi”, International Journal of Nursing education, vol. 9, pp. 109-112, 2017.

2015

Jayakrishnan R., Prof. Anila K. P., and Sarika T. K., “Awareness of mothers about the danger signs of infancy”, Kerala Nursing Forum, vol. 10, no. 2, 2015.

2015

Jayakrishnan R., Prof. Anila K. P., and TK, S., “Assess the awareness on danger signs of infancy among mothers of infants attending paediatric units at AIMS, Kochi with a view to prepare an information booklet”, Kerala Nursing Forum, 2015.

2015

Belbimol E. and Prof. Anila K. P., “A study to assess the knowledge and attitude of mothers of under five children regarding immunization in a selected community”, Kerala Nursing Forum, 2015.

2014

A. C. Joseph, Prof. Anila K. P., and Indukala, C. K., “Management of Fever among children”, Nightingale Nursing Times, pp. 55-58, 2014.

2014

Aishwariya Chandy Joseph, Prof. Anila K. P., and Indukala C. K., “Effectiveness of an educational intervention on knowledge of management of fever among parents of children admitted in selected Paediatric wards”, Nightingale Nursing Times, 2014.

Publication Type: Presentation

Year of Publication Title

2015

Prof. Anila K. P., “Knowledge of caregivers regarding homecare management of patients after Bone marrow transplantation”, National Conference on Organ Transplant: Together, Towards Tomorrow. Amrita College of Nursing in Collaboration with transplant team, AIMS, Kochi, 2015.

Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Year of Publication Title

2015

Aswini Sukumaran, Jeenu K., Nikitha P. M., Steffy John, and Prof. Anila K. P., “Effectiveness of a structured teaching programme on knowledge and skill regarding paediatric Basic Life Support (BLS) among staff nurses in selected paediatric wards at AIMS, Kochi, Kerala”, International Conference on Evidence informed practice: An approach to health care reform . Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, 2015.

Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Title

2011

Prof. Anila K. P., “Observation – An Effective Tool for Evaluation for Teacher and Students”, in National Conference on Evaluation - An Effective Tool for professionalism, Dr. M. V. Shetty College of Nursing, Manglore, 2011.

2011

Prof. Anila K. P., “An effective tool for professionalism”, in National conference on Evaluation (Poster presentation), Dr. M V Shetty Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, 2011.

RESOURCE PERSON

  • 2012: National conference on Geriatric Nursing organized by Amrita College of Nursing. Conducted  a  session on  Successful ageing.
  • 2011: CNE Workshop [Govt. of India/ DGHS aided] on Management Techniques for Nurse managers organized at Amrita College of Nursing. Conducted a  session on  Concepts of Staffing in Nursing Service.
  • 2009: CNE Workshop [Govt. of India/ DGHS aided] on Management Techniques for Nurse managers organized at Amrita College of Nursing. Conducted a  session on   Effective management in Nursing.
  • 2004: State level workshop on Research Methodology  organized by Dr. M  V Shetty Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka. Conducted a session on  How to Critique research report.