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Prof. Anila K. P.

Head of Department | Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, College of Nursing, Kochi.

Qualification: MSc Nursing
anilakp@aims.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Child Health Nursing, Nursing Education, Paeditric Cardiology Nursing, Paeditric Neurology Nursing

Bio

Prof. Anila K.P. currently serves as Professor and Head of Department 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.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2020

Competency on Breast Feeding among Mothers of High Risk Babies and Practice of Nurses in Assisting the Mothers with a View to Develop A Protocol.

Cite this Research Publication : S. S, Prof. Anila K. P., and Rafia Islam, “Competency on Breast Feeding among Mothers of High Risk Babies and Practice of Nurses in Assisting the Mothers with a View to Develop A Protocol.”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 442-447, 2020.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development

Year : 2020

Competency on Breast Feeding among Mothers of High Risk Babies and Practice of Nurses in Assisting the Mothers with a View to Develop A Protocol

Cite this Research Publication : S. S, Prof. Anila K. P., and Rafia Islam, “Competency on Breast Feeding among Mothers of High Risk Babies and Practice of Nurses in Assisting the Mothers with a View to Develop A Protocol.”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 442-447, 2020.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development

Year : 2018

Effectiveness of a structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding food and water borne diseases among school children

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development .

Year : 2018

Effectiveness of an organized play session among hospitalized children and parents’ attitude

Cite this Research Publication : B. O. M. Manjula, P., A. K., and T, A. Philip, “Effectiveness of an organized play session among hospitalized children and parents’ attitude”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 137-142, 2018.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development.

Year : 2018

Explore the feeding practices on health outcome of infants among mothers in pediatric wards at AIMS, Kochi

Cite this Research Publication : P. James and P., A. K., “Explore the feeding practices on health outcome of infants among mothers in pediatric wards at AIMS, Kochi”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 186-190, 2018.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research Development .

Year : 2017

Knowledge and practice of mothers in care of new born receiving phototherapy in selected hospital, Kochi

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : International Journal of Nursing education

Year : 2015

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

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : Kerala Nursing Forum

Year : 2015

A study to assess the knowledge and attitude of mothers of under five children regarding immunization in a selected community

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : Kerala Nursing Forum

Year : 2015

Awareness of mothers about the danger signs of infancy

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : Kerala Nursing Forum

Year : 2014

Effectiveness of an educational intervention on knowledge of management of fever among parents of children admitted in selected Paediatric wards

Cite this Research Publication : 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

Publisher : Nightingale Nursing Times

Year : 2014

Management of Fever among children

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

Publisher : Nightingale Nursing Times

Conference Paper

Year : 2011

Observation – An Effective Tool for Evaluation for Teacher and Students

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : Dr. M. V. Shetty College of Nursing

Year : 2011

An effective tool for professionalism

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2015

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

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : International Conference on Evidence informed practice: An approach to health care reform

Presentation

Year : 2015

Knowledge of caregivers regarding homecare management of patients after Bone marrow transplantation

Cite this Research Publication : 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.

Publisher : AIMS, Kochi

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).
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.
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