Qualification: 
MSc Nursing
aswathyk22100@aims.amrita.edu

Aswathy Krishnan S. currently serves as Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecologic Nursing, College of Nursing, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi.

Education

  • M. Sc. Nursing - (Obstetrics & Gynaecologic Nursing) - Indira Nursing College,
    Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
  • B.Sc Nursing - Muthoot College of Nursing, Kozhencherry,
    Mahatma Gandhi University

Experience

Year Affiliation
2015 - present Lecturer- Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi
2012 - 2013 Lecturer- Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi
2009 - 2010 Staff Nurse- MGM Muthoot Hospital

Membership in Professional Organization

  • Trained Nurses Association of India

Awards

  • Pickwickian Syndrome, got First Prize at the International conference on Obesity: A Multifaceted approach conducted by Amrita College of Nursing ,Kochi , on 1st and 2nd December, 2017.

Conference Attended / Conducted

Year Affiliation
2018 Participated in the "Dissemination of ICMR National Ethical Guidelines 2017" conducted by CDSA, Dept of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. Of India on 22nd February, 2018 at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.
2017 Organising committee member in the International conference on Obesity: A Multifaceted approach conducted by Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi, on 1st and 2nd Dec ,2017.
2016 Participated in the National conference on Health innovations through advanced Nursing Research and Practice. Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, Manglore, 2016.
2015 Organising committee member in National conference on "Organ Transplant – together, towards tomorrow" organized by Amrita College of Nursing on 20th & 21st Nov 2015.

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2018

Journal Article

Linda Varghese, Bency Bhasy, Aswathy Krishnan S., and Viswanath, D. Lekha, “Perceived Risks and Abilities for Health Practices Related to Prevention of Type II DM Among Postnatal Mothers with GDM”, Asian Journal Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 354-356, 2018.

2018

Journal Article

Linda Varghese, Aswathy Krishnan S., Joseph, A., and Davis, D., “Asses the Level of Stress Among Antenatal Mothers”, Indian Journal of Public health Research & Development, vol. 9, no. 4, 2018.

2017

Journal Article

P. S. R., Linda Varghese, and Aswathy Krishnan S., “Effectiveness of prenatal teaching on prevention of breast engorgement”, International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 6, 9 vol., pp. 3927–3931 , 2017.[Abstract]


Background: Breast engorgement is a major issue in the early postpartum period under the influence of hormonal shift and increase milk production. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevention, recognition and management of breast engorgement.Methods: Quasi Experimental, quantitative study conducted in AIMS, Kochi among sixty mothers by Convenience sampling technique. The design used was pre-test post-test control group design. A semi structured knowledge questionnaire, Bristol Breastfeeding Assessment Tool and an Observational checklist were used to collect the data. Prenatal teaching provided to the Experimental group.Results: The mean pre-test knowledge level of control group was 9.83 and the post-test knowledge was 10.03. In the Experimental group, the mean pre-test level was 10.20 and the post-test level is 20.76. The ‘t’ value of control group was 0.71 and that of Experimental group was 12.83 which was highly significant at 0.001 level. There was a significant increase in knowledge score in Experimental group. Comparing the breastfeeding practices regarding positioning and attachment in both groups, showed a significant difference at the level of 0.001 but other two aspects, sucking and swallowing were not significant. Comparing the incidence, 13.3% mothers reported in experimental group whereas 63.3% in the control group, which showed a remarkable decrease in the incidence of breast engorgement in the former group.Conclusions: The prenatal teaching was effective in improving the health of mothers as well as practices of breastfeeding and it helped in reduction of the incidence of breast engorgement.

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Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Conference Proceedings

Aswathy Krishnan S., “Pickwickian Syndrome (Poster)”, First Prize at the International conference on Obesity: A Multifaceted approach conducted by Amrita College of Nursing ,Kochi. 2017.

2016

Conference Proceedings

Aswathy Krishnan S., “Knowledge regarding Umbilical cord stem cell among Staff Nurses”, National conference on Health innovations through advanced Nursing Research and Practice. Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, Manglore. 2016.

2015

Conference Proceedings

Aswathy Krishnan S., “Pregnancy After Kidney Transplantation”, National conference on "Organ Transplant – together, towards tomorrow" organized by Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi. 2015.

Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2016

Conference Paper

Aswathy Krishnan S., “Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on umbilical cord stem cell collection, preservation and utilization among staff nurses”, in National conference on health innovations through advanced nursing research and practice;, Laxmi memorial college of Nursing, 2016.

2015

Conference Paper

Aswathy Krishnan S., “Pregnancy after Renal Transplantation”, in National Conference on Organ Transplant: Together, Towards Tomorrow , Amrita College of Nursing in Collaboration with transplant team, AIMS, Kochi, 2015.

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