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Dr. Lekha Viswanath

Principal, Amrita College of Nursing, Faridabad

lekhaviswanath@fbd.amrita.edu

Bio

Dr. Lekha Viswanath is a graduate of School of Medical Education, MG University, Kerala. She completed M.Sc Nursing from the Government College of Nursing, Medical College Hospital as the speciality topper in Obstetric Gynecologic Nursing and overall third rank under University of Calicut. Her Ph.D is from National Consortium for PhD in Nursing which is an initiative of Indian Nursing Council in Collaboration with WHO and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Banglore.

Dr. Lekha Viswanath joined Amrita, Faridabad campus as Professor and Principal of College of Nursing. She also assumes the role of Deputy Nursing Director, Amrita Hospital as a part of promoting integration of nursing education and service. She envisions creation of a collaborative model for nursing practice for improving the quality of nursing education, practice and research.

She has nearly 20 years experience in clinical, teaching, research & administrative domains. Teaching experience covers various programmes in Nursing; Ph.D Nursing, M.Sc Nursing, PG in Nurse Practitioner, B.Sc Nursing, Post-Basic B.Sc Nursing, and GNM including distance education(IGNOU). Before joining Amrita, Faridabad she worked with Swami Rama Himalayan university, Dehradun as Professor and Chief Quality Manager of Himalayan Hospital. She was with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus as faculty in College of Nursing for thirteen years. Her special interests include creative teaching -learning strategies, Positive Learning experience, Quality improvement in Nursing Education and Practice, Patient experience.

Education

  • 1996- 2000: B. Sc. Nursing at School of Medical Education, Regional Centre, Ernakulam.
  • 2004- 2006: M. Sc. Nursing at Government College of Nursing, Kozhikode.
  • 2008- 2015: Ph. D. under National Consortium for PhD in Nursing, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

Experience

  • July 2006: Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, Amrita College of Nursing, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Health Sciences Campus,  Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
  • September 2002- May 2004: Nursing tutor, Amrita School of Nursing, Kochi.
  • March 2001- August 2002: Staff Nurse, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

Mother’s Perception regarding Malnutrition in their children

Cite this Research Publication : Pratiti Haldar, Lekha Viswanth, A K Shrivastava. Mother’s Perception regarding Malnutrition in their children. Asian Pacific Journal of Health Science. 2022;9(4):87-90. ISSN:2349-9659

Year : 2022

Nutritional Status and its Determinants in Toddlesrs: A Case study of the Hilly region of Uttarakhand

Cite this Research Publication : Pratiti Haldar, Lekha Viswanth, A K Shrivastava, Hemchandra Sati. Nutritional Status and its Determinants in Toddlesrs: A Case study of the Hilly region of Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Community Health. April-June 2022. 34(2).

Year : 2022

Nutrition a boon to Healthy Early Childhood

Cite this Research Publication : Pratiti Haldar, Lekha Viswanth. A K Shrivastava. Nutrition a boon to Healthy Early Childhood. International Journal of Advanced Research.2022, 10(2)

Year : 2022

Early Childhood Malnourishment and its associated factors – Uttarakhand

Cite this Research Publication : Pratiti Haldar, Lekha Viswanth. A K Shrivastava. Early Childhood Malnourishment and its associated factors – Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Forencic Medicine and Toxocology. April-June 2022. 16(2).

Year : 2021

Cervical Cancer Preventive Health Behavior And Its Facilitators & Barriers Among Women

Cite this Research Publication : Rana N, Viswanath L, George U. Cervical Cancer Preventive Health Behavior And Its Facilitators & Barriers Among Women (18-60 Years),IJSR - International Journal of Scientific Research. 2021 Jan. 10(1). PAGE 21-24. ISSN 2277-8179. SJIF Impact Factor: 5.711

Year : 2021

Childbirth Preparation: Concept Article

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Bist, Lekha Viswanath, Ruchira Nautiyal "Childbirth Preparation: Concept Article", European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021; 8(3): 2197-2206. ISSN: 2515-8260 .

Year : 2021

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and it’s Contributing Factors among Perimenopausal Women

Cite this Research Publication : Linda Varghese and Lekha Viswanath, “Concept Article on Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and it’s Contributing Factors among Perimenopausal Women”, World Journal of Advance Healthcare Research, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 290-292, 2021.

Publisher : World Journal of Advance Healthcare Research

Year : 2020

Knowledge of Women on Hystrectomy

Cite this Research Publication : Elgi MC, Lekha Viswanath. Knowledge of Women on Hystrectomy. Journal of South Asian Federation of Menopause Societies. 2019;7(2) July- December, 2019 [ISSN: 2319-846X, eISSN: 2319-9830]

Year : 2019

Midwifery Model of Care-opportunities and Challenges in the Indian Context.

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath. Midwifery Model of Care-opportunities and Challenges in the Indian Context. J Nurse Midwifery Matern Health. 2019;5(3) Spt-Dec 2019:129–136. ISSN 2454-7506

Year : 2019

Awareness Regarding Preconception Care among Women in Reproductive Age Group

Cite this Research Publication : L. Sunila, Viswanath, L., and Anju Philip T., “Awareness Regarding Preconception Care among Women in Reproductive Age Group”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 10, p. 391, 2019.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development

Year : 2019

A study to identify the menstrual problems and related practices among adolescent girls in selected higher secondary school in thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Cite this Research Publication : Linda Varghese, P.J., P., and Lekha Viswanath, “A study to identify the menstrual problems and related practices among adolescent girls in selected higher secondary school in thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India”, Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SAFOG), vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 13-16, 2019.

Publisher : Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SAFOG)

Year : 2018

Nature and Characteristics of afterpain among mothers admitted in a tertiary care hospital in South India

Cite this Research Publication : Nampoothiri S P, Viswanath L Nature and Characteristics of afterpain among mothers admitted in a tertiary care hospital in South India. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016; Sept;5(9)

Year : 2018

Effectiveness of a Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Programme on Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy and Breastfeeding Practice among Primigravida Mothers

Cite this Research Publication : Parmar S., Viswanath L. Effectiveness of a Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Programme on Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy and Breastfeeding Practice among Primigravida Mothers. Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health. 4(2), May- Aug 2018

Year : 2018

Perceived risk and abilities for health practices related to the prevention of Type II diabetes mellitus (DM) among postnatal mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

Cite this Research Publication : Bhasy B, Varghese L, Krishnan A, Viswanath L, Perceived risk and abilities for health practices related to the prevention of Type II diabetes mellitus (DM) among postnatal mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research 11 (3). March 2018 Page: 354-356. ISSN 0974-2441

Year : 2018

Awareness and Risk factors of Cervical Cancer among Rural women of Himachal Pradesh

Cite this Research Publication : Dadwal L, Viswanath L, Awareness and Risk factors of Cervical Cancer among Rural women of Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health. 4(1), Jan- Apr 2018

Year : 2018

Effectiveness of Sitz Bath with Plain Water Versus Povidone Iodine Solution on Episiotomy Healing and Pain among Postnatal Mothers

Cite this Research Publication : Parmar S., Viswanath L. Effectiveness of a Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Programme on Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy and Breastfeeding Practice among Primigravida Mothers. Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health. 4(2), May- Aug 2018

Year : 2018

Effect of Audio Assisted Relaxation Therapy on Level of Blood Pressure among Mothers with Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Cite this Research Publication : Bala S, Viswanath L. Effect of Audio Assisted Relaxation Therapy on Level of Blood Pressure among Mothers with Pregnancy Induced Hypertension. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, July-Sept 2020 ;14(3):56-62. ISSN p-0973-9122 and e-0973-9130. IF 0. 08 (SJR).

Year : 2017

Level of anger and its psychosocial factors among adolescents

Cite this Research Publication : Thampi A, Viswanath L. Level of anger and its psychosocial factors among adolescents, Global Journal of Multidiciplinary Studies, November 2015

Year : 2017

Menopausal Problems among postmenopausal women

Cite this Research Publication : Cyriac S L, Viswanath L. Menopausal Problems among postmenopausal women. Journal of South Asian Federation of Menopausal Societies. 2016; 4(2): 88-92.

Year : 2017

Effect of Music therapy on Labor Pain among Women in Active Labor Admitted in Tertiary Care Hospital Kochi

Cite this Research Publication : Xavier T, Viswanath L. Effect of Music therapy on Labor Pain among Women in Active Labor Admitted in Tertiary Care Hospital Kochi. International Journal of Integrative Medical Sciences. Vol 3(1), 2018

Year : 2017

Effectiveness of self-instructional module on knowledge and selected outcome among women undergoing hysterectomy in a tertiary care hospital in South India

Cite this Research Publication : Elgi, Viswanath L. Effectiveness of self-instructional module on knowledge and selected outcome among women undergoing hysterectomy in a tertiary care hospital in South India. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017 Jan; 6(1)

Year : 2017

Knowledge regarding breastfeeding – A crosssectional survey among postpartum mothers in a North Indian State

Cite this Research Publication : Neha Frederick, Lekha Viswanath. Knowledge regarding breastfeeding – A crosssectional survey among postpartum mothers in a North Indian State. International Journal of Advanced Research. 2022, 10(10), 1280-1287. ISSN 2320-5407

Year : 2015, 2017

Assessment of Health Related Quality of Life Among Liver Transplant Recipients

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath and Nathan, G. G., “Assessment of Health Related Quality of Life among Liver Transplant Recipients”, International Journal of Nursing Education, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 52-57, 2017.

Publisher : National Conference on Organ Transplant: Together, Towards Tomorrow

Year : 2017

Awareness and Predictors of PCOD among Undergraduate Students

Cite this Research Publication : A. Mary Nelson, Viswanath, L., and T, A. Philip, “Awareness and Predictors of PCOD among Undergraduate Students”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 18-22, 2017.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research Development,

Year : 2017

Identification of Facilitators and Barriers of Health Promoting Behaviors among Antenatal Mothers

Cite this Research Publication : Divya I, Viswanath L. Identification of Facilitators and Barriers of Health Promoting Behaviors among Antenatal Mothers. International Journal of Nursing Care, January-June 2017, Vol. 5, No. 1

Year : 2016

Menopausal Problems among postmenopausal women

Cite this Research Publication : Cyriac S L, Viswanath L. Menopausal Problems among postmenopausal women. Journal of South Asian Federation of Menopausal Societies. 2016; 4(2): 88-92.

Year : 2016

Assessment of knowledge and practice of self-care among women undergone hysterectomy

Cite this Research Publication : Chacko B L, Viswanath L, Joy Jomy. Assessment of knowledge and practice of self-care among women undergone hysterectomy. Kerala Nursing Forum. Oct- Nov, 2016. Vol 11(4)

Year : 2016

Nature and characteristics of after pain among postnatal mothers admitted in a tertiary care hospital in South India

Cite this Research Publication : S. P. N and V, L., “Nature and characteristics of after pain among postnatal mothers admitted in a tertiary care hospital in South India”, International journal of contraception , obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 5, no. 9, 2016.

Publisher : International journal of contraception , obstetrics and Gynaecology .

Year : 2016

Level of fatigue among liver transplant Recipients in a selected tertiary care hospital, Kochi

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath, Rachel Margaret Mathew. Level of fatigue among liver transplant recipients in a selected tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. October 2016. Volume 5, Issue 10(1), ISSN: 2277-7881

Publisher : International journal of multidisciplinary educational research .

Year : 2016

Effectiveness of Childbirth Education on Childbirth Experience of Pregnant Women in Tertiary Hospital, Kochi, kerala

Cite this Research Publication : Linda Varghese, Joseph, D. P., and Lekha Viswanath, “Effectiveness of Childbirth Education on Childbirth Experience of Pregnant Women in Tertiary Hospital, Kochi, kerala ”, Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health , vol. 2, 2016.

Publisher : Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health

Year : 2015

Impact of a Comprehensive Nursing Intervention Package on the Glycemic Control of Women with GDM

Cite this Research Publication : Viswanath L, Jose A. Impact of a Comprehensive Nursing Intervention Package on the glycemic control of women with GDM . Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Women’s Health. 1(1), Jan- June 2015.

Year : 2015

Learning needs of Antenatal Mothers in Selected Hospital

Cite this Research Publication : Linda Varghese, baby, D., and Lekha Viswanath, “Learning needs of Antenatal Mothers in Selected Hospital”, Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health , vol. 1, 2015.

Publisher : Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health

Year : 2015

Learning needs of antenatal mothers in a Tertiary Care Hospital, South India

Cite this Research Publication : D. baby, Lekha Viswanath, and Linda Varghese, “Learning needs of antenatal mothers in a Tertiary Care Hospital, South India”, Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health, vol. 1, 2015.

Publisher : Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health

Year : 2015, 2017

Assessment of Health Related Quality of Life Among Liver Transplant Recipients

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath and Nathan, G. G., “Assessment of Health Related Quality of Life among Liver Transplant Recipients”, International Journal of Nursing Education, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 52-57, 2017.

Publisher : National Conference on Organ Transplant: Together, Towards Tomorrow

Year : 2014

Awareness regarding Antenatal Investigations among Antenatal Mothers attending Selected Tertiary Hospital, Kochi, Kerala.

Cite this Research Publication : S. Udayan, Lekha Viswanath, and Linda Varghese, “Awareness regarding Antenatal Investigations among Antenatal Mothers attending Selected Tertiary Hospital, Kochi, Kerala.”, Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 129-132, 2014.

Publisher : Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics Gynecology

Year : 2013

Relationship of basic conditioning factors, self- care agency and self- care practice among women with gestational diabetes mellitus- an application of Orem’s theory of self care

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath, “Relationship of basic conditioning factors, self- care agency and self- care practice among women with gestational diabetes mellitus- an application of Orem’s theory of self care”, Kerala Nursing Forum, vol. 8, 2013.

Publisher : Kerala Nursing Forum

Year : 2009

Exercise therapy for glycemic control in the women with gestational diabetes

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath, “Exercise therapy for glycemic control in the women with gestational diabetes”, Journal of Nursing Research Society of India, 2009.

Publisher : Journal of Nursing Research Society of India

Conference Paper

Year : 2013

Graduate Nurses Perception of Nursing Education

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath, “Graduate Nurses Perception of Nursing Education ”, in National Conference on Changing the landscape of Nursing Education & Practice, MIMS College of Nursing, Calicut, 2013.

Publisher : National Conference on Changing the landscape of Nursing Education Practice

Year : 2013

Breast feeding practice, Self- efficacy and its antecedents among postnatal mothers: An application of Dennis’s Breast- feeding self- efficacy theory

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath, “Breast feeding practice, Self- efficacy and its antecedents among postnatal mothers: An application of Dennis’s Breast- feeding self- efficacy theory”, in National Conference on Theoretical Foundations and its application in Nursing, RVS Collge of Nursing, Sulur, Coimbatore, 2013.

Publisher : National Conference on Theoretical Foundations and its application in Nursing

Year : 2012

Self-care agency and self-care practice of pregnant women with diabetes

Cite this Research Publication : Lekha Viswanath, “Self-care agency and self-care practice of pregnant women with diabetes”, in International Conference on Nursing Theories- Myths and Facts, MIMS College of Nursing, Calicut, 2012.

Publisher : MIMS College of Nursing

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2017

Knowledge on menopausal self-care among perimenopausal women

Cite this Research Publication : Anjali, N., Viswanath, L., Philip,A. (2014). Knowledge on menopausal self-care among perimenopausal women. Journal of South Asian Federation of Menopausal Societies, 2(2), 55-58

Year : 2016

Perceptions and practice of family planning among married couples

Cite this Research Publication : Perceptions and practice of family planning among married couples. International Conference on Male Involvement in Improving Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health: Evidences, Actions & Possibilities organized by National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (Indian Council of Medical Research), 28th Feb to 22nd March, 2016, Mumbai

Year : 2015

Level of fatigue among liver transplant recipients

Cite this Research Publication : Level of fatigue among liver transplant recipients. International Conference (3rd) on Transforming Nursing Practice through Research organized by Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi, 20th & 22nd November 2015

Year : 2015

Health promoting behavior among undergraduate nursing students

Cite this Research Publication : Health promoting behavior among undergraduate nursing students. 2nd National Conference on Women’s health- Challenges and solutions, organized by Sharada Sakti, Pune (the women wing of Vigyaan Bharathi), 28th & 29th Nov, 2015, Pune.

Year : 2014

Self-care practice and glycemic level of women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.

Cite this Research Publication : Self-care practice and glycemic level of women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. International Conference (3rd) on Transforming Nursing Practice through Research organized by International Centre for Collaborative Research, Omayal Achi College of Nursing, Chennai., 8th,9th,10th January, 2014.

Year : 2008

Effect of exercise therapy on the glycemic level of women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Cite this Research Publication : Effect of exercise therapy on the glycemic level of women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. National Conference (12th) of Nursing Research Society of India on Action Research- Bridging the gap between Nursing Theory and Nursing Practice organized by Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, 17th, 18th, November 2008

Presentation

Year : 2016

Perceptions and Practices of family planning among married couple

Cite this Research Publication : D. Lekha Viswanath, “Perceptions and Practices of family planning among married couple”, International Conference on Male involvement in improving Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health: Evidences, Actions and Possibilities. National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health Mumbai, 2016.

Publisher : International Conference on Male involvement in improving Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health: Evidences, Actions and Possibilities, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health Mumbai .

Invited Speeches/ Resource Person
  • Bridging the gap between nursing administration and practice. conference on*Invest in Nursing Leadership: Need of The Hour on 15/11/2022 at Holy Family Hospital, Okhla, New Delhi.
  • Initial Years of Professional Experience. TNAI webinar series under the theme  “Empowered  Nurses to Empower Nurses” on 24 th September  2022
  • Webinar on Hospital Management and Planning. Organised by Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradhun. 22nd and 23rd July 2022
  • Midwifery- 100 years of progress. International Midwifery Day at Himalayan College of Nursing, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun. 5th July 2022
  • Journaling- International Webinar Series on Innovative Teaching Learning Strategies – Transforming teachers to mentors, 29th October 2021
  • Moderator for scientific paper presentation in the SOCIETY OF MIDWIVES INDIA 15th National Conference, 12th to 14th February 2021
  • Delayed cord clamping and Skin to skin contact after birth. 1st Annual e-Conference on Neonatal Nursing Organised by NQCON in collaboration with UNICEF. 21st and 22nd November, 2020
  • Nursing Perspectives of Postpartum depression, National Webinar in Recognizing and Managing Postpartum depression, organized by Amala College of Nursing, Thrissur. 9th November, 2020
  • National Webinar on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescence organized by Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi on 7th November 2020
  • Midwifery Service – Changing Perspective. International Webinar on women’s health, organized by Lissie College of Nursing, Kochi, Kerala, 13th October, 2020
  • Learning assignments – Online Strategies. National Webinar organized by Government College of Nursing, Thrissur, Kerala, 10th August, 2020
  • Grand Nursing theories and its application. National Webinar organized by SSB College of Nursing , haridwar, 29th August, 2020
  • Obstetric care Perspectives of Covid 19. National Webinar organized by MOSC, College of Nursing, Kolechery, Kochi, Kerala on 18th July 2020
  • Midwifery Model of Care: Trends and Challenges. Guest lecture at Teerthanker Mahavir University, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh on 20th February 2020
  • Research Ethics. Workshop on “Presentation and Evaluation of Research Project” organized by the State College of Nursing, Dehradun on 13th November 2019
  • Symposium on ‘Midwives – Defenders of Women’s Right’ organized by Himalayan College of Nursing, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun on 7th May, 2019
  • Promoting Normal Birth- Evidence Based Practice. National Conference on Normal Birth: Confident Birth Midwives Expertise organized by Quadra Institute of Nursing, Rookie, Haridwar, Uttarakhand on 29th March, 2019
  • Theory – Practice Gap in Nursing: Perspective of Graduate Nurses. 6th International Nursing Conference on Bridging the gap between theory and Practice in Nursing, Organized by Akal College of Nursing, HP in collaboration with Drexel University, Philadelphia on on 21st & 22nd October, 2016
  • Meconium Liquor- Midwives thoughts and actions. National Conference on ‘Make pregnancy safer’ organized by Father Muller College of Nursing, Mangaluru on 8th March 2016
  • First aid in burns, poisoning and bites. Training of volunteers of Amrita self reliant villages- transforming rural India programme . Participants from the states of Bihar, Chathisgargh, Gujrat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Uttarakhand.
  • Research priorities in OBG Nursing. International seminar on Rejuvenating Nursing research culture in the present scenario. Organized by Carmel College of Nursing, Aluva on 29th to 31st May 2014
  • Non-experimental Research designs. National Workshop on Research methodology, organized by KVM College of Nursing, Cherthala,22nd February, 2013
  • Resource person for CME session on Nursing care of patients after Cesarean section on 13.06.2012 as a part of Pan-African e- Network project at AIMS, Kochi.
  • Education session on introduction to reproductive rights, anatomy & physiology of reproductive system, physiological changes, emotional and psychological impact of puberty during the one day orientation programme on reproductive rights for the blind youth organized by the National Institute for Visually handicapped, Regional Centre, Chennai at School of Blind, Thotmugham, Aluva on 27.07.2012
  • Role of Human relations for Quality Assurance in Nursing, Workshop on Human Relations (DGHS aided), April, 2011, organized by Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi
  • Quality Assurance in Nursing – Workshop on Managerial Skills (DGHS aided), April, 2011, organized by Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi
  • Role of Nurse Manager In-service Education – Workshop on Managerial Skills (DGHS aided), organized by Samaritan College of Nursing, Pazhanganad, Ernakulam, 09.08. 2009
  • Leadership skills in Nursing – CNE Organized by Caritas College of Nursing, Kottayam,28th May, 2009
  • Leadership styles – Workshop on Human Relations (DGHS aided), April, 2009, organized by Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi
  • Concept mapping and Problem based learning – Workshop on Educational Technology (DGHS aided), April, 2009, organized by Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi
Achievements
  • Member of Board of Management of the University, Member of Board of studies in Nursing, Academic council, Doctoral Research committee at the university level
  • Various committees at college level: Research committee (Co-Chair), Curriculum committee, Art committee, Magazine committee, Anti ragging committee, Staff development committee, Cultural Education committee etc
  • Course and Programme Coordinator for B.Sc, Post basic, M.Sc Nursing and Ph.D academic programmes
  • NAAC Coordinator, Member of NAAC/Internal Quality Assurance Cell (University and College level)
  • Lead NABH assessment as Chief Quality Manager
  • Involved in the development and implementation of e-learning management systems
  • Experience in establishment of Collaborative model of Nursing service and Education
  • Ph.D Guide under National Consortium for Ph.D in Nursing under INC & Swami Rama Himalayan University. Two Ph.D scholars completed Ph.D under her guidance
  • Guided 40 postgraduate dissertation
  • Collaborative Projects with Faculty of Nursing, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA – Global Classrooms, Community Health Promotion
  • Editor- In – Chief, Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Maternal Health
  • Editorial/Review Board Member of 5 International Journals
  • Staff Editor of College Magazine, and College Newsletters (Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi) , SNA Zonal Level Magazine, Central Zone, Kerala
  • Organized three International Conference (Two as Organizing Secretary), two National Conference and two workshops (DGHS aided)
  • Resource person/ Invited speech for more than 30 conferences and workshops (State level, national and International)
  • Resource person for the CME as part of PAN African E Network Project
Professional Associations
  • Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI)
  • Nursing Research Society of India (NRSI)
  • Society of Midwives India (SOMI)
  • Consortium of Accredited Hospitals (CAHO)
  • Clinical Nursing Research Society of India (CNRI) – Chairperson Education Committee
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