Qualification: 
MSc Nursing
reginaantony@aims.amrita.edu

Regina Antony serves as the Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Foundations of Nursing at Amrita College of Nursing, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi. She has technical learning and experience of over 11 years in undergraduate and 3 years in postgraduate programmes in Nursing. 

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

Year Course College
1996-2000 BSc Nursing (Basic) Nitte Institute of Nursing Sciences, Mangalore, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
2004-2006 MSc Nursing- Medical-Surgical Sri Mookambika College of Nursing, Kulasekaram, Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Tamil Nadu.

Level of Education: Masters In Medical Surgical Nursing

RESOURCE PERSON

  • 2012: National Conference on Geriatric Nursing organized by Amrita College of Nursing - conducted a session on Sleep in Elderly.
  • DGHS aided workshop on Emergency Nursing conducted in Amrita College of Nursing
  • DGHS aided workshop on Educational Technology conducted in Amrtia College of Nursing

Major Workshops Organised

  • Co – ordinator in International Conference on " Obesity – A multifaceted Approach" 2017 ,organized by Amrita College of Nursing on 1st & 2nd Dec 2017.
  • Organising committee member in National Conference on "Organ Transplant – together towards tomorrow" organized by Amrita College of Nursing on 20th & 21st Nov 2015.
  • Organising committee member in 3rd National conference on " Infusion Nurse's Society – India held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences ,Kochi on 21st & 22nd Nov 2014.
  • Organising committee member in National conference on "Geriatric Nursing – adding life to years & years to life"organized by Amrita College of Nursing on 8th &9th Sept 2010.

Workshop/Conference Attended/Conducted

Year Affiliation
2016 Participated in workshop on "Diabetes Care "– conducted by SDC Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences ,Kochi , on 19th and 20th Sept ,2016
2014 Participated in workshop on " Evauation strategies " - conducted by KVM College of Nursing ,Cherthala ,Alappuzha ,on 6th & 7th March ,2014
2013 Participated in state conference on "Adding quality to research tools" conducted by Government College of Nursing ,Alappuzha on 20th April ,2013
2012 Participated in workshop on " Research skills in Nursing faculty – filling the gaps – conducted by Amrita College of Nursing ,Kochi on 29th Nov , 2012

Poster Presentations:

"Health at all size" in International Conference on " Obesity – A multifaceted Approach" 2017 ,organized by Amrita College of Nursing on 1st & 2nd Dec 2017
"Memory loss" in International Conference on " Obesity – A multifaceted Approach" 2017 ,organized by Amrita College of Nursing on 1st & 2nd Dec 2017.

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Journal Article

S. John and Regina Antony, “The Perception of Children Regarding their Mother's Employment in Selected School, Ernakulam.”, Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research, vol. 7, p. 185, 2017.[Abstract]


A descriptive study on the perception of children regarding their mother’s employment in selected school was conducted with the objectives to (1) ddetermine the perception of children regarding their mother’s employment (2) findout the association between perception of children regarding mother’s employment and selected demographic variables. The design used for the study was descriptive research design. The mother’s employment is a multidimensional variable that has a differential impact on children depending on the number of hours a mother works, her job description, job stability and role satisfaction. Materials and Methods: The study sample size was 100 subjects of 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th classes who met the inclusion criteria. Convenience sampling technique was used. The data were collected using (5-point likert scale) semi-structured questionnaire on child’s perception regarding mother’s employment. Results: Overall 96(96%) subjects had good perception, 4(4%) of subjects with moderate perception regarding mother’s employment. There were no subjects with poor perception. Regarding child’s perception based on gender and ordinal level of class shows that both male and female subjects were 9(100.0%) and 11(100.0%) from 6th standard with good perception. Male 9(100.0%) and female 9(81.8%) were from 7th standard with good perception and female 9(100.0%) and male 20(95.2%) from 8th standard had good perception. Male 11(100.0%) and female 18(94.7%) from 9th standard had good perception. There were no subjects from 6th standard with moderate perception. Female 2(18.2%) from 7th standard had moderate perception. Male 1(4.8%) from 8th standard had moderate perception, female 1(5.3%) from 9th standard had moderate perception about their mother’s employment. There were no subjects with poor perception based on gender and ordinal level of class. Based on child’s perception with ordinal level of class shows majority 100% of subjects were from 6th standard with good perception and minority 3% of subjects were from 8th and 9th standard with moderate perception. There were no subjects who had poor perception. There was no significant association between child’s perception on mother’s employment and selected demographic variables. Discussion: The study concluded that the perception of children is unaffected by the mothers work period because in the present study findings, majority of the subjects had good perception on mother’s employment.

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2016

Journal Article

K. S. Nair, Prof. Sheela Pavithran, and Regina Antony, “Risk Factors and its Awareness Among Patients with Colorectal Cancer”, Kerala Nursing Forum, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 35-41, 2016.[Abstract]


The present study was conducted among colorectal cancer patients to assess the risk factors and its awareness among patients with colorectal cancer. The objectives of the study were to estimate the presence of risk factors among patients with colorectal cancer, determine the knowledge of risk factors among patients with colorectal cancer, and find the association between the risk factors and selected variables. A descriptive research design was used to study 50 patients with colorectal cancer attending the oncology department of a selected tertiary care hospital. The findings revealed that majority of the subjects having colorectal cancer were >50 years (62%) and were males(60%) . Majority of the subjects had comorbidities like hypertension 17(34%), and diabetic mellitus 16(32%). Seventeen(34%) subjects had the habit of smoking and alcoholism. Majority of the subjects 45(90%) were non vegetarians 47(94%) included vegetarians diet and 30(66.7%) of the non-vegetarians were consuming red meat once a week. There were 14(28%) subjects who did not perform any exercises. Only 24(48%) of the subjects had good knowledge about colorectal cancer but none of the subjects had poor knowledge. No Significant association was observed between risk factors and selected variables.

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2016

Journal Article

Regina Antony, Saju, A. V., Abraham, A., and Aleena, N. M., “Assess the Knowledge on Nursing Management of Brain Death among Nursing Students AIMS, Kochi, Kerala”, International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management, vol. 4, p. 294, 2016.[Abstract]


Brain death occurs when there is destruction of the brain cells, including the brain stem and cerebellum. Having correct knowledge of identification of early signs of brain death and the nurse's role in managing the condition increases the student nurses’ self-confidence and they can answer questions of the bereaved families. However shortage of the knowledge among nurses is observed practically such as making mistake in diagnosing the difference between brain death and persistent vegetative state. The study titled “Assess the knowledge on nursing management of brain death among nursing students AIMS, KOCHI” was done with the

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Publication Type: Presentation

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2015

Presentation

Regina Antony, “Assess the knowledge on nursing management of brain death among nursing students AIMS”, National Conference on Organ Transplant: Together, Towards Tomorrow . Amrita College of Nursing in Collaboration with transplant team, AIMS, Kochi, 2015.

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