Qualification: 
Ph.D, MSc Nursing
sunilm@aims.amrita.edu

Dr. Sunil Moothedath currently serves as Professor in the Department of Child Health Nursing, Amrita College of Nursing, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi. He has received his doctoral degree in Paediatric Nursing from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore in 2018. He has received his Masters Degree in Pediatric Nursing from Fr. Muller College of Nursing, Mangalore, Karnataka under  Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore in 2000, and was awarded the “Best Outgoing Student” of the batch. He has graduated from Govt. College of Nursing, Kottayam, under Mahathma Gandhi University in 1991. He joined Amrita College of Nursing as Associate Professor in the year 2005.

RESOURCE PERSON

  1. "High Magnitude Focus on Infection Control in Child Birth Setting" in the International Conference on "Voice of Midwives - Revitalizing the Reproductive Health" at Kasturba Gandhi Nursing College, Puducherry, January 2018
  2. Dr. Sunil M has been a resource person for the state level conference on Research Methodology conducted by KVM College of Nursing on February 23, 2016. The topic was Non Experimental Design.
  3. Prevention of 'Peadiatric Obesity' International Conference on Obesity - A Multi Faceted Approach, Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi, December 2017.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Head of the Department of Child Health Nursing since 10.06.2017
  • Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing Amrita College of Nursing since 1.04.2009
  • Associate Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing Amrita College of Nursing from 21.12.2005 to 31.03.2009
  • Lecturer, Riyadh College of Health Sciences ( under Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia) from 15.02.2004 to 12.10.2005
  • Lecturer, Department of Child Health Nursing, Fr. Muller  College of Nursing, Mangalore, Karnataka from 20.11.2000 to 9.02.2004
  • Staff Nurse, Ministry of Health , Sultanate of Oman from 02.09.1994 to 20.06.1998
  • Asst. Lecturer, Dr. MVST Institute of Nursing Sciences, Mangalore from 17.08.1992 to 16.08.1994
  • Staff Nurse, Apollo Hospitals,  Chennai from 16.07.1991 to 22.02.1992

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Inspiring Nurse Leader Award”  by Department of Nursing, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi  in connection with the International Nurses Day 2016
  • Dr. MIMS Award 2014 for the Best Health Education Initiative through Media.
  • Winner of Poster competition conducted by Radio Mango on World Cancer Day 2009.
  • First prize winner of Poster competition conducted by Kochi City Police for Anti-narcotic Campaign in the year 2008.
  • National First Prize winner in painting competition organized By Student Nurses Association (SNA) twice.
  • State First Prize winner in painting competition organized By Student Nurses Association (SNA) consecutively for three years.
  • Best Out Going Student, MSc Nursing Batch, 1998-2000 of Fr. Muller College of Nursing, Mangalore.
  • Best Services Award  from Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman in the year 1996.
  • Designed the emblem of Govt. College of Nursing Kottayam.
  • Designed the emblem of Alumni Association of Govt. College of Nursing, Kottayam.
  • Designed posters for Ministry of Health, Sultanate of  Oman for health education purpose.

MEMBERSHIP

  • Trained Nurses Association of India.
  • Member Artist, Kerala Lalithakala Academy.
  • Member, Kerala Cartoon Academy ( Association of Professional Cartoonists of Kerala).

Invited talks

  • "Mazhakkalarogangalum prathirodhamargangalum" A talk on prevention of diseases during monsoon season organized by Ambedkar Road Residents Association, Edappally on 02nd June 2017.
  • “Apakadakaramaavunna murivaidyam”  A talk on Quacks and fake treatment during the anniversary of Friends Library Edappally for the public of Edappally, Eranakulam  on June 12, 2016
  • “Murivaidyan aalekkollumo?”  A talk on fake doctors and clinics at the Senior Citizens Forum  Edappally held at Changampuzha Park  Edappally, Eranakulam  on June 7, 2016
  • A session on "Non Experimental Research Designs" at state level workshop on Research Methodology held at K V M College of Nursing Cherthala on February 23, 2016.
  • “Lifestyle and Cancer” A talk for the students of Cochin College, Fort Kochi, Eranakulam on 4th February 2016 (World Cancer Day).
  • "Therapeutic Communication" a session in a workshop - Emergency Preparedness organised by St.James College of Nursing Chalakkudy on July 17, 2015.
  • “Marunnu Kazhikkumbol” a talk on “Safe Administration of Medications at Home”  in a series of expert talks organized for public by Friends Library, Kochi-41 on February 15, 2015.
  • “Life style diseases among school children” an invited lecture for the Govt. Higher Secondary School Teachers and National Service Scheme volunteers of Ernakulam District at GHSS Paravoor on October 25, 2014.
  • “Quality Nursing Education- Everyone’s Concern” in the CNE programme organized by Amrita College of Nursing on September 09, 2013.
  • “Doctare Kaanumbol” a talk on “The points to be remembered while consulting a doctor ”  in a series of expert talks organized for public by Friends Library, Kochi-41 on February 10, 2013.
  • “Emerging Arenas of Nursing Practice in India” in the Decennial National Conference
  • “Changing Paradigms in Nursing: Contemporary Issues & Future of Indian Nursing” organized by Baby Memorial College of Nursing, Kozhikode, Kerala on December 19, 2012.
  • “Jeevitha shailee rogangal” a talk on” Life style diseases ” in the Medical Camp organized by Ambedkar Road Residents Association, Edappally, Kochi on April 20, 2012.
  • “Emerging Trends in Nursing Education and Practice” in the Seminar on “Indian Nursing Education – Current Status and Challenges” organized by Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams &Wilkins on January 19, 2012.
  • “Vaardhakyam engane aahlaadakaramaakkam” a talk on” Healthy and happy ageing”  in a  Public Health awareness programme organized by  Pandit Karuppan Library, Cheranallore, Kochi on April 20, 2012.
  • “Educational Technology in Nursing” in the State level Continuing Nursing Education Programme (Govt. of India/DGHS aided Workshop)organized by Amrita College of Nursing on March 07, 2011.
  • “Management Techniques for Nurse Managers” in the State level Continuing Nursing Education Programme (Govt. of India/DGHS aided Workshop)organized by Amrita College of Nursing on February 21, 2011.
  • “Human Relations in Health Care” in the State level Continuing Nursing Education Programme (Govt. of India/DGHS aided Workshop)organized by Amrita College of Nursing on March 21, 2011.
  • “Simulation Technology in Nursing Education” in the “National  Nursing Conference on Advancing Excellence in Nursing- The Indian Context” organized by Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences and ICMR, New Delhi on September 22, 2010.
  • “Supervision in Nursing” in the CNE “Direzione 2009” organized by Caritas College of Nursing, Kottayam, Kerala  on May 28, 2009.
  • “Employee Motivation and Morale”in the State level Continuing Nursing Education Programme (Govt. of India/DGHS aided Workshop on “Management Techniques for Nurse Managers”)organized by Amrita College of Nursing on February 25, 2009.
  • “Managing the Unconscious Patients” in the State Level Continuing Nursing Education Programme (Govt. of India/DGHS aided Workshop on “Emergency Nursing ”) organized by Amrita College of Nursing on March 07, 2009.
  • “Leadership Skills for Nurse Managers” in the State level Continuing Nursing Education Programme (Govt. of India/DGHS aided Workshop)organized by Amrita College of Nursing on March 28, 2008.

Prof. Sunil Moothedath is a freelance Medical Journalist/Columnist in the leading Malayalam news papers and periodicals.

Publications

Publication Type: Magazine Article

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Vayaruvedanaye Ariyuka An Article on Stomach Pain”, Arogyamangalam, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Rogikkum Venam Perumaattachattam An Article on the Right Behaviours of Patients”, The Dentcare, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Pareekshakkalam Arogyathode” An Article on Health Care of Children During Exam Season”, The Dentcare, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Hemophilia Karuthal Venam”, An Article on Hemophilia”, The Dentcare, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Thermometer Upayogam Sradhayode An Article on Use of Thermometer at Home”, Vanitha, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Ee Verpadu Padippikkunnathu An Article on Safety in the Bathrooms”, Manorama Arogyam, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Rakthadaanam Mahadaanam”, An article on blood donation. The Dentcare, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Pediyaruthu, Parihaaramundu”, An article on fear of diseases. Arogyamangalam, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Medinews and Mediwonders”, A monthly column in Manorama Arogyam, June, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Porottayekkurichu Veendum Chilathu”, An article on bread made with refined flour and its adverse effects, Arogyamangalam, 2018.

2018

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Medinews and Mediwonders”, A monthly column in Manorama Arogyam, July, 2018.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “"Bhakshanaththile Krithrima Niram Visham" An Article on Adverse Effects of Food Colours”, Ayurarogyam Magazine, 2017.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “School Thurakkumpol Ormikkan Chila Karyangal, An Article on Preparedness for New Academic Year in Schools”, The Dentcare Magazine, 2017.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Marunnu kazhikkumpol orkkenda naalu kaaryangal - Article on safe administration of medications”, The Dent Care, 2017.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Sthreekalileyum kuttikaliyelum vayaruvedana - Article on Abdominal pain in ladies and children”, The Dent Care, 2017.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Peivishabadha - Sookshichal Dukhikkenda Article on Rabies and its prevention”, The Dent Care, 2017.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kaikazhukal Seelamaakku Rogangale padikadathu - Article on Importance of hand washing”, The Dent Care, 2017.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Antibiotic upayogam karuthalode - Article on Safe use of antibiotics”, The Dent Care, 2017.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “ Kuttikale doctore kaanikkumpol" Article on Points to be remembered while consulting Pediatrician”, The Dent Care, 2017.

2017

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Vayaruvedana Nissaaramaakkaruthu- An Article on Abdominal Pain”, The Dent Care, 2017.

2016

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kunjuvavaye urakkumbol- an article on children and sleep”, The Dent Care, 2016.

2016

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Puthiya Kaalathum Nursing an article on scope of nursing”, Deshabhimani Eduplan, 2016.

2016

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Thalachoru theeni amoeba Keralathilum an article on brain eating amoeba”, Arogyamangalam, 2016.

2016

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Ariyaam Parishodhanakal an article on complete blood count”, Manorama Arogyam , 2016.

2016

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Ariyaam Parishodhanakal an article on blood sugar test”, Manorama Arogyam , 2016.

2016

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “School Thurakkumbol an article on preparation for new academic year in schools”, Manorama Arogyam , 2016.

2016

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Prof. Sunil M., “Chottupaathram orukkumbol an article on preparation of lunch box for children”, Manorama Arogyam , 2016.

2016

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Prof. Sunil M., “Ariyaam Parishodhanakal an article on Hb A1 C test”, Manorama Arogyam , 2016.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Mazha varumbol rogangal akattaam- an article on health care during rainy season”, Arogyamangalam, 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Pollunna veyilil vaadathirikkan- an article on health care during summer season”, Arogyamangalam , 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kuttikalile moothrashaya anubadha- an article on urinary tract infection in children”, Arogyamangalam, 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kunjungal kildakka nanakkumbol- an article on Enuresis in children”, Arogyamangalam, 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Noodlesine Bhayappedano? an article on Health Effects of Noodles ”, Manorama Arogyam, 2015.

2015

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Prof. Sunil M., “Healthy Shopping”, The Dent Care, 2015.

2015

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Prof. Sunil M., “Valakkannikal murukumbol- an article on internet and children”, Deshabhimani Chikilsa, 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Nirappakittarnna bhakshanam- venam jagratha- an article on health effects of food colours”, Deshabhimani Chikilsa, 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kunjuvava karayumbol- an article on cry in children”, The Dent Care, 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kuli tharum arogyavum athmaviswasavum- an article on health benefits of bathing”, The Dent Care, 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Amminjapal enna amrithu- an article on breast feeding”, The Dent Care, 2015.

2015

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Nursing puthiya sadhyathakal- an article on scope of nursing”, Deshabhimani Eduplan, 2015.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Pakshippani uyarthunna velluvilikal- An article on avian flu”, Arogyamangalam, 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Chardhi rogamalla, lakshanam mathram- an article on vomiting”, Arogyamangalam, 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kuthivaippo? Pedikkenda- an article on injections”, Manorama Arogyam, 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Computer upayogam karuthalode- an article on safe use of computers”, Deshabhimani Chikilsa, 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Thottathinum pidichathinum antibiotic- an article on misuse of antibiotics”, Arogyamangalam , 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Lalitham Surakshitham Urakal- an aricle on use of condoms”, Manorama Arogyam, 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kuttikale pidikoodumbol- an article on hypertension among children”, Manorama Arogyam , 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Nursing : puthiya mechilppurangal- an article on the profession of nursing”, Deshabhimani Eduplan , 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Ivare namukku thirike vilikkam- an article on learning difficulties in children”, Arogyamangalam, 2014.

2014

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kurangupani sookshikkuka- an article on monkey fever”, Arogyamangalam, 2014.

2013

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Engane thadayanakum kuttikalodulla ee krooratha?- an article on child abuse ”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2013.

2013

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cancer thadayan pathu kalppanakal- an article on prevention of cancer”, Deshabhimani Chikilsa, 2013.

2013

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Apoorvam ee raktha grooppukal- an article on blood groups”, Arogyamangalam, 2013.

2013

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “ICU Psychosis”, Manorama Arogyam, 2013.

2013

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Garbhakalathe aswasthyangalum pariharangalum- an article on minor disorders of pregnancy”, Kanyaka fortnightly, 2013.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Bladder stones”, Manorama Arogyam, 2012.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Murivaidyam (quacks)”, Manorama Arogyam, 2012.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Vardhakyathil Thalarenda- an article on geriatric health”, Arogyamangalam, 2012.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Nethrarogyam (eye health)”, Manorama Arogyam, 2012.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Piles”, Manorama Arogyam, 2012.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Prameham (diabetes)”, Manorama Arogyam, 2012.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Marunnukal sookshikkumbozhum kazhikkumbozhum”, Manorama Arogyam, 2012.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Hrudrogam (Coronary heart disease)”, Manorama Arogyam, 2012.

2012

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Marunnukal (Medicines)”, Manorama Arogyam, 2012.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Aids”, Manorama Arogyam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Gulf thozhilalikalil kidney stone koodunnu- an article on kidney stones”, Arogyamangalam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Amitha vannam ( obesity )”, Manorama Arogyam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cartoon Medical Clinic- Asthma”, Manorama Arogyam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Porotta, autorikshaw pinne mammoottiyum- article on life style diseases”, Manorama Arogyam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Vardhakyathile Moothrasaya prasnangal- an article on urinary problems of the old”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Mummy enikku schoolil pokandaaye- an article on school phobia”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Medical tourism kuthippinorungunna Keralam- an article on medical tourism”, Arogyamangalam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Avadhikkalathu kuttikal enthu kazhikkanam? - an article on nutrition of children during vacation”, Arogyamangalam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Cheripinu ithrakku pokkam veno? - an article on high healed chappal and health ”, Vanitha fortnightly, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kuppivellam arogyakaramo?”, Arogyamangalam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kunjuvava karayunnathenthinu?- an article on children and crying”, Kanyaka fortnightly, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Arumakalkkamrithaayi amminjappaal- an article on breast feeding”, Manorama Arogyam, 2011.

2011

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Choothaattathil kurungunna malayali- an article on compulsory gambling”, Arogyamangalam, 2011.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Ho enthoru thalavedana?- an article on head ache”, Arogyamangalam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Asupathriyil ninnum rogam pakarumo?- an article on nosocomial infections”, Arogyamangalam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Paricharikkaam kuttikaleppole- an article on geriatric care”, Manorama Arogyam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Pradhama susroosha enthu? Engane?- an article on first aid”, Arogyamangalam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Arogyathilekkoru cycle savary- an article on health benefits of cycling”, Arogyamangalam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Apakadakaramakunna murivaidyam- an article on self treatment and quacks”, Arogyamangalam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Mulappal enna oushadham- an article on breast feeding”, Kanyaka fortnightly, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Swapnalokathe balabhaskaranmar- an article on somnambulism”, Arogyapadmam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Vaidyuthaghathavum pradhama susrooshayum- an artcle on first aid of electric shock”, Manorama Arogyam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Attack kazhinju, ini?”, Arogyamangalam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Alpamonno sradhikkoo apakadam ozhivakkoo- an article on prevention of accidents”, Kanyaka fortnightly, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Upabhokthavu ariyan- labelukalude bhasha an article on food labels”, Arogyamangalam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Chicken pox thudakkathile chikilsikkuka- an article on chicken pox”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Oru labelil enthirikkunnu ? - an article on food labels”, Arogyamangalam, 2010.

2010

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kalippattangal thiranjedukkumbol- an article on selection of toys ”, Kanyaka fortnightly, 2010.

2009

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Stem cell banking, puthan pratheekshakal- article on stem cell banking”, Arogyamangalam, 2009.

2009

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “School pedi, karanangalum pariharangalum- an article on school phobia”, Arogyapadmam, 2009.

2009

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Chovvode chottupathram- an article on nutrition of school children”, Arogyapadmam, 2009.

2008

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Nursinginte prathichaya- an article on image of nursing”, College Magazine of Cooperative College of Nursing, Pariyaram , 2008.

2008

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Vimanayathrakkorungumbol- an article on health aspects of air travel”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2008.

2008

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Aidsum kuttikalum- an article on HIV and children”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2008.

2007

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Nursing ariyendathellam- an article on the profession of nursing”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2007.

2007

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Amminjappaal amruthinu thulyam- anrticle on breast feeding”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2007.

2007

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Narulla bhakshanam seelamaakkuka- an article on importance of fiber in diet”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2007.

2006

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Niramulla bhakshanam karuthalode- an article on health impacts of food colours”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2006.

2006

Magazine Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Nalla rogi- an article on the points to be kept in mind while consulting a doctor”, Mathrubhumi Arogya masika, 2006.

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Journal Article

Prof. Sunil M., John, S., and V, A. P., “Knowledge Regarding School Phobia Among Parents of Children in Selected Wards of Nayarambalam Panchayath, Ernakulam, Kerala, India”, Journal of emerging technologies and innovative research, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 110-115, 2017.[Abstract]


School phobia or school refusal is an emotional disorder of the children who are afraid to leave the parents, especially mother, and prefer to remain at home and refuse to go to school absolutely. The title of the study is ג€œKnowledge regarding school phobia among parents of children in selected wards of NayarambalamPanchayat, Ernakulam.ג€Objectives: to- 1) assess the knowledge regarding school phobia among parents.2) find out the association between knowledge regarding school phobia among parents and selected demographic variables. 3)prepare an informationleaflet on school phobia in children and its management and prevention. Methodology- non-experimental descriptive researchdesign, among 80 parents of children between (4-10 years), using non-probability convenience sampling technique and the data was collected using structured knowledge questionnaire on school phobia. Results - Out of 80, majority of the subjects 45(56.3%) had average knowledge regarding school phobia. 33(41.3% ) of the subjects had good knowledge and 2(2.5%) of subjects had poor knowledge.The maximum score was 26. The mean score of overall knowledge on school phobia among parents was 16.39 and standard deviation was 3.563. There was no significant statistical association between parents knowledge on school phobia and selected demographic variables.Conclusion- The parents knowledge regarding school phobia is only average. Therefore interventions need to be planned to enhance their knowledge so that they will be in a position to prevent the future occurances of school phobia and manage a child with school phobia with minimum complications.

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2017

Journal Article

Prof. Sunil M., George, R., and S., S., “Effectiveness of a planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding refractive errors among primary school teachers in selected schools Ernakulam”, Kerala Nursing Forum, vol. 12, 2017.

2016

Journal Article

Prof. Sunil M. and Valsamma J, “Hypetension – a study on prevalence among school children- a study on knowledge and attitude of school teachers”, Kerala Nursing Forum, vol. 11, no. 2, 2016.

2016

Journal Article

T. J and Prof. Sunil M., “Assessment of life style related risk factors for cardiovascular disease among adolescents”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 4-6, 2016.

2016

Journal Article

Prof. Sunil M. and Sinu, P., “Assessment of Psychosocial Problems among Parents of Dyslexic Children attending Child Guidance Clinics”, International Journal of Nursing Education, vol. 8, no. 2, 2016.[Abstract]


A descriptive study was undertaken to assess the psychosocial problems among parents of children attending child guidance clinic in a tertiary care hospital at Ernakulum. This study was aimed to identify the psychosocial problems of parents of dyslexic children as well as to find out the association between problems faced by parents of dyslexic children and selected demographic variables. An information booklet was also developed on care of children with dyslexia. A quantitative research approach has been used. The data was collected using socio demographic profi le and self administered rating scale on psychosocial problems among parents of dyslexic children at ending the Child Guidance Clinic. The data was analysed using descriptive (frequency, percentage) and inferential (Fishers exact probability test) statistics. Among 70 parents, 11.4% had mild psychosocial problem, 75.7% had moderate psychosocial problem and the remaining 12.9% had severe psychosocial problem. There were signifi cant association between two demographic variables, duration of disability (p value=0.011) and number of therapy sessions attended (p value=0.039). The investigation of psychosocial problems among parents of dyslexic children attending Child Guidance Clinic is warranted to facilitate the implementation of established adaptive system that prevents and decrease emotional, social, physical, cognitive and spiritual problems among the parents by providing awareness about their child’s condition.

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2016

Journal Article

P. Paul, Prof. Sunil M., and Deepu Prasad, “Effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding adverse effects of internet usage among adolescents”, KNF, vol. 11, no. 4, 2016.

2016

Journal Article

Prof. Sunil M. and Valsamma J, “Hypertension – a study on prevalence among school children- a study on knowledge and attitude of school teachers”, Kerala Nursing Forum, vol. 10, no. 3, 2016.

2015

Journal Article

Prof. Sunil M. and Valsamma J, “Hypetension among children- a study on knowledge and attitude of school teachers”, Kerala Nursing Forum, vol. 10, 2015.

2015

Journal Article

P. M. Nikhitha, Prof. Sunil M., and Prasad, D., “A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Illness Perception of Parents of Children with Leukemia, Attending Oncology units, at AIMS, Kochi”, International Journal of Nursing Education and Research, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 344–350, 2015.[Abstract]


Leukemia is the most common malignancy of children with a prevalence of 129 in one million, and the second cause of death among children aged 5 to 14 years. Leukemia is a broad term covering a spectrum of diseases. In turn, it is part of the even broader group of diseases affecting the blood, bone marrow, and lymphoid system, which are all known as neoplasm. Leukemia can affect people at any age.

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2015

Journal Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Hypertension among children – A study on knowledge and attitude of school teachers”, Kerala Nursing Forum , pp. 7-9, 2015.

Publication Type: Conference Paper

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2017

Conference Paper

Prof. Sunil M., “Prevalence of Obesity and Hypertension among school children”, in International Conference on Obesity - A Multi Faceted Approach, Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi, 2017.

2017

Conference Paper

Prof. Sunil M., “Correlation on nutritional status, knowledge, attitude and practice of eating habits among adolescents”, in International Conference on Obesity - A Multi Faceted Approach, Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi, 2017.

Publication Type: Book Chapter

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2015

Book Chapter

Prof. Sunil M., “Nursing”, in Sarvaroga Vijnanakosham- A Medical Ecylopedia, D. C. Books, 2015.

Publication Type: Newspaper Article

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2015

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Nursing ennum eppozhum- an article on scope of nursing profession”, Mathrubhumi daily, 2015.

2014

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Pakshippani pidimurukkumbol- An article on avian flu”, Deshabhimani daily, 2014.

2014

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Pukavali nirthiyal enthu kittum ?- an article on cessation of smoking”, Deshabhimani daily, 2014.

2014

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kadi cheruthengilum bheeshani valuthu- an article on world health day theme”, Deshabhimani daily, 2014.

2014

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Venalil vadathe- an article on health care during summer”, Deshabhimani daily, 2014.

2014

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Kshayarogam cheruthallatha bheeshani- an article on TB”, Deshabhimani daily, 2014.

2012

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Ajinomotto upayogam sookshichu- an article on dangers of using ajinomotto”, Mathrubhumi daily, 2012.

2012

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Rogikku koottirikkumbol- an article on good bystander”, Mathrubhumi daily, 2012.

2010

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Chengannu padarumbol- an article on conjunctivitis”, Mathrubhoomy daily, 2010.

2010

Newspaper Article

Prof. Sunil M., “Mathiyude mahathuam marakkathirikkuka- an article on health benefits of sardine fish”, Mathrubhoomy daily, 2010.

Other Activities

Apart from the chosen profession, he is a professional Artist and Cartoonist.

  • Participated in on the spot caricaturing of the passengers and distinguished guests during the inauguration of Kochi Metro Phase II in 2017
  • Participated in on the spot caricaturing of the Members of Kerala Legislative Assembly organized by Govt. of Kerala and Kerala Cartoon Academy, July 2016
  • Participated in the National Level Cartoon Caricature Exhibition “ Caritoon 2016” held at  Marine Drive, Ernakulam  during May 2016 by Kerala Cartoon Academy, the association of professional cartoonists of Kerala
  • Published cartoons in Health magazines, Comic Magazines and periodicals: 20
  • Online cartoon exhibitions : 1 (organized by Kerala Cartoon Academy)
  • Painting & Cartoon camps : 19 ( Two of them Organized by Kerala Lalithakala Academy and another one is the “Sangamithra” state painting camp for 50 selected professional artists 2011)
  • Painting exhibitions : 13 ( including the  Annual State Exhibition of Kerala Lalithakala Academy 2011)
  • Member Artist, Kerala Lalithakala Academy
  • Member Cartoonist, Kerala Cartoon Academy
  • Judge for painting and cartoon competitions in schools, colleges, residents associations and clubs
  • Drawing and Painting demonstrations for schools, colleges and children’s camps.
  • Spot caricature drawing shows in schools , colleges  and events
  • Invited Caricaturist in the  Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014-15
  • Member, “Panthirukulam” group of artists Kochi
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