The Amrita College of Nursing. a constituent unit of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was inaugurated on 1st November, 2002, by Shri. Shathrughnan Sinha, then Union Minister for Health Family Welfare. The college is recognized by the the Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council. Presently the college offers B. Sc. Nursing, Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing and M. Sc. Nursing. The B. Sc. Nursing program which was started in the year 2002 with an intake of 50 seats is now expanded to 100 seats per batch. The M. Sc. Nursing is offered in four different specialties with an annual intake of 36.
The B. Sc. Nursing program at Amrita follows the syllabus prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council. It is designed to prepare its students for shouldering responsibilities and assuming accountability for nursing services at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of care.
The M. Sc. in Nursing program at Amrita College of Nursingis offered in the specialities like Medical Surgical Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing. Obstetric and Gynecologic Nursing each of which demand varying and diverse knowledge base and skill sets.
Prof. K. T. Moly
Principal, College of Nursing
In the 21st century, the health challenges facing the nation have shifted dramatically. The need for personal connection, listening, and caring has never been higher. Nurses consistently rank first in every consumer poll as the most trusted professionals. Nursing is an extremely demanding occupation that encompasses a wide array of challenges. It can also be a very rewarding profession for those suited for it.
The faculty, well-known and highly respected in their respective academic fraternities, is really what distinguishes the College of Nursing. The faculty members are committed to excellence in research, teaching, practice and service and provide both a liberal and professional education to students of nursing. They serve society through professional and volunteer outreach to individuals and communities.
The Amrita College of Nursing is structured into five major academic departments such as department of Child Health Nursing, department of Community Health Nursing, department of Medical Surgical Nursing, department of Mental Health Nursing and department of Obstetrics & Gynaecologic Nursing. Faculty members in the college are committed to excellence in teaching, research and service learning.
Many faculty members and students from Amrita College of Nursing are recognized through awards, fellowships and scholarships for their contribution to the field. The nursing education emphasizes the importance of maintaining the highest professional standards in the care of patients. The Nursing Education at Amrita emphasizes the importance of maintaining the highest professional standards in the care of patients.