DR. S.PUNITHA JOSEPHINE
M.Sc.(N) (MSN).,Ph.D.(N).,MBA ( Hosp. Mang)
Education is a continuous and life long process to bring out changes in the behavior. Nursing is a Noble profession and play a pivotal role in ever changing health care system. Nurses are the advocates for well being of people and accelerate positive clinical outcomes. Nurses are empowered to provide evidence based nursing care with innovative approach. Critical thinking skills further augments the patient centered care and promotes the quality of care.
Kasturba Gandhi Nursing College (KGNC) was established in 2003. It is a well established institution with a state – of – the – art technology that provides a learning environment and opportunities for the students to develop themselves as competent nurses to serve the community globally. This institution is committed to serve with dedication. Quality higher education is offered for sustainable development of the students on par with international standards.
KGNC offers 4 years of B.Sc (N), 2years of M.Sc (N), 2 years of P.B.B.Sc (N) and 2 years of NPCC programmes. Post Graduate Programmes in Nursing is offered with specialization in Medical Surgical Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Obstetrical and Gynecological Nursing, Community Health Nursing, and Mental Health Nursing. Ph.D (N) is offered by SBV Deemed to be University. KGNC nurtures the learning experience of the students in Multi Speciality parent Hospital MGMCRI, Rural and Urban health centers where students are encouraged to develop self confidence, thrust for new knowledge, attitude, skill, critical thinking and learning through inquiry and reason. The institution is committed to shape the students by deepening a sense of wonder, reverence, love, creativity, fidelity, equality, communication, openness and charity for the transformation of the complete person and a great leader.
KGNC is a constituent College of SBV (Deemed to be University) which is accredited by NAAC with Grade A++ in 2021. KGNC strives to inculcate inclusiveness, integration, innovation, engagement, empowerment and excellence in nursing education and to bring laurels to the Nursing Profession. Faculty members of KGNC accelerate the growth of the institution by Quality education, Clinical and research activities to ignite the spark of creativity and curiosity among students since they are the future leaders and role models of society.