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The Genesis

The College of Nursing is a new institution under the umbrella of Manohar Hill Charitable Trust of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.

The trust is a symbol of benevolence and compassion for suffering fellow being and is a bold experiment of social service, which was, founded in 1964 by late Mr. P. Geevarghese a Kottayam Industrialist.

Based on personal conviction and Philosophy of its founder that "man is only a custodian of God's money, various institutions were established by trust for social service and to contribute to welfare and development of community in health, education and allied fields.

The institutions under the Manohar Hill Charitable Trust include the following institution with proven track record since decades.

  • M.G.D.M. HOSPITAL (1964)
  • P. Geevarghese School of Nursing (1975)
  • Baselios English Medium School (1974)
  • School of Medical Laboratory Technology (1979)
  • The College of Nursing is the youngest institution under the trust, which is being established and planned to be developed as a prestigious institution under the trust. The College is named after the saintly bishop Theophilus, who was an inspiring force and promoter of M.G.D.M. HOSPITAL and other trust institutions.

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THEOPHILUS COLLEGE OF NURSING - A BRIEF UPDATE

In July 2002Government of Kerala has granted NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE to start a College of Nursing to Manohar Hill Charitable Trust, M.G.D.M. HOSPITAL, Kangazha. Also, affiliation from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam has been obtained. The management arranged temporary facilities to start the course and Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council conducted inspection on 11-10-2002; Consequent to satisfactory report on temporary arrangements made, the college was permitted to start Ist year B.Sc.Nursing course (2002-03academic year) as per order No: G/11564/01/NC dt 11/11/2002.

By June 2003 the college was shifted to the new building with all facilities and the majority of recommendations of Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council report were implemented. Consequently after the inspection by Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council permission was given to admit 2nd batch students for the Academic year (2003-04). Now the college is in the IIIrd Academic year and all the facilities for for 3rd B.Sc.Nursing classes are completed. Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council has conducted the annual inspection on 7th September 2004 permission to conduct course was renewed.

FACULTY

We have a nursing faculty of proven expertise in prestigious institutions. The faculty positions are planned to be filled in a phased manner so that full strength of faculty will be available at the time when 4th year B.Sc. Nursing classes begins.

The present faculty strength is given below.

Principal cum Professor
1

Vice -Principal

1
Associate Professor
1
Asst. Professor
2
Lecturers
4
Asst. Lecturers 8


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M.G.D.M. HOSPITAL- A BRIEF DESCRIPTION

Mar Geevarghese Dionysious Memorial Hospital, Kangazha (established in 1964) has a prominent place in the health sector of Kerala especially Kottayam District. From its humble beginning as a small dispensary to cater to the health care needs of a rural community, it has become a multi disciplinary institution. It renders not only hospital based services but also preventive and promotive health care and also services aimed at the educational and comprehensive development and welfare of the community it serves. While most of the multi specialty hospitals in Kerala and India are situated in urban setting, our hospital has a special stature owing to its modern multi specialty organization in a rural community setting. The hospital today offers the following services.

DEPARTMENTAL SPECIALTIES LIST

a. General Medicine
b. General Surgery
c. Cardiology
d. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
e. Ophthalmology
f. Gastroenterology
g. Paediatrics
h. Psychiatry
i. Otolaryngeology
j. Orthopaedic Surgery
k. Physcial Medicine
l. Anaesthesiology
m. Urology
n. Nephrology
o. Oro-dental Surgery
p. Neurology
q. Radiology


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SPECIALITY UNITS

a. Post Operative critical Care Unit
b. Medical ICU
c. Coronary Care Unit
d. Stroke Unit
e. Blood Bank
f. Dialysis Unit
g. Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Services
h. Operation theatre complex.

DIAGNOSTIC & SUPPORTIVE SERVICES

a. Modern clinical Laboratory
b. Central Pharmacy
c. X-ray, U.S.G. & Doppler
d. E.C.G. & E.E.G
e. Dietary & Canteen
f. Chaplaincy services

EXTENTION/OUT REACH SERVICES

True to the vision and mission of the institution it also provides specialized innovative out reach programmes like
Eye camp,
School Health programmes,
Under five clinics,
High Risk Clinic,
Speech and Hearing clinic
Developmental and Rehabilitation clinic
Adolescent clinic etc.


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COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

Through Health Centers owned and managed by M.G.D.M. HOSPITAL in different parts of Kottayam District, include the following
a. Pampady
b. Amayannoor
c. Areeparambu
d. Pathickadu
e. Chettedu
f. Vellayil
These centers offer facilities for conducting clinic and other related activities and also residential facilities for staff and students. At present these center are not functioning, the plan is to regenerate the center in a phased manner.


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AFFILIATIONS

For the following super specialties in which the existing facilities are not sufficient; arrangements for affiliation are being made.

Cardio thoracic surgery St. Gregorious Cardio Vasscular
Center, Parumala

Neuro Surgery
Oncology
Plastic Surgery

Lakeshore Hospital ,Kochi.
Child Health Nursing Jubilee Mission Medical College
Hospital, Trissur.


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COLLEGE COMMITTEES

The following committees are functioning in the college. Each committee conducts periodic meetings and minutes are recorded and maintained.

 College Management council (Staff council)
          Chair Person - Principal
          Minutes Secretary - Mr. Shibu M.T.
 Curriculum committee
          Chair Person - Principal
          Members - Mrs. Agnet Beena Mani, Mrs. Sheela Idicula, Ms. Seema Mathew, Mrs. Ligi Sebastian, Sr. Susanna
 Disciplinary committee
          Chair Person - Principal
          Members - Mrs. Agnet Beena Mani, Ms. Seema Mathew, Student _ Ms. Anu Kuruvilla
 Library committee
          Chair Person - Mrs. Agnet Beena Mani
          Members - Mrs. Leema (Librarian), Mrs. Boby Sebastian, Mrs. Ligi Sebastian, Mr. Sunil Varghese
 Student Health and welfare committee
          Chair person - Mr. Shibu M.T.
          Members - Mrs. Sibil George, Mrs. Roshini Joseph, Ms. Julie Susan Mathew.


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Academic programme

a) Syllabus of the course: The 4 year B.Sc.Nusrsing course offered by the college is affiliated to Mahatm Gandhi University. The B.Sc.Nsg. Syllabus which is framed in tune with regulation of Indian Nursing Council are followed strictly in this institution.
b) Admission to the course:
i) No. of Seats: Currently the annual intakes is only 50 seats as permitted by Govt. of Kerala, Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council and Mahatma Gandhi University.
ii) Eligibility for Admission: Candidate for admission to the course of B.Sc. Nursing shall be required to have passed Higher Secondary course of Kerala or any other course with 10+2 Years duration recognized as equivalent these to be Mahatma Gandhi University with Physics , Chemistry and Biology as optional with minimum 50% aggregate marks in there subjects.
iii) Criteria for Admission: 50% seats are filled by Commissioner of Entrance Examination. Govt. of Kerala, on the basis of rank obtained in the common Medical Entrance Examination by following all statutory reservation . Balance 50% seat are Management Quota seats. This 50% seats of Management Quota are filled on the basis of rank obtained in the common Entrance examination conducted by Association of Management under scrutiny of Commission appointed as per Supreme court direction.
c) Current Academic progress: Already 3 batches of student are admitted in the last 3 academic years ie;

Ist Batch 2002-03 Admission - There are 50 students in this batch with 34 girls and 16 girls the Ist batch (2002-03Admission)who were the admitted in December 2002 are now into the IIIrd Year of course and have appeared their second year University examination.
II Batch (2003-04 Admission) -The IInd batch who were admitted in November 2003 are now in the initial phase of IInd year B.S.c.Nursing classes. They have appeared for their Ist year B.Sc.Nursing examination in November 2004.
III Batch( 2004-05 Admission)-The IIIrd batch students were admitted in the last week of September 2004 and are now attending Ist year B.Sc.Nursing classes.

d) Examination & Evaluation system: University examination is conducted yearly in addition to regular and systematic internal evaluation which is ongoing and continuous.

EXTRACURRICULAR AND CO- CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

With a vision of contributing to all-round and integrated development of students, following activities are planned to be provided

1. Association and Leadership development
       a. Student Nurses association
       b. Students union as per M.G.University Students Union Constitution

2. Sports and Games
Facilities for outdoor sports and games are provided in stadium adjacent to the college. Indoor games facilities are provided in the hostel.

3. Cultural and Entertainment Programs
Frequent cultural and entertainment programs are organized for the development of students in these areas. which includes Music Club, Debate Club and Quiz Club etc. Monthly cultural evenings are conducted for talented students to develop their potential to the maximum.


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