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Infrastructure Facilities

All classrooms are equipped with modern teaching aids and are provided with a comfortable environment for learning and assimilation.

STATE OF ART LABORATORIES:

Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory: Anatomy laboratory is a well organized lab, consisting of a human skeleton, models of organs, macroscopic and microscopic structure of the organs along with pictorial charts.

Fundamentals of Nursing Laboratory: This laboratory is well equipped with all the surgical instruments, articles, glassware's, rubber goods, and manikins such as adult male / female, and newborn for demonstrating nursing procedures. Students are exposed to developing skills by practicing procedures in the demonstration room under the supervision of trained nursing faculty.

Maternal & Child Health(MCH) Laboratory: MCH Laboratory is well equipped with a female pelvis, foetal skull, and a delivery simulator along with instruments and pictorial charts.

Community Health Nursing Laboratory: Community health nursing laboratory is equipped with Home visit kit, Registers, Family folders, and other articles for skill development in assessment, hand washing, urine testing, surgical dressing, Hb estimation, Malaria slide preparation, Blood glucose testing and administration of medications to treat the minor ailment in a home setting. Students are guided to prepare health teaching models, charts, street plays, puppets, and other such related audio visual aids to impart Health Education to the public in the community.

Nutrition Laboratory: Students learn the food preparations, recipes, and also the method of cooking & serving. They are trained to calculate nutritive values and menu preparation for normal and therapeutic diet in an economic way.

Computer Lab: A computer lab with 10 computers having free internet access is available for all students. Students develop hands on computer operations, and learn basics in computer science.

The multipurpose hall of the college is well furnished with a capacity of 100 seats which is sufficient to conduct seminars/ conferences/ workshops/ continuing education programmes. This hall is also utilised by students to organise all their cultural programmes and festive celebrations.

The college has a well stocked library with a collection of 2106 books. It maintains subscriptions to 08 National/ International nursing journals and 66 medical journals. Every year the books/journals are updated. A well qualified librarian is available to guide the students. The library is open from 10 am to 6 pm on all working days. A property counter is available for keeping the belongings of students and faculty.

E-library: FIN has access to the Digital Library of Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Network for dissemination of health science information resources to the authorized affiliated institutions under its jurisdiction. This is a web based electronic storage and access environment that enables accessing information from a remote location. Clinical key database is also available.

Book Bank Scheme: Book Bank Scheme started in the year 2012-13 under MUHS for the neediest pupil.

There are 13 students in every year benefited by this scheme.

Library Rules & regulations:

At The Entrance:

  1. Coats, jackets, bags, handbags, etc. should be left on the storage facilities provided at the entrance of the library.
  2. Students are allowed to library only on production of their authorized/valid Identity Cards.

Inside the Library:

  1. Strict decorum and discipline must be maintained in the Library. Users must ensure that rights of other users of the Library are not breached in anyway by their own acts of commission or demission.
  2. Noise, disturbance or inappropriate behavior is prohibited, including abusive or threatening behavior to Library staff and other Library users. As space is at a premium, users should not bring in large numbers of bags as these can make it difficult for other users to access study spaces.
  3. Silence must be observed strictly in the library.
  4. Group discussions are not allowed in the library.
  5. Eating, sleeping and talking loudly are strictly prohibited in the Library.
  6. Mobile phones or personal stereos should not be used in the library. If readers wish to keep them while using the Library, they must be switched off.
  7. The college accepts no responsibility for any personal property brought into the library.
  8. Books taken out of the shelves/cupboards must be left on the Librarian’s table.
  9. Replacing the books on shelves/cupboards by users is not encouraged as the documents may get misplaced.
  10. Readers should not mark, underline, write, or tear pages or otherwise damage the library books.
  11. Readers are requested to handle all Library property carefully to avoid damage to it; furniture arrangement should not be altered.
  12. No Library material can be taken out of the Library without permission of the Librarian.
  13. The librarian has the right to ask students to leave the library if they are behaving inappropriately or causing disturbance to other users.
  14. Library users are asked to treat other users with consideration.
  15. Library users may be asked to present their bag for inspection by Library staff, as well as any books or folders they are carrying. These should be placed on the rack and brought inside the library
  16. Any damage or defacement of Library materials is strictly prohibited and users found damaging material will be subject to disciplinary procedures. Library users are asked to report any instances of such defacement to Library staff.
  17. Any person leaving the library shall, if called upon to do so by the librarian, present for inspection all books and property being carried out from the library.The College accepts no responsibility for any personal property brought into the library.
  18. Photography is not permitted unless permission is sought - via Library staff in the first instance.

Circulation rules:

  1. Two books are issued for 3 days and these must be returned on or before the last date written on the due date-slip of each book. Sending reminders to defaulters is not obligatory on the part of the Library.
  2. The student should check the fitness of the book before getting it issued. Any discrepancy should be brought to the notice of the librarian at the Circulation Counter who will put necessary remarks on the document before issuing. The borrower will be held responsible for any defect/damage found at the time of return of the book, if not recorded on it earlier, and will be liable to pay the penalty as decided by the Principal/Librarian.
  3. Any document issued may be recalled by the Library before the due date of return without assigning any reason and the student has to abide by the decision. Failure to return recalled books on time will result in your library account being blocked.
  4. All Library materials borrowed must be renewed or returned within the stipulated loan period.
  5. Late fee of Rs. 5/day/book would be charged from all the students who retain book(s) beyond the due date.
  6. Where books are not returned by the due date after the 3rd reminder the student will be charged the fine accordingly.
  7. Books will be reissued for not more than two times. After that the borrower must return the book(s).
  8. Reference books, journals / periodicals, magazines/newspapers, CD-ROM databases, question paper sets, copy of syllabus and other documents declared “For Reference” by the Librarian will not be issued.
  9. The students are advised to return the books while proceeding on long leave (summer vacation, and Christmas leave).
  10. Students are not allowed to borrow books on behalf of others or transfer borrowed materials to other students.
  11. Library materials on loan to one person may not be transferred to another. The person in whose name the loan is made is solely responsible for the safekeeping and due return of items loaned.
  12. Where an item is lost or stolen, returned damaged, or not returned after a reasonable period of time, the borrower will be charged for the item at replacement cost. An item charged for in this way remains the property of the Library.
  13. No book or other Library property may be taken from the building at any time without authority.
  14. Members can reserve the documents they desire to borrow by filling in the ‘Reservation Slip’. Intimation about the availability of the document(s) will be given to the members when they are available for issue. The reservation will be strictly on first-come-first-served-basis
MEDICAL SURGICAL DEPARTMENT:

Medical Surgical Nursing is a broad specialty of nursing and it deals with the nursing care of patients with various medical surgical conditions. Subjects such as Pharmacology and Pathology are combined with the base of Medical and Surgical nursing to enrich the scientific knowledge of the students.

The faculty of the department imparts in depth knowledge to the students by various innovative teaching methods. Methods like seminars, symposiums, group discussions; case studies, care analysis, case presentations and procedure demonstrations are used to enhance the knowledge and skills of the students. Nursing procedures are discussed as stated in JCI accreditated parent hospital SOP’s and as stated in the Standard Operating Procedures of National health Service & in Cochraine studies

As a part of the clinical experience in Medical Surgical Nursing, students are posted in various units as Medical Surgical, Intensive Care, Operation Theatres and speciality areas like Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Burns & Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Critical Care Units.

The nursing process approach is used to provide nursing care to patients by which the students assess the client problems, formulate the nursing diagnoses and objectives, plan and implement nursing care, and evaluate the effectiveness of care.

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING DEPARTMENT :

Community Health Nursing is the specialty that prepares the students to meet the ever changing challenges of the society. It focuses on the families in the community and population groups with health risks. Urban posting for students is provided at the health post in Mulund and in Tulshetpada, Bhandup whereas rural posting is provided in the Primary Health Centre and at the villages of Vasind & Khadavli.

The Department regularly organizes household surveys, epidemiological investigations, health projects, mass campaigns, home visits, health care programs, school health programs, special clinics, etc. in the adopted villages.

PEDIATRIC DEPARTMENT :

Child Health Nursing is a speciality which focuses on the nursing care of children, both normal and sick. The objective of this course is to prepare students to identify the normal growth and development of children and deviation from the normal, and giving comprehensive nursing care to children suffering from various diseases. Special emphasis is given to Embryology, Genetics, behavioural and social problems, Paediatric medicine, Paediatric Surgery, Nutrition, Growth and Development.

FUNDAMENTAL OF NURSING DEPARTMENT:

In this department the students are initially trained to provide care and practice procedures in an environment called as the "Nursing Laboratories". The laboratories are adequately equipped with simulators, mannequins, models, articles and equipments to provide hands on experience for the students in a controlled setting. Nursing procedures are demonstrated in the laboratories by the experienced faculty and the students are allowed to practice and show return demonstrations. The students learn in the labs by making trial and errors and are promptly guided and corrected by their faculty. The labs leave the students with confidence to practice nursing care efficiently on their patients. In a way labs ensure ethical principles of nursing practice, by safe guarding patients who get exposed to the raw practice of students.

OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY DEPARTMENT :

Obstetric and Gynaecological Nursing focuses on the care of women during the child bearing years. The scope of practice includes reproductive child health, care during pregnancy, labour and puerperium including normal deliveries, family welfare, and care of women with gynaecological problems. The course in Obstetric and Gynaecologic Nursing prepares the students with the knowledge, skill and attitude to function as Nurse Midwives. The theory and practical learning experience provided in the subject equip them to provide comprehensive care to the normal and high risk mothers during antenatal, intranatal and postnatal period including the care of newborns.

MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT :

The Mental Health Nursing Department organizes programs aimed at enabling the students to identify the mental health needs and problems of their clients and to acquire skill in providing comprehensive health care to them, applying preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of mental health care incorporating the principles of Mental Health Nursing.

Hostel facilities are available on first cum first serve basis for female students in a secure surrounding with a professional warden available around the clock. Both vegetarian and non vegetarian meals are served. There is a recreation room in the hostel where students can watch television. Strict hostel rules and timings are maintained. It is mandatory for students to have local guardians.
Hostel Bus : The Institute provides transport services regularly for commuting hostel students between campus and the hostel.