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:
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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.