The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research is popularly known as JIPMER. The Institution was upgraded as an Institute of National Importance under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. JIPMER Hospital is a 2137 bedded multispecialty hospital.
College of Nursing, JIPMER
In JIPMER, the College of Nursing was started in August 2006. It is functioning with exclusive three level building and fully equipped with advanced modern equipment to learn the full spectrum of nursing care. The students are provided with class room learning, simulation learning, clinical learning and field learning with all modern teaching aids. The students have access to library facilities from central library and college of nursing where students have free access to rich collection of books, e-books, journals and e-journals. Further, College of Nursing is equipped with computer lab with internet and Wi5 connections. The classes are taught by experienced faculty both college of nursing & JIPMER faculty members.
The College of Nursing, JIPMER aim is to prepare nursing graduate to assume responsibilities as professionally competent nurses and midwives in providing holistic care. Students are given hands-on training in different areas like basic medical science such as Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Genetics, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Child Health Nursing, Maternity Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing administration, statistics and Nursing research. The B.Sc. (N), M.Sc. (N) and Post Basic Diploma courses are designed according to the regulations of the Indian Nursing Council. An exclusive Library facility is accessible for nursing students in college of Nursing.
The Nursing faculty members have published research and review papers in National and International indexed journals. They were invited as resource person for conference and workshops organized by other Institutes and also presented paper in National and International conferences in various institutions. We are conducting faculty development programme and Journal club programme once in a month regularly, where each faculty will present a topic on recent issues and trends and discussed the research article also.
Nightingale House, JIPMER
JIPMER has Nightingale house hostel with a four-level building of 44,514 sq.ft. located within JIPMER campus and just in front of the College of Nursing which is exclusively for Nursing students. Residential facilities in the hostel are excellent for ideal development of students. The hostel’s ambience is highly conducive to pleasant learning and peaceful living within the campus. The hostel provides excellent living rooms, reading rooms, recreation (indoor & outdoor) facilities, sanitary facilities and good water supply for 24 hours. Hostel has adequate bathroom and toilet facilities. The Food for the hostel inmates is catered by Life food catering services Pondicherry. Hostel has hygienic kitchen and dining hall with 100 seating capacity.