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Nursing is a unique profession within the health care sector. It encompasses art as well as science in nursing care which has autonomy and provides autonomous and collaborative care to the individuals of all ages, families, communities, sick or well and in all settings. It includes the promotion of health, the prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people. Nursing continues to be an indispensable service in the health care sector. Nursing practice is also continuously dynamic as it grows continuously through health care, research, education, quality improvement and advocacy.
The KGMU Institute of Nursing, Lucknow has been established with a goal to become a benchmark in the field of Nursing Education and Research in India in the year 2015. The first batch of B.Sc. nursing was started in August 2015 with an enrolment of 100 students and of M.Sc. Nursing with 10 students in two specialities i.e., Psychiatric nursing and Medical surgical nursing. Post graduate diploma in Psychiatric nursing course is running in the institution with the enrolment of 20 students every year.
The idea of establishment of Institute of Nursing glimmered in the mind of Hon'ble Vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Ravi Kant. With his intention and interest, he initiated the process of establishing the Nursing Institute. Prof. Dr. J. V. Singh was appointed as Dean for faculty of Nursing. With his enormous effort and guidance in collaboration with Department of Community medicine and Public health, a proposal was made by the Registrar of King George's Medical University, Lucknow, U.P to the Government of U.P for the establishment of Nursing college. In 2014, NOC was obtained from the government of UP to start the nursing college. Proposal was sent to INC for B.Sc.Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing session. As per INC norms, through Chief Medical Superintendent, University administration has allotted the space for the college in Kalam Center. The college was started with contractual faculties including Assistant Professors, Clinical Instructors, librarian, clerk, peon and a care taker. 1st inspection of INC held on 18 & 19th May 2015 and 10 seats for M.Sc. Nursing and 100 seats for B.Sc. Nursing was approved. The students were selected through proper process like entrance examination and counselling. The session was commenced on 17th August 2015. For faculty appointment, Government of U.P sanctioned 49 posts (presently 7 Assistant Professors and 13 Clinical Instructors) and after selection, they were appointed as a permanent faculty.
Mrs. Rashmi P John has been given the charge of (Actg) Principal to look after the UG and PG courses in KGMU Institute of Nursing. The Executive council of KGMU has changed the name from KGMU College of Nursing to KGMU Institute of Nursing with the aim to have various nursing courses under the umbrella of this university
Proposal was sent to Indian Nursing Council for renewal of B.Sc. Nursing Course and enhancement of M.Sc. Nursing seats.
To start Ph.D. Nursing
To become one of the nation's top nursing institution that develop leaders in nursing and health care whose actions, discoveries and voices strengthen and advance the health of individuals and communities worldwide.
To promote and advance the health and well-being through excellence in nursing, interdisciplinary teaching, nursing research, practice and service while fostering diversity and inclusion.
Aims & Objective:
To train and educate nursing students so that they can contribute in all branches of nursing for promotion of health, prevention of diseases, maintenance of health and care during illness.
Ensure teaching excellence to prepare nurses and leaders, locally and globally who provide evidence-based patient - centered care
Engage in inter-professional relationships, collaborative research, and clinical partnerships to optimize student learning
Promote a culture of scholarship and contribution to the discipline to enhance the profession and knowledge of nursing
Create an environment supporting the university mission and vision.
To prepare graduates and postgraduates with a sound educational programme which is innovative and academically challenging in nursing to enable them to function as efficient members of the health team to assume responsibilities as professional and competent nurses in providing promotive, curative and rehabilitative services.
Prepare nurses who can work skilfully in both rural and urban settings, to face and meet the growing global health care arena.