School of Nursing,Jaya Hospital, Hanamkonda, Warangal
The School of Nursing, housed in the stately structure of the Nurse's Hostel since it's inception in 1986, mainly undertakes the education of nursing students and trained staff.It fosters four and half years B.Sc Nursing with 50 students, three years' Undergraduate Nursing Course to which 60 students (after H.S.C.), Eighteen months MPHW with 40 students are admitted annually on an " Earn and Learn " basis. Through this period, they are exposed to a well planned theoretical and clinical preparation. The first year builds them in Anatomy and Physiology, the Allied Sciences, Nursing Fundamentals and Community Health Nursing. Through the Second year, the students are taught Medical and Surgical Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Paediatric Nursing and Advanced Practical Nursing. Midwifery, Professional Trends and Community Health Nursing are their main subjects in the final year. The school is well equipped with teaching aids and a library, that are conducive to better learning. All through the three years, the students are posted in different fields for an extensive practical experience, including urban and rural community areas. The vast hospital with all its superspecialities is so rich in clinical experience. Students have been known to manage single handedly, especially in times of emergency. It is indeed a privilege to be trained at theJaya Hospital that has such international standing.
At the close of each year, the students have to qualify through a Andhra Pradesh Nursing Council examination. On completion of her course, the fully trained professional completes her recognition on acquiring Andhra Pradesh Nursing Council Registration.Besides professional education, the students are molded towards an all round development. Extra curricular activities are conducted with the purpose of developing individual talents and also extend recreation and entertainment. All the students are members of the Students Nurses Association which is the branch of the National Association which is the branch of the National Professional Organization, The trained Nurses Association of India. Students are encouraged to participate and compete in local, state and national conference and competitions.
The School of Nursing also conducts educative programme for Nursing professionals, both of the Jaya Hospital and of hospitals at local, state and national levels. Short term courses and workshops have so far been conducted in the areas of Nursing education, Maternity Nursing, Neonatal Nursing, Surgical Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing and Critical care Nursing. In service education, incidental and planned is imparted to the Nursing staff.
The School of Nursing has a teaching faculty of 24 tutors, including the Principal . The tutors, mainly graduates and postgraduates in Nursing, work tirelessly towards the achievements of the Institution and by their contributions have also proved their worth at state and national levels. They keep themselves updated on professional and other spheres. It must be mentioned here, that very recently even the Inspection Committee of the Indian Nursing Council had highly appreciated the functioning of the School of Nursing,Jaya Hospital.