Dr Baby S Nayak

Professor & HOD

Department of Child Health Nursing

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Baby S Nayak is Professor of Child Health Nursing and presently holding the position of Head, Department of Child Health Nursing. She functions along with other Heads of Department to achieve strategic goals of the college and University. She is responsible for overall administrative functions of the department.
    She:
     provides leadership to the departmental faculty.
     organizes the departmental curricular and core curricular activities periodically, after discussion with the faculty members.
     collaborates and coordinates with other departments, other constituent colleges and external agencies where students ‘learning is planned.
     plans and conducts faculty developmental programs for departmental staff
     initiates and participates in departmental research
     evaluates the performances of the faculty and students periodically.
     as a PhD Coordinator, Coordinates the research activities of the PhD Scholars in the college
     functions as College level Nodal officer for NAAC (National Assessment & Accreditation Council) unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education
     research supervisor for PG, M.Phil. & PhD students.
     is the subject coordinator of Evidence based practice in Nursing Specialty- I Year M.Phil Nursing

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Nursing Management MSN 701 II Year MSc Nursing
Evidence based practice in nursing Specialty MPN 802 MPhil Nursing
Advanced skills in Leadership, Management & Teaching NP 603 Nurse Practitioner in critical care Post Graduate Residency Program
Dissertation MSc Nursing and MPhil Nursing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Introduction to systematic review and Meta-analysis Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Online course by Johns Hopkins University and offered through Coursera 2016
Certificate course in Bioethics Bio ethics Jointly organized by Centre for Bioethics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal & Clinical Development Services Agency, Faridabad 2016
PhD (Doctorate of Philosophy) Nursing Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2011
Certificate course in Biostatistics and Research methodology Biostatistics and Research Methodology Department of Biostatistics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2007
M Phil (Master of Philosophy) in Nursing Nursing Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal 2005
MSc (Master of Science) Nursing Child Health Nursing Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal 2000
Basic BSc (Bachelor of Science) Nursing Govt College of Nursing Fort Bangalore - 2 1993

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Child Health Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal Professor & HOD May 2019 till date
Manipal College of Nursing Manipal Professor June 2014 to April 2019
Department of Child Health Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal Professor & HOD January 2011 to May 2014
Department of Child Health Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal Associate Professor August 2005 to January 2011.
Alva’s College of Nursing Moodbidri Assistant Professor and Head September 2000 to July 2005
Alva’s College of Nursing Moodbidri Assistant Lecturer/ Clinical instructor Lecturer November 1995 to August 1998
City Institute of Nursing Sciences, Mangalore Nursing Tutor Taught and provided clinical supervision GNM students. 1993 to 1995

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Child Health Nursing, Nursing Research, Nursing Education, Nursing administration

Area of Expertise

Child Health Nursing, Nursing research, Systematic Review, Qualitative Research, Mixed Method research, Evidence Based Practice

Area of Research

Childhood obesity, Newborn care, HIV/AIDS, Child Health, Child nutrition, Systematic review, Adolescent health, Non communicable diseases

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Membership
 
1997: Life member of Trained Nurses Association of India
2007: Society of Midwives of India
2007: National Neonatology forum of India, New Delhi
2008: Nursing Research Society of India
2008: Common Wealth Association for Health & Disability
2014: National Neonatology Forum of India, Karnataka Chapter
 
RESEARCH GRANTS RECEIVED
  • Indian principal investigator for the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) project titled "Indigenizing Evidence Synthesis and Systematic Reviews for International Development and Global Challenges", in collaboration with University College London. Sanctioned in the month of July 2019.
  • Trained nurses association of India, Research scholarship for M.Phil Nursing research in the academic year 2004 – 2005
  • Co - investigator in the project on “Capacity Building for the nurse educators to conduct multidisciplinary research in Geriatric care” - Funded by ICMR-DHR.
  • Principal investigator for the project titled, “Effectiveness of a mHealth (mobile/smart phone) based Preterm Home Care Program (mHealthPHCP) on the developmental outcomes of preterms.” Funded by department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.

AWARDS RECEIVED

1. Best published research article in indexed journal for the year 2010 from Manipal College of Nursing Manipal. 

2. Best published research article in indexed journal for the year 2012 Manipal College of Nursing Manipal.

3. Distinguished alumni award for the year 2012 by Manipal College of Nursing Manipal

4. Best published research paper in Indexed journal for the year 2015 – 2016 by Manipal College of Nursing Manipal

5. Maximum number of publication in indexed journal for the year 2016  by Manipal College of Nursing Manipal

6. Most accomplished faculty award for the year 2016 – 2017 by Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE.

PROJECT HANDLED

Coordinated and organized the project on training of nurses on HIV/AIDS under GFATM funded project organized by INC and conducted at Manipal College of Nursing, MANIPAL.

    Activities carried out under the project

  • Participated in the Master training program conducted at CMCH CON, Vellore from 26th March 2009 to 20th March 2009
  • Participated in the workshop on operational and financial guidelines for implementation of GFATM project conducted at New Delhi, on 7th and 8th April 2009.
  • Coordinated and conducted the training sessions from May 2009 to August 2009
  • Attended the first quarterly meeting at GOA ON 31ST and 1st July 2009.
  • Resource person for the same project at MCON Manipal and other project training centers of Karnataka 
  • Principal Coordinator for the same project from August 2014 till November 2015

TRAINING RECEIVED

2001: Ten days course in continuing education on teaching strategies and methods of teaching in nursing    education organized by College of Nursing, Bangalore, Department of Continuing Education,  Directorate of medical education Govt. of Karnataka 

2007: Training of Ad- hoc inspectors organized by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.

2009: Internal auditors training program for environment management system as per the requirements of International Standard ISO 14000:2004, conducted by consultants on management of quality and Innovations at Manipal Academy of Higher Education premises

2009: Master training programme on HIV/AIDS & ART training for nurses under GFATM (Round – 7) at  College of Nursing, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamilnadu, 632004 organized   by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi  

2010: Integrated Management system – Internal auditor training conducted by TUV Reinland

2014: Training on Tuberculosis under GFATM (Round 7) conducted at St. John’s College of Nursing   Bangalore, Karnataka, organized by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi   

MRSA: The leading pathogen of orthopedic infection in a tertiary care hospital, South India.

2019-01-01 Latha T Anil B Manjunatha, H Chiranjay, M Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George

African Health Sciences, 19(1), 1393 – 1401.

Malnutrition among Children in Karnataka: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

2018-01-11 Ansuya B Unnikrishnan N Ravishankar Avinash Shetty Suneel C Mundkur

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, Vol-12(11): LC30-LC3530 (Scopus Indexed, Q4).

Randomized controlled trial on effectiveness of mHealth (mobile/smartphone) based Preterm Home Care Program on developmental outcomes of preterms: Study protocol.

2018-01-11 Leslie Edward Lewis Binu Margaret E Ramesh Bhat Y Joslin D'Almeida Tenzin Phagdol

Journal of Advanced Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/jan.13879. (Scopus Indexed)

Prevalence of Childhood Hypertension in South Asia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

2018-01-10 AnjalinD’souza Sheela Shetty N Ravishankar

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. Vol-12(10): LC13-LC18. (Scopus Indexed,)

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus carriage among health-care professionals of a tertiary care hospital.

2018-01-01 Latha T Bhat A Manjunatha Hande, H Mukhopadyay, C Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 11 (3), pp. 346-349.

Knowledge among mothers’ of children and youth with hemophilia-a cross sectional survey at a hemophilia center.

2018-01-01 AnjalinD’souza Nayak, D Kurien, A Shah, H Anice George Mamatha Shivananda Pai

Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 9 (3), pp. 27-32.

Risk factors for malnutrition among preschool children in rural Karnataka: a case-control study

2018-01-01 Ansuya Anice George Dr Shashidhara Y N Mundkur, Suneel C Guddattu, Vasudeva

BMC Public Health, 18 (283). 01-08.

Randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention on migraine: A study protocol.

2017-01-01 Renjith, Vishnu Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George

Journal of Advanced Nursing. pp. 1-9. ISSN 1365-2648

Mothers Knowledge on Malnutrition: Community Based Cross Sectional Study

2018-01-01 Ansuya Unnikrishnan, B Anice George Dr Shashidhara Y N Mundkur, Suneel C

Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 9 (1). pp. 37-41.

Pooling of effect estimates obtained from various study designs in systematic reviews of public health interventions: A Bayesian approach to meta-analysis.

2017-01-01 Lewis, M.G Guddattu, V Kamath, A Biju, S Judith Angelitta Noronha Nair, N.S.

Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 5(3), 137 – 142.

Quality of life among cancer patients.

2017-01-01 Malathi G Nayak Anice George Vidyasagar, MS Mathew, Stanley, Nayak, Sudhakar Dr Shashidhara Y N Kamath, Asha

Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 23 (4). pp. 445-450. ISSN 0973-1075

Effect of Complementary Therapies in Patients Following Cardiac Surgery: A Narrative Review.

2017-01-01 Dr. Ramesh C Pai, V.B Patil, N.T Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Holistic Nursing Practice, 31(5), 315N- 324.

Antepartum Breathing Exercises and predictors for spontaneous vaginal delivery among primigravid and multigravid women: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

2017-01-01 Sushmitha Ramona Karkada Bhat, Parvati V Bhat, Shashikala K Anice George Judith Angelitta Noronha

Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 8 (4). pp. 271-275.

Effectiveness of self-management programmes in diabetes management: A systematic review.

2017-01-01 Vas, A Elsa Sanatombi Devi Vidyasagar, S Acharya, R. Rau, N.R Anice George Tessy Treesa Jose

International Journal of Nursing Practice, 23 (5), art. no. e12571,

Nurses' perception of clinical decision making ability: A cross- sectional survey.

2017-01-01 Nageshwar, V Anice George Tessy Treesa Jose Judith Angelitta Noronha Nileshwar, Anitha Prabhu, Manjunath Valsaraj, Blessy Prabha

The Nursing journal of India, 108 (4). pp. 152-156.

A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of a nurse navigator programme on outcomes of people with breast cancer: Study protocol

2017-01-01 Chillakunnel Hussain Rawther S. Pai M.S. Fernandes D.J. Mathew S. Binu, V.S. Chakrabarty, Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George

Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(4), 977-988.

Clinical outcomes of snuggle up position using positioning AIDS for preterm (27-32 weeks) infants.

2017-01-01 Yashoda Sathish Lewis, L.E Judith Angelitta Noronha Anice George Mamatha Shivananda Pai Bhat, R Purkayastha, J.

Iranian Journal of Neonatology, 8(1), 1 – 6.

Pre-operative anxiety in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery – A cross-sectional study.

2017-01-01 Dr. Ramesh C Pai, V.B Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 7, 31-36.

Effectiveness of home safety supervisory program on child injury, Caregivers Knowledge and Behavioural outcome- A Randomized Controlled trial protocol,

2017-01-01 Renu, G Mamatha Shivananda Pai Sunil Mundkur, C Dinesh M Nayak Dr Shashidhara Y N Anice George

Medico – Legal updates, 17(1), 124 – 129.

A portrayal of childhood injury among under- five year children.

2017-01-01 Renu, G Anice George Mamatha Shivananda Pai Mundkur, S.C Dr Shashidhara Y N

Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 8(1), 24-28.

School Based Multicomponent Intervention for Obese Children in Udupi District, South India – A Randomized Controlled Trial.

2016-01-12 Vinod H Bhat

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 10(12): SC24-SC28.

Nurses Perception of Factors Influencing Clinical Decision Making.

2016-01-10 Nageshwar V Judith Angelitta Noronha Anitha Nileshwar Anice George Tessy Treesa Jose Blessy Prabha Valsaraj

Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 7(4), 54 – 58.

Experiences of Mothers on Parenting Children with Leukemia.

2016-01-04 Cornelio, Sheryl J Anice George

Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 22 (2). pp. 168-172. ISSN 0973-1075

Knowledge and Attitude of Mothers of Under Five Children with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

2016-01-10 Siva N Nisha P V

Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 7(4). 5 – 10

Tobacco Use among Migrant Adolescents of Udupi District, Karnataka: A Survey of Knowledge, Attitude and Pattern of Use.

2016-01-04 D'Silva, Sara Yashoda Sathish

Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 7 (2). pp. 27-30. ISSN 0976-5506

Status of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) In India – A Narrative Review.

2016-01-01 Leena Sequira Ravindra Prabhu Shreemathi S Mayya Shankar Prasad Nagaraju Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George

International Education & Research Journal, 2(1), 121 – 124. E-ISSN : 2454-9916

Epidemiology and profile of pediatric burns - a retrospective review.

2015-01-12 Sangeetha Priyadarshini Pramod Kumar Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George Mamatha Shivananda Pai Vijay Kumar

The journal of Society for Wound Care and Research. 8(1):29-33. ISSN 2229-3221

Health belief model: a theoretical framework for the development of home safety supervisory program in childhood injury prevention.

2015-02-11 Renu, G Anice George Mamatha Shivananda Pai Suneel C Mundkur Dinesh M Nayak Dr Shashidhara Y N

International Journal of Current Research, 7(11), .22691-22695. ISSN: 0975-833X

Health Related Quality of Life of Children with Chronic Illness.

2015-01-12 Kumar, Vini S Yashoda Sathish

The Nursing Journal of India (3). pp. 125-127.

Risk assessment of chronic kidney disease

2015-01-07 Leena Sequira Prabhu, Ravindra Mayya, Shreemathi S Prasad, Shankar Anice George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

International Journal of Scientific Research, 4 (9). pp. 70-71. ISSN 2277 – 8179.

Symptoms Experienced by Cancer Patients and Barriers to Symptom Management.

2015-01-09 Malathi G Nayak Anice George Vidyasagar, MS Mathew, Stanley Nayak, Sudhakar Dr Shashidhara Y N Kamath, Asha

Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 21 (3). pp. 349-354. ISSN 0973-1075

Is Clinical Decision Making Skills are developed through Academic Nurturing? A Review Based on Available Literature.

2015-01-06 Nageshwar V Judith Angelitta Noronha Anitha Nileshwar Anice George Tessy Treesa Jose Blessy Prabha Valsaraj

Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing. 19, 50 – 58

Complementary therapies for patients undergoing cardiac surgery: an evidence based literature review.

2015-01-08 Ramesha, C Pai, Vasudev Patil, Nitin Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 1 (2). pp. 112-117. ISSN 2395-1397

Reproductive health problems and health seeking behaviour among adolescent girls of Udupi district, Karnataka.

2015-01-07 Pavithran, Swetha Yashoda Sathish Sangeetha Priyadarshini

Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 1 (2). pp. 87-90. ISSN 2395-1397

Bag Pack Weight and Musculoskeletal Discomfort among School Children.

2015-01-06 George, Deepti Sheela Shetty

Nursing and Midwifery Research Journal, 11 (3). pp. 97-102.

Noise in Neonatal Intensive care unit: Effects on Hospitalized Preterm Infants.

2015-30-04 Sonia Rosaline Blanch D’Souza Lewis, Leslie E Kumar, Vijay Kamath, Asha Judith Angelitta Noronha Anice George

Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 1(1). pp. 57-62.

Effectiveness of massage therapy on post-operative outcomes among patients undergoing cardiac surgery: A systematic review.

2015-01-04 Ramesh, C Pai, Vasudev Baburaya Patil, Nitin Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

International Journal of Nursing Sciences, 2. pp. 304-312.

Impact of Massage Therapy on Post-operative Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery: Narrative Review.

2015-01-04 Ramesh, C Patil, Nitin Pai, Vasudev Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Asian Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 3 (7). pp. 1-4.

Anxiety In Breast Cancer Patients, Undergoing Surgery As A Primary Treatment Modality.

2014-01-12 Shejila, CH Mamatha Shivananda Pai Fernandes, Donald J Anice George Elsa Sanatombi Devi Dr Jyothi Chakrabarty Mathew, Stanley

Asia Pacific Journal of Research, 1 (20). pp. 17-23. ISSN 2320-5504

Quality of life and Social Support among Children Living with HIV (CLHIV) in South India.

2014-01-12 Bharathi Mamatha Shivananda Pai

IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 3 (6). pp. 55-58. ISSN 2320–1959

Stigma and Discrimination Among Children Living with HIV (clhiv) in South India.

2014-01-12 Bharathi Mamatha Shivananda Pai

Asia Pacific Journal of Research, 1. pp. 75-81. ISSN 2347-4793

Stress among antenatal women in India

2014-01-10 Maria Pais Pai, Muralidhar V Kamath, Asha Anice George Judith Angelitta Noronha Nambiar, Jayaram Joisa, Ganapathi H

International Journal of Nursing Care, 2 (2). pp. 63-67. ISSN 2320-8651

Knowledge and practices of postnatal mothers on newborn care in tertiary care hospital of Udupi district.

2014-01-09 Castalino, F AnjalinD’souza

Nitte University Journal of Health Sciences, 4 (2). pp. 98-101. ISSN 2249-7110

Knowledge of commonly used OTC drugs among mothers of children un Udupi District Karnataka.

2014-01-06 Philip, Daisy T Yashoda Sathish

I-manager’s Journal on Nursing, 4 (1). pp. 18-22. ISSN 2231-4504

Food adulteration and family’s knowledge on food adulteration in selected village of Udupi Taluk, Karnataka

2013-01-01 Abidfa Heem TK Maxie Andrade

Nitte University Journal of Health Sciences, 3(2), 2013, 33- 37.

Practices and factors influencing the use of over the counter drugs among mothers of children, Udupi district, Karnataka

2012-01-01 Daisy T Philip Yashoda S

International Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 2012, 49(6), 162 - 165.

Prevalence of overweight/ obesity among school children in Karnataka, South India

2011-01-01 H Vinod Bhat

International Journal of Public Health Research, Special Issue, 2011, 180- 184.

Alcohol versus sterile water cleaning for new born umbilical cord care

2011-01-01 Ranjani P Sonia R B D’souza Maria Pais Manjula

I- Manager’s Journal on Nursing, 2011, 1 (3), 18 -24.

Physical activity risk factors for childhood overweight and obesity

2011-01-01 Vinod Bhat

Managers Journal on Nursing, 1(1), 2011, 6 - 10.

Acupressure and physical stress among high school students

2011-01-03 Rachana Das Binu Margaret

Holistic Nursing Practice, March/April 2011, 97 - 104.

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of Acupressure on menstrual discomforts among adolescent girls

2011-01-07 Soja SL Daisy J Lobo

International Journal of Nursing Education, July - December 2011, 3(2), 107 - 108.

Television viewing and health behaviour of children in South India

2011-01-04

The Nursing Journal of India, April 2011, CII (4). 84 - 87.

Effectiveness of acupressure on achievement stress among high school students

2011-01-01 Rachana Das Binu Margaret

International Journal of Nursing Education, 3(1), 2011, 78 -81.

Awareness of palliative care among diploma nursing students

2011-01-01 Karkada S

Indian J Palliat Care, 2011, 17:20-3.

A comparative study on the academic performance, anthropometric measurements, Cognitive development, reaction time and self defence mechanism among Karate and Non Karate performers of selected schools in Udupi District, Karnataka

Jilu Saly Jose

MSc Thesis 2017.

A study on the health services utilization by mothers for children and child rearing practices of mothers of under-five children in selected migrant areas of Shivamogga District: a mixed method study.

2016-01-09 Anupama MS

MPhil thesis

Breakfast skipping and eating patterns and its influence on academic achievement and nutritional status among selected colleges of nursing in Udupi district, Karnataka”

2016-01-07 Pratiti Haldar

MSc Thesis

A study to assess knowledge attitude and health seeking behaviors among the mothers of under-five children with upper respiratory tract infection attending pediatric outpatient department in secondary care hospitals of Udupi District, Karnataka

2015-01-07 Siva N

MSc Thesis

A cross sectional study on relationship between bag pack weight and musculoskeletal discomfort and perception of bag pack weight among upper primary school students of selected schools of Udupi District, Karnataka.

2014-01-07 Deepthi George

MSc Thesis

A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding tobacco consumption among the adolescents in the selected migrant areas of Udupi District

2014-01-07 Sara DSilva

MSc Thesis

A study to assess the prevalence of depression and its contributing factors among the adolescents in the secondary schools of Udupi District, Karnataka

2013-01-07 Hishey Lamu Bhutia

MSc Thesis

Prevalence and risk factors for malnutrition and effectiveness of need based intervention on nutritional status and cognitive development of preschool children in Anganwadi Centres of Udupi District

2013-01-04 Ansuya

PhD Student

Effectiveness of comprehensive nursing interventions program (CNIP) on anxiety, fatigue, self-efficacy and quality of life among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery in tertiary care hospital – A randomized controlled trial.

Ramesh

PhD Student

A study to determine the effectiveness of assertive communication session on assertive communication among B.Sc. Nursing students in selected Colleges of Bangalore,

2014-01-07 Rachana Das

MPhil Thesis

Effectiveness of calisthenics on sleep quality and depression among institutionalized elderly of selected districts of Karnataka, July 2013

2013-01-07 Rohisha K

MSc Thesis

A phenomenological study on the experiences of mothers on parenting children with Leukaemia in a selected hospital of Udupi District, Karnataka

2012-01-01 Sheryl Jyothi Cornelio

The objectives of the study were to describe the lived experiences of mothers on parenting children with Leukaemia, analyse the experiences to derive the major concerns/ themes. The population of the study included the mothers of children between the age group of 1 to 16 years undergoing treatment for leukaemia. Purposive sampling was used to select the sample. The data saturation in this study reached when the data collection reached10 mothers. Analysis of the data was done based on Husserl’s phenomenological approach.