Dr Ramesh C

Lecturer

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Ramesh C is lecturer in the Department of Medical Surgical Nursing and involves himself in various departmental activities and tasks of Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE, Manipal.

    He

    • is the Managing editor of Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences (MJNHS), MCON Manipal.
    • is the subject coordinator of Pharmacology, Pathology and Genetics
    • Sets question papers for sessional and university exams
    • Evaluates answer sheets and assignments
    • Conducts lectures for the students
    • Provides clinical teaching to the students
    • Supervises the students in the clinical area 
    • Involves in departmental research activities
    • Conducts independent research projects 
    • is the research supervisor for postgraduate, M.Phil. and PhD students  

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Medical-Surgical Nursing - I MSN 605.1A First Year MSc Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing II BSN 301 Third Year BSc Nursing
Pharmacology & Pathology BSN 204 Second Year BSc Nursing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Cardiovascular Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2017
Master of Science Medical Surgical Nursing Sri Ramachandra College of Nursing, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai 2008
Bachelor of Science Nursing Sri Ramachandra College of Nursing Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai 2005

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer January 2018 – till date
Dr D Y Patil College of Nursing, Dr D Y Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pune Associate Professor June 2017 - December 2017
Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Junior Research Fellow & PhD Scholar October 2013 – May 2017
College of Nursing, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru Assistant Professor June 2011 - September 2013
College of Nursing, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru Lecturer May 2008 - May 2011
Sri Ramachandra Hospital, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai Staff Nurse June 2005 – June 2006

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Medical Surgical Nursing, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Nursing, Nursing Research, Evidence Based Practice, Evidence Based Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Operation Theatre Nursing, Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension

Area of Expertise

Medical Surgical Nursing, Cardiovascular Nursing, Operation Theatre Nursing, Nursing Research, Randomized Controlled Trial, Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis

Area of Research

Cardiovascular Nursing, Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis, Health and Nursing Informatics, Cardiovascular Diseases, Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, from 2014 – till date
 Life Member of TNAI - Trained Nurses Association of India, 2005
 Life Member of NRSI - Nursing Research society of India, 2015
 

AWARDS RECEIVED

  • Distinguished Alumni Award 2018 during the Founder’s day and University day celebration on 19.09.2018 held at Sri Ramachandra Unversity, Porur, Chennai -118.
  • Best oral paper award for research work titled “Effectiveness of reflexology on anxiety of patients undergoing cardiovascular interventional procedures: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials” during the International Conference organized by Krupanidhi College of Nursing, Krupanidhi Group of Institutions, Bengaluru on 10.12.2018.
  • Best oral paper award for research work titled “Effectiveness of comprehensive nursing intervention programme on anxiety, fatigue, self-efficacy and quality of life among patients undergoing CABG surgery - A randomized controlled trial” during the International Conference organized by Institute of Nursing Sciences, KLE University, Belagavi, Karnataka on 24.11.2018.
  • Best Oral Paper Award during the International Conference on Global Challenges in Health Care held at Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal in February 2018.
  • Publication and Research Award in recognition of contribution to student research at Manipal Academy of Higher Education and for publishing research work in Scopus/Web of Science indexed journal during the year 2017.
  • Dr TMA Pai Fellowship for pursuing full-time PhD in Faculty of Nursing at Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education in October 2013.

The effectiveness of reflexology on anxiety of patients undergoing cardiovascular interventional procedures: A systematic review and Meta -analysis of randomized controlled trials.

2019-01-01 Eilean Lazarus Rathinasamy C. Suresh Jyothi Ramesh

Journal of Advanced Nursing. 75 (2019) 43 - 53. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13822.

Adherence to dietary and fluid restrictions among patients undergoing hemodialysis: An observational study.

2019-01-01 Harish Beerappa

Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health 7 (2019) 127–130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2018.05.003.

Community-based educational intervention on necklace method as a natural family planning amongst reproductive age group women in India.

2018-09-01 Jyothi Ramesh

International Journal of Nursing Sciences. Volume 5, Page 515-529.

Effect of preoperative education on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2017-01-12 Baby S Nayak Vasudev Baburaya Pai Nitin Patil Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Journal of PeriAnaesthesia Nursing. Volume 32, Issue 6, Page 515-529.

Effect of complementary therapies in patients following cardiac surgery: Narrative review

2017-01-09 Baby S Nayak Vasudev Baburaya Pai Nitin Patil Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Holistic Nursing Practice. Volume 31, Issue -5, Page: 315-324.

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

2017-01-06 Baby S Nayak Vasudev Baburaya Pai Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

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

Effectiveness of educational intervention on the knowledge about acquired immunodeficiency syndrome among school students.

2017-01-04 Harish Beerappa

HIV & AIDS Review. Volume 16, Issue 2, Page: 96-99.

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

2015-01-08 Baby S Nayak Vasudev Baburaya Pai Nitin Patil Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

International Journal of Nursing Sciences. Volume 2, Issue 3, 304-312

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

2015-01-07 Baby S Nayak Vasudev Baburaya Pai Nitin Patil Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 2, Page: 112-117.

Impact of massage therapy on post-operative outcomes after cardiac surgery: Narrative review

2015-01-04 Baby S Nayak Vasudev Baburaya Pai Nitin Patil Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Asian Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume 03, Issue 07, Page: 1-4

Effectiveness of psycho-education on care givers burden among caregivers of patients with schizophrenia

2013-01-12 Sunanda G T Eilean Victoria L

International Journal of Nursing Care. Volume 1, Issue 2, Page: 129-133.

Effectiveness of cardiotocography training programme on knowledge and skill among nurses working in maternity units.

2013-01-12 Sowmya M N Gayathri Priya Jyothi Ramesh

Nitte University Journal of Health Science. Volume 3, Issue 4, Page: 87-92.

Menopausal transition among northern Indian women

2013-01-06 Vijayalakshmi S Eilean Victoria L

Nitte University Journal of Health Science. Volume 3, Issue 2, Page: 73-79.

Coronary risk scores and major adverse cardiac events (MACE) among patients presenting to the emergency medicine department with undifferentiated chest pain: A cross-sectional study

August 01, 2019 Dr Ramesh C Ms. Chaitra Shetty Dr. Vimal Krishnan

Effectiveness of nurse-led intervention on caregiver burden and quality of life among the primary caregivers of patients with dementia: A randomized controlled trial

August 01, 2019 Dr Ramesh C Ms. Clarita Shynal Martis Dr Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Stress, coping and experiences of caregivers of traumatic brain injury patients in the neurosurgery department of a tertiary care hospital: A mixed method research

July 01, 2019 Dr Ramesh C Ms. Preena Maria Corda DR. JYOTHI CHAKRABARTY

Caregiver strain and experiences of the caregivers of children with cerebral palsy in a selected rehabilitative centre: A mixed method study

July 01, 2019 Dr Ramesh C Ms. Dipanjali Roy Dr Mamatha Shivananda Pai

Health literacy and its barriers among the health science and non-health science faculty members: A cross-sectional survey

July 01, 2018 Dr Ramesh C Ms. Felcita Lavina Cuthino Dr. Melita Sheilini