Dr Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Professor

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Elsa Sanatombi Devi is Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Surgical Nursing.

    She:

    • Maintains the departmental academic activities.
    • Monitors classroom and clinical attendance and progress.
    • Coordinates research activities of the department.
    • Organizes world health events to promote awareness among students and public.
    • Organizes continuing nursing education programs.
    • Conducts department meetings.
    • Audits departmental activities through integrated management systems.
    • Manages the quality process of the college as IMR (Institutional Management Representative of Manipal Academy of Higher Education).
    • Manages of first aid classes for KMC-IC.
    • Monitors PhD candidates enrolled in the department.
    • Reports departmental information to the HOI.
    • Regularizes departmental ongoing activities.
    • Maintains standards of functioning through peer and student evaluation.
    • Guides students in research activities.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Medical surgical nursing- cardiovascular and cardiothoracic nursing MSN 702.1.1A

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Medical Surgical nursing Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2012
MSc Medical Surgical nursing (Cardiovascular And Cardiothoracic Nursing& Renal Nursing) Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2003
PCBSc Nursing Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2001
GNM (General Nursing & Mid wife) Nursing Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 1996

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
MCON Professor and HOD
MCON QMR 2009 - till date
MCON Additional QMR 2006 - 2009

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Medication administration, Educational environment, Student and patient counselling, Innovation in care aspects (development of simple gadgets), Diabetes management and patient’s compliance

Area of Expertise

Medication administration, Nursing care of medical and surgical conditions, Diabetes

Area of Research

Comparative analysis of the outcome of two teaching learning approaches adopted for teaching pharmacology, Effective infection control measures with LAD therapy- Nurse’s role, Identification of health problems of patients undergoing haemodialysis using Self Care Deficit Theory and application of nursing process approach care, Effectiveness of individualised teaching on diabetic foot care and key factors to compliance among diabetic patients, Professional and personal challenges of nurses when caring for PLHIV, Effect of body position change on selected hemodynamic parameters of patients after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery in selected hospitals of Karnataka, A comparative analysis of the outcome of two teaching-learning approaches adopted for teaching pharmacology to undergraduate nursing students, Efficacy of an interactive session on nursing students’ perception of assertiveness in clinical milieu, Knowledge and practice of self- medication among baccalaureate nursing students, Perception and attitude towards work-life balance among Allied and Nursing health care professional, Nursing students’ perception of effective teaching methods in learning pharmacology, Knowledge of cardiac emergency drugs and its application in clinical practice among undergraduate students of a college of nursing in Karnataka, Study to assess the effectiveness of interpretative exercises in improving the interpretative ability of Basic B.Sc. Nursing students on selected radio-diagnostic images, SILP for care of patients undergoing haemodialysis, Subjective depressive feelings of elderly above 60 years

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • National faculty position in Society for wound Care and Research
  • Best research publication in registered journal 2012 MCON.
  • Award for “Maximum number of research publications and presentations”, 2011.
  • Award for “Maximum number of research publications and presentations”, 2010.
  • Avishkara certificate for idea generated on self-monitoring device i.e. a wrist watch with BP, pulse, respiration and temperature.
  • President’s gold medal for standing first in MSc Nursing 2003.
  • Life member of TNAI (Trained Nurses association of India)
  • Life member of Indian Science Congress, Kolkata, India
  • Life member of NRSI (Nursing Research society of India)
  • Life member of Multidisciplinary Approach to Wound Management and Research Association
  • Member of International Society for Pharmaco-economics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), USA
  • Life member of Karnataka Society for Pharmaco-economics and Outcomes (KSPOR)
  • Life member of Association of Community Pharmacists of India, MCOPS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
  • Life member of Asian Association of Cardiac Nurses, B M Birla Heart Research Centre, Kolkata
  • Member of BOS Nursing, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
  • In-charge Community services and member of Executive Committee - Association of Community Pharmacists of India (ACPI), MCOPS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
  • Member of Voluntary Service Organisation (VSO), Manipal Academy of Higher Education
     

Comparative analysis of the outcome of two teaching learning approaches adopted for teaching pharmacology

2013-01-01 Hreemathi S Mayya Bairy KL Anice George Manu Mohan K

IJONE, Devtech Publishers and Printers Pvt Ltd, Vol 5(2), Pg 66-71.

Interpretative evaluation in nursing education students’ perception

2013-01-01 Latha T Ratna P Daisy JL Christopher Sudhakar

Indian Journal of Continuing Education, Vol 14 (1), Pg 61-64.

Effective infection control measures with LAD therapy- Nurse’s role

2012-01-01 Elsa Sanatombi Devi

JSWCR, Open Access Journal, Vol 5(1), Pg 43-45.

Supportive supervision focus for the hour where health is valued (HIV) - a challenge but pleasant experience

2012-01-01 Elsa Sanatombi Devi

TNAI Newsletter, www.inc.org

Identification of health problems of patients undergoing haemodialysis using self-care deficit theory and application of nursing process approach care

2010-01-01 Ravindra Prabhu Bhanumathi PP Leena Sequiera Shreemathi S Mayya

IJONE, Devtech Publishers and Printers Pvt Ltd, Vol 4(1), Pg 15-17.

Nursing Professionals attitude towards biostatistics and its implications to teaching

2011-01-01 Shreemathi S Mayya

IJONE, Devtech Publishers and Printers Pvt Ltd, Vol 3(2), Pg 26-28.

Effectiveness of individualised teaching on diabetic foot care and key factors to compliance among diabetic patients

2011-01-01 Yashoda A

Journal SWCR, Vol 4(1), Pg 34-38.

Effectiveness of plain ice cube vs flavoured Ice cubes in preventing oral mucositis associated with 5Flurouracil among cancer patients

2011-01-01 Flavia C

IJONE, Devtech Publishers and Printers Pvt Ltd, Vol 3(2), Pg 38-40.

Professional and personal challenges of nurses when caring for PLHIV

2010-01-01 Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Quarterly Newsletter of Indian Nursing Council, Vol 2(2), Pg 1

Effect of body position change on selected haemodynamic parameters of patients after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in selected hospitals of Karnataka

2011-01-01 Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Asian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Vol 19(1), Pg 11-18.

Effect of body position change on selected haemodynamic parameters of patients after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in selected hospitals of Karnataka

2006-01-01 Sajith Kumar

The project was based on positioning patient after coronary artery bypass graft. The patients selected belong to both groups who underwent on-pump and off-pump surgery at Manipal Hospital Bangalore. The study examined the various body position that may impact the patient’s haemodynamic parameters after CABG Surgery.

Efficacy of an interactive session on nursing students’ perception of assertiveness in clinical milieu

2008-01-01 Pragya Sharma

The project aimed at exploring the status of postpartum depression in Udupi district. The study was done among 3rd year BSc Nursing students. An intervention on assertive exercises was given with various scenarios and the study proved that assertion improved among nursing students in the clinical scenario after the intervention and hence assertiveness can be taught and learnt.

A study to assess the effectiveness of interpretative exercises in improving the interpretative ability of Basic B.Sc. Nursing students on selected radio-diagnostic images

2009-01-01 Krishnaendhu

The study is in the area of radio diagnostics where high specialisation was required. The students underwent an exposure to the specific diagnostic images under the expert guidance of the radio diagnostic faculty. The students’ exercise test included all interpretative exercise through images to be labelled and identification and also justification. Study proved that interpretative exercise helped students’ learning more meaningful through clinical reasoning and critical thinking to take a critical decision in nursing care management.