Dr Latha T

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Latha T:

    • Faculty Coordinator, Voluntary Service Organization (VSO), MAHE, Manipal
    • Class Coordinator – 1st Year PBBSc Nursing.
    • Conducts class orientation program.
    • Coordinator of Diabetic Education at Kasturba Hospital Manipal
    • Member of Jalshakthi Team of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    • Clinical Speciality: Medical Surgical Nursing I Subject Coordinator – 1st Year M.Sc. Nursing
    • Sets question papers, Internal assessment forms, formats and clinical rotation plan.
    • Member of Bioethics committee of the college
    • Involved in departmental research activities.
    • Provides clinical supervision to the students.
    • Assists students in conducting research projects.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Medical Surgical Nursing I MSN 605.1A First year MSc Nursing
Foundations of Critical Care Nursing Practice NP 702.1A Second year Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care
Medical Surgical Nursing PBN 310 First year PBBSc Nursing
Pharmacology and Pathology BSN 204 2nd year BSc Nursing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph D in Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal MAHE 2018
Certificate Course in Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Methodology Biostatics Department of Statics, Manipal University 2011 Biostatistics Department of Statistics, Manipal University 2011
PG diploma in Diabetes Education Diabetes Project Hope, International Diabetic Federation 2010
MSc (Master of Science) Medical Surgical Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2008
PC BSc (Post certificate Bachelor of Science) Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2006
GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery) Nursing Manipal School of Nursing, Manipal 1996

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing Assistant Professor - Senior Scale 2011 till date
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing Lecturer 2008 - 2011
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing Staff Nurse 1997 - 2004

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Infection and Infectious disease, Oncology, Nursing Education and Research

Area of Expertise

Infection and Infectious disease, Trauma and Emergency Management, Diabetes

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Trained Nurses Association of India, 1997.
  • Life Member of Karnataka State Nursing Council (KSNC), 1997.
  • Life Member of Asian Association of Cardiac Nurses, 2008.
  • Member of Nursing Research Society of India, 2006.
  • Life Member of Indian Red Cross Society of India, 2011.
  • Life Member of SWCR, 2011.
  • Life Member of Association of Community Pharmacists of India. 2011.
  • Member of Critical Care Nursing Society of India, 2012.
  • ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Pfizer medical grants has sanctioned the project titled, ‘Capacity building of public health professionals for integral approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis’ in November 2019.
  • Received research grant form ICMR for the project, ‘Impact of customized nutritional package on Macro and Micro Nutrients (MAMN) in wound healing among wounded patients of Kasturba Hospital Manipal” in September 2019.
  • The Campbell Collaboration and the George Institute of Health has provided Travel Grant to present the paper on EGM
  • Received a training grant from Global Developmental Network for ‘developing search strategies’ conducted by Cochrane and organised by Campbell collaboration. 
  •  Received Champion Certificate for oral presentation on ‘protect the patients from MRSA colonized healthcare professionals’ at 7th International          Patient Safety Conference on Exploring New Dimensions in Patient Safety, organized by Apollo Hospitals, on 1st and 2nd December 2017, at J W        Marriott, Mumbai.
  • International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC), UK awarded Scholarship for presenting oral research paper on ‘MRSA: The leading pathogen        of Orthopedic infection’ at the 15th Congress of International Federation of Infection Control in conjunction with XIII HISICON, the National                Conference of Hospital Infection Society India from 21st to 24th March 2015 at New Delhi.
  • Best Scientific Paper Award in the National Conference on “Redesigning Clinical teaching – Role of a Clinical Teacher” organized by MIMS College        of Nursing, Calicut, Kerala on 04th and 05th January 2011.

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in India: Barriers and Opportunities for Nursing

2018-01-01 Anice George Sulochana B Berra K Linu Sara George Kamath V

Journal of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Carriage among Health-Care Professionals of a Tertiary Care Hospital.

2018-01-01 Bhat AK Hande MH Mukhopadyay C Elsa Sanatombi Devi Baby S Nayak

Asian J Pharm Clin Res.

Moyamoya disease: A case report.

2017-01-07 Menon G R.

Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences

Knowledge on Legal and Ethical Aspects in Patient Care among Critical Care Nurses.

2016-01-09 Della Verghese Jomon C U

International Journal of Health Sciences and Research

Comparison of body temperature of elderly with adult in South India.

2016-01-01 Baby A Sulochana B

Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences

Factors Influencing Nurses’ Participation in Professional Development Activities.

2015-01-09 Sharon Stephen Prima Jenevive Jyothi D’Souza

International Journal of Health Sciences and Research

The leading pathogen of orthopedic infection. (Abstract)

2015-01-05

Journal of Patient Safety & Infection Control

Effectiveness of Protocol on Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) Technique of Communication among Nurses During Patients' Handoff in a Tertiary Care Hospital.

2015-01-03 Mrs Shalini G Nayak Flavia Castelino

International Journal of Nursing Education

Effectiveness of Acupressure on Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting and the functional status among Cancer Patients Receiving Cisplatin as Radiosensitizer Chemotherapy in Kasturba Hospital Manipal.

2015-01-01 Anusree Augustine Elsa Sanatombi Devi

International Journal of Nursing Education.

MRSA Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Orthopedic Surgery Patients of a Tertiary Care Hospital, South India.

2014-01-04 AK Bhat H M Hande C Mukhopadyay Anice George Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Asian Journal of Medical and Clinical Sciences.

Opinionnaire of Staff Nurses on Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) Handoff Protocol.

2014-01-01 Mrs Shalini G Nayak Castelino Flavia

Journal of Nursing science & practice

Health Status and Lifestyle Practice of Diploma Nursing students.

2013-01-07 Tyngkailin Navaneetha M

International Journal of Nursing Education

Role of Foot and Hand Massage on the Anxiety for Post Operative Open Heart Surgery Patients: a Randomized Control Trial.

2013-01-07 Kaur S Dr Daisy Josphine Lobo

International Journal of Nursing Education.

Body mechanics and perceived physical health problems among computer users

2013-01-01 Pereira M Sebastian A Ashalatha S Bharathi

International Journal of Health Sciences & Research

Interpretive evaluation in nursing education: students' perception.

2013-01-01 Prakash R Dr Daisy Josphine Lobo Elsa Sanatombi Devi Sudhakar C

Indian Journal of Continuing Nursing Education

Training on improving the competency level of self administration of insulin among type 2 diabetes patients.

2013-01-09 Shettigar S Kamath A Alva GL Raju NJ

NUJHS

Effectiveness of two Teaching Methods on ‘Cranial Nerve Assessment’.

2011-01-07 Prakash R Dr Daisy Josphine Lobo

International Journal of Nursing Education.

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

2010-01-07 Sharma P Dev ES Prakash R Mayya S

International Journal of Nursing Education.

A comparative analysis of the outcome of two teaching-learning approaches adopted for teaching pharmacology to undergraduate nursing students.

2010-01-07 Elsa Sanatombi Devi Mayya, S Bairy KL Anice George Mohan M Sindhu B Krishnaendhu Aparna Selma Melita Sheilini

International Journal of Nursing Education.

Beliefs, Preferences and Practices of End of Life Care among Elderly

July 01, 2019 Dr Latha T Dr Elsa Sanatombi Devi Karma Doma Bhutia

Medico-legal Update, July-December 2019

Compliance Towards Infection Prevention and Control Practices in Orthopedic Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital

July 01, 2019 Dr Latha T Anice George Dr Baby S Nayak Dr Elsa Sanatombi Devi Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay Manjunatha Hande Anil K Bhat

Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, July-September 2019

MRSA_the leading pathogen of orthopedic infection in a tertiary care hospital, South India

March 01, 2019 Dr Latha TManjunatha Hande Anil K Bhat Anice George Dr Baby S Nayak Dr Elsa Sanatombi Devi Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay Manjunatha Hande

African Health Sciences.