Dr. Melita Sheilini

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Melita Sheilini assists the Head of the Department in various departmental activities and involves herself in the college activities.

    She:

    • Has around 10 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students 
    • Had been the resource person for the Continuing Nursing Education classes for one week on ‘Advanced Intensive Care’ for the staff nurses working at AL Salam International hospital at Kuwait during February 2016.
    • Had been the trainer for the Training of Trainers (TOT) program for nurses on HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis under “The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) Round-7”. 
    • Trained as Internal Quality Auditor for Integrated Management System (ISO 9001:2008 & 14001:2004)
    • Trained and certified in AHA (American Heart Association)-BLS and ACLS program and member of the Kasturba Hospital, Manipal CPR committee.
    • Coordinates the institutional bioethics activities at MCON, MAHE, Manipal
    • Functions as the coordinator for the antiragging committee of MCON, MAHE, Manipal. 
    • Coordinating the open elective course on Medical Emergency and First aid for the students of MIT. 
    • Teacher Guardian for 1st Year BSc students.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Advanced Pathophysiology applied to Critical Care Nursing NP 604 Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care-Post graduate Residency Program
Advanced Nursing Practice MSN 603 1st Year MSc Nursing
Pharmacology & Pathology BSN 204 2nd Year BSc Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing BSN 202 Second year MSc Nursing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD in Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal MAHE 2018
Bioethics Certificate Course Department of Bioethics, MAHE, Manipal September - November 2016
Post Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education - 6 month distance learning program Project HOPE India at Bangalore, Karnataka December 2010 - June 2011
Certificate Course in Biostatistics Department of Biostatistics, MAHE Manipal 2008
MSc (Master of Science) Medical Surgical Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. 2007
PC BSc (Post certificate Bachelor of Science) Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. 2004
GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery) Nursing Manipal School of Nursing 2000

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, MCON Assistant Professor - Selection Grade August 2015 till date
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, MCON Assistant Professor - Senior Scale 2010 - 2015
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, MCON Lecturer 2007- 2010
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, MCON Assistant Lecturer 2004 - 2005
Kasturba Hospital Manipal Staff Nurse 2000 - 2002

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Teaching about ECG, Ventilators and other Critical care procedures like ABG, TPN, INR, BLS and ACLS.

Area of Expertise

Working in Critical care units/general wards.

Area of Research

Hypertension, Diabetes mellitus, Cardiovascular related conditions

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI), 2000.
  • Life Member of Karnataka State Nursing Council (KSNC), 2000.
  • Life Member of Asian Association of Cardiac Nurses, 2007.
  • Life Member of Indian Red Cross Society of India, 2011.

 

  • Authored a book on ‘ECG monitoring and interpretation-manual for nurses’ and published in January 2017 by the Manipal Universal Press (MUP), MAHE, Manipal.

Antihypertensive Prescription Pattern, Self-reported Reasons for Non adherence to antihypertensives and Lifestyle Practices among the Elderly

2018-01-01 H Manjunatha Hande Mukhyaprana Prabhu Mamatha Shivananda Pai Elsa Sanatombi Devi Asha Kamath Anice George

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research

An Innovation in Learning and Teaching Basic Life Support: A Community Based Educational Intervention.

2017-01-10 Anne D Souza Shobha KL Arvind Kumar Pandey Sushma R. Kotian

Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences

Perceived Competence on Evidence Based Nursing Practice Among Final Year Nursing Students of Selected College of Udupi Taluk

2015-01-11 Jose Zacharias M Deepika V

International Journal of Scientific Research

Knowledge and Anxiety among Patients Undergoing Elective Invasive Urologic Procedures in Tertiary Hospital, Udupi Taluk

2015-01-11 Ms. Mary Sharon Anil Raj A

International Journal of Scientific Research

A retrospective study on causes and methods used for suicide in selected hospital of Udupi Taluk

2015-01-10 Soumya Adiga Kasturi Ramesh Mariamma, VG

Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary

Prevalence and knowledge of premenstrual syndrome among Undergraduates in private degree colleges of Udupi taluk.

2015-01-04 Vani Supritha K Anusuya

Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary

A study to assess stress and coping among diabetes patients in tertiary health centre of Udupi district, Karnataka

2014-01-12 Sawant Kalyan Castelino Flavia

Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary

Effectiveness of Educational Intervention on ECG Monitoring and Interpretation among Nursing Students

2014-01-12 Elsa Sanatombi Devi

IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS)

A correlative study on parenting burden, chronic sorrow and social support among the parents of children with cerebral palsy attending cerebral palsy clinic at Udupi district, Karnataka

2014-01-11 Fancy Paul K Dr. Erna Judith Roach

Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary

Antihypertensive treatment, medication non-adherence and factors leading to non-adherence among elderly

2014-01-08 H Manjunatha Hande Mukhyaprana Prabhu Mamatha Shivananda Pai Elsa Sanatombi Devi Asha Kamath Anice George

International Journal of Scientific Research

Cardiac Invalidism and Perceived Family Support among patients with Myocardial Infarction

2014-01-08 Soumya S Pratibha

International Journal of Scientific Research

Cardiac invalidism among patients with Myocardial Infarction in Kasturba Hospital, Manipal

2014-01-07 Soumya S Pratibha

Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary

Effectiveness of video assisted teaching on detection of visual impairments in children among primary school teachers

2014-01-01 Sushila Shrestha Suja Karkada

International Journal of Nursing Research and Practice

Knowledge, attitude, practice and preferences of contraceptive methods in Udupi district, Karnataka

2013-01-07 Sonam Zangmu Sherpa Asha K Nayak

Journal of family and reproductive health

Communication pattern, attitude towards importance of communication and factors affecting communication among nursing graduates working in cardiac units.

2013-01-01 Souza Gishel Nisha Elsa Sanatombi Devi

International Journal of Nursing Care

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Herbal Remedies among Kani Tribes of Kerala State in India

2012-01-07 Renin T Karkada, Suja

International Journal of Nursing Education

Wound Healing Herbal Remedies of Kani Tribes

2011-01-04 Renin T Suja K

Journal of Society for Wound Care and Research

An evaluative study to determine the effectiveness of a pre-operative individualized instruction on Post-operative knowledge and practice among patient undergoing cardiothoracic surgery in Kasturba Hospital Manipal

2011-01-06 Thomas Simi Rachel Sulochana B

Asian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

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

2010-01-07

International Journal of Nursing Education

An Exploratory Survey to Identify individuals with Hypertension and to find the effectiveness of an awareness program on Hypertension’ in selected villages of Udupi district, Karnataka

2009-01-06 Leena Sequira Elsa Sanatombi Devi

Asian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

Competency program on ECG monitoring and interpretation among the staff nurses working in critical care areas of selected hospitals in Karnataka

2008-01-01 Ratna Prakash Mayengbava Benita Devi

Asian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2008.