Dr Tessy Treesa Jose

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Tessy Treesa Jose is Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing.

    She is involved in:

    • Developing of the institutional philosophy, vision, Mission statement, overall and specific objectives
    • Assisting the administration to implement institutional policies, rules and regulations and   plan of actions
    • Planning the departmental activities periodically, on discussion with the faculty members
    • Organising all the activities, curricular, core- curricular and extra- curricular, involving  all   the faculty members
    • Ensuring adequate staffing in all the areas of work
    • Orienting the new faculty and students to the departmental functioning and the activity plans
    • Conducting departmental meetings periodically, for implementation of the plan and  systematic evaluation of the activities completed
    • Co-coordinating all the curricular and co-curricular activities
    • Supervising and directing the activities
    • Collaborating with other departments, other constituent colleges and external   
    • agencies where students ‘learning is planned
    • Establishing and maintaining the lines of communication with all involved in the departmental functioning
    • Developing, categorising and maintaining departmental records and reports up to date
    • Planning departmental expenditure, exploring and acquiring resources and monitoring   the accounts
    • Planning and conducting faculty developmental programmes for departmental staff
    • Planning, implementing and evaluating students’ co-curricular and extra- curricular  activities
    • Evaluating the performances of the faculty and students periodically
    • Writing annual departmental activities report.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Psychiatric /Mental Health Nursing MSN 702. 4A II MSc Nursing (Psychiatric Nursing Specialty)
Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing PBN 404 II Year PBBSc Nursing
Designing Health Research MPN 801 MPhil Nursing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS in Counselling and Psychotherapy Manasa Educational Foundation for Mental Health, Shimoga (Kuvempu University) 2015
PhD Psychiatric Nursing Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2012
Certificate Course in Biostatistics & Research Methodology Biostatistics & Research Methodology Department of Biostatistics 2007
MSc Mental health Nursing Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 1997
BSc Nursing Christian Medical College, College of Nursing, Punjab University 1991

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal College of Nursing Manipal Professor & Head of Department 2011 till date
MCON Officiating Professor & Head of the Department 2007-2011
MCON Officiating Professor 2005 - 2007
MCON Associate Professor and Head of the Department 2002 - 2003
MCON Assistant Professor and Head of the Department 1999 - 2002
MCON Lecturer & Head of the Department 1997 - 1999
MCON Assistant Lecturer 1994 - 1995

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Psychiatric nursing, Nursing education , Nursing research

Area of Expertise

Suicide, human sexuality, guidance and counselling

Area of Research

BPAD, Quality of life, stress, coping

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Distinguished Alumni Award from Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal for the year 2011.
  • Best Faculty Research Article Award 2003 from College of Nursing MAHE, Manipal.
  • Life Member of Trained Nurses Association of India.
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses.
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Education Manipal.

A correlational study on blood pressure, stress and body mass index (BMI) among BSc Nursing Students in a selected college of nursing Udupi District

2013-01-01 Sheen Helen S Jose TT Nayak A

NITTE University Journal of Health Sciences, Vol 3(1), Pg 3-7

A correlational study on depressive symptoms and social support among widows in a selected women’s organisation of Pokhara, Nepal

2012-01-01 Sandhya S Jose TT Nayak A

International Journal of Nursing Education, Vol 4(1), Pg 77-78

Patients’ violence towards nurses: A questionnaire survey

2012-01-01 Balamurugan G Jose TT Nandakumar P

International Journal of Nursing

Prevalence of vision loss and related risk factors among the individuals of 45 years and above in a selected village of Udupi district, Karnataka

2011-01-01 Bharathi B Jose TT Sulochana B

International Journal of Nursing Education, Vol 3(2), Pg 15-17

Perceived bio psychosocial problems and coping strategies adopted by post-menopausal women among the age group 45-55 years

2011-01-01 Siji VM Jose TT Linu SG

International Journal of Nursing Education, Vol 3(2), Pg 118-20

Psychiatric nurses’ role in psycho social rehabilitation

2010-01-01 Jose TT

Official Journal of Trained Nurses Association of India, Kerala Branch, Vol 5(1), Pg 16-23

A study to determine the quality of life of post myocardial infarction Clients, attending the outpatient department of a selected hospital in Karnataka

2009-01-01 Sulochana B Devi ES Jose TT

Asian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

Effectiveness of self-instructional module for teachers in management of behavioural problems in school children

2008-01-01 Sudhaker C Valsaraj BP Linu SG Nandakumar

Official Journal of Trained Nurses Association of India, Kerala Branch

Writing a research proposal in nursing

2008-01-01 Jose TT

Official Journal of Trained Nurses’ Association of India, Kerala Branch

A study of the factors associated with compliance or non-compliance to lithium therapy among the patients with bipolar affective disorder

2003-01-01 Jose TT Bhaduri A Mathew B

Nursing Journal of India

Nurses Perception of Factors Influencing Clinical Decision Making

2016-15-12 Nageshwar V Judith Angelitta Noronha Anitha Nileswar Anice George Manjunath Prabhu Baby S Nayak

Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 7(4):54-58 .

A descriptive study on Psychiatric morbidity among nurses working in selected hospitals of Udupi and Mangalore districts, Karnataka, India.

2016-24-12 Bhat SM

International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical, Bioengineering and pharmaceutical Engineering 2016:10 (9):424-428.

An exploratory study to determine the quality of life (QoL) and factors leading to imprisonment among women prisoners in a selected women prison.

2016-10-11 Nair A P Dr Daisy Josphine Lobo

International Journal of Nursing Education. 2016;8(3):19-23.

Is clinical decision making skills are developed through academic nurturing? A review based on available literature.

2015-22-09 Nageshwar V Judith Angelitta Noronha Anitha Nileswar Anice George Manjunath Prabhu Baby S Nayak

Anice George, Manjunath Prabhu, Baby Nayak, Tessy Treesa Jose, Blessy Prabha Valsaraj: Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing. 19; 50-58.

Effectiveness of academic stress management programme on academic stress and academic performance among higher secondary students in selected schools of Udupi district.

2015-18-05 Nikhitha S

NITTE University Journal of Health Sciences.2015; 5(4):9-12.

A descriptive study on Self- Esteem among nurses working in selected hospitals of Udupi and Mangalore districts, Karnataka, India.

2015-23-12 Bhat SM

International Journal of Nursing Education. 2015;7(3):154-159.

Co-relational Study on Stress and Coping among Widows Residing at Selected Areas of Pokhara, Nepal.

2015-01-06 Sandhya S Asha K Nayak

International Journal of Psychiatric Nursing.1(1): 128-132.

A study to determine the effectiveness of an awareness programme on knowledge on substance abuse and its consequences among the students of a selected pre university college of Udupi district, Karnataka.

2015-02-03 Theou C Asha K Nayak

NITTE University Journal of Health Sciences.5(1): 53-57.

A descriptive study on Quality of life of nurses working in selected hospitals of Udupi and Mangalore districts, Karnataka, India.

2014-01-04 Bhat SM

NITTE University Journal Of Health Sciences.4(2):4-11.

A correlational study on academic stress and self-esteem among higher secondary students in selected schools of Udupi district.

2014-01-05 Nikhitha S

NITTE University Journal Of Health Sciences. 4(1):106-108.

Effectiveness of Jacobson’s Progressive Muscle Relaxation (JPMR) technique on social anxiety among high school adolescents in a selected school of Udupi District, Karnataka state.

2014-01-07 Joy FE Asha K Nayak

NITTE University Journal of Health Sciences. 4 (1): 86-90.

A descriptive study on stress and coping of nurses working in selected hospitals of Udupi and Mangalore districts.

2013-02-12 Bhat SM

IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences. 3(1):10-18.

A study to determine the occurrence of violence towards nurses working in a selected hospital in Karnataka State

2006-01-01 G Balamurugan- PG

A study of effectiveness of an information booklet on urinary tract infection among adolescent girls in a selected school at Udupi district

2003-01-01 Sheuli Sen- PG

An exploratory study on perceived bio psycho social problems and coping strategies adopted by the post-menopausal women among the age group of 45-55 years in selected areas of Udupi district

2003-01-01 Siji VM – PG

A study of knowledge and anxiety of preadolescents related to pubertal growth in a selected school of Udupi district

2002-01-01 Jilu Meera Jacob- PG

A study to determine the psychosocial development of children in age group 8-19 years in a selected school of Udupi district

2002-01-01 Elba Sahamela D’Souza – PG

A study of the knowledge and attitude of adolescents towards alcoholism selected villages of Udupi District

2001-01-01 Binol Sebastian – PG

A study to find the effectiveness of mental health education to the caregivers of mentally ill patients in terms of their gain in knowledge and change in attitude about mental illness, and patient improvement factors, in a selected hospital in Karnataka State

1999-01-01 Jaimol MG – PG

The effectiveness of Jacobson’s progressive muscular relaxation on blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension and its relationship with anxiety and well-being status in selected banks of Udupi District

1999-01-01 Jessy Jacob K – PG

A descriptive study of the perception of clinical experiences and common stressful experiences in clinical areas and the coping strategies adopted, as expressed by the under graduate students of a selected college of nursing in Karnataka State

1998-01-01 Sini Varghese – PG

A study of self-concept and adjustment problems of general nursing and midwifery students of selected schools of nursing, Dakshina Kannada

1998-01-01 PV Leena – PG

A study to assess the stress and coping of undergraduate nursing students of a selected college of nursing Udupi, district Karnataka.

2012-02-07 Ashida Mayeen

Effectiveness of laughter yoga on physiological parameters stress and quality of life of elderly residing at selected old age homes in Mangalore, Karnataka.

2012-02-07 Loyed Melwyn Mendonca

Effectiveness of cabbage leaves application on breast engorgement in postpartum mothers in a selected Ayurvedic hospital in Udupi district Karnataka.

2012-02-07 Mariam Kasim M Dewji

A study to assess the effectiveness of academic stress management programme on academic stress, academic performance and self-esteem among higher secondary students In a selected school of Udupi district.

2013-01-07 Nikhitha S

A comparative study to assess the work related quality of life, job satisfaction and perceived social support among married nursing faculty and staff nurses of selected institutions in Udupi and Mangalore taluks.

2013-01-07 Aradhana Viswam

Effectiveness of self enhancement programme on self-esteem and optimism among the students of a selected Pre University college of Udupi district.

2014-01-07 Reshma Maria D’Souza

Prevalence of insomnia and the contributing factors among adolescents in selected secondary schools of Udupi district.

2014-01-07 Sarasa Hebbar

Effectiveness of an awareness program on knowledge on substance abuse and its consequences among the students of a selected Pre University College of Udupi district.

2014-01-07 Charis Theou I

A study on Quality of life and lived experiences of victims of catastrophic coastal erosion of selected coastal areas of Kollam district, Kerala state; A descriptive phenomenological approach.

2014-01-07 Renjulal

A study on Quality of life and factors influencing imprisonment among women prisoners of a selected women prison, Kerala.

2014-01-07 Asha P Nair

Effectiveness of mental health promotion program on knowledge on mental health promotion and psychological well-being among students of selected pre university colleges of Udupi district

2015-01-07 Bhavyashri

Prevalence of anemia, malnutrition, healthcare utilization and its barriers among tribal women

2015-01-07 Rohisha K

Effectiveness of training program on child abuse among teachers of urban English medium schools

2016-01-07 Banbethline

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation on depression, stress and life satisfaction among wives of patient with alcohol dependence syndrome admitted in selected deaddiction centres, Kozhikode district, Kerala

2016-01-07 Ambika