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Community Health Nursing

Clinical focus
faculty members supervise and guide the students in the clinical area to apply the theory into practice. Students are helped to meet their log book requirements. Various clinical teaching methods like demonstration, nursing rounds, case presentations, nursing conference are carried out.

Service Areas Covered:
Mugalivakkam primary health centre areas which covers a population of 40,800.
Nemam primary health centre areas which covers a population of 42,931 Rural health and Training Centre of SRMC&RI at Vayallanallur which covers a population of 16,931. Number of villages covered - 39 habitations.

Urban health and training centre of SRMC&RI at Thiruvanmyur which covers a population of 14,047. Number of villages covered - 18 habitations.

Service Provided:
Demographic survey
Home visits
Nursing procedures like health assessment for various age groups, including physical and nutritional assessment.
Simple laboratory investigations like urinalysis for albumin and sugar.
Provides priority based nursing care for all age group.
Renders individual, group and mass health education programmes.
Conducts school health services.
Implements national health program in collaboration with public health sector.
Major focus of care involves maternal and child health, geriatrics and mental health.
Conducts free medical camp regularly with SRH
Conducts mass awareness program 1-2 / year (minimum)
Participates actively in all National Health Programmes like pulse polio, filariasis, leptospirosis, etc.