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Dr. Porkodi Arjunan
Dr. Porkodi Arjunan
M.Sc. Nursing, Ph. D
Medical Surgical Nursing
Areas of research interest :

• Cardiac rehabilitation
• Quality of life
• Heart failure
• Hemodialysis

Awards and Honors:

• Secured “Thirumathi R.Rajam Gold Medal” for best outgoing student in M.Sc.(Nursing) on 24-03.2002 at Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai, India
• Served as an Inspector for Indian Nursing Council for two times to inspect various college of Nursing in Maharashtra state and Karnataka state
• Recipient of Gold Coin for a decade of dedicated service in nursing from the Chancellor of Sri Ramachandra University on 19.09.2009


• Member in Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing from January 4, 2003
• Trained Nurses Association of India
• Medical surgical Nursing society of india
• Nursing PhD Society
• Alumni Association

Significant paper presentation :

1. Incidence and survival outcomes of In-hospital cardiac arrest: A retrospective study in one tertiary care Indian Hospital in the International Nurses conference organized by Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai on 5.1.2017

2. Colostomy – a challenging care on CNE organized by Department of Medical Surgical Nursing at Sri Ramachandra College of Nursing, SRU, Porur, Chennai on 25.07.14.

3. Presented a paper on Debriefing in ISEMT conference organized by JIPMER, Pondicherry, from 11-16 February, 2014

4. Presented a paper in 45th Annual Research Conference organized by Western Institute of Nursing, California, USA, 10th – 13th April 2013

Technical Reports :

Submitted a report on strategic planning in the year 2015 for the enabler International collaboration and Bud getting in Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Resource Person :

1. Resource person on “Debriefing” at Jawaharlal institute of postgraduate medical education and research, Puducherry,India during ISEMT 2014 between 11-16 February,2014.

2. Resource person in panel discussion on “ Closing the gap between geriatric problems and needs Health care challenges”’ on National conference organized by Meenakshi College of Nursing, Chennai, India on 9th December, 2013

3. International conference on “updates in research ethics and research methodology 2013 organized by CITI-India on 4th to 5th March 2013 at Sri Ramachandra University

4. Resource person at workshop on updates on hepatitis B, Vel R.S College of Nursing,Chennai, India on 30-1-2013

5. Resource person in 9th International Nurses Conference 2013 on “ Ethical Components to detect Research studies”, SRU,on 8th January, 2013


1. Melba Sheila D‘Souza, PorkodiArjunan, Ramesh Venkatesaperumal, (2017). High Fidelity Simulation in Nursing Education, International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, 7(7), 340-353

2. Vijayaraj ,A. Seethalakshmi ,PorkodiArjunan. ( 2017). Nursing Strategies on the Prevention of Ocular Complications among Patients with Altered Level of Consciousness. NITTE University Journal of Health Science, 7 (1), 29-33

3. PorkodiArjunan (2016). Can sickle cell disease be prevented? Horizon. Sultan Qaboos University Issue 345, 10th October, page 5

4. Maria Juliana J &Porkodi Arjunan. (2015). Stress and Coping among Indian Haemodialysis Patients. International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences- I 5 (4) OCT-DEC, 08-23

5. Kowsalya .R, Akila .P, Malarvizhi .M, PorkodiArjunan. (2015). Effectiveness of Behavioural Intervention on Anxiety and Tolerance among Gastroscopy Patients, 4 (9):827-830

6. Kurian,M.R., Porkodi Arjunan,, &Akila, P.(2015). Assess the knowledge and compliance on anticoagulation therapy among patients subjected to heart valve replacement at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre. Journal of Science;5(7), 467-471 ( e ISSN 2277 – 3290)

7. Sacrias, G.G, Rathinasamy, E.L, Elavally, S and PorkodiArjunan. (2015). Effect of nursing interventions on thirst and interdialytic weight gain of patientswithchronic kidney disease subjected to hemodialysis. Brunei Darussalam Journal of Health, 2015 6(1): 13-19

8. Abinaya, R., PorkodiArjunan, &Sathya, K. ( 2015). Effectiveness of preparatory informatics on knowledge of lifestyle modification among patients subjected to haemodialysis at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre. Journal of Science;5(7), 516- 520 (( e ISSN 2277 – 3290)

9. Naveen, J.M., PorkodiArjunan, &Akila, P. (2014). Effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation on psycho- physiological parameters among patients with COPD,Journal of science, (1-4):1,23-26 ( e ISSN 2277- 3290)

10. Jansirani, S., PorkodiArjunan, &Seethalakshmi, A. (2013). Effectiveness of Dysphagia Exercises on Swallowing Ability among CVA Patients, Journal of science,(3):2,76-81( e ISSN 2277- 3290)

11. Sreelekha,B.,Eilean, V., &PorkodiArjunan, (2013). Advanced cardiac life support 2010 guidelines, Pondicherry Journal of Nursing, (l-16):1, 8-9