Saraswathy College of Nursing is run by the Saraswathy Educational Trust which was founded in 2007 as a glowing tribute to the eternal memory of the late B. Saraswathy Amma, a teacher par excellence. Saraswathy Educational trust envisages promotion of nursing education, research activities, community outreach programmes and also to provide quality medical assistance to the needy. Having felt the need for the service to the society by health care, the College of Nursing was established in the year 2007, to promote Quality nursing education, which was an immediate and vital necessity in the field of health care settings .The institute was initially affiliated to the University of Kerala and later it came under the Kerala University of Health Science, Trissur. It is recognized and approved by the Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council and approved by the Indian Nursing Council.
Saraswathy College of Nursing – started functioning with B. Sc Nursing Degree Course
Recognition by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi
Affiliated to the University of Kerala, Trivandrum
Recognition by the Kerala Nurses and Midwives council.
Students Nurses Assocation (SNA) unit set up
National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit set up
New building for College of Nursing was opened at Bheema Hill, Karode
Affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Science, (KUHS) Thrissur
New hostel building for Girls was opened in the college campus
Post Basic B.Sc. Degree in Nursing Course started but discountinued in 2015 due to the non availability of students
MSc Degree in nursing course started (Medical Surgical Nursing, OBG Nursing, Child Health Nursing and Mental Health Nursing)
“Quality Nursing Education in a Homely Environment’’
To emerge as an institution that is recognized for excellence in Academics, Service and Research activities, through effective learning methodologies with international standards and advanced technologies.
1. Promote the overall personality development of the Nursing students through various curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
2. Inculcate qualities in the Nursing students to function optimally in the hospital and community settings and also in the field of nursing education and research.
3. Equip students to exhibit leadership quality in multiple areas such as clinical specialty, nursing education, nursing administration and nursing research.
4. Raise the professional and personal standard of students by developing supreme virtues of life such as honesty, integrity, hard work, politeness and total dedication to the purpose.
The College started functioning in 2007-08. Twelve years is too short a period to gauge the academic brilliance of a professional institution. Nevertheless, the Saraswathy College of Nursing in its short span of existence has carved a name for it and is fast emerging as a Centre of Excellence for Nursing Education in the state of Kerala.
Despite the fact that a majority of students are from socially and economically backward strata of society, we have achieved commendable results at the examinations conducted by the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS), Trissur.
SARASWATHY COLLEGE OF NURSING
BHEEMA HILL, KARODE (PO)
@ 2016 Saraswathy Hospital, Parassala, Thiruvanathapuram