Dr. Vijaya Kumaradhas
Dean - RAK College of Nursing
 
 
 
 
Academic History :  
  • PhD(Education)-Nursing –SNDT Women's University, Mumbai,-1994
  • M.Sc(Nursing)-Psychiatric Nursing – 1988
  • M.A.(Sociology)- 1979
  • B.N(Bachelor of Nursing) - 1977
 
 
 
Teaching Activities :   Teaching Experience : 33 years

 

Subjects taught for undergraduate & postgraduate nursing program were as follows :

  • Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Sociology, Research Methodology and Statistics, Community Health Nursing, Nursing Management and Education Management, Principles of Teaching Learning, Obstetric Nursing and Advanced Nursing

  • Clinical Supervision of nursing students in hospitals and Community for clinical skill experience.

  • Research Guide for postgraduate and doctorate students.

  • Head of PG department, Chair Psychiatric Nursing Department, Senior Nurse Educator & Deputy Principal
 
 
 
Research Interests :  
  • Student – Teacher relationship in classroom and clinical area and its effect in learning.
  • Nurse-patient relationship in Care of mentally sick clients in Hospital and Community
 
 
 
Publications :  
  • Papers: 10
  • Books/Chapters: 1
  • Presentations: 30
  • Selected Publications 3
 
 
 
Society Memberships :  

Trained Nurses Association of India – Life Member- 1986-till date

•  Indian Psychiatric Nursing Society – Life Member- 1988-till date

•  Indian Psychiatric Society – Associate Member- 1988-till date

•  Nursing Research Society of India – Member- 1978-till date

•  Member of Board of Studies in Nursing and Medical Sciences under Faculty of Nursing, S.N.D.T. Women's University, Mumbai- 1988- 1998

•  Member of Selection Committee (Psychiatric Nursing) Shivaji University , Maharastra- 1988-1998

•  Member of 64 Committee for Appointment of Examiner for University Examination,

SN.D.T. Women's University- 1988- 1998

•  Member of Academic Council, S.N.D.T. Women's University, Mumbai- 1995- 1998

•  Member of Student's Council, L.T. College of Nursing- 1988- 1998

•  Member of Curriculum Revision Panel- 1988- 1998

•  Member of Maharastra Nursing Council- 1988- 1998

•  Member, Policy Committee, I.O.N, D.O.H.M.S- 1999- 2004

¨ Member of Research Committee, DOHMS 1999.

•  Chair, Teacher Evaluation Committee, I.O.N, D.O.H.M.S- 2000- 2002

•  Chair, Patient Family Education, I.O.N, D.O.H.M.S- 2000- 2002

•  Member of Curriculum Committee, D.O.H.M.S, Dubai- 2002

•  Member of Nursing Scientific Committee, INDEX, Dubai- 2001- 2003

•  Chair, Teacher Clinical Evaluation Committee, I.O.N, D.O.H.M.S- 2003

•  Chair, Nursing Sub-Committee, Licensing Examination , Private Sector D.OH.M.S –2003

•  Member of Quality Improvement Committee, LICENSING& SPEC.DOHMS-2004

 
 
 
AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS :  
  • Certificate of Appreciation from I.M.D. Dubai in gratitude for the outstanding contribution to Dubai Nursing 2005 as Scientific Committee Member – September 2005.
  • Certificate of Appreciation from DOHMS for valuable contribution as Organizer and Resource Person in the In-service Education Program on Administering Patient Family Education- February 2001.
  • Certificate of Appreciation from DOHMS for valuable contribution as Organizer and Resource Person in the In-service Education Program on administering Patient Family Education- November 2000.
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Government of India for being N.S.S. Programme Officer, L.T. College of Nursing, and S.N.D.T Women's University for 10 Years.
  • Teacher's Children Merit Award – B.Sc (Nursing)
  • C.A.S. Merit Scholarship – B.Sc (Nursing)
  • University Merit Scholarship – M.Sc (Nursing)
  • Crusade Scholarship – M.Sc (Nursing