The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Yenepoya Nursing College, affiliated with Yenepoya Deemed to be University, is dedicated to preparing competent and skilled nursing professionals who can deliver high-quality care to women during pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum, and women with gynaecologic issues. The department boasts experienced nursing faculty with additional qualifications, and a well-equipped OBG Nursing lab that enables students to learn and demonstrate various nursing procedures. Core competencies of the department include teaching and leadership, teamwork and collaboration, professionalism, and providing respectful maternity care.
The objectives include imparting knowledge to students on holistic care during the antenatal, intranatal, and postnatal periods, conducting normal childbirth, demonstrating newborn care skills, providing comprehensive care to women with gynaecological problems, fostering a positive attitude and adherence to ethical principles in maternity practice, developing teaching competency in maternity setups, active participation in family welfare programs, and counseling and caring for couples facing infertility.
The department has collaborations with the People's Association of Geriatric Empowerment (PAGE), an organization focused on elderly care and involvement. Various programs, activities, field visits, and celebrations related to "World Alzheimer's Month" are conducted as part of this collaboration.
Furthermore, the department offers additional courses like Gerontological Nursing for Post Basic BSc Nursing.
Overall, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Yenepoya Nursing College strives to be at the forefront of education, service, and research in the field, aiming to produce competent and compassionate nursing professionals capable of providing exceptional care to women at all stages of reproductive health.