The IQAC (Internal Quality Assessment Cell) of Father Muller College of Nursing was established on 14.10.2013 for nurturing the Institutional quality. The First cycle of NAAC assessment was completed following which certified as ‘A’ grade on 14.07.2014. The IQAC of Father Muller College of Nursing plans the modalities to ensure that whatever is done in the Institution for ‘Education’ is done efficiently and effectively with high standards.
The primary aim of IQAC is
- To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the Institution
- To promote quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and Institutionalization of best practices.
THE IQAC GOALS
- To constantly strive towards maintenance of excellence in nursing education & practice.
- To develop and maintain research culture within the institution.
- To increase the scope of consultancy among the faculty.
IQAC system is a step towards excellence. The IQAC of Father Muller College of Nursing believes in quality maintenance, sustenance and enhancement as prescribed by the NAAC. It states the objectives every year to bridge the gap and identify the key aspects which need improvement. A feedback from stake holders promotes in planning the quality sustenance activities in teaching learning, evaluation and research. It ensures continuous improvement in all units and aspects of the College.
- To undertake training program for the faculty and students as per the last NAAC recommendation.
- To motivate the faculty and students to undertake qualitative Research projects.
- To act as a change agent in quality education.
- To integrate collaborative and individual learning in teaching learning process.
- To improve the areas identified in key aspects of the Seven Criteria.
Members of Internal Quality Assurance Cell
|Sr. Winnifred D’Souza||Principal, FMCON|
|Rev. Fr Richard Coelho||Administrator, FMMCH|
|Rev. Fr Rudolph Ravi D’Sa||Administrator, FMMC|
|Dr. B Sanjeev Rai||Chief of Medical Services|
|Sr. Aileen Mathias||Chief Nursing Officer|
|Prof. Chanu Bhattacharya||HOD, Nursing Research|
|Mrs. Victoria D’Almeida||Vice Principal, FMCON & HOD Advance Nursing|
|Prof. Agnes E J||HOD, Psychiatry Nursing|
|Prof. Irene Alvares||HOD, Nursing Education|
|Prof. Leena K C||HOD, Community Health Nursing|
|Mrs. Bridget D’Silva||HOD, Medical Surgical Nursing.|
|Ms. Seema S Chavan||HOD, Pediatric Nursing Dept.|
|Mrs. Shiji P J||HOD, Nursing Administration|
|Sr. Deepa Peter||HOD, Fundamentals of Nursing|
|Dr. Malini Hebbar||IQAC Coordinator St. Agnes Degree College|
|Dr. Denis Fernandes||IQAC Coordinator St. Aloysius College|
|Dr. Asha P Shetty||Principal,Yenepoya College of Nursing|
|Ms. Leonza D’Rozario -II B.Sc Nursing|
|Ms. Jincy P.K -III B.Sc Nursing|
|Ms. Fiona Vas -IV B.Sc Nursing|
|Ms. Marita -II PB B.Sc Nursing|
|Ms. Frenita D Souza -I M.Sc Nursing|
|Ms. Ashamol Thomas -II M.Sc Nursing|
|Dr. Namratha S||Prof. of Hospital Administration||Dr. Janet Dotty Lobo||Librarian, FMCI|
|Prof. Savitha Pramilda Cutinho||HOD, OBG Nursing|
|Ms. Preethi Fernandes||Asst. Professor|
Action Plan (September 2016 – August 2017)
|Sl No.||Action Steps||Time||Resources||Committee/Teacher responsible||Beneficiaries|
|1||Knowledge and skill updates Conferences - 2 Seminars -2 Workshop -1||January February March||Resource teachers Transport AV Aids||HOD’S of the Department Medical Surgical Nursing OBG Nursing Mental Health Nursing Peadiatric Nursing||Students, Faculty, stake holders|
|2||Observation of Health Days||September 2016 to August 2017||Equipments Resource person Transport||Departmental Faculty Incharge||Society|
|3||Implementation of Health awareness programme based on the health need of the society||September 2016 to August 2017||AV Aids Transport||Faculty Member||Society|
|4||Open forum Interface between students and Officials||January||LCD Teachers||IQAC Coordinator Quality Circle||Students, Teachers & Management|
|5||Provision of Individual and collaborative learning experiences to the students||September 2016 to August 2017||LCD, Books Library WiFi||Criteria III chairperson||Students|
|6||Training program to enhance the competencies of the faculty members||March||OBG Nursing Department||Organizing chair person of the program||Nursing professionals|
|7||Conduct Value added Program||April||Resource Person||IQAC Coordinator & Quality Circle||Students|
|8||Quality related programme to sustain and enhance the quality of the Institution.||January 2016 to June 2017||Resource Person||IQAC Coordinator & IQAC Core Committee members||Students, Faculty, Stake holders Society Alumni|
|9||Translation of innovation to Best Practice||June||Human AV aid||Criteria VII chairpersons||Students, Faculty & Society|
|10||Organizing of Mega Event||May||-||Principal, Criteria V chairperson faculty members and students of the College||Society Nursing professionals|
|11||Undertake the Quality research project||September 2016 to August 2017||Books, photocopy, Stationeries||Faculty members of the College||Society Patients Nursing professionals|
|12||Minimum two rural programmes from each department||September 2016 to August 2017||AV aid, transport, students and teachers||HOD and faculty of the each department||Society|
|13||First Internal Audit Department & criteria||December||Papers Resource person||IQAC Coordinator||Faculty and students|
|14||Second Internal Audit||March||Papers Resource person||IQAC Coordinator||Faculty and students|
|15||External Audit||August||Papers Resource person||IQAC Coordinator||Faculty students|
Dr. Savitha Pramilda Cutinho