Student Nurses Association

Student Nurses Association

The Student Nurses' Association of Father Muller College of Nursing is one of the best platforms for the student nurses and it provides curricular and co-curricular programs, communicates issues and concerns relevant to nursing, encourages participation in community health-related activities and promotes legislative involvement of the nursing student. The SNA aids in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role and his/her responsibility for healthcare of people in all walks of life. SNA unit of our college strictly follows the Bye- laws of Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI).

AIM

The aim of the SNA is to provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interest concerns to nursing students. Membership in SNA aids in the development of the whole person, including the professional role.

Objectives

  • To uphold the dignity and honour of the nursing profession.
  • To promote participation in student community affairs.
  • To involve the students in intercollegiate sports and cultural activities.
  • To promote collaborative relationships with various health organizations.
  • To bring out the talents and confidence of the students for the upliftment of self and society.
  • To inculcate the value of espirit de corps.
  • To develop leadership abilities among the students.
  • To improve the students social contacts to enhance professional growth

The Student Nurses' Association, popularly known as SNA, is a nation-wide organization of nursing students. It was established in 1929 at the time of annual conference of the TNAI in Madras. Ms. L.N. Jean, the Nursing Superintendent of General Hospital, Madras was instrumental in forming this association.

The Father Muller College and School of Nursing SNA unit was incepted on 1987 under the stewardship of then Principal, Lt Col Ms C Thyagarajan. Thereafter the SNA has grown in numbers and activities carried out by the students. Today over 600 students are members of SNA. This unit provides a great platform for the student nurses to acquire current and futuristic concepts and issues of nursing scope practice and prepares them with professional skills. This little student nurses association carrying out educational, cultural, social and scientific based activities which would enhance their all round development of personality.

PRESIDENT

Sr Jacintha DSouza, Principal,
Father Muller College of Nursing

SNA ADVISOR

Ms Shiji PJ , Associate Professor

SNA ADVISOR

Ms Shwetha Rashmi , Lecturer

VICE PRESIDENT

Ms Beulah Tella, IV Year Bsc Nursing

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Ms RONY MOL ROJI, IV Year BSc Nursing

SECRETARY

Ms ANITA ELZA SHIBU, III Year BSc Nursing

JOINT SECRETARY

Ms NIMISHA ELIZABETH, III Year BSc Nursing

TREASURER

ANGEL MARIA GEORGE

SL.NO EVENTS MONTH TENTATIVE DATES
1 SNA election November 02.11.18
2 SNA Induction and Oath Taking Ceremony November 10.11.18
3 Fresher’s Day celebration November 17.11.18
4 Christmas celebration December 14.12.18
5 Motivational session January 12.01.19
6 Sports meet March 16-03-19
7 Annual cultural meet May 3 & 4, 2019
8 Nurses day celebration May 12.05.19
9 Onam celebration August 11.09.19
10 Teachers day celebration September 05.09.19

Membership & Fee

All the under graduate nursing students of the Father Muller college of Nursing are the members of SNA. The registration fees Rs.200/- for new registration and subsequent years Rs150/- to the SNA.

Affiliations

  • Rajiv Gandhi University of health Sciences, Bangalore
  • Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi
  • Karnataka State Nursing Council, Bangalore.

Article IV Meetings

SNA meetings or meeting of the executive board will be held at least once a month, with prior notification, or as deemed necessary by the president. Agenda prepared by the SNA Advisor shall be approved by the President. Copies of the committee reports are filed in the President’s and Advisor’s file. SNA secretary maintains the report of all the activities carried out in the SNA unit.

Article V Standing Committees

Section I: Programme /Cultural committee

SNA conducts various curricular and co-curricular activities for the students during the year.

Section II: Editorial committee

Students actively participate in the editorial committee of the college for the magazine ”Muller spring”. SNA unit collects the best articles from the students and hands over to the editorial committee of the college for its publication.

Section III: Disciplinary

SNA unit has the responsibility of maintaining the discipline of the students. Every year, students will be oriented towards the rules and regulations and uniform code in the college as well as in the clinical areas. They are also responsible to maintain discipline during various celebrations of the college of Nursing

Section IV: Finance committee:

Finance committee maintains the statement of the accounts of the year and present during the e General body meeting.

Section V: Sports committee:

The committee encourages the students to actively participate and organize the sports activities.

Section VI: Media Committee:

The SNA Media committee works with Media Committee of FMCON and publicizes the activities, achievements of student Nurses Association unit, in the Website of the Institution.

Article VII: Elections

SNA conducts election every year for the post of Vice President, Programme Co-coordinator, Secretary, Joint Secretary and Treasurer. The election of the officer’s bearers will be held at the beginning of the academic year. The class representatives will be selected by the respective class students.

The executive board consist of President (Principal of College of Nursing) .SNA Advisors(faculty of CON) & Vice President, Programme Co-coordinator, Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer and 3 class representatives from the student body. The term of office will be for one year

The eligibility criteria for nominees and SNA executive posts are
  • Student should be an integrated person
  • Student should be committed to the responsibilities given
  • Student should always stand for the right and what the college management plans
  • Student should lead an exemplary life especially in values, discipline and punctuality.
  • Student should be intelligent, creative and active member
  • Should not have been an executive in the previous years.

Article VII: Responsibilities of officers

Section I: President/ Committee Chairperson
  • The president is the representative of the SNA to the faculty.
  • The president presides at all meetings of the organization and of the executive board.
Section II : Vice President
  • The Vice-President acts as the coordinator of all committees.
  • The Vice-President will preside in the absence of the president.
Section III: Program co-coordinator:
  • The responsibilities of the cultural committee are carried out by the programme co-ordinator.
Section IV: Secretary
  • The Secretary will keep the record of the proceedings of all meetings.
  • The Secretary will also take attendance at
Section V: Joint Secretary
  • The Joint Secretary will be responsible for all SNA communications.
Section VI: Treasurer
  • The treasurer will keep an itemized record in a permanent file of all receipts and expenditures and give written report during the meetings.
Section VII: Class Representatives

    The responsibilities of the class representatives are:

  • To serve as liaisons between their respective classes, the SNA and faculty.
  • To communicate & relay pertinent information to their respective classes.
Section VII: SNA Advisors
  • SNA Advisors are the faculty of the College of Nursing
  • The SNA Advisors will be responsible for the coordination of student representatives to Student body.
  • SNA Advisor assists the president in carrying out the meeting and activities of the association.
  • The advisors will serve a term of one or two years. If unable to fulfill obligations, said advisor may appoint a new advisor with the executive board’s approval.

Telephone Father Muller College of Nursing
(A unit of Father Muller Charitable Institutions)
Father Muller Road, Kankanady, Mangalore-575002,Karnataka, INDIA

  • Principal:
  • 0824 - 2238320,2438906
  • Office
  • 0824-2238324
  • Fax:
  • 0824 - 2438906
  • E-Mail:
  • snaadvisorfmcon@fathermuller.in

SNA Election

SNA election of 2018-2019 was conducted on 6 th December 2018 in Rajath Bhavan. The voting took place in the guidance and presence of Sr.Jacintha DSouza, President of SNA, Mrs.Victoria D’Almieda, Vice Principal, Mrs. Shiji P.J, SNA advisor and SNA representatives. The results were declared and then following executive members were elected.

  • Vice president: Beulah Tella (4 th year)
  • Program coordinator: Rony Mol Roji (4 th year)
  • Secretary: Anita Elza Shibu (3 rd year)
  • Joint Secretary: Nimisha Elizabeth (3 rd year)
  • Treasurer: Angel Maria George (2 nd year)

SNA INDUCTION AND OATH TAKING CEREMONY

Father Muller College of Nursing organized an induction ceremony for newly elected SNA executive members on 7 th December 2018 at 3.30pm in Rajath Bhavan. Rev.Sr.Jacintha DSouza, SNA President implemented the oath for the newly elected members.

FRESHER’S DAY 2018-2019

The Fresher’s day “Novato Fiesta 2k18” of Father Muller School and College of Nursing was held on 16 th November 2018.

Rev.Fr. Richard Coelho, Director FMCI presided over the program. Sr,Jacintha DSouza, Principal FMCON, Sr. Janet DSouza ,Chief Nursing Officer, Mrs Jasmine Saritha Vas, Principal FMSON, where the present on the occasion. Freshers of BSc, MSc, PBBSc, and GNM batch showcased their talents.

“NOEL ESTELLA”

The Student Nurses Association of Father Muller College of Nursing organized Christmas celebration for staffs and students on 17 th December 2018 at 2pm in the Academy hall.

Students and staffs performed variety of program like Christmas carols, story of Jesus birth, dance, and drama depicting the Christmas message. Rev Fr George, Spiritual Director, FMCI gave the Christmas message. Rev.Sr. Jacintha D’Souza Principal FMCON addressed the gathering. The prizes were distributed for the various competitions which were held based on this occasion.