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Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Professor

Prof. Sreedevi P. A. currently serves as Professor and Head of the Department at the Department of Mental Health Nursing, Amrita College of Nursing, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi.

Qualification: MSc Nursing
sreedevipa@aims.amrita.edu
Research Interest: De-addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Problems, Mental Health of Children, Psycho - Oncologic Nursing

Bio

Prof. Sreedevi P. A. currently serves as Professor and Head of the Department of Mental Health Nursing, Amrita College of Nursing, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi. She has received her Masters Degree in Psychiatric Nursing from NIMHANS Bangalore, in 2000. She graduated from Govt. College of Nursing, Kottayam, under Mahathma Gandhi University in 1994 and was awarded the “Best Bedside Nurse” of the batch. She joined Amrita College of Nursing as Lecturer in the year 2002.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2018

Depression and it’s risk factors among patients waiting for solid organ transplantation attending selected units of AIMS, Kochi

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., William Shiney; Mathew Shania; Sudhakar Sandhya P.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development

Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Shiney, W., Shania, M., and P., S. Sandhya, “Depression and it’s risk factors among patients waiting for solid organ transplantation attending selected units of AIMS, Kochi”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 124-128, 2018.

Year : 2018

A Correlational Study on Assertiveness and Self Esteem of Undergraduate Students of a Selected College of Nursing, Ernakulam

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Aswathy, B; Roy, Neethumol

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development .

Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Aswathy, B., and Roy, N., “A Correlational Study on Assertiveness and Self Esteem of Undergraduate Students of a Selected College of Nursing, Ernakulam”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 49-55, 2018.

Year : 2018

Exploratory Study on experience of domestic Violence among Women

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Kaimal, Raveesh; Joy, Febu

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research Development

R. Kaimal, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Joy, F., “Exploratory Study on experience of domestic Violence among Women”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 129-134, 2018.

Year : 2017

Exploratory Study on Tobacco Use among Adolescents

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Sreejamol M. G., Febu Elizabeth Joy

Publisher : Indian journal of Public Health Research and Development.

Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Sreejamol M. G., and Joy, F. Elizabeth, “Exploratory Study on Tobacco Use among Adolescents”, Indian journal of Public Health Research and Development., vol. 8, pp. 34-39, 2017.

Year : 2017

Effectiveness of nursing process based clinical practice guidelines on quality of nursing care among CABG patients

Authors : Prof. Moly K. T., Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Sherin Ann Jhony, Sherin Ann Jhony

Publisher : International journal of Nursing Education

S. Ann Jhony, Prof. Moly K. T., and Prof. Sreedevi P. A., “Effectiveness of nursing process based clinical practice guidelines on quality of nursing care among CABG patients”, International journal of Nursing Education, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 120-126, 2017.

Year : 2016

Marital Satisfaction Among Spouses of Patients with Chronic Mental Illness Attending the Psychiatry Department of a Tertiary Care Centre, Kochi

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Steffy Jacob .

Publisher : International Journal of Nursing Education and Research .

S. Jacob and A., S. P., “Marital Satisfaction Among Spouses of Patients with Chronic Mental Illness Attending the Psychiatry Department of a Tertiary Care Centre, Kochi”, International Journal of Nursing Education and Research , vol. 4, no. 2, 2016.

Year : 2016

Assessment of Infertility Related Stress and Perceived Social Support Among Women Seeking Treatment for Infertility in a Selected Treatment Centre. Kottayam

Authors : Sreejamol M. G., Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Jidhun P.

Publisher : International Journal of Nursing Care .

J. P, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Sreejamol M. G., “Assessment of Infertility Related Stress and Perceived Social Support Among Women Seeking Treatment for Infertility in a Selected Treatment Centre. Kottayam”, International Journal of Nursing Care, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 38-46, 2016.

Year : 2015

Effectiveness of a Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Home Care of Intellectually Disabled Children Among Care Givers

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Ms. Elizabeth Joy; Febu Elizabeth Joy

Publisher : Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing

M. Elizabeth Joy, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Joy, F. Elizabeth, “Effectiveness of a Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Home Care of Intellectually Disabled Children Among Care Givers”, Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing , vol. 9, no. 1, 2015.

Year : 2013

Study to assess the relations between caregiver burden and coping strategies among the Caregivers of patients with mood disorders in psychiatric Unit of AIMS Kochi

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., M. Monisha Mohan, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Joy, M. F. Elizabath

Publisher : Pondichery Journal of Nursing

Year : 2013

Study to assess the relations between caregiver burden and coping strategies among the Caregivers of patients with mood disorders in psychiatric Unit of AIMS Kochi

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Mr Monisha Mohan; Ms.Febu Elizabath Joy

Publisher : Pondichery Journal of Nursing

M. Monisha Mohan, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Joy, M. F. Elizabath, “Study to assess the relations between caregiver burden and coping strategies among the Caregivers of patients with mood disorders in psychiatric Unit of AIMS Kochi”, Pondichery Journal of Nursing , vol. 6, 2013.

Year : 2013

Study to assess parental self efficacy among parents of children with intellectual disability in selected special school

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., M. L. Louis, Rajeesh R Nair

Publisher : Pondicherry Journal of Nursing

M. L. Louis, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Rajeesh R Nair, “Study to assess parental self efficacy among parents of children with intellectual disability in selected special school”, Pondicherry Journal of Nursing , vol. 6, no. 3, 2013.

Year : 2013

Parental self efficacy among parents of children with intellectual disability

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Ms.Liya Louis; Rajeesh R Nair

Publisher : Pondicherry Journal of Nursing

M. L. Louis, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Rajeesh R Nair, “Parental self efficacy among parents of children with intellectual disability”, Pondicherry Journal of Nursing , vol. 6, no. 3, 2013.

Year : 2013

Effect of Laughter Therapy on depression Among Senior citizens residing in selected old age homes at Ernakulam

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Sreejamol M. G., Mr Akhil Kumar

Publisher : Pondicherry Journal of Nursing

M. Akhil Kumar, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Sreejamol M. G., “Effect of Laughter Therapy on depression Among Senior citizens residing in selected old age homes at Ernakulam”, Pondicherry Journal of Nursing , vol. 6, no. 3, 2013.

Year : 2013

Relationship Between Caregiver Burden and Coping Strategies Among Caregivers of Patients with Mood Disorders

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : Journal of Nursing

S. P. A., Mohan, M., and F, J. E., “Relationship Between Caregiver Burden and Coping Strategies Among Caregivers of Patients with Mood Disorders”, Journal of Nursing, pp. 20-21, 2013.

Year : 2013

Parental Self-efficacy Among Parents of Children with Intellectual Disability.

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : Pondicherry Journal of Nursing

L. Liya, A., S. P., and R. Rajeesh, N., “Parental Self-Efficacy Among Parents of Children with Intellectual Disability”, Pondicherry Journal of Nursing, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 35 - 37, 2013.

Conference Paper

Year : 2019

Somatic symptoms and functional disability among among adolescent children studying in a selected school, Ernakulam

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health (LGBRIMH)

Year : 2019

Somatic symptoms and functional disability among among adolescent children studying in a selected school, Ernakulam

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : okopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health

Prof. Sreedevi P. A., “Somatic symptoms and functional disability among among adolescent children studying in a selected school, Ernakulam ”, Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health (LGBRIMH), Tezpur, Assam, 2019.

Year : 2018

Somatic symptoms and its risk factors among adolescent children studying in a selected school, Ernakulam”

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : International Nursing Conference "Global Perspectives of Better Menta Health", AKAL College of Nursing, Himachal Pradesh in collaboration with Drexel University, Philadelphia

Year : 2018

Depression and it’s risk factors among patients waiting for solid organ transplantation

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : AIMS Research Synergy Day

First prize for scientific poster presentation “Depression and it’s risk factors among patients waiting for solid organ transplantation” in connection with AIMS Research Synergy Day

Year : 2018

Somatic symptoms and its risk factors among adolescent children studying in a selected school, Ernakulam

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : AKAL College of Nursing, Himachal Pradesh in collaboration with Drexel University, Philadelphia

Prof. Sreedevi P. A., “Somatic symptoms and its risk factors among adolescent children studying in a selected school, Ernakulam”, in International Nursing Conference "Global Perspectives of Better Menta Health", AKAL College of Nursing, Himachal Pradesh in collaboration with Drexel University, Philadelphia, 2018.

Year : 2018

Psychosocial distress among spouses of cancer patients

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : Akal College of Nursing, Himachal Pradesh

Second prize for scientific poster, “Psychosocial distress among spouses of cancer patients” in the International Conference organized by Akal College of Nursing, Himachal Pradesh

Year : 2014

An Exploratory Study on Use of Tobaco among Adolescents.

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : 13th National Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses

Prof. Sreedevi P. A., “An Exploratory Study on Use of Tobaco among Adolescents.”, in 13th National Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses , St.John's Collge of Nursing, Bangalore, 2014.

Year : 2013

Fatigue and Psychological Distress among Staff Nurses

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : ISPN and West Fort College of Nursing

Prof. Sreedevi P. A., “Fatigue and Psychological Distress among Staff Nurses”, in 12th Annual Conference of Indian Society Of Psychiatric Nurses, ISPN and West Fort College of Nursing, Thrissur , 2013.

Journal

Year : 2015

Assessment of Knowledge and Attitude of Adolescents Regarding Suicide

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A., Sreejamol M. G., Elda Elias

Publisher : Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing

E. Elias, Prof. Sreedevi P. A., and Sreejamol M. G., “Assessment of Knowledge and Attitude of Adolescents Regarding Suicide”, Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing, vol. 9, no. 1, 2015.

Experience
Year Affiliation
23-12-2009 – Present Professor, Amrita College of Nursing
November 2005 – December 2009 Associate Professor, Amrita College of Nursing
February 2003- November 2005 Assistant Professor, Amrita College of Nursing
19-9-2002 – February 2003 Lecturer, Amrita College of Nursing
01-09-1997 to 31-08-1998 Assistant Lecturer, Institute of Nursing Education, Little Flower Hospital, (SME, M.G University)
06-08-1996 to 30-04-1997 Lecturer in Domestic Nursing- Govt. Vocational Higher Secondary School for Girls, Peruva, Kottayam
27-03-1996 to 05-08-1996 Staff Nurse, E.S.I. Hospital, Pathalam, Ernakulam
01-02-1995 to 25-3-1996 Staff Nurse, E.S.I. Hospital, Pathalam, Ernakulam
Responsibilities Holding Other Than Teaching
  • Head of Department of Mental Health Nursing from 2009.
  • Class coordinator of first-year students
  • Member of the curriculam committee
  • Member UG Board of Studies
  • Research committee member.
  • Antiragging committee member.
  • Library committee member
  • Chairperson of the Student Counseling Cell
  • Parent-Teachers’ Executive Committee member
  • Student Welfare Committee member
  • Member of the institutional IQAC
  • Research guide for undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students
  • Approved KNMC Inspector (from 2015).
  • Question paper setter and examiner for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in nursing of different universities
Workshop / Conference Attended / Presented paper
Year Affiliation
2018
  • Dissemination program on ICMR National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research involving Human Participants and children
2017
  • International Conference on Obesity- A multifaceted approach organized by Amrita College of Nursing.
  • 3rd International Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses at NIMHANS Bangalore. – Attended and presented a scientific paper
2016
  • State level workshop on OSCE in Psychiatric Nursing organized by MOSC College of Nursing, Kolanchery.
  • Trainer’s training on Mindful Life Management, 3 days’ workshop organized by Dept. of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.
2015
  • National Conference on organ transplantation-“Together, towards tomorrow” organized by Amrita College of Nursing.
2014
  • 13th National Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses, St.John’s College of Nursing, Bengaluru. –  Attended and presented a scientific paper
2013
  • 12th National Conference of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses West Fort College of Nursing, Thrissur.m- Attended and presented a scientific paper
2010
  • National Conference on Geriatric Nursing Amrita College of Nursing, AIMS. Kochi
  • 72nd Biennial Conference Trained Nurses Association of India.
Resource Person for Workshops/Conferences Seminars, Workshops and Conferences Organised
Year Affiliation
2017 Conference Core Committee Member International Conference on Obesity- A multifaceted approach organized by Amrita College of Nursing, on 1st & 2nd Dec.2017
2015 Conference Core Committee Member and Asst. Coordinator of National Conference on organ transplantation-“Together, towards tomorrow”
2014 3rd National Conference. Infusion Nurses Society- India.
2011 Govt. of India/ DGHS aided State Level CNE Workshop  – Building Human Relations in Health Care  [Amrita College of Nursing]
2009 Govt. of India/ DGHS aided State Level CNE Workshop   – Building Human Relations for Quality Health Care  [Amrita College of Nursing]
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