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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

Conference Paper

Fatigue and Psychological Distress among Staff Nurses

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

Publisher : 12th Annual Conference of Indian Society Of Psychiatric Nurses

An Exploratory Study on Use of Tobaco among Adolescents.

Authors : Prof. Sreedevi P. A.

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

Journal Article

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

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

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

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.

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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