Lourdes College of Nursing

Lourdes Society for Health Care & Research, constituted by the Archdiocese of Verapoly, reaches out to the community for professional healthcare services and education. Lourdes College of Nursing, Ernakulam located at Chembumukku along Kakkanad route began its journey of developing nursing academic excellence in 2002. The Educational Programmes include B.Sc. Nursing (2002), Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (2005), MSc Nursing in 5 specialities (2011) (Med. Surg. – 3 seats, Paediatrics – 3 seats, OBG – 3 seats, Community Health – 3 seats & Mental Health (Psychiatric) – 5 seats. Also we have GNM programme with 50 seats. Lourdes Hospital is a NABH accredited multi-speciality hospital with 720 beds strength, including 10 intensive care units and 12 Operation theatres, super speciality facilities and 6 community out-reach programmes serving the coastal population.

Our college has been declared as ‘Minority Institution’ by the National commission for Minority Educational Institution. Presently 199 B.Sc. nursing students, 52 Post basic B.Sc. and 140 GNM students are studying in this Institution. Besides 16 students are doing their post-graduation in Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing, Child health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Medical Surgical Nursing specialty.