Meenakshi College of Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing

Located on the outskirts of Chennai, Meenakshi College of Nursing has an exclusive building with the entire infrastructure required to learn Comprehensive Nursing care. The Nursing College offers a four-year B.Sc. Nursing Degree Program, two years Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing) and a two years Master’s Degree Program in Nursing, M.Sc. (Nursing) with five specialties. The programs are meticulously planned, which starts with classroom teaching, followed by simulation labs, after which the students are given real-time training in the clinical as well as the community area. A pedagogical approach is used for training the students.
Since the inception of the college in the year 1998, there has been no compromise made on the quality of education and training. Our vision is to focus on the all-around development of the nurses, by ensuring improvement in health equity. As leaders in nursing, we prepare our future nurses in a way that is not limited to an acute care setting or operating theatre, but to handle any roles and settings wherever the profession takes. The future of Nursing is in our hands and in spirit of that thought, our students are perpetually motivated to “Think Big and Act Bigger”.

Medical Surgical Nursing is a distinct speciality which specializesthe students to care of patients with medicaland surgical conditions. This department acts as a foundation for the development qualified professionals which exhibit excellence in the nursing education, practice, administration and research. It deals with Nursing Foundations, Medical Surgical Nursing, Advanced Nursing Practice and super speciality for the post-graduate students. The department has a highly qualified, skilled, proficient and broad base of experience faculty with their various accomplishments in the field of research who make uses of their various innovative teaching strategies.
The department provides an environment for the students as a advocates and health educators to promote health and to prevent disease to the patient, family, and community. The entry-level medical–surgical department makes nursing judgments based on scientific knowledge and relies on procedures and standardized care plans.


  • Teaches Excellent observation and assessment skills in recording symptoms, reactions, administering medical examinations.
  • Promotes Knowledge on convalescence and rehabilitation requirements for patients and their families.
  • Help the students in developing, planning, implementing, evaluating, documenting, and managing nursing care for patient and their families.
  • Prepares guidelines for the department and prepare students to take part in clinical administration.
  • Observes health related days by participating in various patient care and community activities.
  • Ensures critical evaluation of faculty & the student’s activities in the department of medical surgical nursing

Principal’s Message

Dr. Fabiola M. Dhanaraj,
M.Sc.(N), PGDGC, MA(G&C), Phil(G&C), PhD(N).

Greetings from Meenakshi College of Nursing! After the pandemic, many of us may look back at the hardest time when we all were resilient stewards. The pandemic uncovered and created new opportunities for those in the field of nursing to change the society. Human beings understood the impact of health on the concepts of “live, love, pray, work, learn and play”. This awareness has radically transposed the thought process of academicians in nursing. The motto of our college is, “To Serve is Divine’. We, at Meenakshi College of Nursing, aim to nurture nurses who understands people in the context of life circumstances and serve them efficiently. Through our experienced Faculty and state of the art infrastructure, we are committed to produce competent qualified nurses to face the health care delivery system globally. Once again I extend a hearty welcome to the students and assure them of a blooming career, at one of the most prestigious Institutes of the country.