Nehru College of Nursing ,Vaniyamkulam,Ottapalam,Palakkad Dist. is a Nursing Institute one among a few of its kind to facilitate quality education in the health care field under PKDAS INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES with a mission to bring world class health care within the reach of every person and to maintain excellence in medical education and research.
Nursing Scenario Kerala has been known for the large number of quality nurses migrating to work in hospitals around the world.This migration has to benefited not only the economy of the state but has also earned it a great deal of goodwill in the Malayali nurses toiled on in distant foreign lands in dedicated professionalism effacing self. In today`s world of medicine marked by ever increasing specializations on the one hand and the rising incidence of life style diseases on the other , the paramedical professions led by Nursing is declined to play a crucial complementary role in delivering quality health care.However though nursing is in great demand as a professional graduate course in Kerala, the number of recognized institutions with clinical practice facilities offering the course is very few prompting the aspirants to migrate to other states for doing the course. Nehru College of Nursing promoted by Nehru College of Educational and Charitable Trust),has been set up to cater to this felt need for a quality Nursing Institution at home. PKDAS Insitute of Medical Sciences also situated at Vaniyamkulam and run by Nehru College of Educational and Charitable Trust with departments more than 25 specialities is a 400 bed world class hospital which can exclusively be used by Nursing College students for clinical practice. The "Nightingale Pledge" I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug. I will do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession, and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my calling. With loyalty will I endeavor to aid the physician, in his work, and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care.