CRESCENT COLLEGE OF NURSING,
KANNUR DISTRICT -670303, KERALA
Crescent College of Nursing is a professional educational Institution run by North Malabar Development Society, Kannur. North Malabar Development Society is a registered society registered under societies Act of 1860 vide registration No.442/90. Crescent College of Nursing was established during the academic year 2008-2009 and started conducting B.Sc(Nursing) course . The Institution was approved by Government of Kerala and recognized by Indian Nursing Council and Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council. The College was initially affiliated to Kannur University and continued affiliation to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS), Trissur, with effect from the academic year 2010-2011 onwards.The College is situated 23 Kms distance from the Kannur. The infrastructure facilities arranged in this campus as per the norms and standards of Indian Nursing Council and Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council. The College is havingl qualified Principal with Doctorate degree and qualified and experiences teaching faculties and they have advance degrees in nursing from the prestigious Universities.
The management of the Institution –North Malabar Development Society established in the year 1990 with an aim to uplift the backwardness of this weaker sections of North Malabar Region by providing educational institutions, professional colleges, Medical and Paramedical institutions. Crescent College of Nursing is one of the educational institutions run by this Society established during the academic year 2008-2009 with an intake of 30 sanctioned by INC, KNMC and Govt. During the year 2009-10 , INC has enhanced to 70 seats and KNMC and University also accorded permission to take admission for 60 seats.
Crescent College of Nursing is presently giving training classes for B.Sc(Nursing). We have plan to establish M.Sc(Nursing) in the near future. The Duration of the B.Sc(N) course is four years and one year internship as per the rules of Government and University. Plus two science subjects with minimum 50% marks is the basic qualification for entry.
Every year health days like Nurses Day, WHO,AIDS Day etc are celebrated in the College. Students will organize Fresher’s Day, Lamp lighting ceremony, Onam and Christmas programmes in the College. Blood Donation Day was celebrated in the month of June 2011. 40 students and 3 teaching staff have donated blood .Once in a year Personal Health Development programme is conducted including the guest speakers from out side.
Cultural programmes are being conducted in the college level every year by the Students Nurses Association. Students are encouraged to participate and bring out their potential abilities.Zonal level cultural programme was organized by Crescent College of Nursing during this year . various colleges have participated including our college and won prizes in many events
Crescent College of Nursing faculties and students are involved in research activities and conducting studies to explore the clinical problems, find the appropriate solution for existing problem through research . Every year IIIrd year students are conducting Research as a partial fulfillment of requirements in their curriculum. They are guided by the faculty.