Assistant Professor of Psychiatric Nursing, Mental Health Nursing Department Head
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN), Master of Science in Mental Health Nursing (MScN)
Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) of United Kingdom
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ramandeep Kaur is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatric Nursing at Guru Nanak College of Nursing in Dhahan-Kaleran, Punjab. She is also the head of the Department of Mental Health Nursing.
Her classes help students prepare for the management and care of patients with psychotic and neurotic disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, phobias, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), somatoform disorders, substance abuse and more.
She also teaches nursing research processes to graduate students.
While teaching, Ramandeep Kaur emphasizes patient empathy and advocacy, critical thinking and upholding the dignity of the nursing profession.
She believes educators have the ability to create leaders through guidance and support.
Her favourite quote is from Gurbani (Guru Granth Sahib, Sikh scripture), which says, “Mann tu Jot Saroop Hain, Apna Mool Pehchan.” It indicates that each person should know and believe in themselves; that they have potential if they recognize it, and prove it to themselves.
Ramandeep Kaur earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) from Guru Nanak College of Nursing in 2008. Her degree was conferred by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences in Faridkot, Punjab.
She received her Master of Science in Nursing (MScN), with a specialization on Mental Health Nursing, in 2013. She graduated with distinction. Her master’s degree was also completed at Guru Nanak College of Nursing and conferred by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences.
To further her professional development, she went on to achieve several accolades in the nursing field including:
- Earning a Certificate of Participation for attending a conference on Sample Size Calculation and Publication Ethics, hosted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) at NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, in 2023
- Completing a one day online workshop on the Use of Statistics in Nursing Research, hosted by Desh Bhagat University, Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab, in 2023
- Completing a virtual course titled, “Applying Gender Based Analysis: An International Development Context,” hosted by the High Commission of Canada in India, from November 14 – 15, 2022
- Earning a Certificate of Participation in the Punjab State Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI)’s Biennial 77th Conference at the Lala Lajpat Rai Institute of Nursing in Jalandhar, Punjab, in 2022
- Passing the Objective Structured Clinical Examination designed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the United Kingdom (UK) to become a Registered Nurse (RN) with the National Health Service (NHS) in 2021
- Completing a four-week, online, health care professional development program hosted by Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, in 2021
- Earning a certificate for attending the Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) of India’s 28th Biennial Punjab State Conference at Saraswati Professional and Higher Education College of Nursing in Mohali (Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar), Punjab, in 2019
- Earning a Certificate of Participation for attending the National SNA Biennial Conference in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, in 2019
- Earning a certificate for attending the SNA’s 27th Biennial Punjab State Conference at Sarabha College of Nursing in Ludhiana, Punjab, in 2017
- Earning a Certificate of Participation for attending a three-day camp on the Promotion of Mental Health at Akal Academy, Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, in 2015
- Earning a certificate for attending the SNA’s 26th Biennial Punjab State Conference at Guru Nanak College of Nursing in Dhahan-Kaleran, Punjab, in 2015
- Earning a Certificate of Participation for attending the Indo Pacific Academy of Forensic Nursing Science (INPAFNUS) conference organized by Guru Nanak College of Nursing in Dhahan-Kaleran, Punjab, in 2013
- Organizing a workshop on the Techniques of Educational Technology, held at Guru Nanak College of Nursing in Dhahan-Kaleran, Punjab, in 2012
- Earning a Certificate of Participation for attending a Conference on Curriculum Development at Sarabha College of Nursing in Ludhiana, Punjab, in 2011
- Earning a Certificate of Training by the TNAI for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training at Dayanand Medical College & Hospital (DMCH) College of Nursing in Ludhiana, Punjab, in 2008
Ramandeep Kaur’s nursing inspiration comes from Bhai Kanhaiya, a devotee of the 10th Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib, who provided salve and water to wounded soldiers in the battlefield without discrimination of caste, colour, creed or race.
Ramandeep Kaur’s research projects have included:
- Comparing the Level of Stress and Coping Responses Among Junior and Senior Nursing Students of Guru Nanak College Of Nursing, Dhahan Kaleran, 2008 (undergraduate paper)
- An Exploratory Study to Assess the Levels Of Stress and the Coping Strategies Adopted by Women Aged Between 35 to 55 Years Residing in Village Dhahan, District Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab, 2011 – 2013 (postgraduate paper). View here.
Undergraduate student research supervision
Ramandeep Kaur has supervised undergraduate student research projects on the following topics:
- A study to assess knowledge of staff nurses regarding application of universal precautions in clinical settings
- A pre-experimental study on the effectiveness of a structured awareness program regarding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among school teachers
- A quasi experimental study on the effectiveness of a structured teaching program on knowledge regarding Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) among nursing students
- A study to assess awareness regarding guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) among staff nurses
- A quasi experimental study to assess the effectiveness of a structured teaching program on knowledge regarding nomophobia among nursing students
- A study to assess knowledge regarding Nipah virus among nursing students
- A study to assess knowledge regarding prevention and management of behavioral problems in primary school children among their teachers