Mrs.Kusum Gurung

Professional Qualifications

  • M.Sc. Nursing (Mental Health Nursing)
  • PG Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy (PGDCFT) from IGNOU
  • Certificate course in Basics of Addiction Management (CCBoAM) from NIMHANS
  • ICMR e certificate course on Health Research Fundamentals from NPTEL, Swayam.

Areas of Research Interest

  • Substance abuse and deaddiction.
  • Quality of life of caregivers of patients with mental disorders

Current Research Publication (last 5 years)

  • Jadhav ST, Gurung K. COVID-19 vaccination – a cross sectional survey on attitude and belief of nurses. International Journal of Science & Healthcare Research. 2022; 7(1): 135-139. DOI: https://
  • Latha U S, Kusum Gurung. Knowledge regarding management of patients with central venous access devices among ICU nurses. Int J Health Sci Res. 2022; 12(2): 91-95. DOI: ijhsr.20220212
  • Kusum Gurung, “Assertive behavior of nurses towards psychiatric patients”, Nightingale Nursing Times, Vol XIII No. 8, Nov 2017, Page 18-20
  • Kusum Gurung, ” Empty Nest Syndrome-an introduction “, Nightingale Nursing Times, Vol XIV No. 11, Feb 2019, Page 36-37

Professional Membership

  • Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses (ISPN)
  • Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI)