Philip Eappen, BSN, MBA
Mr. Philip Eappen received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, one of India’s best in the field. He then earned an MBA in Hospital & Healthcare Management from Manipal University, also in India and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University in the United States.
Mr. Eappen’s working career began as an Intensive Care Unit nurse with Marble City Hospital & Research Center, Jabalpur. He later moved to Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences, Bareilly, where he worked as a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Manager. He also worked with the Medical Intensive Care Unit as a Shift Manager and attended many major surgeries in cardiac and neuro specialty operation theaters. Mr. Eappen later taught Medical and Surgical Nursing at Shri Ram Murti Smarak School of Nursing. Afterwards, he joined a Neuro Specialty Hospital as an ICU In-charge.
Mr. Eappen began his AUN career from India in September 2012 and was soon promoted to In-charge. He was the Interim Director of AUN Health Center from January to July 2015 and has been the chief administrator till date, winning the 2017 Best staff for Leadership and Development award.
Mr. Eappen has attended the following professional workshops and conferences: Critical Care Conference: Airway Management for Critically Ill Patients in ICT (2010), Critical Care Workshop: Mechanical Ventilation for Critically Ill Patients (2011), Critical Care Conference (2015, Bangkok, Thailand), and Trauma Care by ICRC, (Geneva), Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills Evaluation (Nigeria) by the Harvard Medical School in March 2017.
Also, he has the following professional licenses and certificates: American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider, American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider, Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council and Karnataka State Nursing Council, Essentials of Global Health, Yale University, July 2017, Psychological First Aid, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, July 2017, Stanford Introduction to Food and Health Stanford University July 2017, Global Health and Humanitarianism, The University of Manchester, June 2017, Leading Healthcare Quality and Safety, The George Washington University, June 2017, Emergency Room Trauma Course, International Committee of the Red Cross, April 2016, 6th Critical Care Conference (Thailand), June 2015, Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, July 2012, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, July 2011, Airway Maintenance (ISCCM) 2010, Mechanical Ventilation (ISCCM), 2010, CITI Program, a division of BRANY (September 2017 to September 2020 and The Nigerian National Code for Health Research Ethics of Center for Bioethics and Research, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity.
- IRB committee membership 2018-2020
- Drug intervention and referral committee