Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Nurses week & International Nurses Day at CMC

Ludhiana, 14th May, 2012 (Shalu Arora and Rector Kathuria) The nurses week was celebrated with various activities such as Procedure Competition, Quiz on different subjects, Poster competition etc. Prof. (Mrs.) Renuka Chauhan gave her views on Nurses Day theme. On the International Nurses’ Day, a function was organized by TNAI (Trained Nurses Association of India) & SNA(Student Nurses Association)  Units of College of Nursing, CMC, Ludhiana.
This day is observed to commemorate the Birthday of the founder of Modern Nursing Miss Florence Nightingale. The day started from Hospital chapel, where many nurses assembled & prayed together for a dedicated & compassionate profession and message by Prof. (Mrs.) Veena Barkat Masih. This was followed by other activities in the College of Nursing on the theme “Closing the gap, from Evidence to Action”. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest, Director Dr. Abraham G. Thomas, highlighted the responsibility of an Ideal Nurse. He expressed that by effective communication, better understanding is created with patients and their relatives. He emphasized to put compassionate practice as per evidence.

The scientific session was conducted by Prof. (Mrs.) Triza Jiwan and Mrs. Monika Walia on different topics i.e. Occupational Exposure protocol and Hand Hygiene. Role play and documentary on Florence Nightingale was also enacted by the Nursing students. All TNAI Members participated enthusiastically under the leadership of Prof. (Mrs.) Ponnamma R. Singh, Principal and Mrs. Balqis Victor, President, TNAI, CMC Unit.

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