Alumni Engagement Guest Lecture Series – 02/2021

Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal has organized an alumni guest lecture on the topic “Surgical management of arthritis” on 15 April 2021 between 11.30 am to 12.30 pm. Ms. Krishnaendhu Ambady Krishnan, an alumnus of MCON, BSc Nursing (2004 -2007 batch) and MSc Nursing (2007- 2009 batch) was the resource person for the session. She is currently working as Senior Charge Nurse and Practice Educator for theatres at South West London, Elective Orthopedics Centre, Epson, Surrey. She spoke about various types of arthritis, etiological factors and the risk factors involved, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and the differences between various types of arthritis. She highlighted the management aspect of arthritis with special emphasis on surgical management of arthritis. She shared her experience of managing arthritis patients in her work setting.

The session was deliberated using the Microsoft teams platform. A total of 115 participants including faculty members and students from II year BSc Nursing and I year PBBSc Nursing attended the session. This program was coordinated by Mrs Janet Prameela D’Souza, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, MAHE, Manipal.