Alumni Engagement Guest Lecture Series – 5/2023

April 19, 2023

Department of Child Health Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing (MCON), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal organized an alumni guest lecture on “Cost Effectiveness and Cost Accounting in Nursing Service Administration” on April 17, 2023, between 02.00 pm & 03.00 pm for postgraduate nursing students through Microsoft Team Platform. Mrs. Saroja Jaykumar, Nurse Manager, Manipal Health Enterprises Limited (MHE). (MSc Graduate 1998-2000 batch) of MCON, Manipal was the speaker for the session. She discussed the various aspects of Cost Effectiveness and Cost Accounting in Nursing Service Administration including the types and the process of cost management in the nursing service department. She also emphasized the importance of nurses’ involvement in Cost management planning, which facilitates the empowerment of nurses in financial planning and management. Mrs. Saroja Jaykumar shared her experience of Cost management and emphasized the need for sound clinical experience for nurse administrators.

A total of 36 participants including II MSc (10) and II year PBBSc nursing (20) along with the faculty members (6) of MCON, Manipal attended the guest lecture. The session was interactive and informative.