Alumni Engagement Guest Lecture Series – 9/2022

Department of Child Health Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing (MCON), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal organized an alumni guest lecture on “Budget planning: Nursing Education & Service” on April 18, 2022, between 03.00 pm & 04.00 pm for postgraduate nursing students through Microsoft Team Platform. Dr Asha P Shetty, Principal & Professor, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) College of Nursing, with the additional responsibility of Chief Nursing Officer at AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha and alumna (MSc Graduate 1994-1996 batch) of MCON, Manipal was the speaker for the session. She discussed the various aspects of budgeting including the process of budget planning for nursing college and nursing service department, and also different types of budgets. She also emphasized the importance of nurses’ involvement in budget planning, which facilitates the empowerment of nurses in financial planning and management. Dr Asha P Shetty shared her experience of budget planning in her organization.    

A total of 33 participants including II MSc (18) along with the faculty members and research scholars (15) of MCON, Manipal attended the guest lecture. The session was interactive and informative.