November 07, 2022

Manipal School of Nursing, MCON, MAHE, Manipal had organized a guest lecture on the topic “Role of Infection Prevention and Control Nurse in preventing Healthcare-associated infections in Irish Acute Hospital” by Mrs. Prathiba Karkada, Clinical Nurse Manager -2, Infection Prevention and Control, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, County Louth, Dublin, Ireland on 7th November 2022 at 10.30 am at II floor classroom, MCON, Manipal..

Mrs. Prathiba discussed on the scope of nurses in Ireland hospitals, the setup of the infection control committee, healthcare-associated infections, and the role of infection control nurses in the prevention of healthcare-associated infections. She also stressed standard precautions and enlightened the participants by quoting instances from her clinical experience.

A total of 140 participants attended the session. It was a useful and interactive session and participants could acquire knowledge on the prevention of healthcare associated infections.