Guest Lecture on “Introduction to Palliative Care & Hospice”

Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal organized a Guest Lecture on “Introduction to Palliative care & Hospice” on October 31, 2020 between 11.00 am & 12.00 noon to 3rd year BSc Nursing students through Microsoft Teams Platform. Mrs. Sangeetha N, Nursing Tutor, Bangalore Hospice Trust – Karunashraya spoke on the topic. She spoke on the importance of palliative care, palliative care approach, maintaining human dignity and essence of palliative care. Mrs. Sangeetha also briefed on the role of a nurse in palliative care and challenges of palliative care nurse. A total of 102 participants including III year B.Sc (N) students and faculty members of the college participated in the session.

Ms. Janet Alva, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, MCON expressed gratitude to Mrs. Sangeetha N for accepting the invite and sharing her expertise on the subject with our students. The interesting, inspiring and elaborate session ended at 12:00 noon.