Lamp lighting Day 2018

The lamp lighting ceremony for the 29th batch of BSc Nursing students of Manipal College of Nursing Manipal was held on 13th October 2018 at Shirdi Saibaba Conference Hall, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal.

October 15, 2018

The lamp lighting ceremony held as a tribute to Florence Nightingale the lady with the lamp, is an auspicious occasion in every nurses life. The 99 first year BSc Nursing students received the light from the chief guest, Mrs. Gracy Lobo, Nursing Superintendent, KMC hospital Attavara, Mangalore, Dr. Anice George Dean Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Dr. Judith A Noronha, Associate Dean and Dr. Shashidhara Y N, HOD Community Health Nursing Manipal which was followed by the oath taking ceremony of the novice nurses.

Chief Guest congratulated the students for choosing this profession which renders inevitable contribution for a patient’s recovery and she also highlighted about 3 Cs of nursing profession - care, cure and coordination as well as 3 H’s - hand, heart and head required for passionate nursing care. She even highlighted on how student nurses can bring a change in patients life with small gestures with her own personal life experiences. Dean Dr Anice George, in her message to the students emphasized the requirement of developing curiosity, humility and passion for caring the patient as an essential requirement for the student nurses to inculcate.