Report on Guest Lecture on “Core Concepts in Critical Care”

The department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE, Manipal organised a guest lecture on “Core Concepts in Critical Care” on 23rd January 2021 between 4 pm and 5 pm. The guest lecture was delivered by Dr Sudhesh Rao, Consultant Intensivist and Head department of Critical Care, A.J Hospital, Mangaluru to “Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care (NPCC)” students through Microsoft Teams Platform. He elaborated on the history of critical care in India, the types of intensive care units, multidisciplinary and collaborative approach, team dynamics and communication, models of care and classification of critically ill patients. He urged students to have passion in critical care and to be leaders as they belong to the first few batches of the program in India. A total of 12 participants including first year and second year NPCC students and faculty members of the college participated in the session.

Dr Soumya Christabel, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, MCON welcomed the speaker and Dr Jyothi Chakrabarty, Professor & Head of Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, MCON thanked the speaker at the end of the session.