Report on Valedictory Programme of Certificate Course on Oncology Nursing

The valedictory program of the Certificate Course in Oncology Nursing offered by Medical-Surgical Nursing department of Manipal College of Nursing (MCON), MAHE Manipal, to Staff Nurses of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal during the period from 1st September 2021 to 30th November 2021 will be held on 27th December 2021 between 3:00 pm and 4.00 pm at the Conference Hall of Shirdi Saibaba Block, KH, Manipal.

Dr Avinash Shetty, Medical Superintendent of Kasturba Hospital was the chief guest for the programme, Dr Suba Sooria, Head of Nursing Services, KH Manipal was the guest of honour. Dr Jyothi Chakrabarthy, head of the department; Medical-Surgical Nursing, MCON welcomed the gathering. The awardees of the certificate were presented by Mrs Janet Alva, Assistant Professor, Medical-Surgical Nursing Manipal MCON Manipal. The certificates for the participants of the course and resource person were awarded by Dr Avinash Shetty, Dr Suba Sooria & Dr Judith A Norohna, Dean Manipal College of Nursing. Dr Avinash Shetty congratulated the participants and encouraged them to put the theory into practice for the continual improvement of quality care. Dr Suba Sooria emphasized the need to continuously update the knowledge and skills to improve the care of our patients. Dr Judith A Norohna, motivated all participants of the certificate course to apply evidence-based practice to improve the quality of care of our patients. The course was well appreciated through the feedback given by the participants of the course.

The programme was coordinated by Mrs Shalini G Nayak, Assistant Professor, Medical-Surgical Nursing, MCON, MAHE, Manipal.