Seminar on Professional Advancement in Nursing

A one day seminar on Professional advancement in Nursing was organized for the fourth year BSc Nursing students on Friday, 17th May 2019.

May 20, 2019

The program started with a session on Career guidance by Dr Jyothi Chakrabarty, Professor, MCON, Manipal. She focussed on career opportunities available both at National and International levels.

Mr Anil Raj, Lecturer, MCON, Manipal briefed on professional ethics and ethical principles that need to be followed throughout the professional life.

Mr Mithun Ullal, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, MAHE, Manipal elaborated on how to face interviews. He gave real life examples and discussed by narrating many interviews.

This was followed by CV building session. The participants were divided in three groups and parallel sessions were conducted. Dr Vikram Baliga, Associate Professor, Head of CCTCI (Center for Consulting, Training and Corporate Interface), Dr Priyanka Pandey, Assistant Professor, and Mr Kishore L, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, MAHE, Manipal were the resource persons .They elaborated in detail about writing a CV.

The afternoon session started with corporate etiquettes by Mr Ravindra Shenoy, Assistant Professor, Senior Scale, Department of Commerce, MAHE, Manipal. He emphasized on importance of communication skills, values and grooming. Mrs Anjalin D’Souza, Assistant Professor, MCON, Manipal oriented students about features of alumni portal and explained the process of alumni registration. Dr Judith A Noronha, Associate Dean, MCON, Manipal in her address appreciated the student’s active participation and emphasized on being a role model in the professional life. The programme came to an end at 3.30 pm. A total of 100 students participated in the Seminar.