Training of Nurse Educators Workshop

Manipal College of Nursing Manipal has organized a ten days Training of Nurse Educators (ToN) Workshop on “Geriatric Health Care and Research” under ICMR-DHR funded project from August 5th to 14th, 2015.

August 17, 2015

Total of 14 Nurse Educators from Mangalore, Udupi and Manipal had registered for the workshop. The main focus of the workshop was on Geriatric Health Care and Geriatric Health Research. In Geriatric Health Care aspect, sessions focused on assessment of elderly, basic skills for Gerontological Nursing, nursing management of older adults with common health problems, psychosocial care of elderly, ethical and legal issues related to care of elderly, Geriatric communication, guidance & counselling, elderly abuse, and rehabilitation of elderly. In Geriatric Health Research aspect, sessions focused on different aspects of research methodology and statistical analysis with special emphasis on Geriatric Research area. Resource persons were the senior faculty of College of Nursing, Statistics Dept. of Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Community Medicine Dept. of KMC Manipal. Brain storming session, Group discussion, article critiquing and hands on experience on statistical software packages were the highlights of the workshop.