Observation of World Heart Day 2017

As a part of World Heart Day 2017, an awareness programme was organized by IV year BSc Nursing students and the Department of Community Health Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal on 07 October, 2017 at Ozanam Old Age Home, Kalyanapura.

October 07, 2017

Mrs. Ansuya, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Mrs. Janet Prameela D’souza, Assistant Professor, Dept of Medical Surgical Nursing, MCON Manipal were invited as Resource Persons.
Mrs Janet Prameela D’Souza explained the signs and symptoms of cardiovascular problems, the ways to differentiate heart burn and cardiac pain and gave a detailed description on symptoms of angina. Mrs. Ansuya had an interactive session with participants which stressed on the importance of diet, lifestyle changes for preventing cardiac problems. 

Fourth year BSc Nursing students demonstrated normal and abnormal heart by showing the heart model and also the inmates were invited for the yoga session and demonstrated Yoga for elderly. As a part of risk assessment for cardiovascular problems, blood glucose and blood pressure monitoring was done among 20 inmates. The programme was coordinated by Mrs. Reshma, Lecturer, Dept of Community Health Nursing, MCON Manipal and supported by Mrs Melanie Lewis, Lecturer, MCON Manipal.