INS IV nurses day workshop at CMC and Hospital

Workshop saw 165 participants from Punjab and Chandigarh

INS IV nurses day workshop at CMC and Hospital

Ludhiana: As part of the Nursing community of Christian Medical College & Hospital (CMCH), Ludhiana, we are celebrating more than 125 years of its service to the nation. CMCH is known for its excellence in nursing education, service and research. 

In light of this, Nursing Services of Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, in collaboration with BD (Becton Dickinson, India), hosted the ‘INS IV Nurses Day Workshop’, on Friday, January 24, 2020.

At the Inaugural function, Mr. Moses Rao, Associate Director, Business Excellence, encouraged the participants and spoke on stewardship, vision and commitment of nursing fraternity. Mrs. Gladis S. Kumar, Nursing Superintendent, welcomed the gathering and said that ‘newer emerging challenges in nursing practice required developing expertise and proficiency in care and research. As a pioneer in health care education and practice, the Nursing services in Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, were laying emphasis on equipping and empowering nurses’ through evidence-based nursing practice, critical thinking and preparation for change’.

Dr. Reena Jairus, Principal, College of Nursing, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, spoke about the importance of quality nursing care and skill development, and commended the self-less and sacrificial work of the Nurses.
Dr. Neeraj Jha, Clinical Research Coordinator, BD India, and local coordinator Ms. Sarika Ray, unveiled the theme & explained the importance and the role nurses play in IV maintenance. 

A traditional lamp was lit to the God of divine wisdom, knowledge and understanding’, to make the function a blessed one, by dignitaries and Speakers at the occasion.

The Speakers Dr. Devendra Midha, Intensivist, Max Hospital, Dr. Atul Phillips, Intensivist, CMC Hospital, Ludhiana, Dr. Vishal Mittal, Intensivist, SPS Hospital, Dr. Kanwalpreet Sodhi, Intensivist, Deep Hospital, Mr. Gaganjot Singh, Dr. Neeraj Jha, Dr. Reena Jairus and Mrs. Gladis, were all honoured with a plaque, recognising their contribution. 

The topics that were presented were as follows: ‘Health Care Worker safety for NSI, Complications of Infusion Therapy, CRBSI Impact on Healthcare, CRBI Prevention to Care bundle and standards related to IV Management. Poster presentations and Team Activities were conducted for the participants and prizes given to the best team.

The Workshop saw 165 participants from 17 Hospitals across Punjab & Chandigarh. Overall, participants expressed deep appreciation of the Workshop and looked forward to more such Workshops.