AWANTIPORA – The Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) in collaboration with Alamdar Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology (AMCN&MT, Charar-i-Sharief) of Islamic University of Science & Technology (IUST), conducted a One Day Virtual nationwide Capacity Building Training of nurses for the management of children in the COVID-19 pandemic. The training that also focused on the preparedness of nursing professionals against third wave, saw an active participation from all over the country.
On this occasion, (ADG) Nursing Dte, GHS MOHFW Govt. of India Dr. Rathi Balachandran in her inaugural address shared that MOHFW was taking steps to empower nurses with latest knowledge & skills. Chairperson Trainings Dte, GHS MOHFW Dr. Sandiya Gupta deliberated the need of training for nurses in pediatric population. Faculty of Nursing SGT University, Gurugram Prof. Raman Deep, also spoke on the occasion. Chief Guest and Dean Research IUST Prof. A.H. Moon appreciated the high tech human touch approach used by Nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Principal AMCN&MT, Prof. Mehmooda Regu in her welcome address said that nursing professionals have played a pivotal role to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and emphasized the need for such training programmes to enhance the capacity and skills of nursing professionals.
While facilitating the training program, faculty AMCN&MT Ms. Fehmeeda Mehmood, and faculty Nursing SMVD College of Nursing Kakryal Ms. Pushpa Oreon, explained the different aspects of care and management of children having COVID-19
At the end of training sessions, feedback and post-test was also conducted.