Nurses around the world will celebrate International Nurses’ Day on 12 May of every year, the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.
The International Council of Nurses, which started the event unofficially back, in 1965, has chosen the theme of this Nurses’ Day as
Nurses: A Force for Change: Care Effective, Cost Effective. “Nurses are well positioned to drive improvements in efficiency and effectiveness,”
“Nurses’ Day is a great opportunity for nurses and patients to truly celebrate their vocation”.
RRMCH celebrated the “Nurses’ Day” on 20th May 2017. The senior nurses were felicitated by our Hon’ble chairman Sri A.C.Shanmugam for their contribution and dedication for the work. The Hon’ble chairman Sri A. C. Shanmugam spoke about the importance of the role of a nurse in a patient’s life. He also announced that from now on each month, the nurses will be honored for their dedications and contribution in their rendering of work. The program flourished with lot of cultural activities and fun following competitions.
Mortality meeting for the month of May 2017 will be held on 17th May 2017 at 2:30 pm in College Auditorium (Kadamba Hall).
The following case will be discussed:-
Mrs. Prema 49 yrs/female I.P No.:- 10469. By the department of OBG
Diagnosis: (Rt) TUBOOVARIN MASS.
The chairperson for the meet will be:-
Dr. Rupakala , Prof, Dept of OBG
Dr. Rajagopalan S, HOD, Dept of Surgery
Dr. Sahajananda, Dept of Anesthesia
All faculties, PGs, and UGs are requested to attend the meeting.
RRMCH is proud to share with all that Dr. Prema, Prof, Dept of Pediatrics has represented the Pediatrics conference – PEDICON which was held in Nimhans Convention Hall on 6th and 7th May 2017 at Bangalore.
She is the Joint secretary IAP-BPS and also the convener of Souvenir Committee.
Dept of MICROBIOLOGY, RRMCH has organised a CME on “HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL”.
Time: 09.00 am to 04:00 pm.
Venue: Kadamba Hall, RRMCH College Auditoriuim.
ALL ARE CORDIALLY INVITED.
HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL FROM DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY.
A Continuing Medical Education (CME) on “Hospital Infection Control” was conducted by the department of Microbiology on Friday, 19th May 2017 at the Kadamba auditorium of Rajarajeswari Medical College, Bangalore from 9 am to 4 pm. This CME is awarded 2 credit points by Karnataka Medical Council.
There were five learned speakers participated in this CME. First talk was given by Dr. Santhosh Shirol SAFE – I, Consultant, NABH Co-ordinator, QCI, INDIA, on “Overview of Hospital Infection Control Committee”. This was an eye-opener to young – budding microbiologists, clinicians and nurses.
Second talk was on “HAI Rates Calculation “by Dr. Prakash. R, Associate Professor of Microbiology, RRMC&H, Bangalore. This was an interactive talk and most of the delegates actively participated and involved in HAI rate calculation.
Third presentation was on “OT Sterilization Guidelines” by Dr. Asima Banu, Professor of Microbiology and Additional Charge as Nodal Officer of Trauma and Emergency Care Centre in Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore. This was certainly an excellent talk for the delegates on recent OT guidelines and sterilization, disinfection practices. Take home message was valuable for setup and maintenance of an ideal OT.
Fourth deliberation was by Dr. Sangeetha S, professor & HOD, Department of Microbiology, RRMC&H, Bangalore on “Biomedical Waste Management 2016 Guidelines”. Madam highlighted the changes in guideline of BMW 2016 and addressed color coding, bar coding of bags. This was an interactive discussion and the delegates actively participated.
Fifth interaction was on “Needle stick injury and post exposure prophylaxis’’ by Dr. Beena, Professor of Microbiology, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore. This was certainly an informative talk for the postgraduates to know things to be done during NSI.
The afternoon session included exercises on Calculation of HAI Rates, Hand hygiene Audit, BMW Checklist preparation done by Dr. R.C.Kanta, Dr. Prakash R, Dr. Lakshminarayana S. A, Dr. Sunil Kumar D C, Dr. Archana Rao and Dr. Yashaswini, department of Microbiology, RRMC&H, Bangalore. All the delegates were actively and enthusiastically involved in the exercises and they gave a positive feedback.
Last but not least, Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Lakshminarayana S. A, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, RRMC&H and organizing secretary.
Certificates to the delegates were handed over after conclusion of the programme.
A total of 105 delegates attended the CME and enjoyed the scientific deliberations.
This program was a grand success due to continuous support and encouragement from Honorable Chairman Sri A.C. Shanmugam, Executive-Director, Mr. Vijayanand, Dean, Dr. Sathyamurthy. B, Medical Director, Dr. D.L. Ramachandra, Medical Superintendent, Dr. K.M. Govindaraju, Principal, Dr. Naveen. S, Director of PG Studies, Dr. Usha Ramachandra, CEO, Sri. Sitharam. We remain thankful to them.
Our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. V.C. Shanmuganandan from Karnataka Medical Council, Bangalore, who observed the proceedings of the CME..