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Nurses urged to be dedicated to their work

Nurses urged to be dedicated to their work
(Inset) Ch. Henia. First year GNM students presenting song on Friday. (NP)
Correspondent KOHIMA, MAY 10 (NPN) | Publish Date: 5/10/2019 12:12:46 PM IST

Joint director nursing Health and Family Welfare (H&FW), Ch. Henia has called upon the nurses to be more dedicated and committed to their profession by being patient and showing love to the sick. 

Henia made this statement at the 54th International Nurses Day, which was celebrated under the theme, “A voice to lead-health for all” at DBT Hall, NHAK Kohima on Friday. The programme was organized by local TNAI Kohima Branch. 

The joint director reminded the nurses that they should have confidence, maintain discipline and must be a good listener. 

She said as nurses, they should know that their role was important in curing diseases, through good nursing care and medicine. Sometime, their works may not be appreciated, but it was their duty to provide quality nursing care to the clients, Henia said.

The joint director further said that nursing requires knowledge and skill, however there was a wide gap between nursing education and nursing service. Therefore, she urged the nurses to update the knowledge and skills.

She also said that Indian Nursing Council (INC) has resolved for integration of Nursing education and service, therefore, there will be unification of nursing education and nursing service, which has been implemented in Vellore, Bangalore and Tezpur.

Speaking on the theme, deputy director nursing H&FW Shetoni said the greatest area of advancement for the implementation and improvement of value-based healthcare was in the collection and analysis of nursing data.

She said information was pivotal to effective decision making and integral for quality health care and associated outcomes.

Shetoni further pointed out that for the health system to achieve the potential benefits offered by value-based health care, the policy makers and health systems have to ensure that the heath profession is equipped with appropriate education. 

On the occasion, nursing students presented songs and cultural items. The programme was attended retired nurses, senior nurses, doctors and others.

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