Himalayan College of Nursing, Swami Rama Himalayan University, organized a 4-day International Nursing Conference on “Current Advances in Nursing Science: Innovative Approaches in Nursing Education, Nursing Practice” from March 29 to April 1, 2017. Dr. Krishan Kant Paul, Hon’ble Governor, Uttarakhand, consented to be the Chief Guest and inaugurated the conference by releasing the souvenir. Shri T. Dileep Kumar, President, Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi was the Guest of Honour.
Dr. Paul highlighted the importance of nursing as a noble profession that has been contributing towards taking care of patients while doctors cure. He said nurses must be given training in the latest digital technology so that they can be part of e-medicine whereby they can convey the condition of the patient to the doctors through Skype, webcam and other electronic applications through internet. Shri T Dileep Kumar spoke about strengthening practical oriented competency based training in nursing. There were 466 delegates from India and abroad with nursing leaders from India and overseas to deliver lectures and to respond.
Dr. Vijay Dhasmana, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, SRHU, Dr. V. Chauhan, Member Presidential Body, HIHT, Dr. Renu Dhasmana, Director Nursing, Dr. Kathy McKeehan, Nursing Advisor, Dr. Sanchita Pugazhendi, Principal HCN and Organising Chairperson and Mrs. Kamli Prakash, Vice Principal and Organising Secretary were present.