The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of PSG College of Nursing with University Grants Commission (UGC) Sponsored PARAMARSH scheme as a joint venture with PSG College of Arts & Science organized two days National Webinar on “NAAC-Assessment and Accreditation for Health Sciences – TQM The Way Forward” from 16th to 17th October 2020 through Microsoft Teams and Zoom cloud meeting. Around 271 delegates across India from 64 Colleges in 14 States had benefited through this Webinar.The Webinar began with formal welcome address by Dr. A. Jayasudha, Principal, PSG College of Nursing at 9.30 am on 16th October, 2020. Followed by Dr. D. Bridha Principal PSG College of Arts & Science unveiled about PARAMARSH Scheme. Prof. Dr. (Mrs). Ani Grace Kalaimathy, Registrar, TNNMC, Chennai delivered opening remarks.
Eminent Resource Speakers and their topics on 16th October include Dr. Prof. S. Rangaswami, Former Vice Chancellor, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Porur, Chennai on “Need for Assessment & Accreditation, Salient features of Total Quality Management (TQM) in Nursing Institutions”, Dr. Manju Vatsa, Former Principal, College of Nursing, AIIMS, New Delhi. Director, National Reference Simulation Center, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana on “Special features of Assessment & Accreditation for Nursing Colleges (Metrics) by NAAC” , Dr. Sheela Ramachandran, Pro Chancellor, Atmiya University, Rajkot, Gujarat will address on “Internal Quality Assurance System (IQAS) through Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) – Importance & Role”.
On 17th October the sessions were handled by Dr. J. Balavijayalakshmi, IQAC Coordinator, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore on “Sharing Experiences for Data Management & Data Documentation”, Dr. Christopher Sudhaker, Director, Quality, MAHE, Manipal will deal with “Sharing Experiences for Data Base Management System (DBMS) in Nursing”, Mr. Raja Visvanathan, Scientist-C (Computer Science), INFLIBNET, Gandhinagar, Gujarat on “Higher Educational Services offered by UGC-INFLIBNET” and Dr. Priya Narayanan, Asst Advisor, NAAC, Bangalore on “Document Validation & Verification (DVV) Process of NAAC”.
The feedback analysis was done, 63.3% participants had expressed the Webinar was Excellent and 35.3% had graded as Good.
Alumni Association of PSG College of Nursing organized 2nd International Webinar “Impact of Covid-19 Among Vulnerable Population” on 08.09.2020. 1999 Batch Alumni of PSG College of Nursing have taken initiativeness in organizing the Webinar. The session was conducted in Zoom and it was telecasted via Live Youtube. Invitation was posted in College Website and shared through Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter.
Around 606 delegates from various parts of the globe like, United Kingdom, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Singapore, USA, Indonesia, Srilanka, Ethiopia and various states from India have registered for the Webinar. The webinar started with the address by Dr.A. Jayasudha, Principal and Mrs. Nihar Nazeer Batcha, Senior Staff Nurse, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland was the Moderator of the Webinar introduced the speakers.
Mrs. Punitha Vairamani, Clinical Nurse Specialist, COPD Outreach Service, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland dealt with the topic on “Combating with COPD”. Dr. Jeyarani, Principal, Life Guard Nursing Institute, Punjab, India deliberated on “Hidden effects of locked down among Children”. Mrs. Reena Caroline Antony Samy, Nurse Incharge, ITU, Royal London Hospital, United Kingdom discussed on “Challenges in Critical Care Unit” and Mrs.Vijayalakshmi Arun Nagaraj, Director of Nurses & Person Incharge, Residential Care Facilities, Rochestown, Cork, Ireland gave insight on “Surviving Strategies of Geriatrics”. The session ended with vote of thanks. The eminent speakers shared their extensive experience and expertise knowledge in their respective field such as Respiratory Care, Paediatric Care, Critical Care And Geriatric Care. After the presentation, Moderator initiated the discussion and the speakers of respective speciality clarified the doubts of the delegates. Received feedback from delegates stated that the webinar highly informative and the overall feedback of the delegates were excellent. E-certificates were posted after receiving the feedback.
Department of Mental Health Nursing organized webinar on “Boost up Abstinence, Break up Substance use , Bring out Strategies” on 13th August 2020. The session was conducted in ZOOM cloud meeting and it was telecasted via Live YouTube. Invitation was posted in College website and shared through Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter.
Around 953 delegates from various parts of the globe like Singapore, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA, Omman, Ethiopia, have registered for the webinar. Participants in India were from Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Maharatra, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, Pondicherry, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Maghalaya, Haryana, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir.
The webinar started with the introduction of the speaker by Prof. Meera Saravanan, HOD, Department of Mental Health Nursing. Dr.K.Selvaraj, MBBS, DPM, MD(Psych), DNB(Psych), Director, Vazhikatti Mental Health Centre & Research Institute, presented on “Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Substance Use during COVID-19”, Dr.Mayilvaganan Veerasamy, RNM, M.Sc(N), M.A (Psy), Ph.D(N), Assistant Director of Nursing, Orchard Hospital, Ballyfermot, Dublin-10, Ireland presented on “Epidemiological Reflection”, Dr.Abhinav Chichra, MBBS, MD(Psych), Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore presented on “Motivational Enhancement”. the soundness of the technology was taken care by Prof.Baskaran. M and vote of thanks was given by Mrs. Maheswari.T. Most of the participants 62.1% rated as excellent and 36.2% as Good. Majority of the participants strongly agreed positively that they got adequate information, understanding and an insight into the webinar with the appropriate use of media.
Department of Pediatric Nursing organized a Webinar on “Technology Addiction among Tots and Teens” with eminent speakers on 19th August 2020 through ZOOM cloud meeting and via Live YouTube. The ‘e’-invitation was posted in the College Website and shared through Whatsapp, Face book and Twitter.
Around 1,377 delegates from various parts of the globe like New Zealand, Singapore, Ireland, England, South Africa, Yemen, Bahrain, Muscat, Dubai, Kuwait, Ethiopia, Oman, USA, UK, Sri Lanka and India had registered for the webinar. Participants in India were from Jammu & Kashmir, West Bengal, Punjab, Jalandhar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Telangana, Pudhucherry, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Prof. Roselin Myvizhi. J. E, HOD, Department of Pediatric Nursing welcomed the participants and introduced the speakers.Mr. V.M. Prabhakaran, M.E., Assistant Professor, Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology, Coimbatore presented an “e- Safety in Children. Let’s be A Wise Netizen”. He addressed the different approaches to manage the cyber issues which triggered and enlightened the participants to be protective. The second session on ‘Webatron – Resilience & Regeneration” was dealt by Dr. S. Valliammal, RNM, Ph. D(N), Lecturer in Pediatric Nursing, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience, Bengaluru, Karnataka. Her presentation created insights and solutions to the technology and internet addiction. After the Presentation, Dr. A. Jayasudha, Principal initiated the discussion and the speakers clarified the queries of the delegates. The Participants appreciated and mentioned that the sessions were very Informative, Intuitive and Interactive.
Department of Fundamentals of Nursing organized International Webinar “The Power of Communication during COVID 19 Pandemic (Energise, Expertise, Empower)” on 26th August 2020. The session was conducted through ZOOM and streamed live in YouTube.
Invitation was posted in college website and shared through whats app , Facebook and Twitter. 855 delegates registered from different parts of the world like Kuwait, Bahrain. Singapore, Malasiya, Oman, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Newzealand and India. In India, participants were from Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Telengana, Pondycherry, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Jalandhar, and Odisha.
Dr.A.Jayasudha, Principal, PSG CN introduced the speakers. Dr. G. Subramanian, Pofessor, Department of English, Government Arts College, Coimbatore presented on “Unlock the Communication” followed by Dr.Maria Baby, Clinical Nurse specialist, Intellectual disability service, Southern dist health board, Dunedin, New Zealand dealt with the topic “Magic of Communication”. The session ended with a word of thanks. The eminent speakers shared their extensive experience and expertise knowledge on communication. The participants were benefited with an insight about establishing clear communication during this pandemic. The overall feedback of the session was informative, inspiring, thoughtful and motivating.
Webinar on “Challenges in management of cancer patients’ during covid-19 Pandemic” was held on 29th July 2020. The Session was conducted through zoom platform and it was telecasted by live in you tube.
411 delegates was registered, representing state, national and international level (Qatar & Saudi Arabia) and also completed the pre test. Prof. Nirmala.M HOD, Medical Surgical Nursing welcomed the delegates, Dr. Krupa Shankar, Assistant Professor & Consultant Medical Oncologist, PSG Super Speciality Hospitals was the Guest Speaker. After the Presentation, Principal Dr.A.Jayasudha initiated the discussion and the speaker clarified the doubts of the delegates. Mrs. Gnanajothi.R, Assistant Professor, thanked all the delegates.
Received feedback from the delegates stating that it was highly informative session. And the Overall feed back of the webinar was excellent.
Alumni Association organized an International Symposium on “Virtual Learning in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities” on 11th July, 2020. The 1994 pioneer Batch of Alumni, PSG College of Nursing have taken initiativeness in organizing the symposium. The session was conducted in ZOOM and it was telecasted by Live You Tube. 1058 delegates from various parts of the globe like UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Singapore, Bahrain, USA, Australia, Hyderabad, Delhi, Puducherry, Maharastra and Tamilnadu have registered for the symposium. Among them 355 delegates were Alumni.
The symposium started with the address by Dr.A.Jayasudha, Principal. Dr. Latha Venkatesan, Principal, Apollo College of Nursing was the Chairperson of the symposium and introduced the speakers.
Mrs. Nirmala, Faculty of Nursing, University of Bahrain dealt with the topic on “Virtual learning: clinical dimension of Nursing Education”. Mr.Senthilkumar, Principal, Lourde College of Nursing, Kerala deliberated on “Virtual learning during COVID-19”. Mrs.Muthulakshmi, Nursing Faculty, Harmony Healthcare Institute, USA discussed on “Telenursing: The Emerging trend in virtual learning” and Mrs. Shiny, Professional Development Specialist, Baylor Heart Hospital, USA gave insight on “Escape traditional nursing classroom: applying the escape room gaming ideas to Nursing clinical education”. The overall feedback of the delegates was Excellent.
Virtual Panel Discussion on “Mid Level Health Provider (MLHP)-A Comprehensive Approach” was held on 3rd July, 2020. The session was conducted in ZOOM and it was telecasted by Live You Tube. 1450 delegates have registered from India, Australia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Kingdom and Nigeria.The Panel Discussion started with the theme introduction by Dr.A.Jayasudha, Principal.
The Chief Guest Dr. S. Ani Grace Kalaimathi, Registrar, The Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council, Chennai gave an insight on the new emerging Health and Wellness Centre in the health system and pivotal role of Mid Level Health Providers. Dr. Jaeny Kemp, RNM, Ph.D(N), Moderator introduced the Panelists, Dr.S.Kanchana discussed in detail on Ayushman Bharat, Dr. D. Karaline Karunagari explained on Roles and Responsibilities, Dr.T.Vasundhara Tulasi illustrated on Mother and Child Tracking System and Dr. Jenifer D’Souza discussed on Social Mobilization skills.
The eminent panelists gave an excellent coverage on various aspects of MLHP and facilitated the participants to appreciate the importance of Comprehensive Primary Health Care. Overall, the Virtual Panel Discussion gave an insight, energized and empowered the participants.
Webinar on “Revitalize the Research Spirit” was held from 10.06.2020 to 12.06.2020 between 11.00 am to 12.00 Noon in ZOOM and it was telecasted by live You Tube. 745 delegates have registered from all over the World (8 countries). This high level of interest truly reflected the worldwide importance of Nursing research.The first day of the webinar has started on 10.06.2020 with the topic of “Writing Research Proposal” by Dr. Juliana Linnette D’sa, Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh which rejuvenated the participant’s knowledge in writing research proposal and the session was very informative.
The second day (11.06.2020) of the webinar has dealt by Dr. Sudha Ramalingam, Director – Research, PSG IMS&R with the topic on “Research-Ethics-Primer” which attracted the participants and participants from Overseas clarified their doubt on various aspects of ethics involved in research at the end of session. The session enlightened the importance of Ethics in research in current practice.
On third day (12.06.2020) Dr. R. Rekha, Assistant Professor, PSG College of Technology discussed about “Analyzing Quantitative Research data is using computer software”, she explained about some of the new analyzing software which is involved in technology field as well in hospital machine oriented Researches.
May 12 of every year is celebrated as the International Nurses Day in commemoration of the birthday of the founder of modern nursing Ms. Florence Nightingale. International Council for Nurses (ICN) commemorates her birthday each year with the production and distribution of sufficient resources and evidence with the theme “Nurses A Voice to Lead – Nursing the World to Health” in 2020. World health organization has declared the year 2020 as the year of Nurse and Midwife, to mark the 200th birth anniversary of Ms. Nightingale.
PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore celebrated the International Nurses Day on 12th May 2020, with various activities like quiz for faculty using kahoot, depicting white heart symbol through Rangoli and Tree Plantation at 11 am in the PSG Health campus and lit the lamps at 7 pm at our residence on the day. Statewide, the Tamilnadu Nurses and Midwives Council organized various programmes such as Drawing, Collage, Poem (English & Vernacular), Solo Singing, Games on Crossword Puzzles, Word Hunt, Jigsaw Puzzles, Pattimandram through on-line.
Through our website, the Principal, faculty and students saluted all our alumni nurses (1600 members) for their selfless dedication towards care of COVID 19 patients all across the world. PSG College of Nursing also wished all Nurses on Nurses Day thro’ Radio Mirchi FM (93.5o) from 10th to 12th May, 2020.
Every year February 12th is observed as Sexual and Reproductive Health Day. The PSG College of Nursing held its pride in organizing a Poster Exhibit on 12.02.2020 at PSG Hospitals. Emphasizing the multitudinal components of SRH public were stuffed with piles of information addressing the Physical, Psychological and Social domains of reproductive health. Exciting Fun games were organized rooted on the Domains of SRH .The crowd cherished the health message they received and expressed their desire to conduct many such eye opening programmes in future. Furthermore, an interactive, explorative and Peppy Health talk (Singapenney!!! Vaanga Pesalaam) was led by
Dr.A.Jayasudha, Principal, PSG College of Nursing and her team on 13.02.2020 at PSG G Kanya Gurukalam Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore. Health talk Encompassed dimensions of physical, emotional, mental & social well being in relation to sexuality Around 700 students were imparted awareness to empower themselves from sexually transmitted infections, HIV /AIDS, Safe motherhood, Unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortion and teenage pregnancy. A video was also telecasted on “Good touch and Bad Touch” .The students verbalized that session was very informative and enabled them to view SRH in another dimension.
PSG College of Nursing along with the department of Oncology had observed “WORLD CANCER DAY” on 4th February, 2020 in the premises of PSG Super Speciality Hospitals .The theme of the World Cancer day 2020 is “I AM AND I WILL”. Dr. T Balaji, Project Director, the Institute of Oncology said in the press note that palliative care is catching up the trend in the management of cancer, the health care professionals must educate and be the part of family unit with the aim to say that early diagnosis saves lives. Dr. A Jayasudha, Principal of PSG College of Nursing addressed the gathering and motivated the public on the theme and to par take in the cancer awareness campaign with Butterfly initiative to be the support in defeating the illness.
The Oncologists, Dr Madhulika, Dr Mohan, Dr Rumesh Chandar, Mrs Gnanajothi, Asst Professor, Mrs Vihasini, Counsellor had actively participated in guiding the students. Prof Leena Francis, HOD, Fundamentals of Nursing had taken the lead for the programme and explained about the need for an awareness on cancer among the people and different cancer ribbon colors for various types of cancer. III year B SC Nursing students had put up posters, video, power point and pamphlets and created an awareness regarding CAUTIONUP, Oral cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Blood Cancer and Lung Cancer. They explained about the causes, risk factors, diagnostic evaluations, signs and symptoms, management and prevention. The Public has joined with us and acquired knowledge and clarified their doubts. Students initiated a butterfly movement on the theme “I AM AND I WILL” among the public and encouraged them to support the camp. Around 100 people benefited. It was marvelous to see the thirst of knowledge among the public.
The Management, the Principal and Faculty of PSG College of Nursing recognized the responsibility to empower the nursing fraternity with the zeal of improving their clinical competence and organized a State Level Conference on “Connecting the Dots with Clinical Competence across Nursing (Contemplate, Construct, Coordinate & Contribute)” on 23rd January 2020. Target Population was Nursing Students of UG & PG, Nurses, Nurse Educators and Nurse Administrators of Hospitals, Schools and Colleges of Nursing.
Three hundred and nineteen delegates from in and around Tamil Nadu had benefited out of the Conference. Financial assistance was sought from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai. Resource team and their topics include Dr. A. Jayasudha, Principal, PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore on “Energize your Semantics: Humanize your workplace”, Dr. Latha Venkatesan, Principal, Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai, on “Thumbs Up Your Intuition & Logic”, Dr. Sonia Das, Principal, KG College of Nursing Coimbatore, on “Probe your Insights: It’s the Ultimate Edge”, Dr. Irin Light Christopher, Clinical Care Coordinator, GVN Hospitals, Tiruchirappalli, on “Carry your Torch: Recognize, Review and React”, Prof. Leena J, HOD Dept of Fundamentals of Nursing, PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore on “Go Instead! Where There is No Path and Sketch your Trial”, Dr.M.D. Anuradha, Nursing Superintendent, PSG Hospitals, Coimbatore on ‘Pursuit of Perfection magnifies your Image” and Dr. Renuka K, Principal cum Dean, Kasturba Gandhi Nursing College, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV) Deemed to be University, Pillayankuppam, Pondicherry on “Pitch In & Help where help is needed: Perceive your Strength”.
During the valediction, Prof Leena J, Organizing Secretary of the Conference welcomed the gathering and gave the report of the Conference. Dr. Vimal Kumar Govindan, General Surgeon, Unit Chief, PSG Hospitals was the Chief Guest of the function. TNNMC Observer Mrs. Shanmuga Priya, Associate Professor, Annai Mennatchi College of Nursing, Coimbatore gave feedback applauding the planning and conduction of the conference. She appreciated the theme. The participation certificates were distributed. One of the delegate during the feedback stated that the sessions were overwhelming. Mrs. Reena RCJ, Assoc. Professor, Joint Secretary of the Conference proposed Vote of Thanks.
PSG College of Nursing conducted 21st south zonal level Inter collegiate quiz competition “Zenith 2019” on 29/11/19. This is an annual event, the quiz programme of this year has focused on Pediatric Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Nursing Research and Statistics and General Knowledge. There were rounds like Situation Analysis, Abbreviations/ Terminology, Calculation /Drugs, Visual round and Rapid fire round.
This year 44 teams had registered from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Pudhucherry. Preliminary written test was conducted for all the participants and the highest scored five teams were qualified for the quiz programme.
Prof. Roselin Myvizhi.J.E was the Programme co-ordinator. Dr. A. Jayasudha, Principal PSG College of Nursing declared the quiz open and welcomed the gathering. The chief guest was Dr.M. Ramanathan, Principal, PSG College of Pharmacy and the panel of Juries were Prof. S.Anbarasi, Principal, Kongunadu College of Nursing, Dr.Ramesh, Neonatologist, PSG Hospitals and Mr. Manikandan, CNS, Dept of Psychiatry, PSG Hospitals. The rolling trophy was won by students from Government College of Nursing, Madurai, second place was CMC College of Nursing, Vellore and the third place secured by KMCH College of Nursing, Coimbatore.
The XVIII National SNA biennial conference was held from 2nd to 6th November 2019. From thirty one states, fifty nine Executive council members, 160 TNAI members, 1072 SNA members, 33 non SNA members and 44 non TNAI members. Totally 1368 were registered in the conference. Conference kit was issued to all the registered members. The Executive committee and council members were accommodated in the Medical college hostel and Nursing students hostel.
The conference was started with Executive committee meeting by TNAI Office bearers on 1st and 2nd November at PSGIMS & R library seminar hall, SNA General Committee meeting, Exhibition of Posters, Essay Writing, Rangoli, Pencil Sketch, On the Spot Painting, Quiz Competition were organized at 2nd and 3rd floor, PSG College of Nursing. Inauguration, Entertainment -Talent night, Final Quiz competition, Mono acting, Panel discussion – Alive & Thrive were held on 3rd and 4th at PSG IMS &R auditorium. Inauguration was started at 11.00am, Dr. Madhavi, Principal, KMCH College of Nursing has given the welcome address. The chief guest of the day was Thiru. Dharmentra Pradap Yadav I.A.S, Chairman and Managing Director, Over Seas Man power Corporation Ltd, Government of Tamilnadu, the Guests of Honour were Sri. L. Gopalakrishnan Managing Trustee PSG Institutions, Dr.T.Dileep Kumar, President, INC, Dr, S.Ani Grace Kalaimathi Registrar TNNMC. Dr.Roy.K.George, President, TNAI presided over the function. Dr. Jaeny Kemp, Vice President, TNAI, South Zone delivered Key Note Address.
On 5th November Inauguration of sports meet started at 7 am. The Chief Guest Dr. K. Brindha, Principal, PSG College of Arts and Science hoisted the National Flag. March past was performed by students from 14 Nursing colleges, followed by torch relay. Mr.Ajinas, from TNAI led the students in taking the oath. The chief Guest Dr.Brindha, Principal College of Arts & Science declared the sports meet open and the dignitaries released ceremonial balloons and pigeons. Cheer girls dance encouraged the participants and human pyramid was portrayed by boys of PSG College of Nursing. Events like 100 mts , Discuss Throw and Javelin Throw was conducted for both girls and boys.
The Valediction was held on 5th at PSG IMS &R auditorium by Mrs.Evelin.P.Kannan Secretary TNNMC, Dr. A. Jyasudha, Principal PSG College of Nursing, Dr. Jaeny Kemp, Vice President, TNAI (South region). Vote of thanks was given by Mr.Vatchala Dhinakaran. The prizes were distributed to all the winners. On Thursday, 6th November 2019, 67 delegates had visited trip to Ooty.
Obstetric and Gynaecologic Nursing department of PSG College of Nursing observed world breastfeeding week from August 1st to August 7th, 2019 rooted on the theme “Empower parents and Enable Breastfeeding”. Emphasizing the theme, multitudinal activities in a diverse pursuit were scheduled to focus on getting both parents empowered to realize their breastfeeding goals. Thus, Empowerment creates an enabling environment to breastfeed optimally. Being a team effort, the responsibility is shouldered on partners, families, workplace and community to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
The Breastfeeding week celebration commenced with a bang by a Poster exhibit lined up at PSG Hospitals to enlighten the public on awareness of Breastfeeding. The public was stuffed with Information pertaining to the theme, Importance of breast feeding, Advantages of breastfeeding, Various positions of breastfeeding, Foods to improve breast milk secretion, breast care and management of minor breast problems. Pamphlets possessing a pile of information regarding breastfeeding and its importance were distributed to those who visited the exhibit. The crowd cherished the health message they received and expressed their desire to conduct many such eye opening programmes in future.
Echoes of “Breastfeeding-The elixir of life” got transmitted every nook and corner through our Radio frequency “PSG FM 107.8”. The public adored the health talk of Breastfeeding radiated via air. An interactive, explorative and Peppy “Dialogue with Dynamic working mom’s” at Personiv, IT Company was led by Dr.Harini, Department of yoga and naturopathy, Lactation Counsellor at PSG Hospitals and Dr. A. Jayasudha, Principal, PSG College of Nursing. During the forum, Dashing Mom’s delved into themselves and enquired their queries. Also, inquired about various facilities available to promote breastfeeding for working mothers. Resource persons quenched the knowledge thirst by enlightening them regarding expressed breast milk, Demerits of formula feed, Milk bank and support groups available for lactating mothers. In the epilogue, we could elicit a ray of comprehension pertaining to breastfeeding among the working Mom’s who actively got themselves involved in the dialogue.
“Rap session with fathers and caretakers” of antenatal and postnatal mothers at PSG Hospitals was led by Mrs. Gotha Hari Priyah, Parenting Consultant from Coimbatore Parenting Network. The group enthusiastically partook in the discussion and shared their opinions and views regarding breastfeeding.
A Quiz was set up on manifold facets of “Breastfeeding” among antenatal and postnatal mothers to let them explore their apprehension at PSG Hospitals. Five teams eagerly participated and bagged the prizes. Mothers were blissfully happy and uploaded themselves with copious amount of knowledge connected with Breastfeeding.A “Mass cognizance on Breastfeeding” was imparted by dint of Poster exhibit at Vedapatti Rural Health center, PSG Hospitals. Around 50 members were enlightened on multifarious aspects of Empowering parents and enabling Breastfeeding.Thus the concept of Breastfeeding being a mother’s job has revolutionized and has reached a new era of seeking assistance from fathers, families, workplace and community to aid breastfeeding.
Silver Jubilee celebration along with 21st Graduation Ceremony & Alumni Reunion was organized on 17.07.2019. 80 graduates and 6 post-graduates received their certificates. 23 Subject toppers, 7 class toppers and 6 special award winners were honoured with prizes. College magazine “Reminisce 2019” was released during the ceremony.
The Chief Guest was Dr Shyamala Kumar, Nursing Director, NMC Hospital, Dubai. Dr Latha Venkatesan, Principal Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai, Dr Raja Sudhakar, Group Head Wipro Ltd, Bengaluru, were the Guests of Honor. The usherers were from 2015 batch. Shri.L.Gopalakrishnan, Managing Trustee was the President of the graduation ceremony. Cultural programme by Nursing students were performed at the end of the day. Parents and invitees were present for the ceremony. All Heads of PSG Institutions and Staffs from Administrative Office, Nursing Service Personnel and Principals from various Nursing Colleges and Schools from Coimbatore were present for the Graduation Ceremony.
The 21st Alumni Reunion was held on 17.07.2019 at 9.30am in seminar hall, PSG College of Nursing. Nearly 86 usherers and 20 graduates participated in the reunion. The program inaugurated with invocation followed by welcome speech by Ms. Kavipriya. Dr.A.Jayasudha honoured the guests with the shawl. Dr. Shyamala Kumar, Nursing director, NMC Hospital, Dubai and Dr. Raja Sudhakar, Group Head, Wipro Ltd, Bangalore, had consented to grace the occasion as Special Guests.
Dr. Shyamala Kumar addressed about “Transforming Nursing Care Services” and Dr. Raja Sudhakar about “Myths and Miracles in Nursing”. Both the sessions were very interesting and interactive. The guests encouraged and advised the alumni to keep in touch with the Alma Matter.
The Alumni Association showcased its stamina by organizing the most awaited Alumni Get-together ‘Congregate 2k19 ‘ for all the undergraduates and post graduates on Saturday 13th July 2019 in Seminar Hall, PSG Hospitals. Around 60 alumni members had joined the Alma matter. The day was very exciting for the alumni as they had returned back to the campus again and interacted with one another.
Alumni who are from different corners of the country and across the globe holding high positions in their career had shared their professional life experiences and instillation of motivating drops to the present day nursing generation. Mrs.Vedavalli, Treasurer, Alumni Association welcomed the gathering. Dr.J.S.Bhuvaneswaran, Director, PSG Super Specialty Hospital and Dr.A.Jayasudha, Principal, PSG College of Nursing presided the event. During the session a video was displayed on college life moments from 1994 to 2014 batch added essence to the alumni get-together. Various group games also conducted and prizes were given to the winners and complimentary gifts were distributed to all alumni those who attended the programme .Mrs. Maheswari. T, President of Alumni Association proposed vote of thanks.
PSG institutions celebrated International Yoga day on 21st June at PSGIMS&R playground at 6.30 am. PSG has taken initiatives in marking this great day every year.
PSG institutions celebrated this day by performing pranayama, kundalini yoga exercises and yogasanas for all the students and faculty members of various institutions of PSG & Sons Charities. Around 5000 members participated and performed yoga exercises and asanas. Students were guided by Mrs M Harini and Mr Karpaga Rajkumar M, Physicians from the department of Naturopathy and yoga at PSG Hospitals.
Shri L Gopalakrishnan, Managing Trustee and Shri GR Karthikeyan, Trustee of PSG institutions have taken a lead in making this day possible every year. Dr JS Bhuvaneswaran, Medical Director, PSG Super specialty Hospitals presided over the programme. Mr.L. Balaji Saravanan, Deputy Commissioner of police, Coimbatore was the chief guest of the day. He appreciated the youth in carrying out our holistic method to attain optimal health and well-being. He emphasized that the daily practice of yoga in our children would definitely take us towards the theme ‘climate action’. He wanted each and everyone do a perfect yoga to prevent illness and for a better social life. This day created more awareness about yoga among student fraternity.
|S.No.||Name of the resource person||Topic|
|1||Dr.T.Balasubramanian, Registrar, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University Chennai||Workshop on e-learning & e-publishing|
|2||Dr.Roy K George, Principal, Baby Memorial College of Nursing, Kozhikode||Spaced Learning and Mentorship in Nursing|
|3||Dr. B.V.Kathyayini, Principal College of Nursing, NIMHANS||Digital Based Learning and Robotics in Nursing|
|4||Dr.N.Vivek, Associate Professor, PSG Institute of Management||Multimodal Learning|
|5||Dr.A.Jayasudha, Principal, PSG College of Nursing||Traditional Vs Modern Methods of Teaching|
|Department||Posters / Models|
|Fundamentals of Nursing Department||Poster on First Aid and first aid – Realia|
|Medical Surgical Nursing||Power point presentation on healthy life style,Flip chart on Breast self examination,Poster on ‘Warning signs of cancer’|
|Child Health Nursing||Poster on prevention of child abuse|
|Maternity Nurisng Department.||Checking of BMI and screening of anaemia and teaching through charts and display of iron rich foods.|
|Community Health Nursing Department.||Model on ideal village and healthy life style posters on vector borne diseases|
|Mental Health Nursing Department.||Poster on prevention of suicide|
|Name of the Event||No. of Participants|
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