Military Nursing Service celebrates International Nurses Day 2024

Military Nursing Service celebrates International Nurses Day 2024

New Delhi, May 12 (TNA) International Nurses Day 2024 was celebrated on Saturday at Ayurvigyan Auditorium, Army Hospital (R & R). Maj Gen Kanwarjit Singh, Offg Commandant Army Hospital (R&R) attended the occasion as the Chief Guest. Maj Gen Sheena P D. Principal Matron welcomed the gathering.

International Nurses Day is celebrated worldwide, every year on the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale to mark the contributions of nurses towards society. International Council of Nurses has declared the theme for this year as ‘Our Nurses Our Future, The Economic Power of Care’ and the theme was unveiled by Maj Gen I D Flora, Addl DGMNS.

To commemorate the occasion, a debate on ‘Artificial Intelligence in Nursing: Boon or a Bane’ and a panel discussion on the theme was conducted. The eminent panellists discussed various aspects including challenges in the nursing profession, approaches to empower nurses, the leadership role of nurses, nursing education, digitalization in health care, nurse burn out, etc.

The Chief Guest felicitated the panellists and awarded the meritorious Nursing Officers with Appreciation certificates. Capt Deepa Shajan was awarded with the Pushpnaranjan Award. The Chief Guest also addressed the gathering and motivated them to uphold the professional standards and ethos set by Military Nursing Officers. He complimented the MNS Officers for working tirelessly in endless shifts taking care of patients with utmost compassion and empathy.

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