Report of the Orientation Programme - 2017
Freshers’ Orientation programme was organized by Manipal College of Nursing Manipal on 1st August 2017 at the Dr TMA Pai Hall I, KMC, Manipal.
August 04, 2017
The Chief Guest of the programme, Dr Poornima Baliga B, Pro Vice Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education addressed the newly joined students and their parents. She gave a brief orientation about Manipal Academy of Higher Education. In her address to the students, she said compassion and communication are the two important factors of effective patient care.
Dr. Anice George, Dean, MCON Manipal gave brief introduction of the institution and introduced the faculty members. Orientation to the various facilities available at the Kasturba Hospital, Manipal was briefed by Mrs. Shalini, Nurse Educator. The security services available in the Manipal campus were highlighted by Dr. Prabhudev B Mane, Chief Security officer, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. Dr. Sulatha V Bhandary, Deputy Director Student affairs, Manipal Academy of Higher Education oriented the students about the activities of the Student Affairs department. The students and their parents were familiarized to the hostel facilities by Air Commodore Harindra Kumar Dhiman, Chief Warden of Manipal Academy of Higher Education Hostels.
Dr. Shivananda Bhat K, Chief Librarian, Health Sciences Library, Manipal Academy of Higher Education introduced the freshers to the library facilities. Mrs. Shashiprabha Karanth, Finance Executive, Student Finance, Manipal Academy of Higher Education addressed the students and their parents and informed about the activities of Student Finance. Mr. Praveen Kumar VSO- Faculty Coordinator, Manipal Academy of Higher Education spoke on the volunteer service activities. The Student Nurses Association (SNA) President, Mr. Tenzin Thupten gave a picture of SNA activities of MCON Manipal to the students and their parents. This was followed by introduction of teacher guardians to the freshers and their parents, Dr. Anice George, Dean MCON Manipal clarified the doubts of students and their parents and gave concluding remarks.