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Tribhuvan University Hosts Advanced Training for Staff Nurses

News 20 Feb 2024 433 0

Tribhuvan University Hosts Advanced Training for Staff Nurses

Tribhuvan University Hosts Advanced Training for Staff Nurses

Tribhuvan University's Coordination Division has launched an impactful 8-day training program tailored for active staff nurses, beginning February 20, 2024, and concluding on February 28, 2024. This initiative, held at the Suresh Wagle Memorial Cancer Center within the premises of the TU Teaching Hospital, has welcomed the participation of 40 permanent staff nurses from various health centers, including the Teaching Hospital Maharajganj, the Manmohan Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center, and the B.P. Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies (BPKLCOS).

Training Program Objectives:

The primary aim of this training is to bolster the professional skills of staff nurses, thereby enhancing the quality of healthcare services. The program is designed to introduce innovative practices and knowledge in the nursing field, ensuring that participants are well-equipped to face the challenges of their profession with increased competence and dedication.

Inaugural Insights:

  • Prof. Bhargava Dhital, Acting Dean of Tribhuvan University (TU), emphasized the critical role of nurses in healthcare, highlighting the necessity for high moral standards and honesty in their duties. He also addressed the challenges faced by the university in the promotion and appointment of academic and nursing staff due to administrative delays.
  • Dr. Krishna Prasad Basyal, Acting Registrar of Tribhuvan University, stressed the importance of in-service training in enhancing the professional capacity of nursing staff and called for policy reforms to support their career advancement.
  • Prof. Dr. Premraj Gyawali, from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), voiced concerns over the emigration of medical professionals seeking better opportunities abroad, underscoring the need for professional security to retain talent within the country.

Call to Action:

Participants are encouraged to apply the insights and knowledge gained from the training to their daily work, adapting to the evolving demands of the medical field. The training is seen as a step forward in motivating staff nurses to stay informed about the latest developments in their profession and to strive for excellence in patient care.

Program Highlights:

  • Discussions on the challenges and solutions in nursing service and hospital management.
  • Emphasis on the application of training for professional development rather than solely for promotion purposes.
  • Encouragement for staff nurses to enhance their skills, making healthcare services more qualitative and effective for the community.

Looking Ahead:

This training session marks a significant effort by Tribhuvan University to invest in the professional growth of its nursing staff, aiming to mitigate the brain drain in the medical sector and improve the overall standard of healthcare services. With the involvement of esteemed professionals such as Prada Ratnamani Gajurel, Prof. Dr. Sagun Narayan Joshi, and other notable experts, the program promises a comprehensive learning experience for all participants.

The initiative is a testament to Tribhuvan University's commitment to fostering a skilled and motivated nursing workforce capable of meeting the demands of modern healthcare with expertise and compassion.

Key Persons:

  • Prof. Bhargava Dhital: Acting Dean of Tribhuvan University, highlighted the significance of the nursing profession and the need for nurses to maintain high moral standards.
  • Dr. Krishna Prasad Basyal: Acting Registrar of Tribhuvan University, emphasized the importance of the training in enhancing the professional capacity of nurses and called for policy reforms.
  • Prof. Dr. Premraj Gyawali: Assistant Dean of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), discussed the issue of medical professionals leaving Nepal for better opportunities abroad.
  • Prof. Dr. Ghanshyam Gurung: Acting Executive Director of TU Teaching Hospital Maharajganj, spoke on the impact of administrative challenges on the retention of technical talent.
  • Kalpana Piya: Nursing Controller of TU Teaching Hospital, presented the challenges in nursing service and hospital management.
  • Rajukumar Shrestha: Head of General Administration Division, encouraged staff nurses to utilize the training to enhance their professional skills.
  • Deepak Tiwari: Acting Head of TU Coordination Division, emphasized the training's role in professional development.
  • Prada Ratnamani Gajurel: Executive Director of Manmohan Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center.
  • Prof. Dr. Sagun Narayan Joshi: Executive Director of B.P. Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies (BPKLCOS).
  • Bimala Neupane, Basanti Thapa, Navindra Prasad Bhandari, Sangeeta Thapa, Kavita Devkota, Jayanthi Rai, Lalita Karmacharya, Sumita Tiwari, Subhadra Khakurel, Parvata Bhattarai, Gita Satyal: Participated as experts in the training, contributing their knowledge and insights to the program.
  • Jamuna Sayami: Former Nursing Controller, contributed to the training program.
  • Suraj Prasad Shrestha and Prof. Dr. Vishwanath Pradhan: Also played significant roles in the training sessions.

Tribhuvan University (TU)

Kirtipur, Kathmandu

Estd. 1959