Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences (KINS) organised a two-day seminar on “Nursing Process” on 26th & 27th of March 2021. The standard format followed by nurses is the Nursing Process. It is the essential core of practice for nurses to deliver holistic and client centered care. The aim of the seminar was to provide students with a framework for use to provide effective, coordinated, and organized quality care for patients.
Prof. Mrs. Amarita Lenka, Principal, KINS inaugurated the seminar and spoke on the significance of Nursing Process in the field of nursing practice. Ms. Sarbattama Nayak introduced the subject to the audience. Mrs. Devasmita Sahoo, Tutor, KINS demonstrated various steps of assessment – Inspection, Palpation, Percussion and Auscultation. Mr. Chandan Pradhan, Assistant Professor elaborated the Nursing Diagnosis using the updated NANDA classification comprehensively in the last session.
On the second day, Mrs. Soudamini Biswal and Ms Pranati Patra elucidated the 3rd step of Nursing Process, i.e. Planning and Planning Process. Implementation phase was explained by Ms. Truptimayee Das, who described different interventions like dependent/ independent/ collaborative intervention with suitable examples. The last session was taken by Mrs. Rekha Rani Das on ‘Evaluation of Effectiveness of Nursing Process’.
The seminar was attended by GNM 1st and 2nd year, B.Sc. (N) 1st and 2nd year and M.Sc. 1st year students along with all the faculty members of KINS. It ended with the vote of thanks by Mrs. Reena Singh, Assistant Professor, KINS.