On December 23, 2022, the Nursing Institute celebrated Christmas by holding various competitions, including Christmas or New Year card making, Christmas tree making, and a western attire competition. Ms. Apexa Vaghela and Ms. Anna Rao, Ms. Shany Thomas and Ms. Nilofar Rathod, Ms. Purvi Shah and Ms. Rozleen Parmar, Ms. Kamini Thakkar, and Ms. Princey Mol were the judges for this competition. Every competition was enthusiastically attended by all of the students. The judges praised the students' efforts and hard work. The judges declared the winners of each competition, and the garba and dance were followed by mouthwatering refreshments. There was also carol singing (Christmas songs) and a small skit performed by the Union of Evangelical Students of India. Last but not least, an eye-catching, thunderous Santa Claus conclusion.
SNA & Co-Curricular Committee of Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G H Patel School of Nursing celebrated Diwali on October 22nd, 2022 by organizing various competitions Viz. Aarti thali competition, Rangoli competition, Mehandi competition & Traditional attire competition. Judges for these competitions were Dr.Jyoti Tiwari and Ms. Vandana Shrimali, Dr. Nilofar Sayed and Ms. Nila Darji, Dr. Shweta Parikh and Ms. Niyati Patel, Dr. Gurpreet Panesar and Ms. Rachana Chauhan respectively. All the students participated very enthusiastically in each & every competition. Judges appreciated the efforts of the students and their hard work. Furthermore, Diwali meet & Garba were held followed by delicious refreshments.
Mental Health Day Celebration 2022, Theme: “Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority”
Mental Health Nursing Department of the Institute of Nursing Sciences (INS) and Shri G. H. Patel School of Nursing (GHPSN) Karamsad (Constituent of Bhaikaka University) organized a Role Play in various Schools of Anand on 11th October 2022. The celebration was on the theme of “Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority”. The 25 students of second-year B.Sc Nursing and 3 students of second-year M.Sc Nursing participated in the role play to sensitize the adolescence about the significance of mental health and ways to be mentally healthy. Nearly 400 primary and secondary grade students got benefited from the role play.
The nursing students performed the role play at four different institutions namely M.U Patel Technical School at Vallabh Vidhyanagar, M.S Mistri Primary School at Vallabh Vidhyanagar, G.J Shardamandir Primary School at Vallabh Vidhyanagar and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel School at Karamsad. The students of the school were motivated and understood the importance of mental health. All the principals of schools appreciated the efforts and work of nursing students and secondary-grade students learn about the ways to cope with mental issues.
Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G.H.Patel School of Nursing, Bhaikaka University, Karamsad has organized a farewell ceremony for the 40th batch of DGNM & 5th batch of B.Sc. Nursing on October 4th, 2022 at Bhikhabhai auditorium, Bhaikaka University, Karamsad.
The function was graced by the dignitaries Dr. P. Harihara (Principal, KMPIP) and Ms. Kuldeep Kaur Judge (Chief Nursing Officer, SKH).
Ms. Nila Darji welcomed all on behalf of the institute. Mr. Shailesh Panchal, Principal, of the Institute of Nursing sciences, and Shri G.H.Patel School of Nursing motivated students for their bright and prosperous future. A total of 61 students from the outgoing batch participated. Kadambari alumni association provided a group photo frame as a token of love to all outgoing students.
The best student of the batch DGNM 2019-2022 Ms. Sanofer Kureshi and BSC Nursing batch 2018-2022 Ms. Vidhi Patel awarded the trophy. The vote of thanks was delivered by Ms. Anna Rao.
All students enjoyed the program and shared their good memories with others. The function ended with a delicious lunch with all.
Institute of Nursing Sciences (INS) and Shri G. H. Patel School of Nursing (GHPSN), constitutes of Bhaikaka University held two days Vocational Guidance Program for 70 students of the internship batch of B.Sc. Nursing and DGNM on 27th and 28th September 2022 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Bhikhabhai Auditorium, Bhaikaka University, Karamsad.
On the first day, Mr. Akshay Menga, Manager, Nilkanth Academy, Anand was invited to deliver a lecture on Preparation for NCLEX RN, IELTS, and TOFEL followed by Mr. Nigam Madan, HR Manager, Bhaikaka University conducted very important sessions on resume preparation, professional etiquettes, and preparation for an interview. Later, Mrs. Nilofer Rathod, Nursing Educator, Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad imparted information regarding the scope of Nursing in the clinical field lastly Mr. Nirav Agrawal, Director, SI Consulting, Vadodara gave information regarding opportunities for Nurses in Germany.
On the second day, Mrs. Princey Mol Raju, Assistant Professor, INS and GHPSN, Bhaikaka University, Karamsad conducted a session on the scopes of nursing in education after that, Mrs. Ekta H. Patel, Assistant Professor, INS and GHPSN, Bhaikaka University, Karamsad took a lecture on Gujarat Nursing Council (GNC) registration process, later on, Mrs. Anna Rao delivered information regarding Kadambari Alumni Association Membership and Benefits and the final session was conducted by S.Y. M.Sc. Nursing students on Professional body Membership such as SOMI, NRSI, and TNAI. All the sessions were very informative and interactive. The program ended with a vote of thanks, delivered by Mrs. Darshna Suthar, Tutor, INS & GHPSN.
Participants gave positive feedback about the program which the majority of students rated highest in the program organization and time management.
On the 12th and 13th of July 2022, the IQAC (IQAC-INS) of the Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G H Patel School of Nursing (Constituent of Bhaikaka University) hosted a two-day Faculty Development Programme on “Soft Skills for Nursing Professionals”. The FDP was designed to foster the personal, professional, and human relation skills of faculty thereby enhancing their career prospects. Experts from Bhaikaka University led the sessions.
The highlights of the FDP were Digital tools in teaching and research, professionalism and professional ethics, Heartful communication, and Time management addressed by Dr. Somasekhar Nimbalkar (HOD, Neonatology, Associate Dean - Research services, Bhaikaka University), Dr. Himanshu Pandya ( Dean, PSMC, Bhaikaka University), Mr. Suresh Rajagopalan ( General manager- Human Resource, Bhaikaka University) and Mr. Nigam Madan (Manager- Human Resource, Bhaikaka University). It was an enriching experience for the faculty.
The Adult Health Nursing Department of the Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G H Patel School of Nursing ( Constituent of Bhaikaka University) organized a workshop on skill enhancement in cardio-Respiratory monitoring and care on 6th July 2022. The workshop was intended to facilitate faculty and PG students with the required skills and up-to-date knowledge in the monitoring and care of patients with varying cardiopulmonary problems, enabling them to provide an effective learning experience to the students. Experts from Bhanubhai and Madhuben Patel Cardiac Centre, Shree Krishna Hospital led the workshop.
The workshop's highlights included ECG interpretation, Intra Aortic Balloon Pumping, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Ventilator management, which were addressed by Dr. Sunil Karna (Interventional Cardiologist), Dr. Manish Tiwari (Cardiac Surgeon), Dr. Gurupreet Panesar (Cardiac Anesthetist), Dr. Kartik Dhami (Cardiac Anesthetist) and Dr. Kunal Soni (Consultant Cardiac Anesthetist). All participants had a great learning experience.
Plastic bag free day celebration: 2021, Theme: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse and recycle plastic bags.
Community Health Nursing Department of the Institute of Nursing Sciences (INS) and Shri G.H Patel School (GHPSN) Karamsad ( A constituent of Bhaikaka University)has organized a photo frame competition by using plastic waste and making eco-friendly bricks and paper bags as a part of the celebration of Plastic bag free day on June 30, 2022.
The celebration was on the theme of ‘Refuse, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle plastic bag'. All nursing students participated in paper bag-making activities in which 126 paper bags were prepared and 65 eco-friendly bricks erw formed very enthusiastically which can be used by Bhaikaka University functions. On top of that, Miss. Hiral Thakor of GHPSN and Miss. Nishika Patel of INS achieved 1st and 2nd rank respectively which were judged by faculties of INS and GHPSN Miss. Vaishakhi Thakkar and Miss Swizel Rana and the celebration ended with the handover of certificates and thank notes to all.
The faculty of FY B.Sc. Nursing & FYDGNM, Institute of Nursing Sciences, and Shri G.H. Patel School of Nursing (Constitute of Bhaikaka University) celebrated world environment day on 4th June 2022. The theme for 2022 was “ONLY ONE EARTH”. An institute-wide cleanliness drive kicked off the celebration. As part of this day's activities, the institute held various competitions like vertical gardening, pot making, hanging planter making, and stem painting. A total of 26 students participated enthusiastically in the competitions. Dr. Sonal Chitorda from L.P. Patel Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology was invited as a judge for the competitions. The winners of various activities were rewarded with prizes and certificates.
The 'Lamp Lighting & Oath Taking Ceremony' is an auspicious ceremony in the lives of nurses. Nursing students take an oath of allegiance to nurse profession in their first year all over the world. The Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G.H. Patel School of Nursing (Constituent of Bhaikaka University) organized an oath-taking ceremony on May 12, 2022, for the 8th batch of B.Sc. Nursing and 42nd batch of Diploma General Nursing.
The function was graced and blessed by dignitaries viz Chief Guest Smt. Manisha Modi (Associate Professor, AMC-MET Nursing College, Ahemdabad), Guests of Honor Smt. Reshma Ramanuj (Assistant Matron, SKH, Karamsad), and officials of Bhaikaka University. A total of 65 first-year students recited the pledge under the guidance of Prof. Shailesh Panchal (Principal, INS & GHPSN) followed by the ignition of candles by dignitaries. Later, the students dedicated Nurse's Song as a tribute to Ms. Florence Nightingale who is also known as the founder of modern nursing. Furthermore, dignitaries presented medals and certificates to all academic achievers and winners of extracurricular competitions. The ceremony concluded with a vote of thanks and a national anthem.
Adult Health Nursing Department of the Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G. H Patel school of Nursing celebrated "World Hypertension Day" on 17th & 18th May 2022. The theme for 2022 was "Measure your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control it, and Live longer". In accordance with the theme of screening for Hypertension and an exhibition was organized at Rural Health Center, Bhadran in collaboration with PHC Bhadran and at Urban Health center Petlad on 17th and 18th May 2022 Respectively. A total of 113 people from the Rural and Urban center took benefit of the programme and gave positive feedback.
On May 5, 2022, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing commemorated the International Day of Midwives. The department organized an Inter College Quiz Competition from 9 am to 1 pm at the H M Patel Academic Center, Bhaikaka University, Karamsad, with the theme "100 Years of Progress." The four teams competing in the Quiz Competition came from various nursing institutions. The event began with the lighting of lamps, followed by prayer. Ms. Vandana Shrimali subsequently gave a brief on the theme. The winners and runners-up were presented with trophies and certificates along with participation certificates for all students. The event came to a close with a vote of gratitude and delicious snacks.
The Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G. H. Patel School of Nursing hosted an orientation program for first-year B.Sc. Nursing and DGNM students on April 30th, 2022. The program began with the lighting of lamps, which was followed by prayers. The program's guest was Dr. Utpala Kharod (Provost, Bhaikaka University). Dr. Kharod inspired the newly admitted students with his inspirational words. The following topics are covered by various faculty members: Introduction to Charutar Arogya Mandal and Bhaikaka University, Nursing Scope, Campus, Hostel, Examination Rules and Regulations, Anti-ragging Measures, and Mentoring Cell. The program comes to a close with a vote of thanks and a delicious lunch.
Department of Nursing Foundation of Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing organized Inter-University Poster Competition on World Health Day, Theme: Our Planet, Our Health on date 7th April 2022 at Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing for students of different nursing institutes from Kheda & Anand district. A total of 36 students participated from Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing constituent institute of Bhaikaka University, B.N. Patel Institute of Nursing, Dinsha Patel College of Nursing, and Zydus School of Nursing, a constituent institute of Sardar Patel University. The external judge was Mrs. Sonal Patel (Principal, Zydus School of Nursing), and the internal judge was Mrs. Shany Thomas, (Professor, Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad) for the Poster Competition.
Name of Winners
First: Simran Jitendrabhai Parmar, Fourth Year B.Sc. Nursing, Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad
Second: Ashaben Jagdishbhai Chavda, First Year M.Sc. Nursing, Dinsha Patel College of Nursing, Nadiad
Community Health Nursing Department of Shri G.H Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad (A constituent of Bhaikaka University) hosted an Expert Talk as a part of the World Water Day celebration on 4th April 2022.
The Expert talk started with the introduction of the theme "Groundwater: Making the invisible visible". The esteemed speaker of the day was Er. Mehul Patel, Retd. Training Co-ordinator & Deputy Executive Engineer, Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI), Anand, Gujarat.
He imparted great knowledge to the participants with his expertise in water conservation and management in which he included some basic facts regarding the water on earth, world water resource distribution, water used sector-wise, and water scenario in India and Gujarat.
More than 200 participants including faculty and all students of Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad benefited from the expert talk.
Community Health Nursing Department of Shri G H Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad (A constituent of Bhaikaka University) hosted an Expert Talk as a part of the world Tuberculosis Day celebration on 4th April 2022.
The Expert talk started with the introduction of the theme “Invest to End TB. Save Lives”. The esteemed speaker of the day was Dr. R. R. Fulmali, District TB Officer, Anand.
He imparted great knowledge to the participants with his expertise in the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program. He even included the current scenario of the TB burden in India and the World, sustainable development goals, and new initiatives in the National TB Elimination Program.
More than 120 participants including faculty and students from Second Year B.Sc. Nursing, Fourth Year B.Sc. Nursing, First-year DGNM, and Second-year DGNM of Shri G H Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad benefited from the expert talk.
Shri G H Patel School & College of Nursing celebrated the Annual sports and cultural program named “UMANG”, organized by SNA & Co-Curricular committee from march, 23rd to 25th 2022 by holding various competitions. The opening ceremony was graced by chief guests Ms.Shweta Parmar, Gujarat’s first women skydiver, Dr.Ashok Nair, Academic Controller, Bhaikaka University, Dr.Sulabh, Vice-Principal, LPPIMLT, Mrs.Raksha Parmar, Principal, GHPSCN held on 23rd March at 9:00 AM. Mr.Smit and Mr.Ridham, Alumni of GHPSCON (Batch-2017-2021) were invited as sports referees for 2 days of the sports event. Moreover, on the 3rd day, a cultural event was held where various cultural activities were performed by students. Mr.Panth Patel, Choreographer, PDX Dance Studio was invited as Judge for the dance competition, Mrs.Raksha Parmar, Principal, GHPSCN judged the singing competition, Mr. Sunny Parmar and Ms. Shiney Christy faculty of GHPSCN judged the Mr. and Ms.SNA competition. All the students participated enthusiastically in each competition. All judges appreciated the performance and hard work of the students. Winners of each competition were declared by judges. At last, Ms. Sakshi Patel delivered a vote of thanks to the judges, all the students, participants, winners, and faculties for completing the event successfully.
Shri G.H Patel School and College of Nursing celebrated International Women's Day organized by Women Development Cell on March 8, 2022. The theme of the day was "#BreakTheBias". Ms.Vandana Shrimali, Assistant Professor delivered the welcome address. Students and faculty participated enthusiastically in various activities viz. solo singing, group singing, theme-based speech, skit, poetry narration, and fashion show. A vote of thanks was delivered by Ms. Praneeta Christian. The skit was played by students at N. R. Patel B.Ed. college, Karamsad. On this occasion, Shri G.H. Patel School & College of Nursing launched the FB LIVE Series of Talks. Guest speaker Dr. Sublbha Natraj addressed the viewers regarding "#BreakTheBias". Total of 426 viewers joined the Facebook live session.
Bhaikaka University, Karamsad celebrated the 73rd year of India’s Republic day This year Shri G. H. Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad organized a Republic day celebration function. On this occasion Provost of Bhaikaka University Dr. Utpala Kharod, Principal, K M Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Dr. R. Harihara Prakash, PSMC Dean Dr. Himanshu Pandya and Principal, GHPSCON, Mrs. Raksha Parmar and other members of BhaiKaka university were present.
The chief guest Dr.Himanshu Pandya Dean, PSMC hoisted the tricolor flag and received the ceremonial parade salutation followed by the National Anthem. During their speech, they reminded the sacrifices of people in the freedom struggle. They saluted all the healthcare professionals across the globe for their untiring efforts in rendering their services during this pandemic and prayed for a corona-free world.
The employees of the University, faculty members, students, and other staff of the constituent institutes and hospitals were present.