Dr Utpala Kharod , former Dean of Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad has been appointed as Provost of the Bhaikaka University. Dr Harishkumar Desai, former Deputy Registrar of Charotar University of Science and Technology has taken charge as Registrar of the university.
Bhaikaka University was set up in September, 2019 as per the Government of Gujarat , Education Department notification dated September 20.(The Gujarat Private Universities Amendment Act,2019 )The H M Patel Centre for Medical Care and Education, managed by the Charutar Arogya Mandal, has been conferred the status of a private University- Bhaikaka University with effect from September 25 .
The Pramukhswami Medical College along with Shree Krishna Hospital, H M Patel Institute for Post Graduate Studies, K M Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, G H Patel School & College of Nursing, Smt L P Patel Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology, CAM Institute of Allied Health Sciences & Technology will be affiliated to the new Bhaikaka University. The new University is supported by Charutar Arogya Mandal , Karamsad established in 1971 working in the area of healthcare and education and was founded by the Late Dr H M Patel, the former Finance and Home Minister of India.
With experience of four decades in courses related to Health Professions Education, Medical Laboratory Technology and Allied Health Science, with about 1300 students on the campus pursuing 57 different courses supported by more than 250 teaching and 1200 non-teaching staff. The H M Patel Centre for Medical Care and Education has been a centre of academic excellence. It has the necessary infrastructure for academic and extracurricular development and growth of its students. It will work in the larger interests of the society, to provide need based educational programmes and contribute to development of human resources for health for the nation.
The Bhaikaka University will not only maintain all the existing educational programmes but would also initiate academic programmes in niche areas of medical specialties to provide job oriented courses in a changing health care environment This recognition will help these institutes to introduce need based courses to develop Human Resources for Health (HRH) in line with the vision of National Health Mission and bring about timely changes in course curriculum including assessment system. It also facilitates educational and research collaborations with institutions within India and abroad .
The orientation program of newly admitted students of Basic B.Sc. Nursing and DGNM was organized on January 9, 2021 at Lecture Hall, PSMC, Karamsad. Students and their parents were formally welcomed and introduced to the culture of the College, Campus and University.
The orientation began with a brief inaugural ceremony and welcome speech by Principal, Mrs Raksha Parmar. Chief Guest, Dr. Utpala Kharod, Provost, Bhaikaka University addressed the new disciples and introduced them to Bhaikaka University. She motivated the students to give their best to the noble profession.
The students were oriented to various aspects of the programme such as scope of profession, regulations related to college, hostel, clinic and examination by concerned faculty. Students were also informed about various committees available for their welfare. All departed by enjoying the delicious lunch.
Shri G H Patel School & College Of Nursing celebrated Christmas, organized by SNA & Co-Curricular committee on December, 28th 2021 by holding various competitions viz Christmas OR New Year Card Making , Christmas Tree making ,Western Attire. Mr. Silambarasan A, critical care educator , SKH , Ms. Reshma D Ramanuj , vertical head of cardiac centre, SKH, Ms. Dipti Engineer, senior staff nurse of oncology department were invited as judges. All the students are participated enthusiastically in each and every competitions. Judges appreciated the performance and hard work of the students. winner of each competitions were declared by judges. Moreover, Christmas meet & Garba were held followed by delicious refreshment. At last, Ms. Raksha Parmar Principal, GHPCON delivered vote of thanks to judges, all the students, participants, winner and faculty members for successfully completion of the event.
Christmas celebration was organized on 23rd December, 2020by the SNA & CO- Curricular committee. The celebration started at 10:00 am with the bible reading by Ms. Anna Rao followed by carol singing by faculties. Mrs. Grishma Christian, Incharge -General OT (Shri Krishna Hospital) delivered Christmas message. Facebook live streaming of the Christmas celebration was done for the students to attend the function virtually. The function ended by vote of thanks delivered by Ms. Shiney Christy. Furthermore, secret santa reveal was held for the faculties followed by Refreshment. Programme was successfully completed with the support and guidance of Mrs. Raksha Parmar, Principal, Shri G. H. Patel College of nursing.
Organization of exhibition on newborn week celebration, demonstration of breast feeding techniques, screening of new born was done from November 15 to November 20 by Ty BSc and fourth year BSc nursing students. It was initiated with an introduction related to the celebration and followed by the inauguration ceremony. The beneficiaries were antenatal, postnatal and eligible couples. The total number of participants was 40 each day. Live demonstrations of KMC and mummy restraint and breastfeeding techniques were taught to the beneficiaries. Feedback was taken. It was highly appreciated by the health professionals.
The farewell program of 3 rd batch of Basic B.Sc. Nursing and 37 th batch of DGNM was organized on December 29, 2020 at academic auditorium, Bhaikaka University, Karamsad. The program was started by welcoming Internship students with flowers followed by invocation and Lamp lighting. Internship students of B.Sc. and DGNM shared the beautiful moments of their journey at G.H.Patel School and College of Nursing. The students were presented with a photo frame of their batch as a token of love. Principal, Mrs. Raksha Parmar, Class coordinators Ms.Vandana Shrimali and Ms. Swati Jadav addressed the students and wished them a bright future . Ms.Charmi D. Patel from B.Sc Nursing and Ms.Nikita Thakor from DGNM were awarded as best outgoing students. To add fun, various games were arranged for the students. The programme was ended by the vote of thanks and national anthem. All departed by enjoying the delicious lunch.
Shri G.H. Patel School & College of Nursing celebrated World Diabetes Day on November 11th, 2021. The theme of the day is “ACCESS TO DIABETES CARE”. On this day an expert session was organized by the Medical Surgical Nursing Department & the guest speaker was Dr. Punam Bhende, Assistant Professor, PSMC. She was enlightened regarding diabetic foot examination. Introduction & Vote of thanks delivered by Ms. Rachana Chauhan. Beneficiaries were the students of TYB.SC. Nursing, Final year B.sc Nursing & TYDGNM interns. Total number of participants was 55. The session was completed successfully.
Shri G. H. Patel School and College of Nursing, a constitute of Bhaikaka University observed "World Mental Health Day" on October 10, 2020 by organizing a webinar on ‘Mental Health for all, Greater Investment - Greater Access’ by department of Mental Health Nursing. Eminent speakers of the day were Dr. Himanshu Sharma, HOD, Department of Psychiatry, Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad and Dr Ankur Mahida, Clinical Psychologist, SKH. They have enlightened the participants with their knowledge on the current scenario of COVID 19, its effects on mental health and measures to build positive mental health. Students from TY B.Sc Nursing and SY GNM benefited from the session. Students also participated in various theme based activities such as theme based video, doodle art, posters.
SNA & Co –Curricular Committee of Shri G H Patel School & College of Nursing celebrates Diwali every year. This year Diwali celebrated on October, 30th, 2021 by organizing various competitions Viz. Aarti thali competition, Rangoli competition, Mehandi competition & Traditional attire competition. Judges of the competitions are Dr. Manisha Gohel, PAA secretary, PSMC, Dr. Shweta Parikh, Associate professor, KMPIP, Ms. Dipal Bhatt, Assistant professor, LPPMLT as external judge and Ms. Vaishakhi Thakkar, Ms. Darshana Suthar, Ms. Disha Anjana, Ms. Tejal Virola & Mr. Sunny Parmar are the internal judges of the various competitions. All the students are participated very enthusiastically in each & every competitions. Judges have been appreciated the efforts of the students and hard work. Ranks are given to the winner of particular competitions. Furthermore, Diwali meet & Garba were held followed by delicious refreshment. At last, Ms. Raksha Parmar, Principal, GHPCON delivered vote of thanks to judges, all the students, participants, winner & faculty members for successfully completion of the event.
Faculty and students of T.Y.BSc Nursing of Shri G.H Patel School and College of Nursing (A Constituent of Bhaikaka University) celebrated World’s Mental Health Day 2021 on 11 th ,October 2021 in collaboration with Psychiatric Department of PSMC. The event was started with prayer and lamp lighting and welcoming the guests. The Professors were Dr. Himanshu Sharma and Dr. Ankur Mahida were the guest of celebration.
Dr. Himanshu Sharma enlightened regarding the theme of this year ’Mental health in unequal world’ and described the effects of 2 nd wave of covid and its effects on financial aspects of individual and hence leads to depression and was followed by Dr. Ankur Mahida focussed regarding stigmas and discrimination related to mental health and proper treatment to be given irrespective any aspects. Heighlighted Rich becomes rich and poor become poor .The beneficiaries were T.YBSc and FYGNM students. Students performed role plays, dance and video and poster showcase reflecting the slogan of this year. “Mental health for all-Let’s make it a reality”. At the end Ms. Tejal Virola delivered vote of thanks. Total Number of participants were 74.The winner of poster competition is Ms.Krisha Patel T.Y.BSc Nursing. The event was a great success!!
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Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness training was organised for Third Year Basic B.Sc. Nursing and Second Year Diploma in General Nursing Midwifery of Shri G.H Patel School and College of Nursing. The training was for 3 consecutive days August 18, 2021- August 20, 2021 from 8am to 5pm. The training was started with the introduction given by Mrs. Nila Darji. The facilitators for the training were Mrs. Princey Mol, Mrs. Deepika Das. The training focused on the various objectives to prevent illness, promote health of the child under 5 years of age, to identify the symptoms and classify the child and to provide treatment according to the classification. Then it proceeded with explaining the integrated management of 0-2 months children regarding bacterial infection, diarrhoea, dehydration and various problems in breast feeding by frequently giving examples, by showing videos as per training module of IMNCI. Students have done role play on assessment of children as per given scenario and further integrated management of children with age of 2 months to 5 years old regarding fever with stiff neck, malnutrition, anaemia and immunization. Scenario based exercises and pictures were given to students for comparing the colour code identification for its classification, assessment and management. Quiz was conducted for students where all participated enthusiastically. Lastly, feedback was taken from the students. The training was completed successfully.
Shri G. H. Patel School and College of Nursing celebrated World Diabetes day-2020 by hosting webinar on the theme ‘Diabetes: Nurses make the difference’ on November 20-21, 2020. The programme was organized by Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, GHPSCN in collaboration with Department of Medicine, Shree Krishna Hospital, Karmsad.
DAY-1: The webinar started on November 20 at 03:30 pm with the first session by Mrs. Nila Darji unfolding the theme. Second session was delivered by Dr. Jyoti Mannari and Dr. Punam Bhende on Self monitoring of blood glucose levels, Role of diet and exercise and Care of diabetes complication. The both the sessions were quite interactive and informative. Total 110 participants joined the sessions through Zoom and live Streaming on YouTube.
DAY 2: The first session on this day was by Ms. Nikita Chauhan on Nursing assessment, Nursing diagnosis, and intervention in diabetes care followed by Mrs. Anna Rao on Palliative care in diabetes.The last session was delivered by Dr. Jyoti Mannari and Dr. Punam Bhende on Insulin and devices for insulin administration and diabetic foot care. 157 participants attended the session.
An inter-collegiate essay competition was also held on the theme “Diabetes: Nurses makes the difference”. Students from across Anand District participated in the competition. Participants were appreciated by providing E-Certificates.
Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness training was organised for Final year Basic B.Sc. Nursing and Final year Diploma in General Nursing Midwifery of Shri G.H Patel School and College of Nursing. The training was for 3 consecutive days August 9, 2021- August 11, 2021 from 8 am to 5 pm. The training was started with the introduction given by Mrs. Nila Darji. The facilitators for the training were Mrs.Darshana Suthar, Ms.Riddhi Parmar. The training focused on the various objectives to prevent illness, promote health of the child under 5 years of age, to identify the symptoms and classify the child and to provide treatment according to the classification. Then it proceeded with explaining the integrated management of 0-2 months children regarding bacterial infection, diarrhoea, dehydration and various problems in breast feeding by frequently giving examples, by showing videos as per training module of IMNCI. Students have done role play on assessment of children as per given scenario and further integrated management of children with age of 2 months to 5 years old regarding fever with stiff neck, malnutrition, anaemia and immunization. Scenario based exercises and pictures were given to students for comparing the colour code identification for its classification, assessment and management. Lastly, feedback was taken from the students. The training was completed successfully.
Shri G.H. Patel School & College of Nursing, Bhaikaka University has organised the Nutrition Practical for F.Y. GNM & F.Y. B.Sc. Nursing students as a part of their theoretical knowledge execution in practice. The event was organised from 09/8/2021 to 11/08/2021, Time : 8 am to 1 pm and Organized by Mrs. Ekta H. Patel, Ms. Renkina Macwan and Mrs. Swati Jadav. The objectives of the program are introduce the nursing student to clinical dietary and nutritional principles, make students understand about the role of nutrition for proper growth and development as well as maintenance of health, prepare the balanced diet preserving all the nutrients in the food following cookery principles, prepare the therapeutic diet for different age groups and with different disease conditions, prepare and serve simple yet different types of food. On each day 2 groups have prepared the recipes and presented them at the end. 8:00 am to 12:00 pm preparation time for the allotted recipe. 2:00 pm to 1:00 pm presentation of recipes for the nutritional values, cooking method used during preparation, methods of nutrient preservation. Day-1 students prepared beetroot thepla in mix flour, raagi sukhadi, Mix veg chilla in mix flour, Fada laapsi. Day-2 students prepared bottle gourd muthia, sprouts salad, veg. upama, kuler, shallow fried brinjal. Day -3 students prepared chicken soup, chicken biryani, vegetable salad, egg salad, egg bhurji, paratha. The session was completed successfully.
Postgraduate students of Shri G.H.Patel School and College of Nursing, a constitute of Bhaikaka University held 2 days Vocational Guidance Program under the guidance of Mrs. Raksha Parmar, Principal, GHPSCN on 10th and 11th August,2021 at 11 am to 1 pm for internships students of B. Sc. Nursing and GNM. Webinar was held through Zoom platform. The theme of VGP was “ Career opportunities after Nursing and Professionalism”. Internship students of B. Sc. Nursing and GNM of various institutions across Gujarat were invited to attend the VGP.
On the first day, Alumni of KAA, Mrs.Vrutti Patel, Asst. Professor of Sumandeep College of Nursing and Ms.Bhavisha Patel, RPN at Canada were invited to share their expert knowledge in the areas of ‘Scope of Nursing Nationally and Internationally’. Ms.Bharti Bhatt, MSN, BSN, RN from Jupiter Academy imparted information regarding scope and process of nursing job in USA, Australia and UK. All these sessions were very informative and interactive. Total 93 people attended the sessions of first day. First day ended with vote of thanks, delivered by Mrs.Darshana Suthar, Nursing Tutor.
On the second day, Mr.Nigam Madan, HR Manager, BU Karamsad conducted very important sessions viz Professional Communication, IPR Skill, Interview Technique and Resume Preparation. Prof. Shailesh Panchal, Vice Principal cum Professor, GHPSCN conducted session on importance of professional memberships in professional carrier and it’s process of registration. Total 80 people attended the sessions of second day. Second day ended with vote of thanks, delivered by Ms.Sharon Raj, Nursing Tutor and received a feedback from the participants.
Internship Nursing students (final year B.Sc nursing) of Shri G. H. Patel College of Nursing organized two days webinar on “Nursing management in COVID-19 at various points” for staff nurses on 27 th and 28 th July 2020 from 10 am to 12 pm under the guidance of Mrs. Raksha Parmar (Principal) and Ms. Disha Anjana (Tutor) as part of academic activity under subject Management of Nursing Services and Education. The topics covered were Pregnancy, child birth post natal care during COVID-19, Home care for people with suspected or confirm COVID-19, Infection prevention and control during health care when COVID-19 is suspected or confirmed and care of pediatric patient and breast feed during COVID-19. More than 40 staff nurses across Anand district benefited from the session and clarified their queries.
Shri G H Patel School and College of Nursing organized a two days webinar on Vocational Guidance Program for nursing internship students on 14 th and 15 th July 2020 from 10am to 12pm. The topics covered were professional ethics and legality in nursing, scope of nursing in India and abroad, importance of professionalism, need for professional membership and interview techniques and preparation, which enable the interns to explore the world of choices available for making their career. More than 60interns across Anand district benefited from the sessions and clarified their queries with the experts.
A Department of Child Health Nursing of Shri G.H Patel School and College of Nursing (a constituent of Bhaikaka University) organized World's Breast Feeding week for 2 days August 2, 2021 & August 3, 2021 under the guidance of Principal Mrs. Raksha Parmar. Students of T.Y.BSc and SYDGNM Nursing students sensitized total 65 people regarding Breast feeding, its technique, mother’s preparation, importance to mother and baby and IMS act and concerns through beautiful poster exhibitions and skits. All the activities are highly appreciated by participants, PHC staff and SKH staff.
On the 12th and 13th of July 2022, the IQAC (IQAC-INS) of Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G H Patel School of Nursing (Constituenst of Bhaikaka University) hosted a two-day Faculty Development Programme on “Soft Skills for Nursing Professionals”. The FDP was designed to foster 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 Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G H Patel School of Nursing ( Constituent of Bhaikaka University) organized a work shop on skill enhancement in cardio-Respiratory monitoring and care on 6th July 2022. The workshop was intended to facilitate faculty and P G students with required skills and up to date knowledge in the monitoring and care of patients with varying cardiopulmonary problems, enabling them to provide 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: Refuce, Reduce, Reuse and recycle plastic bag.
Community Health Nursing Department of Institute of Nursing sciences (INS) and Shri G.H Patel School (GHPSN) Karamsad ( A constituent of Bhaikaka University)has organised photo frame competition by using plastic waste and making eco-friendly bricks and paper bags as a part of celebration of Plastic bag free day on June 30, 2022.
The celebration was on the of theme of ‘Refuse,Reduce,Reuse and Recycle plastic bag'. All nursing students were participated in paper bag making activities in which 126 paper bags were prepared and 65 eco-friendly bricks erw fomed 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 celebration was ended by handover certificates and thank note to all.
The WDC Unit of Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing celebrated International Yoga Day 2021 on the theme : “BE WITH YOGA, BE AT HOME” from June 21, 2021 to June 26, 2021 as ‘YOGA WEEK’. Yoga sessions were conducted by the nursing faculty and students during the mentioned period. Faculty performed yoga every day in the morning for 45 minutes from 9:00am to 9:45am following the video released by the Ministry of Ayush Dept of India.
Total 10 faculty participated in a yoga session, held by Bhaikaka University on June 21, 2021 at Badminton court. During that session Ms. Shivani Patel, a student of S.Y.BSc nursing, also performed various difficult postures of yoga which was very impressive.
Total 30 students and 8 faculty practiced yoga daily for a week at college settings.
A Total 40 students demonstrated Yoga and its benefits at various places viz. Mental hospital Vadodara, CHC Ras, Karamsad PHC and Nursing College. Total number of 61 people attended a yoga session during this week.
Few simple asanas and pranayama were selected to demonstrate which were performed by students at various
clinical settings after the one day induction training provided by Ms Shivani Patel.
All the students, faculty and community also participated energetically and made the celebration successful.
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 the 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. Total 26 students participated enthusiastically in the competitions. Dr. Sonal Chitorda from L.P. Patel Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology was invited as 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 nursing 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. 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.
IQAC committee of Shri G H Patel School and College of Nursing, A constituent of Bhaikaka University, Karamsad celebrated world environment day by organizing student panel discussion on the theme: Ecosystem restoration between 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. through Zoom platform. Students of F.Y. B.Sc. Prayerson Parmar and Hemanshi Patel, S.Y.B.Sc. Drashti Patel and Ruhi Patel and FYDGNM Aatish Parmar and Tulsi Ghelotar enthusiastically participated as panelist in this event and shared valuable information on restoring ecosystem by imparting knowledge on various measures to make home environment healthy, impact of improper disposal of sanitary pads, PPE Kit affecting environment, issues on addressing losing access of fertile soil and safe drinking water, local level awareness on environment restoration, effect on health topics like Conservation of ecosystem, Pollution affecting ecosystem, Measures to control the pollution, resetting the relation with environment. Institute had also arranged various competitions like “Best out of Waste (recycling and reusable material)” and making “Bird Houses”, students whole heartedly participated in these competitions and displayed their very creative nature on restoring the ecosystem by various ideas. Event was ended by announcing the winners of this competition by Mr.Shailesh Panchal.
Adult Health Nursing Department of Institute of Nursing Sciences and Shri G. H Patel school of Nursing celebrated "World Hypertension Day" on 17 th & 18th May 2022.The theme for 2022 was "Measure your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control it, Live longer". In accordance with the theme screening for Hypertension and exhibition was organised at Rural Health Center, Bhadran in collaboration with PHC Bhadran and at Urban Health center Petlad on 17th and 18th May, 2022 Respectively. Total of 113 people from Rural and Urban center took benefit of the programme and gave positive feedback.
The “SENSITIZATION PROGRAM ON SELF DEFENCE” was organized on 1 st March, 2021 to 6 th March, 2021 by IQAC and WDC unit of Shri G. H. Patel Schools and College of Nursing.
Inaugural session was held on 1 st March, 2021 Dr. Pragya Nair WDC-Convener was the guest of Honour. The program was inaugurated with lamp lighting by Dr. Pragya Nair Convener-WDC, Dr. Mainisha Gohel, Vice president- PramukhSwami Alumni Association and Member- WDC-BU, Mrs Raksha Parmar Principal & member-WDC, Mr. Shailesh Panchal IQAC Coordinator and student representatives of each batch.
Following inauguration Dr. Pragya Nair – convener WDC addressed the gathering that how self-defence (with their tips and tricks) is important for girl students and It’s importance and how it helps women employee and girls students in their development.
At the end of inaugural session Ms. Renkina conveyed vote of thanks to Dr. Pragya Nair – convener WDC and all respected WDC- members for their valuable presence and support.
Whole program was run for one week. All the girls students of F.Y. M.Sc. Nursing, F.Y. BSc. Nursing, S.Y. B.Sc. Nursing, T.Y. B.Sc. Nursing, F.Y DGNM and S.Y. DGNM were divided in 3 groups due to covid-19 guideline. Total 136 girls students participated enthusiastically.
Two hours for two days were allotted to each batch. Every first day of the session students were sensitized about self defence- definition, importance and various strategies by Ms. Renkina Macwan. On second day expert was invited from activity centre Mr. Ajaykumar Damor. He demonstrated various tricks and basic moves of boxing.
Ms. Renkina conveyed vote of thanks to Mr. Sanjay and Mr. Ajaykumar for sparing their valuable time to demonstrating tricks of self defence for the girls students.
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.
Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing ( A constituent of Bhaikaka University) celebrated lamp lighting and oath taking ceremony for the 41st batch of DGNM and 7th Batch of B.Sc. Nursing students. The event was celebrated in august presence of Dr. A.U. Patel, Advisor (Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Ahmedabad), Mrs. Vandana Dabhi, Principal of Urmila Goswami College of Nursing and esteemed member of Kadambari Alumni Association, Provost - Bhaikaka University - Dr. Utpala Kharod, Registrar - Bhaikaka University - Dr. Harish Desai, Dean - PSMC - Dr. Himanshu Pandya, Principal - KMPIP - Dr. Harihara Prakash, IAQC Co-ordinator Mr. Shailesh Panchal, Faculty, students and parents.
Total 67 students took a pledge followed by ignition of candles by the dignitaries. Oath swearing was done by students guided by the Principal, Mrs. Raksha Parmar. Later on, students sang nurse song and paid tribute to Ms. Florence Nightingale – A pioneer of the nursing profession. Due to COVID pandemic, the whole event was conducted on hybrid mode using zoom platform and made it live through youtube streaming. Total 369 viewed the ceremony through youtube and 20 invitees joined the session through the Zoom platform.
Mrs. Vandana Dabhi addressed and motivated students to be competent nurses as well as providing nursing care to all patients using 3 H i.e Head, Heart, Hand. She shared her experiences at GHPCN as a student, later as staff nurse at SKH and as nursing tutor at GHPSN .She congratulated the novice trainee nurses.
Chief Guest Dr.A.U Patel advised the students to focus on health targets, and also on mastering skills related to the course. He stated that nurses have a leading role in society and they are responsible for maintenance of the health of the society. He emphasized on following ethical values and virtues while practising as they pledged. Furthermore, He congratulated and appreciated the institution and Bhaikaka university for imparting quality education in the field of health and motivated them to maintain the same.
Dr Utpala Kharod delivered her preceding speech and motivated the nursing students to set their goal high and strive to achieve it. She also said that nurses are the most important members in the health care team and congratulated students for their professional beginnings.
Students were awarded for their best academic performances also.
Programme was ended with the national anthem.
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, and 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.
IQAC and WDC unit of Shri G.H Patel School and College of Nursing (A constituent of Bhaikaka University) conducted two days orientation sessions on Women Development Cell of Bhaikaka University through zoom platform on August 1 & August 3, 2021 by Ms.Vandana Shrimali under guidance and support of Dr Pragna Nair and Mrs Raksha Parmar, members of WDC-BU. Beneficiaries were First year DGNM, First Year BSc Nursing, Second Year BSc Nursing, Second Year DGNM and faculty of GHSCN. Total 135 participants attended the session. Women development cell, objectives, activities, the hierarchy for approaching if any problem arises, members involved in this cell from constituent institutes, were the main attractions of the sessions. Faculty and students were given opportunity to share their valuable suggestions for strengthening the WDC.
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
IQAC and Community Health Nursing Department of Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad( A constituent of Bhaikaka University) hosted a Webinar as a part of celebration of World Health Day 2021 on April 8, 2021.
The Webinar was on the of theme WHO day 2021 ‘Building a fairer, Healthier world'. Dr. Samta Soni, Assistant Professor, Govt. College of Nursing, Jaipur, Dr. Utkarsh Patel, Associate Professor, PSM department of PSMC and Ms. Darshana Suthar, Nursing tutor, Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad were the esteemed speakers of the day.
Dr. Samta Soni enlightened the participants about Social determinants of Health Equity and Health inequalities, government programs for better health of citizen and progress in the field of the health.
Dr. Utkarsh Patel stressed upon the healthy life style and basic measures to adhere to be healthy and to get rid of disease like COVID pandemic. Mrs. Darshna Suthar shared her in depth knowledge on preventive measures aspects of health inequality. More than 150 participants have attended the webinar through zoom and via you tube link. Special Thanks to Dr. Samta Soni, Dr.Utkarsh and BU for the success of the event.
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 were 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 on the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program. He even included the current scenario of 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 were benefited from the expert talk.
Shri G H Patel School & College of Nursing celebrated Annual sports and cultural programme named as “UMANG”, organized by SNA & Co-Curricular committee on 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 have 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 judges, all the students, participants, winners and faculties for completion of the event successfully.
Shri G.H. Patel School and College of Nursing, a constituent of Bhaikaka University organised International Midwife Day hosted by IQAC and OBG Department. Introduction was given of all the panellist. Panelist were Ms.Ami Menon, Lecturer Class-II, GINERA Ahmedabad, Ms.Bhanuben Gheewala, In-charge Sister, Midwifery led Care Unit, SSG Hospital Vadodara, Raksha Parmar, Principal GHPSCN Karamsad, Organising Chairperson, Vandana Shrimali Head OBG Department GHPSCN Karamsad Organising Secretory. Theme of International Midwife Day was “Follow the Data : Invest in Midwives”. Ms.Ami Menon discussed regarding how to empower midwife, leadership to strengthening midwife, identifying weakness and to provide women centered care to bring change thus mortality and morbidity of women can be reduced and health of the new born can be at optimum level. Ms.Bhanuben Gheewala shared regarding how they are maintaining womens' health in covid pandemic and have separate department. She shared that she even brings hot water with lemon juice and ginger juice for the postnatal mother in this covid pandemic. And gave rapid test for the newborn as soon as they are born. Ms Raksha Parmar explained regarding role and responsibility in nursing institute. Ms.Vanadana Shrimali explored regarding the theme and explained that healthy mother gives healthy baby. Delivered the key messages for strengthening the midwife role. The total number of participants were 60. The panel discussion were very interesting and all participants were benefited and e-certificate were given to all.
Shri G.H Patel School and College of Nursing celebrated International Women's Day organised by Women Development Cell on March 8, 2022. 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. Vote of thanks was delivered by Ms. Praneeta Christian. 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 FB LIVE Series of Talk. Guest speaker Dr. Sublbha Natraj addressed the viewers regarding "#BreakTheBias". Total 426 viewers joined the Facebook live session.
Bhaikaka University, Karamsad celebrated 73rd years of India’s Republic day This year Shri G. H. Patel School and College of Nursing, Karamsad organized 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 health care 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 hospital were present.
Shri G. H. Patel School and College of Nursing (A Constituent of Bhaikaka University) has celebrated International Nurses Day -2021 hosted by IQAC and Department of Fundamental of Nursing has held Panel discussion on May 12 2021.Theme “ A VOICE TO LEAD-A VISION FOR FUTURE HEALTH CARE” under the guidance of Ms.Raksha Parmar Principal Shri G. H. Patel School and College of Nursing . Welcome address was given by Mr.Shailesh Panchal Professor Shri G. H. Patel School and College of Nursing. The panellist were Dr. Suresh Sharma Principal and Professor, college of Nursing AIIMS, Rishikesh, Ms. Sonal Pandya lecturer CL-II government of Nursing, Surat, Ms.Nila Darji Assistant professor. Dr. Suresh Sharma shared that in India the practical aspect is not grown as much as academic, converting theory to practical teaching is very effective to bring the competency of the student nurse. Highlighting that there should be reform in the practical expertise 3 year curriculum should be changed to increase the competency based education, clinical nurse specialist is required for the nurse to practice independently, policies should be made properly and added nurse should be there in parliament should that all problems can be solved. Ms. Nila Darji added the reason why nurses are migrating for low remuneration in India, is the inappropriate working environment she added to increase holistic care. Ms. Sonal Pandya added glimpse that there is psychological problem while dealing with patient like shortage of staff, resource, fear of long hours duty, emotional disturbances, isolation, separation from loved one and how to overcome it and added manage resources,motivate staff by rewards, working bonding, taking care of mental health and also added that mind refreshment technique should be there for the staff in working area, delegation of work assignment to be there to the capable employee to reduce the stress. Mr.Raksha Parmar suggested that regarding that mental health to added in INC curriculum.The first rank secured by Ms. Khushi Macwan TYBSc GHPSCON,second is secured rank is secured by Ms.Riya S Patel FYBSc GHPSCON, third position is secured by Mr.Prayerson Parmar FYBSc GHPSCON in essay competition. The first rank secured Ms.Mansi Patel GCS college of nursing, second rank secured Ms. Hemangini Makwana FYBSc, GHPSCON, third rank secured by Ms. Anjali Patel SYBSc GHPSCON was secured in poster competition. Total number of participants was 100.All the audience gained knowledge and had a clear concept regarding nursing care to be given to the patient.