Regional Workshop - 2015

Regional Workshop on


25th of February 2015

         As partial fulfillment of M.Sc nursing curriculum, M.Sc nursing students of JSS College of Nursing organized the regional level workshop on “NURSE: BE SMART IN CRITICAL CARE” on 25th of February 2015 for internship students and faculty of colleges of nursing and schools of nursing. The overall purpose of this workshop was to enable the nurses to develop leadership qualities and expertise in the area of critical care nursing. Before selecting the topic for workshop, need assessment was done in various schools of nursing in Karnataka and based on the felt need the topic “NURSE: BE SMART IN CRITICAL CARE” was selected. A total of 132 delegates from various schools of nursing, Karnataka participated in workshop. The schools of nursing participated were:



JSS school of nursing, Mysuru

JSS school of nursing, Chamrajanagar

JSS school of nursing, Kollegal

JSS school of nursing, Sakaleshpur






 The workshop began with the registration and breakfast at 7:30 am. Pretest was conducted at 8:15 am followed by ice breaking session where delegates were divided into 3 groups. The practical sessions started at 8:30 am. The topics dealt were:

  • Neuro and Haemo Dynamic Monitors (ICP, CVP, GCS) by Mrs.Priya, Lecturer, NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  • Life Saving Monitors (Cardio monitoring, Pulse Oxymetry, Defibrillator, Infusion pump) by Mrs Sharavathi BR, Incharge of recovery room, Jayadeva Institute of cardio vascular science, Bengaluru and Mr. Madhu, Jayadeva Institute of cardio vascular science, Bengaluru.
  • Clean Hands save lives (Hand washing) by Mr.Vishakanta Murthy and Ms Annapurna C, Assistant Lecturers, JSS College of Nursing, Mysuru.














Inaugural ceremony was held at 10:30 am which was inaugurated by Guests , Dr. P A Kushalappa, Director (Academic), JSS University, Dr. Guruswamy M, Medical Superintendent, JSS Hospital, Mrs. Janet Mathias , DCNS,  JSS Hospital , Dr. M D Ravi, Prof of Pediatric dept, Vice principal (clinical),  Dr. Akkamahadevi, Prof and HOD of EMD, JSS Hospital,  and Sri. R. Mahesh, Director, Medical Education Division, JSSMVP presided over the ceremony. The key note address was given by Prof. Sheela Williams, Principal,JSS College of Nursing. The inaugural ceremony ended with vote of thanks by Rashmi N T, second year M.Sc nursing and the practical sessions continued upto 1:30 pm.

Afternoon management sessions started at 2:30 pm. The first session was on “Rest Breaks” which was dealt by Prof. Sheela Williams, Principal,JSS College of Nursing.



The second session was on “assertiveness in nursing” started at 3 pm which was also dealt by Prof. Sheela Williams, Principal,JSS College of Nursing.



The third session started with a role play by M.Sc nursing students at 3:45 pm followed by Mrs. Noorjahan, Nursing  Superintendent, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Mysuru session on “Nurse leader ship style.”

The last session started at 4:15 pm by Mrs. Lissy john, Nursing Superintendent, MS Ramaiah Hospital, Bengaluru on “critical thinking”

Post test was done at 4:50 pm. The pretest and post test results were compared to assess the effectiveness of workshop in terms of enhancement in the knowledge of participants. The results are:





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 As shown in the table, there is a significant difference between the mean pretest and post test knowledge score of the participants indicating that the workshop has been very effective in enhancing the knowledge of the participants.

Valedictory started at 5:10 pm with the invocation song by B.Sc nursing students.

Ms. Rojina Bhurtel, II year M.Sc nursing student Welcomed the gathering. Workshop report was presented by Mrs. J Lissa, Organizing Secretary, followed by the certificate distribution to the delegates by the dignitaries on the Dias. The delegates expressed that the workshop was very effective . Mrs .Noorjahan, Nursing Superintendent, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Mysuru addressed the gathering and the presidential address was given by Prof. Sheela Williams, Principal, JSS College of Nursing. Vote of thanks was given by Mrs. Rashmi P, II year M.Sc nursing student. Valedictory ended with National Anthem at 5:40 pm.