School Of Nursing, JNMC Organises ‘Oath Taking Ceremony’

  • Posted on: 26 April 2017
  • By: asif.mulla
Dr Geeta Pardhan Addressing During The Oath Taking Ceremony

The School of Nursing, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University today organised ‘Oath Taking Ceremony’ of 2015-16 batches and CME on ‘Role of Nurses in Trauma Care’.

During the Oath, the nursing students pledged to practice their profession faithfully and to abstain from all deleterious things. They also pledged to elevate the standard of their profession and to serve with loyalty to aid physicians in their work and to devote themselves for the welfare of those committed to their care. The Oath was administered by Professor Farida Ahmad, Principal, School of Nursing, JNMC.

The Chief Guest, Dr Geeta Pardhan, Additional Director Health, Aligarh, urged students to renew their commitments in serving the nation and humanity. Meanwhile, speaking on the topic of the CME, Dr Pradhan said that she is sure that the deliberations in CME will enhance the knowledge of students for performing their duties.

While attending the function, Professor Tariq Mansoor, Principal, JNMC said nurses play an important and vital role in patient care, even though patient care is a joint effort of doctors and nurses.

He pointed out that with the developing specialization in the JNMC, nursing students have updated and state-of-art facilities to learn new skills. During the function, Professor Mansoor also informed that a proposal has been moved to open a Nursing College and a Paramedical College in AMU.   

Professor Amanullah Khan, Dean, Faculty of Medicine said that nursing is a very noble profession as nurses are always providing the needed healing touch to the patients. He further said that since learning is a continuous process, the nursing students should always keep on updating themselves.     

Professor Farida Ahmad, Principal, Nursing School, JNMC presented the School’s Annual Report. She stated that the students of the Nursing School are not only doing well in their academics but are also excelling in extra-curricular activities. She pointed out that AMU’s Nursing School also has an excellent placement record as students have been placed in top notch hospitals in India and abroad.

Dr Hamida Tariq, renowned paediatrician, who attended the function as the Guest of Honour pointed out that nursing is a truly inspiring and rewarding career. “This profession is full of exceptional people like you, who do amazing life changing services to the sick and vulnerable sections of society,” said Dr Hamida adding that a doctor can diagnose and prescribe but it is the nursing professionals, who give the much needed healing touch to the suffering patients.

While urging nursing students to do their best, Dr Hamida said, “In each of you is the potential of becoming a Florence Nightingale, who with the touch of her care, used to cure people.

Dr Prabha Lohchab, renowned gynaecologist, who also attended the function as the Guest of Honour said that nursing professionals are the pillars of the health system and doctors cannot deliver good results without the help of nurses.

She urged the newly admitted students of the nursing course to put in sincere efforts and excel in their education and profession. She further urged the students to not only be nice to their patients but also to their attendants.    

Mrs Pamela Joseph and Mrs Reshma Lutfi did the lamp lighting ceremony. Ms SamanHashmi and Ms Yooha Nida conducted the programme, while Ms Mehvish Masih proposed the vote of thanks.

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