Cheema Mandi, 27th February : The Kalgidhar Trust, Baru Sahib, in the year 2008 commenced Eternal University, Baru Sahib’s Akal Nursing College, which was the first to offer B.Sc. Nursing Program in Himachal Pradesh. In the program, the undergraduate nurses are imparted value based scientific education so that they can become dedicated nurses and universal citizens serving humanity.
Now, the college has also initiated offering M.Sc. & M.Ph Programs; Akal nursing college stays in a constant relationship with America’s Drexel University, the faculty members of which keep visiting Akal Nursing college from time to time to train the students and to familiarize them with information on the latest world trends in the field of Nursing.
Dr.Neelam Kaur, Dean Faculty of Health Sciences, informed that the students, after completing their B.Sc. nursing from the college, are providing their services in reputed hospitals of Delhi like Columbia and Medanta; Max Hospital, Himachal Govt. & A.N.C., etc. whereas several nurses have gone abroad to countries like Canada & Australia for Higher Education. She also told that the ‘Indian Nursing Council’ has granted 20 Seats in Himachal Pradesh to the college for M.Sc. in Nursing program which is first in Himachal; amongst the 20 seats 10 are for Medical Surgical Nursing, 5 for Pediatric Nursing and 5 are for Child Health Care Nursing.
To celebrate this achievement, Akal Nursing College will be observing a simulation related workshop from 6th to 11th April where nursing colleges from Himachal Pradesh and several cities of Northern India will participate. This workshop will be organized by Assistant Clinical Professor & Assistant Dean Simulation, Clinical & Technology Academic Operations, Drexel University, America’s Dr. Liland J. Rockstrai.
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~ Ramandeep Singh
~ New Delhi, 27th Feb ’14