PSG College of Nursing, organized a National conference on “Infection Control and Prevention. (Apprehend, Advocate and Avert)” in observance of the International Infection Prevention Week (I.I.P.W.).
Dr.A.Jayasudha, Principal, PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore unveiled the theme. Dr. Balavenkatasubramaniam, Senior Consultant& Academic Director, Ganga Hospitals, Coimbatore shared his knowledge on “A world war between man & microbes”- he emphasized that microbes are a huge threat and invisible challenges for health care professionals in which hygiene, human brilliance and strategic practices plays a definitive role in winning over the microbes.
Other speakers included Dr.Uma Sekar, Asso .Dean & Professor Sri Ramachandra Hospital, Chennai, Sugandhi D’Souza Nursing Superintendent, St.John’s Medical College Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, Dr.Subha.S, Consultant Microbiologist, Rela Institute and Medical Center, Chennai, Dr.Sarumathi Senior Resident, Hospital Infection Control, Dept of Microbiology JIPMER, Puducherry, Dr.Ashmi.C HOD, Department of Microbiology Sri Ramakrishna Hospitals, Coimbatore, Ilavarasi.J., Associate Nursing Superintendent, Additional Secretary, HICC, CMC Vellore and Dr.Lavanya.S, Associate professor, Secretary HICC, PSGIMS&R, PSG Hospitals, who presented various perspectives of the topic.
Around 270 delegates (Nursing Students (UG & PG), Allied Health Students, Nurses, Nurse Educators and Research Scholars) participated and benefited from the conference.