THI on Int’l Nurses Day holds sessions on cardiovascular diseases

KARACHI: Tabba Heart Institute (THI) celebrated International Nurses Day weeklong activities from May 12 to 16, 2014 by organising various awareness sessions about cardiovascular diseases. It highlighted risk factors and the ways for its prevention through life style modification and healthy diet, infection control and diabetes, angioplasty pre and post care. International Council of Nurses suggested this years’ theme focusing nurses as force of change-A vital resource for health. Tabba Heart Institute as part of its Community Service Responsibilities organised session at Tabba Heart Institute on Basic Life Support and First Aid for non-health care providers to educate them how to rescue a person who needs immediate cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Interactive sessions for the hospital visitors were organised at hospital atrium. The main activity of this year was conducted in Abdul Razzak Tabba Auditorium and the purpose was to give tribute to our nursing community who work around the clock, day in and day out to serve humanity. Chief of Nursing Tabba Heart Institute emphasised on all nurses to reflect deeply on this year theme and understand the actual role of a nurse. He said they should continuously adjust their knowledge and gain new skills to meet scientific advances to provide quality care in given settings.

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