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Tuesday, 23 February 2021

News from ABSMIDS | Certificate course in ‘Cone Beam Computed Tomography’

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN CONE BEAM COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology conducted the seventh batch of the 4-day Certificate course in ‘Cone Beam Computed Tomography’ from 16th to 19th February 2021 under the guidance of Prof. (Dr.) US Krishna Nayak, Principal & Dean and Prof. (Dr.) G. Subhas Babu, Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, ABSMIDS.

Dr. Ananya Madiyal, Lecturer, Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology was the course coordinator. The four-day extensive hands-on course included the applications of CBCT in various aspects of head and neck imaging in multi-planar dimensions in various specialties of dentistry, including Oral Implantology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Endodontics, Periodontics, Diagnosis of TMJ disorders as well as medico-legal considerations relating to the use of CBCT.

The course faculty were Prof. Dr. U. Raghuraj, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Radio Diagnosis, KSHEMA; Prof. (Dr.) G. Subhas Babu, HoD; Prof. (Dr.) Vidya Ajila, Dr. Shruthi Hegde & Dr. Renita Castelino, Readers; Dr. Kumuda Rao, Dr. Supriya Bhat & Dr. Ananya Madiyal, Senior Lecturers from the Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology.

Ten delegates from various specialties of dentistry from colleges in and around Mangalore, as well as Interns and PG students from ABSMIDS registered for the program. The delegates were impressed with the 8 practical hands-on sessions and the reporting exercises as well as demonstration of the working and technical aspects of the CBCT machine by Mr. Jagannath, Technical Expert from Virgo solutions, Bangalore who are service providers of Planmeca equipment.

Upcoming event | ABSMIDS | Surgical Workshop on Applications of Piezosurgery in Periodontics


Monday, 22 February 2021

News from NUINS | Experientia - A Webinar series

The Alumni Association of Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences inaugurated a webinar series, ‘Experientia - Acquire, Adapt and Share’ on 22nd February 2021 in the presence of Dr. Shishir Shetty, President, Alumni Association, Nitte (Deemed to be University).

Prof. (Dr.) Fatima D’silva, Principal and Ex officio President of NUINS Alumni Association presided over the program. The first session of the webinar was ‘National standards for residential care settings in Ireland’, delivered by Mr. Abin Joseph, Inspector of Social Services, Health Information and Quality Authority in Ireland. He is the proud alumnus from the second batch of postgraduates of the college. Mrs. Cleeta Anline Pinto, Alumni Secretary welcomed the gathering, and Mrs. Joyce Fernandes, Lecturer, Department of Mental Health Nursing conducted the proceedings.

News from NUINS | Workshop on ‘Healthcare Information Management System'

As part of the Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) program, a workshop on ‘Healthcare Information Management System’, was organised by the Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, NUINS for the 1st year M.Sc (N) students on 18th and 19th February 2021. The total numbers of participants were 30 including faculty and students. Mr. Mahesh Chowta, System Administrator, NitteDU was the resource person. He explained about the Healthcare Information Management System in detail on topics such as: 

  1. Important features of HIMS 
  2. Important modules on HIMS 
  3. Access control 
  4. Transfer of patient’s data 
  5. Maintenance of HIMS 
  6. An alternative for system failure 
  7. Creating google forms, google docs, google slides, e-certificates
The participants were given hands-on experience on the practical aspects of HIMS such as creating Google forms, Google docs, Google slides, e-certificates. This helped the participants clear all their doubts and have a satisfied learning experience.

News from NUCSER | Induction of Student Council and Fresher’s day

After an unprecedented year of forced lockdown and confinements due to the corona pandemic, the staff and the students of Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research conducted the first event of the academic year, to formally induct the Student Council 2020-21 and to welcome the new admissions on 18th Febuary 2021 at the University Auditorium, Paneer campus.

Prof. Dr. Fatima D’silva, Principal, Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences was the chief guest of the program. She handed over the council badges and administered the oath to the office bearers. Prof. Fathima urged the students to consider their stay in the institute as an important phase in their journey and also highlighted the roles and responsibilities of the student council. The guest of honour for the event was Prof. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Director Projects - DST-TEC, NitteDU who did the honours of felicitating the members of the previous council with certificates of appreciation. In her speech, she spoke about the qualities of a leader and how the student council should discharge their duties and contribute to the growth and development of the institution.

Prof. Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director NUCSER, presided over the function. The events were coordinated by the Student Welfare Committee of the institute. Dr. Deekshit, Assistant Professor welcomed the gathering and Dr. Arshdeep Sidhu, Assistant Professor, proposed the vote of thanks.

In the afternoon, the cultural events marked the celebration of Fresher’s Day where the new entrants were welcomed by the seniors. A series of songs and dances were put up by the freshers. The best-dressed Fresher (male & female) were chosen. The new students put up splendid performances and the senior students also performed group events in the form of classical and film dances.


Monday, 15 February 2021

News from NUINS | Guest lecture on ‘Fire Safety'

The Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing of NUINS organized a guest lecture on ‘Fire Safety’ along with a practical demonstration on 11-02-2021.

Mr. Prashanth Kamath, Fire & Safety Officer, Nitte (Deemed to be University) was the resource person. He lucidly explained the preventive and safety measures to be followed to avoid fire accidents and answered the questions raised by the students.

This was followed by a practical demonstration of fire fighting techniques to teach the students how to face the situation boldly without panicking, in case there was an accident.

Prof. (Dr.) Sabitha Nayak, Vice Principal, NUINS presided over the program and delivered the keynote address. Mrs. Latha.S, Head, Dept of Medical-Surgical Nursing managed the proceedings and was assisted by Mrs. Gloria Dsouza, II M.Sc (N) who welcomed the gathering. Ms.Noksenkhumla B Chang II M.Sc(N) proposed the vote of thanks.

Friday, 12 February 2021

Invitation | Student Council Inauguration & Freshers Day | NUCSER


News from Dr. NSAM PU College, Mangaluru | Alumni Association Inauguration 2020-21

The inaugural ceremony of the Alumni Association of 2020-21 of Dr. NSAM PU College, Mangalore organized by the Alumni Association Committee was held at the college auditorium on 7th February 2021. Dr. Udayashankar Shet, Senior Faculty, Dept. of Physiology, Kanachur Medical College was the chief guest. Addressing the gathering, he said that the Old Students Association should not confine its activities within the college level, but also engage in social work thereby promoting the community. He said, “Dreams play an important role in the life of a student and all the fond memories of days spent with classmates, teachers, and peers are unimaginable. Reunions play a significant role in recalling the good old days”. He also added that the Alumni Association helps to raise the profile of the college and urged the alumni to give back to their alma mater as a sign of gratitude and affinity towards the institution. Principal Dr. Naveen Shetty K thanked the alumni for their keen participation and said that one needs to work selflessly for the growth and development of the college and society. Ms. Veena Ullal, Alumni Coordinator briefed the audience about the journey of the Alumni Association. She explained the vision and plans of the Alumni Association Committee and mentioned that students leaving the portals of the college would be called as Nitte Alumni.

Mr. Kiran, President, Mr. Ritesh, Secretary, and the elected committee members of the Alumni Association 2020-21 were felicitated and delegated responsibilities by the Chief Guest and the Vice Principal Mrs. Annapurna Naik. The evening was packed with fun, laughter, and entertainment. Refreshments were served to alumni and staff members.

The program was compered by Ms. Rashmi, Alumna. Mr. Kiran welcomed the gathering; Ms Bindiya, introduced the guest and Mr. Shameer delivered the vote of thanks. Around 200 old students attended the function.