PASIGHAT,April13,2018: Congratulating the 1st year ANM & GNM trainees of HTRC( Health Training & Research Centre), Pasighat on the occasion of the Lamplighting & Pledge taking ceremony today, Chief Guest, Joint Director, of Health Services ( Training & Research),Pasighat, Dr. ,D.Rainasaid that as Nurses play key responsible role in Healthcare , he called upon them to be dedicated and disciplined during their training period, which will later be very helpful in providing the best of Nursing service to patients and humankind in their noble profession.Nurses are the backbone of the Hospitals & Health Centers as your services are required 24X7 and vital in the speedy recovery of patients, Dr. Raina emphasized..
He was addressing during the Lamp lighting and Pledge taking ceremony of 1st year students of the 47th batch of ANM and 4th Batch of GNM of Health Training & Training Centre,(HTRC), here today ,organized in the Auditorium of BPGH & TC, Pasighat.
The skills& knowledge that you acquire will surely help u in attending to patients in critical situations in saving precious human lives in your posting places later on when u may be needed at times to take full responsibility. The Jt. Director also stressed on the importance of dress code ,which is required for all ranging from Doctors, Authorities, Nurses, Paramedical Staff and all other categories in Hospitals and Training Institutes.
The Joint Director also stressed on giving due importance to sanitation and cleanliness in the course curriculum, which are also important factor for recovery of patients in promotion of healthcare. Dr.Raina also dwelt on the role of faculty members (Sister Tutors) in guiding them and asked the students to learn from their Tutors with sincerity .
Earlier, the Medical Superintendent, BPGH &TC, Pasighat, Dr. Y.R. Darrang who was the Guest of Honour, called upon the Nursing students to follow the path of Florence Nightingale who dedicated her life to service of Mankind and asked them to give the same commitment and dedication in their training period and service life. Dr.Darrangasked to keep on upgrading their skills as learning being a continuous process .
Special Guest, Matron, Y.Zirdo ,also advised on maintaining discipline like proper uniform and hoped that the students will rise upto the expectations in all aspects during their training period.She also gave inputs for making their learning process and syllabus holistic .
The Principal. Govt. ANM School,HTRC,Pasighat, BaminYaje urged the student that in their service life, they must be guided by the Pledge/Oath of Nightingale to serve the mankind .and always work hard to contribute to the prestige of Nursing profession. Terming the occasion of Pledgetaking by the Nursing as very significant and as formal initiation into the Nursing profession, shesaid they have great responsibility in saving the life of fellow human being.
Earlier, Sister Tutor, Neeliam Bangsia, Govt. School of Nursing (GNM), HTRC, Pasighat administered the Nightingale Pledge to the Trainees Nurses, while Onam Yirang, Sister Tutor, ANM School of Nursing, highlighted the symbolical value of Lamplighting as a tribute to Florence Nightingale, the Lady with the Lamp, adding that Lamp lighting is to signify that Nurses will also provide comfort and Light in place of Darkness for the Patients.
The Vote of thanks was extended by the Vice-Principal, GSN(GNM)HTRC, Aruna Chaudhuri.
Doctors of BPGH including District Leprosy Officer Dr.Tarik Talom, District Tuberculosis Officer, Dr. Y.Perme, Dr. J.Taloh , Faculty members, staff among others also attended the Pledge taking ceremony.
Cultural performances on themes of cleanliness and other healthcare issues were also presented by the Trainee Nurses.