Guest Lecture on the topic Assessment of Congenital Heart Disease and its Management

On 15th January, 2020 a Guest Lecture was organized by Pediatric Nursing Department, College of Nursing, Teerthanker Mahaveer University on the topic: "Assessment of Congenital Heart Disease and its Management". In this guest lecture the speakers were Dr. Baljeet Maini (Professor, Department of Pediatrics, TMMC&RC) and Professor Mrs. Sheuli Sen (Professor, Amity College of Nursing, Gurugram).

The program started at 10:30 am in new LT-1, First Floor, New Examination Building with a beautiful invocation song by Miss Neeta and Sonali, M.Sc. Nursing 1st year student which was followed by a lamp lightening ceremony. After this, the Chief Guest and the resource persons were welcomed one by one by the Nursing faculty Miss Bijoylaxmi (PG Tutor) with a flower bouquet. Soon after the welcome there was an opening speech by Professor Mrs. Jasline M. (Vice Principal, TMCON), followed by a brief speech by our Chief Guest Dr. Ajay Pant (Medical superintendent, TMU), regarding the guest lecture and the related topic. He appreciated the organizing team and the students for taking the efforts for conducting a resourceful guest lecture.

Soon after this the first session was started by Professor Mrs. Sheuli Sen, who discussed the topic Congenital Heart Disease, its classification and risk factors along with the fetal circulation in detail. The second session was taken by Dr. Baljeet Maini, in his session he made the students to understand regarding the clinical signs present in different types of Congenital Heart Defect and when to suspect Congenital Heart Defect.

After this there was a short break which was headed with the third session, which was again taken by Professor Mrs. Sheuli Sen in which she discussed about the Management for the patient with Congenital Heart Defect.

Almost 250 students participated in guest lecture and all of them were thankful for the resourceful knowledge regarding Congenital Heart Defect and its Management. A pre-test and post-test was conducted for the students related to the topic in which all the students equally participated and gave the answers according to their level of gained knowledge.

Lastly this session was concluded by the vote of thanks given by Assistant Professor Nisha Varghese, TMCON. The whole session was hosted by miss Veena Sharma M.Sc. nursing 2nd year student.