Udupi, May 18: The 'Leading Across- Creative Humility Leadership' workshop was organised by Manipal College of Nursing (MCON), Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, in collaboration with the Trained Nurses’ Association (TNAI) of India Karnataka State Branch on May 15 and 16 MAHE, Manipal.
The workshop was inaugurated on May 15 at the Dr TMA Pai Auditorium KMC, Manipal, by Dr Sharath Kumar Rao K, pro-vice chancellor-Health Sciences, MAHE, Manipal. Dr Judith Angelitta Noronha, dean, Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal welcomed the gathering. A brief overview of the conference was given by Dr Elsa Sanatombi Devi, professor department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, MCON Manipal, QMR, deputy director CCEID, MAHE, Manipal. Dr Theresa L Mendonca, chairperson of Nursing Research & Education, TNAI Karnataka State branch, was the representative from TNAI.
In his address, the chief guest Dr Sharath Kumar Rao K, pro vice chancellor-Health Sciences, MAHE, Manipal, focused on the importance of acquiring creativity, humility, and qualities in being a good leader. He stressed about the basic skills needed in every leader, especially in the healthcare arena. He also spoke about the importance of being progressive and moving along with the changing generation and technological advancement in the area.
The programme was concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Dr Tessy Treesa Jose, professor and associate dean, MCON. The event was hosted by Dr Sushmitha R Karkada, assistant professor, department of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing and Seelia Peter, PhD Scholar, department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, MCON, MAHE.