New Academic Year inaugurated at Athena Institute of Health Sciences
Mangaluru: Athena Institute of Health Sciences is proud to announce the inauguration of its new academic year of 7th batch of Allied Health Sciences, 20th batch of B.Sc Nursing, 14th batch of PBBSc, 12th batch of M.Sc., and 21st batch of General Nursing courses on November 4th and 8th, 2023, respectively, at the college auditorium, aimed at preparing the next generation of compassionate and skilled healthcare professionals.
The ceremony was presided over by Chairman Mr. R. S. Shettian, faculty members, and students. The event was marked by inspiring speeches and traditional rituals. Sr. Aileen Mathias, the Vice Principal of the college, welcomed the gathering.
Principal Rev. Sr. Deepa Peter highlighted in her speech that the nursing course will offer a comprehensive curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with practical training, ensuring that students are well-equipped to meet the demands of the healthcare industry. The program will focus on developing critical thinking, clinical skills, and ethical decision-making while also emphasizing the importance of patient-centered care.
Dr. Nandini, Principal of the Athena Institute of Allied Health Sciences, made the students understand the value of paramedical services and also encouraged them to pursue higher education.
The Chairman said in his presidential message: “We are thrilled to inaugurate the professional courses, which reflect our commitment to providing high-quality education in the healthcare field. Our goal is to produce competent and compassionate nurses who will make a positive impact on the lives of their patients and the community.”
Ms. Neha Baby, a first-year B.Sc. Nursing student in the 2nd semester, shared her experiences of being cared for and shared by the well-equipped teachers, who promote a positive learning environment and are ready to help at any moment.
She shared her insights on the future of nursing and the evolving role of healthcare professionals in today’s society. This provided an opportunity for students to gain valuable perspective and network with potential mentors. A staff introduction was given with PowerPoint presentations.
Fresher’s were happy to introduce themselves along with their hobbies.
Athena Institute of Health Sciences is a leading educational institution dedicated to providing innovative and impactful learning experiences for students across various disciplines. With a focus on academic excellence and holistic development, the institution aims to nurture future leaders and changemakers.
The program ended with a vote of thanks by Ms. Nishel Barboza, HOD of Medical Surgical Nursing. Refreshments were served to all at the end. Mrs. Viola Felicita DSouza, Assistant Lecturer in the OBG department, compered the program.