Alumni engagement guest lecture series – 06/2020
Manipal College of Nursing (MCON), MAHE, Manipal has organized alumni guest lecture on the topic ‘Virtual Simulation as an effective pedagogy during COVID-19 pandemic’ between 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm on 29 August 2020. Ms Nargita Arora, Workforce Development Clinician, Broward College, Florida, USA (alumnus of MCON-BSc-N - 1991-1995 batch) explained the process of using simulation in pedagogy especially during COVID -19 pandemic. The session included the details of preparing the case scenario, preparation of the equipment, students, faculty, the venue, seating arrangements and the technique of demonstration by the faculty while students are attending remotely or in a safe distance. She also briefed the methods of return demonstration by the students when they are at home. The session was experience-driven and very informative. The session was conducted as a webinar in Microsoft Teams and was attended by 51 faculties, 6 PhD scholars and two external members.