REPORT ON FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 2020
The Continuing Nursing Education committee of Manipal College of Nursing MAHE Manipal, organized Faculty Development Program from July 20- 22, 2020 through MS team platform. The topics covered were Systematic Review and Simulations in teaching. The chief guest Dr. B. Unnikrishnan, Associate Dean and Professor, Department of Community Medicine, KMC Mangalore, MAHE appreciated the efforts taken by the institution and congratulated Dean and her team for successfully organizing FDP which helps in the overall professional development of a faculty. In his inaugural address, he expressed that topics for the FDP was very relevant at this point of time, and expressed strong team work to sustain this learning experience.
The first session for day one was on Introduction to systematic review protocol and Registration in Prospero, Framing a systematic review question by Dr Baby S Nayak, HOD and Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, MCON, MAHE. Second session was on formulating a search strategy by Mr. Anil Raj, Lecturer, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing followed by session on Retrieving, De-duplicating, screening and data extraction by Mrs Shalini G Nayak, Assistant professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, MCON, MAHE.
On 21st July, Mr Anil Raj, Lecturer, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing conducted a hands on session on use of covidence. He oriented the faculty on the covidence software and its features. Second session on assessing the risk of bias was taken by Dr. B Unnikrishnan, Associate Dean and Professor, Department of Community Medicine, KMC Mangalore, MAHE. A session on Orientation to Rev-man and Meta analysis was taken by Dr Ramesh C, Lecturer, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, MCON, MAHE
On 22nd July, Dr Sonia R B D’Souza, HOD and Professor, Department of OBG Nursing took a session on Assessing quality of systematic review – AMSTAR 2 by showing the live examples. A session on Methodological expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR) was taken by Dr Prasanna Mithra P, Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine, KMC Mangalore, MAHE. The FDP was concluded with detailed session on simulation based learning with scenarios taken by Dr Daisy Josphine Lobo and Mrs Sweety Jousline Fernandes.
Even though all sessions were delivered through online mode with one third faculty functioning at college and remaining work from home, a total 76 faculty members, research scholars attended FDP 2020.