To bring patient healthcare to light city based Parul University conducted the sacred nursing lamp lighting ceremony. Acting as the point of initiation for the first year students into the nursing fraternity, this highly sacred ceremony brought together some of the elite medical practitioners to inspire and motivate the students to believe in the impact of their noble practise.
The ceremony was held with the joint efforts of the Parul Institute of Nursing and Parul Sevashram Hospital. The platform featured some of the University’s esteemed administrative members, including Parul University’s Medical Director Dr Geetika Patel, along with the Paramedical Director Dr Komal Patel.
Florence Nightingale, known as the founder of modern nursing, stands as an international model and a pillar of nursing excellence, and this significance came to life for the nursing students of Parul University, this past Saturday. The lamp lighting ceremony, a practise symbolising, the lamp which Mrs Nightingale used while treating the wounded soldiers during the Crimean War, while at the same time managing and training, young women, the noble practise of nursing. Such of her practises were of great heights in bringing honor and respect to the nursing fraternity, this is why conducting this ceremony is by all means an auspicious and highly essential part of any nursing student’s life.
As part of the lamp lighting ceremony 140 students, 70 being from BSc nursing, 20 being from ANN along with 50 GNM students also went on further to take part in oath taking. Symbolizing their allegiance and devotion to the nursing profession and the need to serve the society and the nation at large. Such a sign of determination has led them to showcasing their passion for nursing beyond boundaries, through taking part in various exchange programs in Poland and Switzerland.
“Nursing is not just a profession, it is a service to the society and a service to the nation and as Parul University, our continuing commitment is to ensure that we produce students who are equipped with the ability to serve. This lamp lighting ceremony is by all means an essential part of the profession, which is sacred towards ensuring the devotion and commitment of the students towards their practise”, said Dr Komal Patel, during the opening of the ceremony.