Life on Campus
In an effort
to promote collaboration with in the nursing profession, AKU hosts three
professional Nursing Interest Groups; Community Health Nursing (CHN), Mental
Health Nursing (MHN) and Adult Health Nursing (AHN).
The groups were
established to offer practicing nurses, researchers and administrators a a
forum to share knowledge and facilitate discussion on teaching practices, literature
searches and research.
addition to AKU-SON faculty members, nurses from Aga Khan University Hospital, other
hospitals and other schools of nursing participate in these Professional
activities of these groups include:
in community health awareness camps and field site selection for the
academic year clinicals for schools
activities for other institutions/ companies and communities like Life
Support and First Aid courses.
the umbrella of CHN, Sindh Based CHNIG has carried Faculty development
sessions like Health Education and Teaching Plan, Introduction to Epidemiology
and Genogram for other schools of Nursing.
- Conduct workshop
for mental health care providers at the provincial level
up outreach camps to create awareness and promote mental health to general
public including one day stress screening and management camps and professional
counseling for the general public