Medical Professionals Warned to Uphold Standards, as UITH Launches 2nd Edition of Nurses’ Watch Magazine”

2024-05-14 0

Medical practitioners, especially Nurses has been admonished to keep to standards while discharging their duties.

The charge was the focus today at the launching of the 2nd edition of the Nurses’ Watch- a magazine which is a brain child of the Dept. of Nursing Services, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH).

Speaking on the theme: “advancing the Nursing Profession: Promoting Globally Accepted Standardized Quality Care in Nursing Practice” the keynote speaker who is an associate professor at the department of Nursing Sciences University of Ilorin- Dr. Emmanuel ANYEBE, harped on the need for nurses to imbibe cutting-edge culture in seeing that standards are maintained at all times and called for more multi-factorial engagement for it to be sustained.

“There are several basic standard and for nurses that are in this house if you look at number 1-6 what does it indicate in nursing process in the global standard of care for nothing standard 1,2,3,4,5,6 are all based on the nursing process. If you are going to be judge whether you are doing the right thing or not you are going to be asked a level to which you are able to incorporate the nursing process into your care. It is a global standard anywhere you go if you take assessment for instance those of you that still remember and we are using it assessment has a model that if somebody come from London today to care for our patient here is going to use the same standard and what is that model wandron majoring eleven functional approach”  

On her part, the head of Nursing Services, UITH and co-host of the programme- Mrs. Oluwakemi AJIDE, thanked God for the success of the program,  noting that patients are expected to enjoy quality treatment and standardized care globally.

“The essence of the magazine is to sensitize the public nurses especially on the need to practice the  standardize method of care to our patient, it has to be patient centred, it has to be patient oriented patient has to be carried along in their care and again to ensure global standard so what they do in the U.S. you come to Nigeria is the same care you give.  

Also present at the launching are: Vice Chancellor Al-hikmah University, Prof. Noah YUSUF, ably represented by Dr. Abiodun LAWAL, General Manager Diamond 88.7FM, Ilorin- Mr. Michael Abiodun Olanrewaju, represented by Joseph EMERIBE and Provost College of Health Services- Prof. Sulyman ALABI, nursing professionals, healthcare experts, and students.