D. Y. Patil College of Nursing celebrated World Heart Day in Community.

       D.Y Patil College Of Nursing celebrated “WORLD HEART DAY” by conducting awareness rally and BMI, B.P check up and health exhibition and education camp at community level in Shiroli on 1st October 2015 from 9 am. The activities on this day was conducted under the guidance of HOD, Community Health Nursing Dr. Mrs M.I.Momim and HOD, Medical Surgical Nursing Prof. Mrs. Suhasini Rathod.

Total 220 participants were present. They were 2nd,3rd and 4th year basic BSc (N),2nd PBBsc (N) and MSc (N) students alongwith all the faculty members.

The following activities were held;

1) AWARENESS RALLY:

            The rally was started at 9 am from PHC to Gram Panchayat Shiroli. The rally was successful and got positive response from people.

2) ROLE PLAY NEAR GRAM PANCHAYAT:

            The role play was performed in front of gram panchayat by students of 3rd year BSc Nursing based on the theme of world heart day. People from the community gathered to watch the role play.

3) POSTER EXHIBITION:

            Poster on nutrition exhibition was arranged in PHC with the aim to provide health education and make the people aware of heart problems.

   

4) BMI  and B.P.CHECK UP.

During camp about 200 persons were examined among them 8 were suspected for hypertension and were referred to Dr.D.Y.Patil Hospital, Kadamwadi Kolhapur.

5) HEALTH EDUCATION:

            Health education was given on various topics such as prevention of heart diseases and maintenance of  healthy heart environment.