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On 9 May, CARE Bhubaneswar organised a Continuous Nursing Education (CNE) program to upgrade the skills of nurses and impart education on latest advances in nursing to the city's workforce. The inaugural session was attended by Dr Mahendra Prasad Tripathy, Medical Director, Dr Rajeev Menon, Chief of Medical Services, Dr Santosh Kumar Mishra, Chief Hospital Administrator, Dr Damodar Bindhani, Deputy Medical Superintendent and Mrs Ambika Mohapatra, Asst. Nursing Superintendent. Seven academic sessions were organized; the topics and leads were: Dr Pragyan Kumar Routray, Consultant, Internal Medicine & Critical Care on “Critical Care Drug Delivery — How, Why & When;” Mrs Monalisa Panda, Nurse Manager on “Nurses: A Force For Change: Care Effective, Cost Effective”; Prof Saroj Nalini Pradhan, Nursing Director, Hi-Tech Medical College, Bhubaneswar on “Evidence based Practices in Nursing — Why & How”; Ms Saudamini Sahu, Asst. Nursing Superintendent, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar on “Critical Care Nursing & Its Challenges;” Dr Rajeev Menon on “Essence of Nursing;” Dr Banambar Ray, Chief Consultant, Critical Care, Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar on “Support the Airway” and Dr Swagata Tripathy, Assistant Professor, Dept of Trauma & Emergency, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar on “Sedation, Analgesia & Nutrition Practices in ICU: Nursing Perspective”. Prof Ashok Kumar Mohapatra, Director, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar was the Chief Guest for the valedictory session. The first such program in Odisha, it was attended by 200 nurses, nursing college faculty, government authorities and doctors.