Awantipora- Alamdar Memorial College of Nursing and Medical Technology (AMCNMT), a constituent college of Islamic University of Science and Technology conducted 1st 3-day International Webinar on Research Methodology from June 25 to June 27.
The inaugural session was attended by Dean Academic Affairs Prof. A. M Shah, Registrar Prof. Naseer Iqbal, Prof. Mehmooda Regu Principal AMCNMT, guest speakers, delegates and students. Prof. A. M Shah, while addressing the participants emphasized the importance and proper understanding of research and stressed upon the knowledge exploration through scientific research. Prof. Dr. Mehmooda Regu, presented the principal’s address in which she assured participants of a learning experience provided in the webinar with the aim to equip the researchers to carry out successful research works and overcome potential challenges. She also highlighted key factors which influenced development of nursing research during last five decades.
During scientific sessions for three days, extensive deliberations were made on research question, writing research proposals, research ethics, qualitative and quantitative research, theoretical framework development and testing. The participants were also sensitized about the tools of data collection, sampling techniques, analysis, interpretation of research data, evidence-based practice, referencing and citation styles in research.
Among other the keynote speakers were Dr. Ruth Robert from Chief Nursing Education and Academia USA, Prof. Dr. I Clement from RGUHS Karnataka, Prof. Urmilla Bhardawaj, from Sharda University, Dr. Reeta Dar from Centre of Health Education Bureau New Delhi, Prof. Dr. Dilshada Wani from MMINSR SKIMS Soura, Prof. Dr. Suresh K Sharma from AIIMS Jodhpur India, Prof. Dr. Munira Bashir from MMINSR SKIMS Soura, Prof. Dr. Pity Koul, from IGNOU New Delhi, Dr. B.V Kathayayani from NIMHANS College of Nursing Banglore and Prof. Rafiqa Bashir from Rajiv Gandhi College of Nursing Jammu.
The webinar was attended by 480 participants which included Principals, Professors, teaching faculties, clinical nursing officers and students of different nursing organizations of India, USA and Canada. The webinar was livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube.
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