A group of senior nurses and doctors from various government hospitals in Bangladesh were at De La Salle Health Sciences Institute for 1-month workshop in Geriatric Nursing organize by DLSHSI’s Center for Continuing Education in the Health Professions.

 

Through clinical rounds and lectures with consultants who take care of the elderly, the participants learned the peculiar needs of the elderly and the most efficient and effective ways to take care of them as patients in a hospital setting. The course also exposed participants to actual cases with an almost weekly exposure rounds at the De La Salle University Medical Center and Asian Medical Hospital.

 

Though the focus was on Geriatric Nursing, the course also featured leadership and management lessons.