Nurses have been urged to meet the challenges of modern healthcare delivery through improving on their educational qualifications.
The call was made recently by former chair-person of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Rivers State, Council, Comrade Juliet Berewari.
Comrade Berewari who was speaking in Port Harcourt on Monday while presenting her account of stewardship, at the quadrennial delegates conference of the association, highlighted the need for nurses and midwives to up- date themselves through higher education in order to meet the challenges in the nursing professiokn.
“My fellow nurses, there is need for members to make effort to advance yourselves educationally to acquire degrees especially in nursing to meet the present challenges in the profession”, Berewari said.
The former chair-person stated that the best ways to achieve success in any leadership position is to be transparent huble and submissive.
She opined that for an association to achieve its aims and objectives the leaders should endeavour to put the overall interest of the association above personal interest.
It is important to be unbiased and avoid anything that will cause discouragement to members” she said.
Comrade Berewari, used the Forum to thank nurses and midwives in the state who contributed her success during for the past eight years, and thanked them for affording her the opportunity to serve.
In her post election speech the newly elected chair-person of the association, Comrade Regina Kuru pledged to carry all members along and called for support.