Former President late Dr. A P J Abul Kalam gave a call to follow the Philippines model of nursing and allow Indian nurses to practice Medicine in rural Primary Healthcare Centres.
Dr. Kalam also asked the Indian Nursing Council to review nursing courses continuously in order to bring them at par with the rapid advancement in healthcare system and suggested combined class for nursing and medical students. He said that nurses need to be equipped with superspeciality courses like doctor.
Extend your role to facilitate preventive medicine by educating patients and relatives to lead a better life, he advised. A man of science himself, Dr. Kalam was all for the inclusion of technology in nursing. In 21st century,