Over 13 years in the areas of Wound care, Infection prevention, quality improvement and infection control in the hospital.
Currently Professional Regional Clinical Consultant for 3M Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division where I play a key role in the development of practices for skin integrity and wound care in the hospital(s).
Has extensive experience in developing training modules, supervision and implementation of the capacity building initiatives and has been actively involved in developing scientific marketing initiatives.
Lead in the implementation of the maiden Wound Care Certification Program in India.
Had initiated the point surveillance audit program for MARSI and IAD in India.
Has designed the quality improvement program to enhance the skin and wound care guidelines in India. The program is aimed to identify and address the gaps in the implementation of best practices.
Lead from industry to partner with National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH) and Consortium of Accredited hospitals (CAHO) on the education towards skin & wound care (MARSI, IAD and Chronic Wound Care), infection prevention.
Lectured in more than 300 national and international seminars, conferences.
Founding member and member educational committee – Infusion Nursing Society, India.
1 design patent on the new skin-friendly adhesive platform for securing devices
“Use of barrier film (3MTM CavilonTM No Sting Barrier Film) to reduce local skin complications around PICC lines” in WCET Journal, USA
Basic manual on sterilization assurance which is endorsed by CAHO, India.
Standards and Guidelines
Contributed to the development of Infusion Nursing Standards for India 2014
Certified trainer by JCI (Joint Commission International) on peri-operative processes
Initiation, Execution and management of the project “Operating Room Excellence” to further the best practices towards the reduction of Surgical Site Infection
Key contributor and project lead on CSSD Center of Excellence – an initiative to help CSSD centres in India to achieve global standards
Developed toolkits on surveillance and monitoring of healthcare-associated infections
Worked in the core group to adapt the IMAI /IMCI publications (Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illness/Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) by WHO for the local needs in India in 2008
Awards and Recognition
Pinnacle of Excellence Award – 2013
Recipient of the “Global Marketing Excellence” – 2011, 2013, 2015
PARAM award 2016
Four-time recipient of the coveted “Mc Knights Award” for positively impacting the business through educational initiatives and scientific marketing
APAC Certificate of Excellence 2008
Two-time recipient of the excellence in professional service initiatives at the group level, 3M India