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5th Edition of

Singapore Nursing Research Conference

March 24-26, 2025 | Singapore

Nursing 2023

Jyoti Somabhai Patel

Speaker at Singapore Nursing Research Conference 2023 - Jyoti Somabhai Patel
Tata Memorial Hospital, India
Title: Awareness regarding the adverse effect of tobacco among labor staff in the tertiary cancer hospital


Associated health risks and increasing mortality with tobacco consumption have been increasing. If people involved in health care of the community practice the same it may further increase the magnitude of the problem. In spite of continued efforts by the government, tobacco consumption is still a growing public health concern. Tobacco is not only a sociocultural problem but multi-faceted with economic, biomedical and geopolitical parts in numerous fragments of India.

1. To Asses Awareness regarding the adverse effect of tobacco among labor staff in the tertiary cancer hospital.
2. To assess the prevalence and reasons of tobacco consumption among health care workers (housekeeping staff and nursing orderlies) of a tertiary care center.

A survey-based cross-sectional study of 195 labor staff, in Tata memorial hospital, assessed awareness regarding the adverse effect of tobacco. It was a fully mixed concurrent dominant status design a with dominant quantitative part Cross-sectionaional design was used. The qualitative component used phenomenology.

Low/middle-income countries (LMICs), phenomenology adveffects effect, smokeless tobacco (SLT), sociocultural.


Jyotiben Somabhai Patel has completed her Diploma in General Nursing And Midwifery from L.G. hospital, from Gujarat Nursing Council, Ahmadabad  in the year 1992. She has done a course in Infection Control, from S.N.D.T College, Mumbai conducted in Tata Memorial Hospital in the year 2002,She has done 1st and 2nd  degree of reiki therapy from Gujrat, Baroda, She has completed a Head And Neck Cancer Certificate Course from Tata Memorial Hospital in the  year 2006. She has completed  Diploma In Nursing Administration from Indira Gandhi Open University, Mumbai in the year 2012. She received her MBA degree in Hospital Administration from ICFAI (Sikkim, Manipal University) Mumbai in the year 2016 She has completed a Central VenousAccess Device (CVAD) from S.N.D.T College Mumbai in  the year 2017. She has completed  her study MSC in counseling and spiritual health from Annamalai university from Tamilnadu in year 2019-2021, India. She has been awarded for her contribution by Radiation Medicine Centre, BARC, Mumbai in the year 2014. She has presented her study TITLE- “To assess knowledge about breast cancer awareness among novice nurses in tertiary cancer centre”, In  Allied academies 16th international conference in Germany ,in the  year 2019. She has done study of “ To Assess the Knowledge and Awareness about Breast, Cervical and Oral Cancer Screening Among Oncology Nurses in Tertiary Cancer Centre”, Published in Journal of Oncology Research Review & Report 2021.Currently working as a Nurse manager  in the department of Preventive Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital. Mumbai, India.