City college of Nursing, Shakti Nagar, Mangalore on Saturday inaugurated its state-of-the-art skills lab in a workshop conducted in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi university Jeeva Raksha program. The skills lab is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to simulate real life clinical situations to better equip nursing students in emergency situations. This is also the first ever skills lab to be opened in a non medical college in Dakshina Kannada. The lab was inaugurated by Dr. Ashok Hegde, Dean of Medical Sciences, A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences and Dr. Sudhir Prabhu H, Dean of Community Medicine at Father Mullers Medical College. Present at the inauguration was esteemed neurosurgeon Dr. A Rohan Shetty who is also a trustee of City Hospital Charitable Trust.