The School of Nursing Board on Monday, March 29, held a meeting chaired by Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein, to discuss the faculty’s overall status and accomplishments during 2015.
During the meeting, School of Nursing Dean Dr. Fathieh AbuMoghli highlighted the faculty’s achievements and future events, particularly a main event in October 2016 about palliative care.
AbuMoghli also revealed the Faculty’s plans to establish a health education and reproductive health clinic within the on-campus Students Clinic, managed by all of the Community Health Nursing, and Maternal and Child Health Departments of the Faculty.
Other important topics discussed include the latest ACEN evaluation team visit, and efforts undertaken to obtain the ISO certification.
In conclusion, Her Highness toured the new floor of the School alongside some faculty and staff members.
Moreover, Princess Muna received the Faculty’s honorary shield in recognition and appreciation of HRH’s continual support to the School and the nursing profession.
Dr. Mohammad Darawwad guest-lectures aout First Aid at the Polytechnic Education Class.
Dr. Suhaila Halasa the Assist. Dean for Quality Affairs conducted a workshop with collaboration of the Scientific Association of Arab Nursing Faculties entitled " Accreditation and Quality in Nursing Education" for the Faculty member at Arab American University/ Jenin Faculty of Nursing on the 14th of Feb., 2019 at the intercontinental hotel, Aqaba.
A person may face difficult situations in his life that force him to act quickly to save a human life. When he has the information and skill, he participates without hesitation to save that human life.
Accordingly, the Faculty of Nursing, represented by the University and Community Committee and the Office of the Assistant Dean for Development and Quality in the school of rehabilitation, held a first aid course in the school of rehabilitation for the Academic and administrative staff at the School on Sunday, February 17/2/2019
The aim he aim of this course is to:
Teach the participants how to provide First aid in cases of convulsions, cardiopulmonary arrest and aspiration both for pediatric and adult victims in order to maintain the life of the injured and reduce the complications that may result from various accidents.
The course was attended by about (25) participants trained under supervision of qualified faculty members from school of Nursing.
Based on cooperation between nursing school in the University of Jordan with GIZ TO apply psychosocial support training, Jumana shehadeh was assigned to attend a special course. She successfully completed 75 hours of classroom and field training about mental health and psychosocial intervention of displaced populations living in urban settings from 21-28 February 2019. This course done by the American university in Cairo/ center for migration and refugee studies.
An educational health activity in AL- Yarmouk elementary school for girls in AL- Ramtha Brigade was initiated by the ( White Hands Campaign ) which was launched at the initiative of the School of Nursing represented by the Committee of the University and the Community and in view of the effective role of the University in interacting with the local community on 5/5/2019 Sunday from 8-2 Pm.
The purpose of this activity is to:
Spreading health awareness among the various social groups. The campaign also provides assistance to needy students in schools by providing the school with donations in kind.
(7) Members of the faculty and administrative staff of the Faculty of Nursing participated in the activity.
1. Interactive role play about hygiene and hygiene of teeth
2. First aid in the case of bites and stings, sun strikes, suffocations
3. Seasonal flu
4. Communicable diseases
5. Breast exam training
The University and Community Committee held a training workshop on "Stress Management and time management for nursing college students for a third year in order to help students control anxiety and stress because of its negative impact on performance and educational attainment, and its positive impact in enhancing confidence in themselves. It was held on Sunday 15/12/2019 between 9-2 pm.
Where the training workshop included a comprehensive explanation of the concept of stress and anxiety and the main causes for them of all kinds and also included methods of prevention and treatment through applied exercises that included self-recognition and proper time management in various ways. Participating students write their goals correctly for ease of achievement. About 10 students participated in the workshop.
University and Community Committee carried out a health education activity on
first aid provided to children in the case of febrile seizures, cardio
pulmonary arrest. This activity was directed to the child care homes
"nurseries" because of its importance in saving children's lives.
Role play was done about teeth brush and hand hygiene by utilizing cartoon
characters in order to promote healthy practices through play for these children.
The activity was carried out in the "Little wonders" nursery located
in the capital Amman / Abu Nsair on Sunday 8/12/2019 between 8-11Am. About 8
nannies were trained in first aid in the above-mentioned.
The University and Community Committee, in cooperation with the Sigma Theta Tau organization, held an awareness lecture on palliative care and patient rights in intensive care units. This takes place on Monday and Tuesday, 9-10/12/2019 between the hours of twelve and one and half in the evening.
The lecture touched on introducing students to the concept of palliative care, the pathological conditions that require palliative care, the role of the health team in palliative care, laws and ethics related to palliative care, the role of the patient and the family in palliative care and finally palliative care in Jordan. The lectures were attended by a group of students from the School of Nursing and students from other colleges, including approximately (66) student.
The University and Community Committee
carried out a health education activity on the Corona virus that appeared
recently in China, where lecture was given by Dr. Zakaria Abdul Rahim from the
infection control office at the University of Jordan Hospital.
The activity was held on 9/2/2020 Ibn Sina
amphitheater in the School of Nursing at12.30pm to 2:00 pm.
Mr. Zakaria talked about the nature of the
virus and its origin, ways of transmission from one person to another and the
incubation period of the virus, as well as symptoms of the infection ,its
complications and the possibility of treatment . Where it was clarified that
treatment is only for symptoms and there is currently no treatment or
anti-virus for it. Also he clarified that the World Health Organization is in
the process of finding a vaccine and treatment currently Research is still
underway on this topic.
He also explained the recommended methods of
prevention globally to prevent transmission and spread of the virus and
infection, including the role of the health team, especially nursing, by
spreading awareness of this disease.
He clarified the preparations and measures
made by the Jordanian Ministry of Health as well as the University of Jordan
Hospital to deal with suspected cases, and also affirmed that Jordan has not
registered any cases of HIV infection so far.
Children health nursing section coordinator Dr.
omyyah Nassar conducted an interactive
lecture for clinical nursing master
students at al-Zytona University on 17/12/2019. This lecture aimed to orient
students about the scientific and international standards that used in the
classification of emergency cases (triage) for children in the emergency
department as well as the most important emergency health conditions in
children, which include cases of respiratory diseases such as asthma,
suffocation and dehydration. Also, Cases related to the circulatory system,
heart, various gastrointestinal diseases and other conditions. The lecture also
aimed to introduce students to nursing care interventions that are provided for
emergency emergencies for adults with a focus on effective of communication skills
with the childrenand their families.
The Maternity Health Nursing Section organized a
workshop entitled "A New View of Labor: How Our Mindset & Support in
Labor Changes the Outcomes” to demonstrate the importance of providing physical
and emotional support to a pregnant woman and her family during labor. The
lecturer, Mrs.Katharine Bachelor, a professionally
trained doula, presented some techniques to assist pregnant woman to adapt with
contractions during labor, such as: effective breathing, staying active during labor,
frequent changes in posture and trying different positions, use of
visualization, providing massage and the presence of supportive individual for
woman. By using mentioned technologies which considered as non-pharmacologic
interventions, laboring women can overcome labor pain and progress more quickly
and easily during labor while avoiding the risks that pregnant woman and
newborn may be exposed to during labor.
Enlight of cooperation between School ofNursing and The University Hospital, children
and adolescents health nursing section coordinator ,Dr. omyyahNassar, held an interactive workshop for nursing staff
at the University Hospital entitled "Review children age group
characteristics and communication among hospitalized children”.This workshop reviewed the developmental characteristics of children in all
age groups including infants, toddlers, preschool , school –age, and adolescence stages with a focus on their psychological, emotional and social
development. Also, the workshop clarified the impact of illness and
hospitalization on childrenby explaining about the sources of stress and
anxiety among hospitalized children compared to adults. These sources include
separation anxiety from home, family, school, and friends, in addition to
anxiety and fear from bodily injury and pain accompanying medical examinations,
therapies, intravenous injections, and other medical and surgical tools, which
contributes to loss of control over their daily activities. Furthermore,
hospitalization force children to enter a strange place and to meet the health
care providers and other personnel who are strangers. Also, the workshop
highlighted the stresses that the family has due to hospitalization of the
child. Therefore, the workshop outlined the
significant role of nurses toward hospitalized children in decreasing their
stress and anxiety through implementing holistic nursing care based on
effective communication skills that may help children to adapt positively with
hospital which -in turn improve- their health and recovery.
Enlight of cooperation between School of Nursing and
Jordan University Hospital,
Dr.Suhila Halasa held an interactive workshop entitled “Developmental Supportive
care for neonatal” for nurses in
neonatal intensive care units, pediatric floors , and postnatal floors. This workshop aimed to highlight on the
importance of developmental supportive care for neonatal infant and its
implications on the neonates’ health. More specifically, the workshop emphases
on the benefits of infant message and how to demonstrate it effectively.