To be a leading, global school in the areas of nursing education, research, and community service.
The School of Nursing dedicates itself to improve health and wellbeing of society through preparing professional nurses to provide quality nursing care, conduct research and provide community service. The school provides a model learning environment that encourages life-long learning, innovation, and professional and personal development.
1. Graduate competent nurses able to provide quality nursing care.
2. Promote a scientific research culture among faculty and students.
3. Develop the body of nursing knowledge at local, regional, and international levels.
4. Disseminate nursing knowledge through national and international conferences, workshops, seminars, training programs, and exchange programs.
5. Promote professional development of faculty members and administrative staff.
6. Promote continuous learning and educational culture and environment.
7. Build collaborative relations and partnerships with local, regional, and international institutions.
1. Transparency, accountability, and academic freedom
2. Arabic and Islamic values
3. Integrity, equity, and justice
4. Innovation and excellence
5. Leadership and teamwork
Upon successful completion of BSc Program in Nursing, the students will be able to achieve the following program goals and their related ILOs:
ILO 1: Provide Quality Nursing Care
1.1. Identify basic concepts and knowledge of nursing science and care including adult health nursing, maternal and child health nursing, psychiatric- mental health nursing, and community health nursing.
1.2. Utilize essential basic knowledge from other disciplines in providing quality nursing care
1.3. Demonstrate competency in performing the role of professional nurse in providing holistic, individualized and specialized nursing care.
1.4. Provide competent care for patients, families, and groups of patients to promote health, well-being, and quality of life utilizing a holistic perspective
1.5. Demonstrate ability in providing health education for patients based on their needs
ILO 2: Communicate Effectively
2.1. Employ effective communication skills while carrying out nursing activities in different healthcare settings
2.2. Collaborate with clients and healthcare professionals to provide general and specialized quality healthcare services.
ILO 3: Think Critically
3.1. Use critical thinking and problem solving skills in implementing nursing care
3.2. Formulate comprehensive nursing care plans using the nursing process framework to achieve optimal health for diverse populations
ILO 4: Promote Professionalism
4.1. Identify the social economic, ethical, legal and cultural influences on nursing education, practice, and research.
4.2. Demonstrate professional accountability and responsibility while carrying out nursing activities in diverse healthcare settings.
4.3. Demonstrate ethical and legal decision making surrounding nursing practice.
4.4. Demonstrate life-long learning and professional development.
ILO 5: Maintain Quality and Safety
5.1. Recognize quality standards of nursing care governing nursing practice in various health care settings
5.2. Apply the principles of safety in order to provide safe environment for patients and healthcare professionals.
ILO 6: Develop Leadership
6.1. Identify basic concepts and principles of nursing management and leadership.
6.2. Employ effective leadership skills in providing quality nursing care
6.3. Create strategies to empower others, and introduce change when necessary to improve nursing practice.
ILO 7: Implement Evidence based Practice
7.1. Identify the basic concepts, processes, and methods of conducting scientific research.
7.2. Integrate the best of research evidence into nursing practice to improve the quality of nursing care.