course introduces beginning nursing students to the history of nursing, its nature
and roles. The course has been prepared to provide the student with basic
information and appropriate positive attitudes that will be acquired while
studying and working in nursing profession. This information includes health
and freedom from illness, nursing process, and health care delivery. In
addition, it prepares the nursing students to use critical thinking and
decision-making process, which guide to safe and competent nursing practice.
This course introduces the student to the concepts and procedures that are fundamental for caring of adult clients aiming at providing holistic nursing care through integrating concepts of nursing, Physical, social and psychological sciences. The course
is developed and applied within a framework of the nursing process to formulate nursing diagnoses and
identify nursing interventions directed towards promoting, maintaining and restoring the health
of adults and their families. Also, this course focuses on the bio-psycho-social responses of adult
clients actual and high-risk conditions that affect their functional health patterns.
This course is
designed to provide a guided nursing experience, knowledge and skills essential
in preparation of professional nurses who are responsible to provide nursing
care of adult patients with medical and surgical health conditions. It focuses
on the bio-psycho-social responses of adults to actual and high risk conditions
that affect their functional health patterns. This course provides the student
with the practical experiences in the clinical settings to deliver nursing care
for adult patients with altered functional health patterns. The nursing process
will be utilized as a framework for care for the individuals and their
families. This course aims at developing the decision-making and problem
solving skills, and linking theory to practice.
This course provides the student
with the knowledge and skills appropriate for the care of adults who are
suffering from critical health conditions, focusing on bio-psycho-social
responses to patient with actual critical problems. This course deliberately
give the student clinical experience in specialized medical units. As the
student is expected to have basic knowledge and skills related to Pathophysiology,
treatment modalities, and advanced nursing skills, using the nursing process
steps primarily to provide nursing care.
course is designed to give students an in depth understanding of the nature of
emergency nursing and identify the role of the nurse in meeting different needs
of emergency patients. The course provides students with the knowledge and
skills that help them to provide efficient nursing care during emergency and
disaster situations. The course will provide students the knowledge and skill
to deliver basic and complex care to urgent, emergent, and critical patient
population. Also nursing care for specific medical emergencies is
clinical part consists of two rotations; one in the clinical area and another
in the lab. The practice in the clinical area introduces care for emergency
clients, provides opportunities to enhance critical thinking, communication and
systematic inquiry skills that are necessary to provide care to emergency
clients and their families. The practice in the lab intends to introduce
emergency nursing students to Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
course is designed to provide the student with the basic concepts and
principles in management and leadership that necessary to promote student's
ability to manage health care and make appropriate decisions. Also, it helps
students develop leadership ability that enables him/her to influence the
quality of health care and work as a change agent. Management process is used
as a framework in designing the content of the course.
provides clinical training opportunity for the fourth-year nursing students to
reinforce and integrate clinical skills and knowledge acquired during their
study. The student will provide nursing care under the supervision of
preceptors in the clinical areas of their choice with the guidance and indirect
supervision of faculty members. The student should complete 56 (eight hours)
shifts in the chosen clinical area.
This course focuses on communication
principles and strategies that enable nursing students to interact
therapeutically with clients in different clinical settings. The course
provides a variety of methods to interact more effectively with clients,
families, and professional colleagues. The psychosocial aspect of illness and
health will also be addressed. The student will also learn principles of
critical thinking and professionalism in nursing, and will be introduced to the
career of nursing and its major concepts.
This course is designed for the nursing students enrolled in B.Sc.
of nursing. The first objective of this course is to provide students with the
basic concepts of the value of humanistic & holistic approach to nursing
care. It provides them with concepts, theories & principles that will
illuminate their clinical experiences. The nursing process is used as
organizing framework, each unit in the course will address a mental health
concept as related to its clinical manifestation, aetiology, assessment,
nursing diagnosis, & nursing interventions that reflects the therapeutic
use of self in carrying dependent & interdependent nursing roles & the
integration of different therapeutic modalities. This course requires the
student's participation in class discussions, analysing case studies &
bringing the clinical experience into classroom
Health Nursing course is designed to facilitate the conceptualizing of family,
population groups, and community as units of care. The course focuses on risk reduction, health
maintenance, and promotion of high level wellness to individuals, families, and
groups of all ages throughout the health continuum. The student is provided the
opportunity to assess the health needs of selected families in the community with
selected health promotion and health maintenance needs. Variables such as culture and environment,
which influence health behaviours of families and the community, are considered
in providing nursing intervention. Students include the clients in setting
goals for interventions. By incorporating the concepts for nursing practice and
psychosocial assessment the student is able to demonstrate more complex use of
the nursing process when caring for clients experiencing crisis. Coping skills of the client and the nurse are
assessed and discussed. The student is
expected to explore and identify factors which help or hinder health practices.
The student uses the nurse-client relationship as the primary modality of nursing
intervention. Guided clinical experiences
will be provided through selected community-based agencies and other
organizations. This provides the
opportunity to view the leadership role in official and unofficial health
agencies. Validation of interventions is
also accomplished through collaboration with other members of the health team.
Student will demonstrate progressive independence in nursing practice
This course focuses on introducing the
student to the group and population based nursing practice by reinforcing the
primary health care activities, the
course prepares the student with basic knowledge & skills required to
provide promotive, preventive, curative
and rehabilitative care to specific population groups and communities who are
well, ill or at risk in various community setting.
University optional requirement
course aims to provide nursing students with necessary concepts to build a
computerized information system that will improve the care provided and the
optimal utilization of available resources. This course will focus on the
identification of the health care cost reduction methods, quality of care, and
access to care through automated system.
This course is designed to help nursing students to
meet the challenges of providing care to elderly individuals with a variety of
needs in a wide range of health care settings. It also provides a basic theory
and practice essential to the nursing assessment and management strategies
appropriate to the care of the elderly with a range of health problems.
This course consists of an introduction to Gerontological nursing; demographics of the aging population , aging theories and approaches to long-term health; common
physical health changes and health problems related to the aging process
and their nursing care; psychosocial changes, related health
problems, and nursing care; issues in healthcare delivery system and ethical issues and end of life care.