The program is designed to prepare well-qualified professional nurses to assume their roles as practitioners, educators, leaders, researchers and counselors. Nurses are expected to develop critical-thinking and communication skills, in addition to receiving standard nurse training in different clinical and community settings.
The Department's primary aim is to graduate professional nurses in order to meet the health and nursing needs of the people in Palestine. The Department offers a generic 4 years baccalaureate program in nursing.
Skills that the nursing students acquire from the nursing program:
Upon completion of the nursing program the nursing graduate has adequate qualification to be able to:
Teaching and Training techniques:
Students will be formatively evaluated through the following:
The role of the nursing department in the Palestinian community:
As a major health profession nursing is a milestone in the health care system and is a major element in the formulation of the health care policies.
Nursing care is provided on the three levels of prevention including; primary, secondary and tertiary levels. It serves different community populations; healthy, ill, handicapped, in addition to senior citizens.
Accordingly the nursing specialty provides the local market with the nursing professionals capable of presenting different health and nursing services.
The nursing department contributes to the development of the nursing body in Palestine through the organization and participation in training sessions, workshops, conferences and forums.