Wednesday, 31 May 2023
SQU Nursing Conference Focuses on Technology, Innovation, Collaboration

SQU Nursing Conference Focuses on Technology, Innovation, Collaboration

In his opening remarks, Dr. Omar Al Rawajfah, Dean, College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, mentioned that the second International Nursing Conference entitled “Transforming the Future of Nursing via Technology, Innovation and Cooperation aims to offer a scientific platform for understanding exchange amongst nurses, educators, and researchers at all levels. “Further, the conference aims to open the horizon of collaboration among nursing clinicians, educators, and researchers across the world”, he mentioned.

The Dean added that the College of Nursing at Sultan Qaboos University has moved into the international recognition because getting its international accreditation status just before a lot more than two years ago. “And today, we are adding a new pillar to our recognition by demonstrating our collaboration at the international level. The college is proud to present to you a group of well-recognized international speakers in the area of nursing education, accreditation, technology and innovation, and collaboration”.

Dr. Omar Al Rawajfah mentioned that apart from the substantial quantity of registrations by nursing students across the nation, the College is proud to present its initial group of Master students as presenters in this conference. “Although our Master program is started with one specialty in Adult Acute Care Nursing, we are looking forward to starting other specialties in the near future”.

Dr. Erna Judith Roach, Chair of the Conference Scientific Committee, in her address, mentioned that the conference functions 44 oral presentations and 27 for poster presentations beneath the subthemes of Innovation, Collaboration, Technology, Clinical analysis and education- primarily based analysis.

She additional mentioned that the conference started with a a single-day preconference workshops carried out concurrently on 3 themes namely “Quality Nursing Education through Program Accreditation” “Inter-professional education through simulation” and “Translating theory into clinical practice through evidence based practice”. Delegates from, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Saudi Arabia and United States of America are attending the 3 day occasion.

Dr. Dalal Bashir, Secretary General of the Scientific Society of Arabic Nursing Faculties, in her remarks, talked about that her organization seeks to encourage analysis, exchange analysis outcomes and hold specialized conferences in cooperation with Arab nursing colleges. “Scientific progress in the field of nursing care and practice requires follow-up of research findings and its recommendations in decision-making and the application of nursing skills”, she added.

The initial keynote was delivered by Dr. Marion Broome, Dean and Professor the Duke University School of Nursing, the USA on the subject “The future of nursing; technology, education and innovation”. In her presentation, Dr. Broome examined existing concerns trends and innovation in nursing practice and education. She emphasized new trends in well being care in basic and nursing education in certain. She focused on nursing students and the revolutionary teaching approaches that could be implemented to make certain that the subsequent generation of nurses will master a lot more than simple understanding of patient care. 

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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