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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/156648
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Growth of Professional Nursing for Saudi Arabia: Needs and Results
Abstract:
The Growth of Professional Nursing for Saudi Arabia: Needs and Results
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2004
Conference Date:July 22-24, 2004
Author:Abu-Zinadah, Sabah, PhD
P.I. Institution Name:Ministry of Defense and Aviation
Title:Director of Nursing
Objective: To explain the status of the nursing profession in Saudi Arabia and to describe the strategies adopted to foster nursing development in the country. Design: A descriptive study reflecting the quality and quantity of Saudi nurses and their level of education. Population, Sample, Setting, Years: The Population is the total number of nurses in Saudi Arabia; a sample of 20% of Saudi nurses at all health care organizations from 1995 to 2003 was utilized. Variables: All the social, academic and economic factors will be discussed in relation to their impact on nursing development. Methods: Review of the literature and interviews with key personnel. Findings: An increased awareness about the nursing profession at public and policy-making levels. This became evident starting in 2000, with many positive changes occurring in Saudi Arabia leading towards the professional growth of nurses. Conclusions: The strategies which have been adopted by the nursing profession in Saudi Arabia have proved to be effective. Implications: The need for policy initiatives to improve the current status of Saudi Arabian nurses in the country for education, research and practice.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
22-Jul-2004
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Growth of Professional Nursing for Saudi Arabia: Needs and Resultsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/156648-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">The Growth of Professional Nursing for Saudi Arabia: Needs and Results</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2004</td></tr><tr class="item-conference-date"><td class="label">Conference Date:</td><td class="value">July 22-24, 2004</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Abu-Zinadah, Sabah, PhD</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Ministry of Defense and Aviation</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Director of Nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">sabahabuz@yahoo.com</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Objective: To explain the status of the nursing profession in Saudi Arabia and to describe the strategies adopted to foster nursing development in the country. Design: A descriptive study reflecting the quality and quantity of Saudi nurses and their level of education. Population, Sample, Setting, Years: The Population is the total number of nurses in Saudi Arabia; a sample of 20% of Saudi nurses at all health care organizations from 1995 to 2003 was utilized. Variables: All the social, academic and economic factors will be discussed in relation to their impact on nursing development. Methods: Review of the literature and interviews with key personnel. Findings: An increased awareness about the nursing profession at public and policy-making levels. This became evident starting in 2000, with many positive changes occurring in Saudi Arabia leading towards the professional growth of nurses. Conclusions: The strategies which have been adopted by the nursing profession in Saudi Arabia have proved to be effective. Implications: The need for policy initiatives to improve the current status of Saudi Arabian nurses in the country for education, research and practice.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:59:20Z-
dc.date.issued2004-07-22en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:59:20Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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