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UAE recruits graduating nursing students in Covid-19 battle

DUBAI, June 23, 2020

UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) Nursing Department has collaborated with the Ministry of Education and Commission for Academic Accreditation to recruit graduating nurses as first line defenders against Covid-19 pandemic.

This resulted in the recruitment of 35 nurses and 45 more are in the process of recruitment. The collaboration included reviewing the current academic achievement for all courses attended by year two and above nursing students with the aim of accelerating their joining the field under clinical supervision of qualified nurses, said a statement.

This represents a unique opportunity to build the clinical skills and competencies of young nurses-to-be in such extraordinary circumstances and equip them to be able to serve the country at any time, including health crises.

Dr Sumaya Mohammed Al Blooshi, Director of Nursing, MoHAP, has expressed gratitude for the collaboration and cooperation of the Ministry of Education and Commission for Academic Accreditation and their commitment to serve the country and its first line of defence.

Additionally, MoHAP nursing department has conducted a virtual meeting with representatives from local universities to discuss the nursing students’ situation as first line defenders along with the strategic steps required to support them.- TradeArabia News Service

 




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