Under the “Leadership Development Program,” the Ministry of Health and Prevention hosted a workshop recently for Emirati nurses held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Yousif Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for the Hospitals Industry, at the Training and Development Center in Sharjah. Accompanying the workshop was the revival of permit of 16 students throughout the event that likewise saw the attendance of Dr. Sumaya Mohammed Al Balushi, Director, Department of Nursing.
Dr. Christine Koreishi, Dean of the Nursing University at Ohio University and Professional at International Council of Nurses (ICN), was the primary speaker that made a discussion based upon the ICN- and World Health Company (WHO) - authorized upgraded trainers program.
H.E. Dr. Al Serkal said: "The UAE is the initial nation in the world to carry out the updated fitness instructors program as part of our initiative to enhance the leadership capability and skills of our health care staff. After attending the workshop, the participants are qualified to provide training to their peers under the ‘Leadership Development Program.” The Ministry is cooperating with the THAT and the ICN to execute the program, which is thought about a global project of the ICN."
H.E. Dr. Al Serkal mentioned that the program is part of the national initiative to bring in UAE citizens to the nursing occupation as an effective methods to develop an outstanding local health care system, advertise Emiratisation within the industry, and reinforce the UAE's setting as one of the best countries in the regional and global healthcare industries.
Dr. Al Balushi claimed: The "Leadership Development Program" concentrates on implementing modifications in the healthcare system related to the nursing occupation based on the current international criteria. The upgraded program helps Registered nurse Leaders to comprehend present modifications in the health care domain name along with understand the economics of providing high-quality nursing services.
She added: "The UAE is the first nation in the Middle East to implement the very first version of this program in 2002-2004, with 29 individuals. 8 of them were chosen as the program instructors. In 2018, 17 experienced registered nurses finished from the program."