Muscat: The opening ceremony of the Second International Nursing Conference “Transforming Nursing Future: Technology, Innovation and Collaboration” organised by the College of Nursing at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), was held on Monday under the patronage of Dr. Hilal Ali Al Sabti, Executive President, Oman Medical Specialty Board.
In his opening remarks, Dr. Omar Al Rawajfah, Dean, College of Nursing, said that the second International Nursing Conference entitled “Transforming the Future of Nursing through Technology, Innovation and Cooperation aims to provide a scientific platform for knowledge exchange among 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 said.
The Dean added that the College of Nursing at Sultan Qaboos University has moved into the international recognition since receiving its international accreditation status before more than 2 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-recognised international speakers in the area of nursing education, accreditation, technology and innovation, and collaboration”.
Dr. Omar Al Rawajfah said that besides the significant number of registrations by nursing students across the country, the College is proud to present its first group of Master students as presenters in this conference.
“Although our Master programme is started with one specialty in Adult Acute Care Nursing, we are looking forward to starting other specialties in the near future”.