Thursday, 2 August 2012: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Description/Overview: Whilst there have been many developments in nurse education in Saudi Arabia since then, little has changed in relation to the Arab culture and Islam and how they impact upon the concept of professional caring as a nurse. In this presentation I will try to portray a true experience of what it is like as a western woman to live the culture while nursing in Saudi Arabia - initially almost 30 years ago and again today in 2012.
Learner Objective #1: Detail specific cultural considerations for caring for patients who are steeped in the Islamic traditions.
Learner Objective #2: Delineate the history of care within the Saudi Republic
Moderators: Carina C. Anderson, RN, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health and Social Science and Research, Noosaville, Australia
Symposium Organizers: Geraldine Murray, MBA, (Hons), BNS, CCUCert, ICUCert, RGN, RPN, Executive Director of Nursing, International Medical Center, Jeddah 21451, Saudi Arabia
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