The Medical City and the College of Nursing at King Saud University Signing memorandum of understand
The Medical City and the College of Nursing at King Saud University signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support and strengthen opportunities for mutual cooperation and aim to raise the health care level in the Kingdom.
Dr.Ahmed bin Salah Hirsi, CEO of the Medical City at King Saud University, emphasized the keenness and interest of the Medical City in supporting and strengthening its community participation and transferring its knowledge to all national institutions. He noted that the Medical City at King Saud University owns the infrastructure, human capabilities, and technical and high-tech capabilities in the health and academic field. It will contribute, After God willing, to support the outputs of the College of Nursing and national institutions.
Dr. Mai bint Muhammad Alrashed, Dean of the College of Nursing, indicated the college’s keenness to build an effective strategic partnership with the government sectors that serve the university’s goals and benefit the college’s students.
She also indicated that King Saud University is the leading university in community partnership and pays great attention to health affairs, providing infrastructure, technical capabilities and human capabilities with high efficiency to support, train and qualify health colleges students in general and nursing in particular to raise the level of health care in order to achieve the Kingdom's 2030 vision.
Dr. Mai added that the aim of signing the memorandum with KSUMC is to participate in clinical training in the field of nursing for all stages in addition to the internship stage, participate in designing and developing nursing specialized programs, conducting joint research and studies, and benefiting from consulting experiences in the field of nursing and allowing each party to take advantage of the other party in accordance with the regulations in force at King Saud University. It will also enable the faculty members and similar rank to perform clinical practice in the Medical City, attract nursing graduates to work in the Medical City, allocate a percentage of KSUMC’s capacity to train undergraduate students and establishing simulation laboratories to train students and faculty to raise the clinical outcomes level and train KSUMC employees who have enrolled in the college’s programs and cooperate with the college to design and evaluate training and clinical programs for trainees.