History:

Based on statistical analysis, it was reported that more than 95% of the faculty graduates work in the Critical Care and Emergency Nursing field. According to this community needs it was necessary to establish this department (1995) to prepare graduate nurses to work in different critical care settings and postgraduate students in the field Critical Care and Emergency Nursing. Teaching focuses on preparing students to be qualified in clinical skills based on theoretical knowledge and preparing them to work either as educators, nursing practitioners or being leaders in different health associations. There are highly qualified professors, teachers and clinical instructors carrying out the teaching responsibilities.

Mission:

The Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Department aims to ensure highly quality of care provided for patients and their families with respect to patient precious life in companionate and highly technologic caring environment utilizing evidence based approaches. The department works collaboratively within and outside the institution; nationally and internationally to enhance safety and ensure high quality nursing practices. The department also trains future leaders who work at variety of settings.

Vision:

The Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Department strives for promoting excellence in critical care and emergency nursing education, academic research and practice. The department aims to lead critical care and emergency nursing specialty regionally and nationally, and strengthen the organizational capacity. The department shares in advancing nursing profession by equipping nursing students with professional abilities to meet the labor market demands regionally nationally, and internationally, and enables them to be capable of effective competition.

Objectives:

The Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Department exists to:

  • Promote the specialty of Critical Care and Emergency Nursing through:
  • Encouraging interaction and mentorship among critical care nurses.
  • Identifying and disseminating information on key trends affecting and pertinent to critical care.
  • Serving as supporter/an advocate for the public care.
  • Promote the interests of Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Department's members and improve the professional environment of the critical care nurses through education and public awareness.
  • Promote ethical principles as defined in the Code of Ethics.
  • Actively collaborate with other heath related organizations to improve critical care.
  • Be the primary resource for the critical care nursing leadership, education and research.
  • Develop, disseminate and evaluate critical care education and research.
  • Define standards that serve as a basis for critical care practice.

Scientific Degrees:

The department offers special courses needed to the following scientific degrees:

  • Master in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing.
  • Doctorate in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing.
  • Diploma in Emergency and Trauma Care Nursing.
  • Diploma in Critical Cardiac Care Nursing.
  • Diploma in General Intensive Care Nursing.

Skills Labs:

The department has three nursing skills laboratories which are well equipped for clinical training in critical care nursing specialty, namely:

  • The Critical Care Center.
  • The Critical Care Nursing Skills Lab.
  • The Emergency Life Support Lab.

Faculty Members of the Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Department

Academic Position

Name

Professor

Prof. Nadia Taha

Professor

Prof. Fatma El-Sharkawy

Professor

Prof. Azza El Sousy

Professor

Prof. Nagwa Reda

Professor

Prof. Amal Kadry

Assistant professor

Dr. Eman Zahran

Assistant professor

Dr. Hayam Asfour

Lecturer

Dr. Sahar El-Shenawy

Lecturer

Dr. Omnia Hemeda

Lecturer

Dr. Noha El-Baz

Lecturer

Dr. Samah Anwar

Lecturer

Dr. Soaad El-Sayed

Lecturer

Dr. Masouda Hassan

Lecturer

Dr. Mona Saad

Lecturer

Dr. Farida Khalil

Lecturer

Dr. Nermin El-Kokany

Lecturer

Dr. Azza Baraka

Lecturer

Dr. Fatma Refaat

Assistant lecturer

Heba Ali

Assistant lecturer

Mohamed Ezz El-Regal

Assistant lecturer

Eman Arafa Hassan

Assistant lecturer

Sameh El-Tayebany

Assistant lecturer

Heba Mohamed Moustafa

Demonstrator

Ahmed Zarea

Demonstrator

Haitham Mokhtar

Demonstrator

Heba Hashem

Demonstrator

Elham Saad

Demonstrator

Rawia Gamil

Demonstrator

Dalia Fathy

Demonstrator

Ayat Reda El-Metwally

Demonstrator

Aya Mohamed El-Shenawy