History

The preparation for the establishment of the Gerontological Nursing Department had started before its official opening on the 6th of November, 1996 by two years. The establishment of a specialized department concerned with the study of all aspects of the older individuals is considered a pioneer achievement which adds to the achievements of the Faculty. Such a department is considered the first department in Egypt and in the Middle East as well.

 

Mission:

The Gerontological Nursing Department's primary mission is to prepare qualified nursing students with basic and updated knowledge and skills in dealing with older adults in different settings. To help also students to learn the complexity of health issues due to the multiple body system changes and problems along with the bio-psycho-social-spiritual process of ageing. To provide opportunities for continuing education and training to enhance the development of updated knowledge and skills in the issues of gerontological care. To increase also awareness of the community toward healthy ageing. In addition, to follow methods of scientific researches in assessing problems encountered by older adults, apply the results of these researches in teaching students and disseminate them to professional colleagues, older adults, stakeholders, policy makers and community members. To encourage graduate students to publish scientific researches nationally, regionally and internationally.

 

Vision:

The Gerontological Nursing Department has the potential to provide gerontological nursing students (undergraduate and postgraduate) with a holistic perspective and a strong understanding of the continuum of care in the health care delivery system. As well, connecting the health care professionals in the department with consumers and policy makers on issues associated with ageing. Emphasis is to foster learning, critical thinking and improve the quality of care provided to older adults in different settings. In addition, to raise public awareness about changes associated with ageing in the community.

 

Objectives:

  • Prepare a graduate qualified to deal with all needs of the older adults in the society.
  • Prepare cadres of the society members able to provide total care for the older adults.
  • Measure partnership between members of the Gerontological Nursing Department and those authorized to provide care for the older adults in the different sectors in the society.
  • Develop the professional abilities of the members of the Gerontological Nursing Department.

 

Scientific Degrees:

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

  • Master in Gerontological Nursing.
  • Doctorate in Gerontological Nursing.
  • Diploma in Gerontological Nursing.

 

Faculty Members of Gerontological Nursing Department

Academic Position

Name

Professor

Prof. Moshera El-Geneidy

Professor

Prof. Nagwa Abd El-Fattah

Professor

Prof. Somaya Abd El-Moneim

Assistant professor

Dr. Rasha Fouad

Assistant professor

Dr. Hanaa Shafik

Lecturer

Dr. Abeer Abd El-Rahman

Lecturer

Dr. Marwa Mahfouz

Lecturer

Dr. Abeer Abd El-Gelil

Lecturer

Dr. Bothina Hussein

Lecturer

Dr. Reham Magdy

Lecturer

Dr. Manal Abd El-Moneim

Lecturer

Dr. Nancy El-Sakhy

Lecturer

Dr. Hanaa Abo El-Seoud

Lecturer

Dr. Samia El-Husseini

Lecturer

Dr. Maha Abd El-Moneim

Lecturer

Dr. Sara Hafez

Lecturer

Dr. Shaimaa Samir

Assistant lecturer

Dina Metwally

Assistant lecturer

Jousefen Yousef

Assistant lecturer

Eman Mahmoud

Demonstrator

Heba mohsen

Demonstrator

Wafaa Abo Bereka

Demonstrator

Nadia Mosaad

Demonstrator

Asmaa Mahmoud

Demonstrator

Fatma Nasef