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Month: May 2014

May 17, 2014

Monla Hospital in collaboration with the University of Balamand Nursing Program performed a ‘Scientific Day’ on 17 May 2014 at the Safadi Cultural Center in Tripoli. The program, which addressed the empowerment of nurses and their career development, brought together 160 nurses from 18 different institutions in North Lebanon and Byblos. Balamand’s Dr. Marie Therese Sabbagh delivered a speech on behalf of the director of the Nursing Program at UOB, Ms. Ursula Rizk, where she addressed ‘reality shock’ in nursing practice. Reality shock, she explained, is the expectation reality generated stress experienced by new graduate nurses when transitioning from academia to their first professional experience in hospitals. One suggestion offered to prevent reality shock is increased collaboration between academia and practice, so as to increase student experiences. Monla Hospital nursing director, Rajaa Halabi addressed leadership in nursing, describing it as “a necessary component in meeting the challenges of delivering quality patient health care.” She also showcased the obstacles to leadership, adding that nursing staff achieve more when the department functions as a team. Ms. Silva Sailian, Nursing Program faculty member, focused on the need for “critical thinking and clinical judgment” which involves the careful examination of beliefs and actions. Critical thinking,

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May 11, 2014

Being Socially Responsible, the hospital sponsored and participated in Tripoli half Maratahon to share with the community the theme “ Run for Peace”. Believeing that this activity promotes teamwork among employees and provide fun to employees,the hospital encouraged staff members and their families to participate. Around 100 employee was involved. All participants celebrated the 3 winners: Miss Amani Hawchar, Senior RN, Mr. Mohammad Abdallah, Nurse and Mr. Bilal bakkour Nurse.

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