A delegation from the Arab American University, in coordination with His Excellency Prof. Dr. Hani Al-Nawafleh, the chairman of the Jordanian Nursing Council, visited several Jordanian hospitals to discuss ways of cooperation and partnership with the University in the field of training medical students and students of bachelor's and master's programs in nursing. This delegation was headed by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Asia - Vice President for Medical Faculties Affairs and accompanied by Dr. Imad Abu Khader - Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies for Medical Affairs, and Dr. Sajid Gawadreh - Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Nursing for Training Affairs. The delegation met Dr. Fawzi Al-Hamouri, the General Manager of the Specialized Hospital and the hospital's administrative staff. A meeting was also held with the administration of the Islamic Hospital, represented by its Director General, Dr. Mohammad Al Thunaibat as well as the nursing and continuing education directors. The meeting included a visit to the hospital wards and a meeting with trainee M.A students enrolled in nursing programs.
On the second day, the delegation visited the Jordan Hospital and met with the administrative director, Eng. Ahmed Khattab, director of the Training and Education Department, Prof. Dr. Riyad Saeed. The visit to the Jordan Hospital was followed by a visit to the Istishari Hospital to meet with the Medical director, Dr. Mahmoud Abu Abeela and visit the modern hospital wards.
All hospital directors have confirmed their willingness to host students of the Faculty of Medicine for clinical training in the fourth, fifth and sixth years, as well as training university students in nursing bachelor's and master's programs under the agreements that are being prepared to be signed soon.
The delegation also visited the headquarters of the Jordanian Nursing Council and met with its president, Prof. Dr. Hani Al Nawafleh and Mr. Bilal Naja to see the sections of the distinguished medical and nursing simulation training center.
It is important to mention that an agreement was signed between the Arab American University and the Jordanian Nursing Council last year, and many of its terms were achieved.