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About Faculty of Nursing

The Faculty of Nursing was formerly located in Salahaddin, Tripoli, Libya. It started last June 27, 2007 based on the issuance of a Pre Ministerial Decree number 535.  On July 29, 2007, a Letter number 319 was issued in Tripoli, Libya placing the Faculty of Nursing in the higher Medicine Institute. The decree supported the acceptance of first year students in 2008. It was on November 21, 2010 (decree number 2180) when the Faculty of Nursing was transferred at the University of Tripoli campus.

The Faculty of Nursing aims to produce professional and competent nurses who will serve the people of Libya. It endeavors to promote quality education through its academic programs and to enable the graduates to acquire knowledge, skills and develop the proper attitude in their practice relevant to the provision of quality health care. The graduates of this program will become future nursing leaders and educators since this program is university-based as approved by the Ministry of Education.  The students will graduate with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing and prepares them to pursue further studies for professional growth and advancement. 

The Faculty of Nursing offers 4 areas of specializations: Critical Care Nursing and Anesthesia Nursing Science, (CCNAS),  Surgery and Operating Theater Nursing Scien (SOTNS), Midwifery and Neonatology and General Nursing

After finishing the academic requirements set by the Faculty of Nursing, graduates will earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree. 

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The basic program of the College of Nursing is to grant graduate students a bachelor's degree. The college prepares specialists in the field of nursing and these fields are nursing service, nursing education, vocational nursing, military nursing, and school nursing.The study program for obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Nursing requires the student to pass (8) semesters for a period of four years with (132) credit hours. These units include requirements specific to the university and others specific...


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Some of publications in Faculty of Nursing

Epidemiological Study on Admissions and Discharges in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit of Misurata Central Hospital, Libya

A retrospective cohort design was applied in the accomplishment of this study to all patients admitted and discharged at the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) of Misurata Central Hospital, Misurata, Libya over a 7-months period (February–August 2011). This period marks the peak of revolution that made Libya chaotic. The purpose of this study is to describe the pattern of admission of patients into the SICU, stressing the reasons of patients’ admission and their discharge remarks. Most of the admitted patients in the SICU had gunshot wounds as the reason of admission and that they were transferred to other department of the health facility, in the surgical ward in particular as the top ranked discharge remark. Moreover, there is a strong relationship between the reasons of admission and the discharge remarks of patients. Despite of minimal number of health care professionals, equipment and supplies, nearly excellent performance was considered due to low mortality rate.
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COVID-19 Triage System in Tajoura, Tripoli, Libya

Introduction: COVID-19 pandemic is a serious worldwide health threat. For this reason critical health-care measures have been applied. This study is to describe the organizational procedure in setting up a coronavirus disease 2019 triage unit in Tajoura Triage Centre (TTC). Methods: TTC is a local triage in Tripoli/Libya which set-up in an independent building and consists of three areas: 1. Pre-triage, 2. Triage, and 3. Triage plus. The Pre-triage is to classify COVID-19 infected patients and transfer them to the Triage area which patients undergo to assessment and diagnosis. If the patient symptomatic or suspected, nasopharyngeal swabs are collected. Some cases need further investigation which are transfer to Triage plus. At this point, patients are discharged home after additional investigations or admitted to the isolation centre for administration. Results: A total of 6432 cases were screened between 20 June 2020 and 31 august 2020 at TTC. Of these, 726 (15.6%) tested positive for COVID-19. Of all positively-tested patients 294 (40.5%) were female and 432 (59.5%) were male. However, the negative cases were 3913 (84.4%). The mean age for positive cases was (35) and the mean age for negative cases was (45). The mortality was reported 5 (0.68%) which were 3 females and 2 males. Discussion: TTC unit was creation successfully and also has been able to effectively screen and organize the spread of COVID-19 within the area even the COVID-19 is still unclear. This study helps other health care to develop similar triage centre. Keywords
Sleman Ali Mohamed Elgared(1-2023)
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Causes of end-stage renal disease among hemodialysis patients in Libya: A multicenter cross-sectional study

Background/Aims: Little data are available about chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Libya, therefore, we conducted a cross-sectional study to examine the epidemiological factors and frequency of diseases diagnosed in patients with ESRD who are receiving hemodialysis in the major three demographic areas of Libya. Patients and Methods: With a special focus on the three main demographic regions in Libya (East, West, South), in this study, we retrospectively examine and analyze data retrieved from patients who attended 31 hemodialysis centers in 2017. Patients' data were studied for baseline demographic information, gender, age, medical history, physical examination, laboratory results, and comorbidities. Results: More males than females were affected overall, with M:F ratio = 1.6. Approximately, two-thirds of patients resided in the western part of Libya, with a regional distribution of 68.41% in the West, 16.08% in the East, and 15.52% in the South. The majority of cases with ESRD (>60%) were either caused by hypertension (25.36%) or diabetes mellitus (23.75%), or a combination of both (12.93%). On the other hand, genetic diseases caused 8.18% of the cases, whereas glomerular diseases caused 5.98%. Conclusion: The public health legislators and Ministry of Health should focus on tackling the modifiable risk factors of hypertension and diabetes early at a population level to reduce the burden of CKD and the development of ESRD. Early detection of genetic causes is an important health measure through the implementation of screening in high-risk groups and appropriate genetic counseling.
eman bashir mohammed gusbi(10-2021)
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