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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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Bachelor - Science in Nursing

The basic program of the College of Nursing is to grant graduate students a bachelor's degree. Where the college prepares specialists in the field of nursing and these areas are nursing service, nursing education, vocational nursing, the Ministry of Health, hospitals and health facilities and all state institutions that have (clinics - health units - in addition to private clinics).The study program for obtaining a bachelor's degree in nursing requires the student to pass (8) semesters for a period...

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Faculty of Nursing has more than 18 academic staff members

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Ms. MARYAM ALI MOHAMMED HUSAYN

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A study on the level of awareness of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students at the University of Tripoli on the myths and facts on Corona Virus (COVID – 19)

The study aimed to determine the level of awareness of Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students at the University of Tripoli on the myths & facts on coronavirus (COVID – 19). Specifically, this study answered the following questions: 1)What are the Students’ Demographic profile in terms of Gender and Age? 2) What are the Students’ level of awareness of the myths & facts on coronavirus (COVID-19)? 3) Based on the results of the study, what measures can be formulated to increase the level of awareness of the students on coronavirus (COVID-19). The findings that the researcher was able to extract from the study were: 1) the frequency and percentage of the student’s demographic profile in terms of Gender, shows that female are mostly dominant which is 53 or 66.25% while the male is 27 or 33.75%. In terms of Age, where mostly belongs to the category of 21-23 years of age with 38 respondents or 47.5%, 18-20 years of age, 37 or 46.25% and 24-26 which is 5 or 6.25%.2) the results of the frequency and percentage of the Student’s level of awareness on the Facts and Myths of COVID-19 reveals that mostly 81.40% are aware of the facts on COVID-19, 16.71% are unaware and 1.87% are undecided. Predominantly, 50.20% of students answered “YES” on Myths on COVID-19 making them unaware of the Myths, 46.04% are aware and 3.75% are undecided 3) The measures that could be formulated to increase the level of awareness of the students are to conduct information dissemination campaign through symposiums, research forums and the use of IEC materials. Based on these findings, the researcher was able to conclude that the University of Tripoli - Faculty of Nursing are aware of the FACTS on COVID-19, however, it is worthwhile to note that misconceptions are high on the MYTHS aspect thus there is really an urgent need to correct these misconceptions so as to contribute on measures to end this pandemic. arabic 37 English 128
Maria Cristina Arboleda-Tinay, Dr. Ebtisam Ayad Ben Omran, Evelyn Macasieb, Leonora Tilda Lesaca, Jane Fabian, Lamour Laureta, Joyce Juanita De Vera(1-2020)
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“STUDENTS’ FEEDBACK AND ADMINISTRATORS’ CLASS OBSERVATION AS DETERMINANTS OF FACULTY MEMBERS TEACHING EFFECTIVENESS AT UNIVERSITY OF TRIPOLI, FACULTY OF NURSING: A CORRELATIONAL STUDY.”

The study aimed to determine the teaching effectiveness of Faculty members at University of Tripoli, Faculty of Nursing based on Students’ Feedback and Administrators’ Class observation visits. Specifically, this study answered the following questions: 1) What are the Faculty members performance evaluation based on students’ feedback? 2) What are the Faculty members performance evaluation based on Administrators’ class observation visits? 3) Is there any significant relationship on the Faculty member performance evaluation based on students’ feedback and Administrators’ class observation visits? The findings that the researcher was able to extract from the study were: 1) that based on students’ feedback, 93.3% got the rating of “Good”, 6.6% “Fair”. It is worthwhile to note that there was no Faculty member who were able to get a rating of Poor. 2) that based on Administrators’ evaluation, 20% got the rating of “Excellent”, 33.3% “Very Good”, 33.3% “Good” and 13.3% “Fair”. It is worthwhile to note that there was no Faculty member who were able to get a rating of Poor. 3) there is a weak positive correlation between the students’ feedback and administrators’ evaluation as statistically analysed utilizing pearson momentum correlation which yielded a result of r=.35. Based on the findings of the study, the following conclusions were drawn: It can be said that the Faculty Evaluation at University of Tripoli, Faculty of Nursing, based on Students’ Feedback and Administrators’ Evaluation showed effectiveness on the Faculty member provision of quality education to students. However, it proves that there is weak positive relationship among variables and that students’ feedback should be treated as different entity as that of Administrators’ evaluation.
Maria Cristina Arboleda Taladro Tinay(1-2023)
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Bacterial Agents of Enteric Diseases of Public Health Concern in Benghazi City, Libya

Background: Globally, infectious diarrhea (also known as gastroenteritis) estimated as a major public are selfhealth concern. Fortunately, such diseases limiting, but the diagnosis of the infecting microbe is important for the prevention and control of the disease (fooddiarrhea is a major cause of childhood mortality, with est imated 1.9 and 5.6 million deaths yearly. In the last few decades, several enteric pathogens including bacteria (such as, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli, Salmonella and parasites ( e.g., Cryptosporidium and Shigella) spp.) have been identified as important causes of diarrhea in humans, particularly in children. pathogens either have not yet or have rarely been reported from pediatric diarrhea in Libya and other countries of the Nort Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the presence of bacterial agents of enteric disease in the study area. Methods: Stool samples collected from three hundred Libyan children with diarrhea, attending to Benghazi pediatric hos examined for bacterial agents, the specimens were cultured and antibiotic sensitivity done using carried out between April 2016 Results:and April 2017. Of the 300 examined stool Conclusion: samples, borne disease). Infectious , viruses (e.g., norovirus, adenovirus, and astrovirus), However, these h Africa region. pital in Benghazi, were standard microbiological techniques. The study was Salmonella was detected in 13 (4.3%). gender (53.85%) were from male the remaining (46.15%) were from female .The majority of isolates (84.6%) were from patients less than 5 years old. All isolates were in the summer seaso n. Antibiotic resistance was low in our study. All isolates were sensitive to nalidixic acid, ciprofloxacin and chloramphenicol. The result reveals st atistically significant association between diarrhea and patients' age, seasonal variation and Antibiotic sensitivity. The present work has clearly demonstrated that Salmonella is the causative agents of diarrhea. In the future, studies are needed on larger groups of patients from major cities in Libya to determine the exact role of these bacteria in children diarrhea in t he country.
Sleman Ali Mohamed Elgared(3-2021)
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