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EMU Department of Nursing Represented at International Congresses

The Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Health Sciences Faculty, Department of Nursing continues to successfully represent the university at national and international congresses.  Vice Dean of the EMU Health Sciences Faculty and Department of Nursing academic staff member Asst. Prof. Dr. Gülten Sucu Dağ attended the 7th National Urology Nursing Congress at the 26th National Urology Congress which was recently held at Kyrenia Elexus Hotel, delivering a presentation titled “Kidney Transplantation Aftercare”. Asst. Prof. Dr. Dağ spoke about the expertise that nurses must possess in order to ensure that patients who are about to receive a kidney transplantation and their loved ones are supported during the process. The patient and their loved ones should also be included in the process of maintaining the kidneys functions. Nurses also require expertise to prevent complications before and after surgery as well as to ensure that patients receive quality care during their hospital stay.

EMU at X. International Medical Informatics Conference

“X. International Medical Informatics Conference” which is Turkey’s most comprehensive medical meeting of technology, business and cooperation took place at the Antalya – Xanadu Hotel with broad participation. Asst. Prof. Dr. Dağ successfully represented EMU at the conference with the presentation “The Identification of Decision Support System Using Nurse Experiences”. Underlining the importance of developing Decision Support Systems to provide continuously current, evidence based informational support for nurses, Asst. Prof. Dr. Dağ stated that integrating such systems to hospital information management systems and the national health system will create secure measurable data relating to maintaining nursing care quality.

People are the Focus of Nursing

In addition, EMU Health Sciences Faculty, Nursing Department Dean Prof. Dr. R. Selma Görgülü participated in the “Ethical Congress in International Nursing Applications” as a guest speaker. The congress organized by Ege University and İzmir Katip Çelebi University took place in İzmir. Prof. Dr. Görgülü delivered the conference titled “The Ethical Dimension of Nursing Skill Training”. In her speech, Prof. Dr. Görgülü stated that nursing skill education  should be based on ethical principles and use modern technologies, indicating that people are the focus of nursing.