Nursing is an art and a science dedicated to educating individuals in protecting people from diseases, improving the physical and psychological well-being of patients by delivering the health care instructed by the doctor and planning, applying and checking the patient care.
Our mission is to train health professionals, educators and researchers equipped with professional qualities such as problem solution, hard-work and protective skills. We aim to train our students to develop the health profession according to the country’s needs, to gain professional information and skills in implementing medical health services successfully, to become creative individuals who will contribute to the global science, to act according to ethical values and to communicate effectively.
The mission of the Nursing Department is to bring up qualified academicians and health professionals who possess the skills to tackle problems and successfully deliver services in the areas of protective, developmental and curative health care. The program also aims to graduate qualified and creative workforce working in line with the professional ethics in contributing to global science.
With the aim of graduating well-educated and successful students and maintaining the interdisciplinary dynamism, our University established a collaboration protocol with Marmara and Gazi Universities. Along with the collaborations, our department receives professional support from expert academicians at various institutions in Turkey with the aim of effective course implementation. Our program has been designed in such a way that elements such as analysing, tackling problems, reaching conclusions, thinking creatively and critically, working in a team and communicating effectively have been integrated with the course content. A number of collaboration protocols have also been made with different institutions to provide our students with internship opportunities.
Students of the Department of Nursing Care benefit from laboratories equipped with modern equipment at world standards. Each laboratory has been designed to provide opportunities for approximately 50 students to receive instruction at the same time. Our University provides sufficient number of computers with Internet connections for students. Students are also given the privilege of benefitting from the Eastern Mediterranean University Library which is equipped with modern facilities, equipment and databases. Our University also provides an array of recreational opportunities for our students in the form of social, cultural and sports activities.
Successful graduates of the program receive the title of “Nurse”. Graduates of the department may pursue employment opportunities at private or state hospitals as departmental nurses, department chief nurses, hospital chief nurses or director of nursing services. If they wish, graduates may also continue their education at a higher level and become associate professors or professors.