While the World Health Organization, WHO announced 2020 as nursing year, Hospital 57357 held a celebration to honor nursing representatives from different Egyptian hospitals. The celebration was attended by nursing leaders from the Ministry of Health’s hospitals, private hospitals and a delegation from the general nursing syndicate headed by Dr. Kawthar Mahmoud, the syndicate president. The guests were welcomed by the Hospital’s general manager, and Ms. Sahar Mousa, head of 57357’s nursing department and a group of the Hospital’s nurses.
The celebration aimed to stress the important role of nurses in enhancing healthcare quality. In her speech, Ms. Mousa welcomed the attendees and demonstrated the important role of nurses in 57357 since its inception and their contribution to offering high quality healthcare through continuous education. About the nursing role in 57357, in Egypt and around the world, two documentaries were presented to show the professional performance of Egyptian nurses.
In her speech, Dr. Mahmoud said that nursing is the back bone of a successful healthcare system. We are about to revolutionize nursing performance in Egypt through an initiative titled “we support nursing in Egypt”, as we recognize its important contribution to the success of healthcare systems We are proud of being nurses in Egypt and we wish for nursing throughout Egypt would be similar to that in 57357, she added. At the end, Dr. Mahmoud read the nursing oath while attending nurses repeated it after her.
In his speech, the Hospital’s general manager, Dr. Sherif Abouel Naga shared that nursing is the base of healthcare. To boost nursing skills through education, in 2020 we will offer the MAGNET certificate program, which is the highest certificate in nursing quality from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, said Dr. Abouel Naga. I like to say to 57357 nursing team that your humanity is the base of your success, he added.
At the end of the celebration and in recognition of their outstanding efforts, Dr. Kawthar Mahmoud was honored along with 112 nurses from 57357 Cairo and Tanta branches and other Hospitals in Egypt.
It is noteworthy that 57357’s continuous nursing education unit obtained the ANCC certificate, which is valid for four years, 2016 to 2020. Currently the nursing department is working to obtain the highest certificate in nursing, the MAGNET, from the ANCC. During the celebration 57357 announced the opening of training courses in 57357 in critical care, and first aid, which would start in March 2020.