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Welcome Message


It is our great pleasure and honor to extend to you a warm invitation to attend and participate in the 2nd annual Nursing symposium of King Saud University Medical City to be held on 9 th – 10th May 2018 in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The theme of the event this year is ‘EXPLORING INNOVATIONS IN NURSING SCIENCE AND INTEGRATED CARE PRACTICES’. By pooling the efforts of nursing, policy makers, academicians, and researchers from around the world, this symposium aims to examine strategies and initiatives to achieve collaboration, innovation and transnational development in nursing care, both in local and global contexts. Our main objectives for the symposium are:

    Promote evidence-based practice and innovation in healthcare transformation.
    Recognize the importance of research in influencing current practice.
    Explore the critical elements and outcomes of advanced nursing practice in relation to policy, education and role development
    Cultivate multi-disciplinary communications in diverse care settings and cultures
    Strengthening care with health information technology
    Encourage client participation in health promotion and disease prevention
    Empower the clinical autonomy and professional leadership of nurses
    Examine models for the clinical educator as a catalyst for clinical advance nursing practice.

Invited keynote and plenary speakers of the symposium are internationally renowned experts in the healthcare field. Their experiences and insights will stimulate dynamic discussions on innovative strategies and collaborative approaches for the delivery and promotion of nursing care.

We encourage nurses, researchers, educators, and students to attend our symposium. It is through this exchange of the wide variety of research and innovative practices, that we can continually offer better nursing care, and excellent and safe health services for the benefit of our members and patients.

We look forward to welcoming you at the symposium.

Thank you:
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Mohammad Atallah BSc, MSc, PhD
Director of Nursing, King Khalid University Hospital
King Saud University Medical City

On behalf of the Organising Committee, it is my great honor to welcome you to the 2nd Annual Nursing Symposium with the theme “Exploring Innovations in Nursing Science and Integrated Care Practices”. This event is held in collaboration with the Corporate Nursing Services, with full support and wise leadership of H.E. Prof. Badran Al Omar, the Rector of King Saud University and Dr. Abdulrahman Al Muammar, Chief Executive Officer, KSUMC, which we believe without their support this event will not be fruitful

Under the theme of Transformational Leadership, Evidence-Based Practice & Research, Maintaining Continuing Professional Education (CPE), Integrated Care Pathways, Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), Advances in Healthcare Information Technology and Health Promotion and Illness Prevention, the organizing committee is preparing for the event in order to successfully provide delegates the opportunities for not only learning practical and relevant knowledge and skills, but also deepening mutual understanding between colleagues working under diverse medico-social conditions so that everyone can establish excellence in care together. Invited International, National and Local speakers from all over the world will ensure that the event filled with rich and insightful sessions. They will share their knowledge and medical experiences from renowned professionals.

Event of such nature provide a great opportunity to Health Care society, not only to update knowledge and keep learning with the latest developmental scenario in the respective medical field, but also on occasion for the resource persons, delegates, observers to exchange ideas and interact with each other. There is always room for improvement in academic world; no stage of attainment is the final stage.

The committee will put its utmost effort to provide the high-quality experience of large-scale exhibition, prestigious opening ceremony with esteemed guests, recognition award for the commendable contribution and enjoyable social night event where you can explore innovations in nursing science and integrate care practices. We sincerely hope that you find new perspectives of patients care and the scientific program presented at the event interesting and valuable.

I look forward to your distinguished presence at the 2nd Annual Nursing Symposium and your enjoyment of the educational experience.

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Rola Al Ghussein MHHA, CIPM
Director, Events & Conferences Management Unit
Academic Affairs Department
College of Medicine
King Saud University Medical City (KSUMC)

Contact Info

Event & Conference Management Unit (ECMU)  
+966 11 4672536, 4672401, 4699496
event-management@ksu.edu.sa