Our school, which includes the departments of Nursing and Midwifery, has adopted the principle of contributing to the contemporary society with a perfectionist education and training approach based on research in health services, cultural and social fields. The School of Nursing aims to train conscientious nurses and midwives who can always question their students and express themselves easily in the 21st century healthcare world, which has become technologically versatile, with a multidisciplinary approach adopted with a broad-based, practice-oriented and innovative curriculum.
Surgeon, Mr. Osman Özpar
Head of School of Nursing
School of Nursing
Degree: Undergraduate Education Period: 4 years
Fee: 3000 Euro Scholarship: Yes
Accreditation: Approved by The Council of Higher Education in Turkey (YÖK) and Higher Education Planning, Accreditation and Coordination Council in Turkey (YÖDAK)
Education Language: English
About this Program
The Girne American University School of Nursing aims to educate students with outstanding academic qualifications. Our aim is to educate nurses and midwives who are focused on universal developments in nursing, have the knowledge and skills to fully respond to the health problems of the society, conscientiously and with scientific competence.
The requirements for graduation are as follows:
In order to graduate, students must successfully complete the required number of compulsory and elective courses with a total of 240 AKTS (ECTS) and 184 National Credits in addition to successfully satisfying the requirements of the total Internship program.
Total number of compulsory and elective courses:
Total ECTS and National Credits: 240 ECTS, 184 National Credits
Number of compulsory Internships and duration
The Bachelor’s in Nursing Programme is for 4 years. At the end of the first year, during the summer season, an internship is done for 30 days in fully-organized (private or state) hospitals. Likewise, the sophomores have to do their summer internships in (private or public) hospitals for 45 days after the end of the second year. The Juniors also do their summer internship for 45 days after the end of the third year. In addition, the courses that have clinical practice content during the semester are completed in state hospitals with the approval of the Ministry of Health. In addition, our training is carried out face-to-face in the well-equipped, contemporary laboratories of our School.
Our Vision is to adopt dynamic, innovative, research and science-based modern medical practices in nursing and midwifery education; to become a leader in education, research and health service delivery and to be a nationally and internationally acknowledged Nursing School.
Our Mission is to educate and train Nurses and Midwives with the following qualities:
Adhering to human values, having high caliber knowledge and skills, knowing the ways of accessing information, applying current diagnosis and treatment methods; able to communicate well with healthcare professionals and patients; Ethical awareness; able to work as a team, knowing the society in which they live; closely following the developments in science; capable of providing quality health services to the community at the highest standards.
Our Aims and Targets:
The aim of our School with a 4 year undergraduate education program is for the students to acquire the followıng transferable skills:
. To evaluate a person as a whole,
. To be sensitive towards the health problems of his or her country and humanity,
. To develop inquisitive, investigative, creative, participatory leadership skills,
. To develop effective communication, problem solving, critical thinking skills and team awareness,
. To be able to determine the midwifery and nursing care needs of healthy or sick individuals in every environment; to plan, implement and evaluate the midwifery and nursing care necessary to meet these needs,
. To be able to take a role in midwifery and nursing education, management and research,
. To have strong ethical values,
In addition, our Aim is also to train professional midwives and nurses who can sustain their individual development through lifelong learning.
Career Opportunities: Those who successfully complete the nursing undergraduate program;
Can be employed as "nurses" in institutions such as "health centers, hospitals, clinics, outpatient service and treatment units, university hospitals or health services"; as well as in both private and public schools and industrial institutions in protective, therapeutic and rehabilitative capacity. They can pursue an academic career by completing their master's and PhD. In addition, the graduates can be managers of nursing services in private or public health institutions.