Teams of students in the Faculty of Nursing won second, fourth, and fifth ranks among the nursing faculties in the 1st Annual Hakeem Academy Competition of Health Informatics, which was attended by a number of nursing faculties from both governmental and private Jordanian universities.
Dr. Laila Akhu-Zaheya, of the Faculty of Nursing at Jordan University
of Science and Technology and supervisor of student projects, said the
participation of the students came within applications for the course of
health informatics; whereas the Faculty of Nursing at JUST is one of
the first faculties to include this course in the faculty plan, in order
to keep up with changes in health care and to provide optimal care for
Dr. Akhu-Zaheya confirmed
that participation came as part of the interest and participation of the
university, as well as the Faculty of Nursing in the domestic and
international activities which relate to patient care and health care
The projects addressed
several topics which will provide benefit to the recipient of health
care and health care providers. Encouraging the principle of
strengthening team work and multidisciplinary work, students from the
Faculty of Computer and Information Technology, and the Faculty of
Biological Engineering participated in the project, which was a great
benefit in the completion and success of the projects.
For their part, leaders of Hakeem Academy were impressed by the level
of projects submitted by nursing students at the Jordan University of
Science and Technology.