Published description: The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) is the only Canadian university in Qatar and the exclusive provider of Bachelor and Master programs in nursing. Established in 2007, UCQ has graduated more than 600 nurses, raising the level of local nursing talent in Qatar's healthcare system. The University of Calgary in Qatar is at the forefront of health promotion and disease prevention in Qatar. While educating the future nurses of Qatar, we engage individuals, families and communities in activities designed to enhance family capacity to attain and improve health. Our nursing students and graduates practice in the community, in primary health centres, in clinics and schools in addition to acute care hospitals. Our program exemplifies a vision of modern nursing that develops graduates who deliver evidence-based health care and are strong critical thinkers and change agents, whose focus is the entire family.
Creation date: 2013