Obstetrical & Gynecological nursing is a specialty of caring for women during pregnancy, childbirth and post partum period. To have healthy children, it is important to promote the health of the childbearing women and their families from the time before childbirth. Prenatal care and guidance is essential to the health of women, the fetus and to the emotional preparation of the family for childrearing. Prompt and efficient care helps to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity.
The department is designed for graduate and post graduate students to develop in-depth knowledge and skill needed to perform in the different settings of maternity nursing, including physical and psychological aspect of parenting. The department also prepares our students to function as effective educators, managers and researchers in the field of maternity nursing.
- To develop methods to monitor and evaluate midwifery skills of the faculty and students.
- To demonstrate competency in maternity skills which promote quality care to the women and child.
- To demonstrate ethical in practice and research.
- To communicate effectively with diverse audiences, especially with low –income families with limited access to quality health services.