Department of Maternal, Child&Family Health Nursing

About Department

Department Vision and Mission 
Maternal, Child, and Family Health Nursing is one of three departments at the Faculty of Nursing, established in the academic year of 2005/2006. Maternal, Child, and Family Health Nursing department aims to develop a creative thinker and skilled practitioners in areas of maternity and reproductive health nursing, and child health nursing. The department believes that its offerings should meet the needs of individuals, families and society and encompassing the Jordanian culture.

Department Goals

- Graduate qualified professionals in maternity and midwifery care also in pediatric and neonatal care.
- Provide students with basic knowledge and skills to provide adequate care for women throughout the stages of pregnancy.
- Provide students with basic nursing interventions for pregnant women in variety of clinical settings.
- Provide students with basic knowledge and skills to provide adequate care for neonate and children.
- Provide students with principles of dealing with different clinical problems experienced by women, children, and neonates.  
- Introduce community services through the application of professional health education to women and targeted population, especially in maternal child health centers to meet the unique need of this population group.