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Nursing Objectives

The objectives and purpose of EMBMT Nurses group is to improve the nursing care of patients undergoing blood and marrow transplantation. In achieving this purpose the group will:

  • Promote and develop this sphere of nursing throughout Eastern Mediterranean Region
  • Promote and coordinate educational program for nurses engaged in caring for patients undergoing blood and marrow transplantation
  • Identify and built a corpus of knowledge specific to the sphere of nursing
  • Encourage the development of and participation in collaborative research
  • Encourage exchange program for nurses in blood and marrow transplantation care with the existing EBMT nursing group
  • Provide means of communication between similar groups and individuals engaged n the sphere of nursing
  • Establish link with other organization that may influence the development of blood and marrow transplantation nursing

Achievement of the nursing group are multiple and challenging

  • EMBMT Nursing Group established its own constitution, mission and vision
  • Membership directory developed. Directory accessible in the website
  • Formation of Sub working group
  • EMBMT website was developed
  • EMBMT members are provided with individual webmail
  • EMBMT newsletter with I page for Nursing
  • EMBMT nursing forum
  • Educational and training sessions were put in place for nurses from those countries to receive required training as per transplant centers request
  • Quality Management Training Course was held last June 29 to July 1, 2011 in Dubai, UAE for EMBMT Nurses

Research and projects

  • QOL post transplant
  • Pregnancy after transplant
  • Extended family typing for Immune deficiencies diseases
  • Oral mucositis prevention & treatment

Future plans

  • BMT certification for nurses in the region
  • Cross training of nurses within The EBMT and the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research centre
  • Stem Cell Nursing Symposium

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