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2014 News Archive

  • A woman brings her husband to the hospital’s Emergency Department. He has Type 1 diabetes and has been taking insulin shots regularly for the past year. This week he came down with a stomach flu, and a couple of days ago stopped taking the insulin. Now he is confused and upset and needs medical care. A team of 72 nursing and pharmacy students go to work on assessing him and prescribing treatment
  • University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) student and future nursing leader Sara Al Marri recognizes a great idea when she sees one.
  • The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) brought together a number of their community partners as they offered potential students an opportunity to learn more about the nursing program and the potential job opportunities available for its graduates.
  • The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) will host its major sponsorship partners Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Sidra Medical Research Center and Qatar Biobank for Medical Research at its annual Open House event.
  • Under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Hend Bent Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Vice Chair of the Supreme Education Council board of directors, the University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) graduated 44 new nursing professionals in the university’s fifth convocation. One quarter of these UCQ graduates are Qatari nationals.
    UCQ Convocation 2014
  • The communication exchange between the nurse and patient is critical to patient care. Recently, the Clinical Simulation Centre, Nursing Foundations Program, and the Centre for Teaching and Learning collaborated on a pilot workshop intended to enhance and improve the skills of nurse – patient communications through training Standardized Patients (SP) to provide appropriate feedback to student nurses.
  • The UCQ Dinos tied 1-1 in their opening match of the Qatar Foundation University Football League against the Academic Bridge Program.
    DInos game 1
  • With thanks to our partnership with Primary Health, UCQ students and staff, and their families, have the unique opportunity to get free flu shots at the UCQ campus.
  • Your votes have been cast and counted, and the results are in. Find out who are the new Nursing Student Society in Qatar (NSSQ) council members.
  • Time to cast your votes for the Nursing Student Society in Qatar (NSSQ) members who will represent YOU this year


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