EMU Nursing Department Celebrates International Nurses Day

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health Services, Department of Nursing has celebrated the International Nurses Day by organizing an event at Rauf Raif Denktas Culture and Congress Center, with the theme Nurses’ Role in Reaching Sustainable Development Goals announced by International Nurses Association for 2017.

EMU Nursing Department Chair Prof. Dr. R. Selma GAlrgulu delivered an opening speech after a moment of silence and the National Anthem. Prof. Dr. GAlrgulu thanked everyone who joined the event and gave brief information about EMU Nursing Department. Prof. Dr. GAlrgulu stated that the department keeps growing since its foundation and provided information about the objectives of the department in 2017 � 2018 Academic Year. Prof. Dr. GAlrgulu celebrated the International Nurses Day of all nurses and addressed to Nursing Department students: You are the future and safekeepers of this profession.

EMU Faculty of Health Sciences Vice Dean Assist. Prof. Dr. Gulten Sucu Dag also gave information about the International Nurses Day and celebrated all nurses. Assist. Prof. Dr. Dag stated that profession of nursing requires professionalism and underlined the importance of the profession.

After the opening speeches; Nurse Aytul Karabalkanli, EMU Nursing Department Graduate Student Nurse Zisan Pekri and undergraduate students Fulya Eskioba, Ayse Korkmaz and Serkan Ceylan participated in a talk titled My journey on Nursing; What Do I Expect, What Will I Find?. The said talk took place under the moderation of EMU Nursing Department Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Samiye Mete.

After a coctail organisation, various student activities took place. The event ended after awards were presented to students who participated and became successful at different social and sports organisations.

Source: Eastern Mediterranean University