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History & Introduction of The School

 | Post date: 2017/05/22 | 

History and Introduction of The School  

This faculty called the school of nursing of Iran Medical Center was opened in 1975 based on decision of selected commission of 103th of Higher Education Expansion Council to train nurse in bachelor, master and PhD levels. The school first started its activity in 1976 by admitting student in master’s level of nursing. In 1986, Iran School of Nursing and Midwifery started its formal activity after merging some institutes of higher education among which the oldest one is Firoozgar Institute of Nursing (establishment year of 1965). In 1989, it received license for establishment of midwifery master’s level and admitted student in this field in 1990 and developed its educational and research activities in 1999 by receiving license in PhD level of nursing and admitting student in this course and took step for promotion of knowledge level of society.

Iran School of Nursing and Midwifery has been known as one of the most active faculties of nursing and midwifery in the country and its graduates as the best graduates work in high managerial, educational and therapeutic positions. The first publication of nursing and midwifery which successfully received license from publication commission of the respective ministry and the first nursing research center which received principled agreement were among different honors of this school. Iran School of Nursing and Midwifery has recorded the first award of Shahid Motahari educational festival in its history and recorded the first award of organizational excellence. This school had close cooperation with Karolinska University (Sweden), Utah State University of America and Tokyo University based on international activities.    

Main qualifications of the school include training of nursing and midwifery with high quality and effective and suitable use of educational technologies. These qualifications support mission, vision and values of the school. These qualifications are based on mission of the university to perform research based on health and therapeutic needs in the field of nursing and midwifery. Members of the board of directors along with the Committee of Strategic Monitoring of the school and directors of the department are responsible for revising strategic plan of the school. The school has four committees and key council includes the board of directors, educational and research council and higher education council.

This school, along with Iran University of Medical Sciences, merged with Tehran University of Medical Sciences in the late 2010 and School of Nursing and Midwifery was born again on 17 September 2013 with award of Higher Council of Cultural Revolution headed by Dr. Hassan Rohani, the esteemed president by separating the Iran University of Medical Sciences from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Reestablishment of the school started at this date with more than 500 students in different bachelor, master and Ph.D levels.

Now, this school in nursing admits the students with majors of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatric Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Intensive Care Nursing, Neonatal Intensive CareNursing, GeriatricNursing and Circulation Technology and trains students in majors of forensic Midwifery, Midwifery Education, CommunityBased Midwifery, Midwifery Management and Maternal and Child Health. The school is going to establish Ph.D degree of reproductive health with collaboration of distinctive faculties of this field.

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