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About the Program

Our Department curriculum and the graduate students have essential privileges regarding the targeted characteristics. This department aims to train nurses who develop nursing practices through critical thinking and research, working as an active member of the healthcare team, providing nursing care services in health, disease prevention, treatment and supportive qualities through individual/family and collective "Planned Nursing Care."

An education that follows and transpose on current developments, especially regarding health protection and individual-centered care pursue in this department. In addition to compulsory courses given to students according to programmes learning objectives, elective courses offered to their preferences and students are equipped for both professional and personal development in according to their interests. Students also have the opportunity to experience many professional skills in a well-equipped laboratory environment. Following the laboratory practices, different hospitals and institutions provide concrete information and skills acquired during the program.


Educational Opportunities

In both departments, training is conducted as theoretical, pre-clinical skill labs and clinical training. In these laboratories there are two adult models allowing basic nursing practices, a simulation model for cardiopulmonary massage, a pregnancy simulation model for delivery practices, a neonatal care and application model, skeleton, anatomy model, sphygmomanometer, aspirator, chest tube drainage device is available. In the laboratories, students have the opportunity to do small group work and practice all kinds of applications which are necessary for your profession. The department continues its education with three professors, three assistant professors and five instructors in its staff. In addition to this instructor staff, the instructor team of the university is also utilized. The department is located on the campus of the University. There are canteen and cafeteria, sports facility, swimming pool and student dining room on the campus. Our students also benefit from the common library of the settlement.


Career Areas

Nurses can work in many govermental and private health sector (hospitals, factories, rehabilitation centers, elderly care homes, child care homes, disabled nursing homes, family and community health centers) as nurses, chief nurse of units or hospitals. Nurses' working areas are changing and developing with changing health care needs and population structure. With this changing an increase is expected in the number of day care centers and inpatient care centers. In addition to this, shortening of the length of stay in the hospital and the follow-up of the patients and the elderly at home and home care need at home have become important. Nurses can also work in this areas. In addition to the nursing education, the graduates receiving the teaching certificate can work in the nursing colleges. They can also take place in nursing schools, health vocational schools after master and PhD education. In this way they can work as individuals who contribute to the development of the profession, both as an instructor and as a researcher.




School of Health Sciences

Çevik Uraz Center, A206

99258 Lefkoşa/Kuzey Kıbrıs

Mersin 10, Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 671 1111 (dahili 2251)

Faks: +90 392 671 1139

School E-mail: secretary-vhs@ciu.edu.tr

Head of the Department E-mail: agursoy@ciu.edu.tr


Last updated: 21-11-2018