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Oncology and Palliative Care Program

Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve the health status of cancer patients in Palestine. This will be achieved through graduating nurses who are knowledgeable, accountable, committed to quality improvements, use evidence-based approaches to patient care, make sound clinical judgments to improve the lives of patients, and are passionate about improving the science of cancer nursing through research. In addition, we nurture a compassionate approach to nursing care focusing on patients’ physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.

Program Description

The Higher Diploma Program in Oncology and Palliative Care Nursing started in 2016.  It is a pioneer program in Palestine.  The main goal of this program is to improve the health status of cancer patients in Palestine. This will be achieved through the graduation of nurses who are knowledgeable, accountable, committed to quality improvements, use evidence-based approaches to patient care, make sound clinical judgments to improve the lives of patients, and are passionate about improving the science of cancer nursing through research. In addition, we nurture a compassionate approach to nursing care focusing on patients’ physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs. This program is made up of 30 credit hours.

Faculty of Nursing & Health Sciences


Ms. Mariam Samara Awad

Dean
mawad@bethlehem.edu
Tel: 972 2 2741241 Ext. 22110

Ms. Suzi Salman
Secretary
ssalman@bethlehem.edu
Tel: 972 2 2741241 Ext. 2203

Bethlehem University Foundation
Email: brds@bufusa.org
Phone: +1-240-241-4381
Fax: +1-240-553-7691
Beltsville, MD USA
Bethlehem University in the Holy Land
E-mail: info@bethlehem.edu
Phone: +972-2-274-1241
Fax: +972-2-274-4440
Bethlehem, Palestine