The Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by the Directorate General of Khoula Hospital, Department of Nursing Affairs in cooperation with the Medical Training Center of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) organized today (Thursday) the Sixth National Nursing Conference under the theme "Safety by Choice not by Chance" at the PDO Training Center.

Dr. Abdullah bin Hamoud Al-Harthi, Director General of Khoula Hospital attended the Conference with the presence of about 200 participants of various medical categories.

The Conference aimed to correct the nursing practices and upgrade the qualifications to achieve security and safety for the patients.

In addition, the Conference addressed several topics related to nursing, pharmacy, quality assurance and patient safety. It highlighted the occupational hazards in healthcare, management of workplace violence, medication safety towards patient safety, as well as the patient safety culture.

Source: Ministry of Health-Sultanate of Oman