The School recruits faculty who have qualified from the best institutions and who are of the highest caliber. The academic staff includes full time Professors, lecturers and instructors.
Faculty are appointed on full and part time basis to implement the programme. They demonstrate competence in teaching and educational management. Faculty in the School have a rich mix of specialization, as evidenced by holding current practicing licenses and certificates from the Nurse Registration Authority in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The specialization include: community health, maternal & child, mental (psychiatric) health, critical care, emergency, gerontology, general medical and surgical nursing.
The faculty to students ratio is in line with regional and international standards and matches the programme philosophy, curriculum model and objectives. The overall ratio of faculty to students in didactic sessions is 1:25, and in tutorial 1:15, and 1:6 in clinical sessions. Faculty performance is periodically monitored as part of our ongoing quality improvement & management.
Faculty, in addition to their teaching role, will work students to develop their plan of study, and constantly support and advocate for students.
In following the mission of RCSI Bahrain and in pursuit of excellence, reform, and development, the School of Nursing & Midwifery (SON & M) has a mandate to collaborate with its counterparts in RCSI, Dublin and abide by its academic standards, and Higher Education Centre in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The SON also creates links with similar educational institutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain and elsewhere in the world.
The School of Nursing & Midwifery is placed on the WHO-EMRO Directory for Schools of Nursing & Midwifery. The school maintains many partnership and collaboration initiatives with WHO.
The School established strong ties with the Labour Fund, Ministry of Health, the Bahrain Defence Forces Hospital and the Mohammed Bin Khalifa Cardiac Centre. These organizations share similar missions of enhancing quality of life in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The collaborative activities include sponsoring students, providing conducive clinical learning and teaching environment, creating innovations in nursing education, research and services.
This school will encourage intersecttorial collaboration and contribute towards the advancement of healthcare systems at both national and regional levels.
The School will have no boundaries, and will reach out to all the communities in Bahrain, the GCC and beyond. It will provide customized programmes that aim at improving health and wellbeing of all.