Education for professional nursing is based on the view that nursing is the backbone of the health services and plays a vital role in the promotion of health and quality of life. Nursing input in health care delivery is important to achieve health for all. Therefore, there is the need to undertake a variety of initiatives to ensure an adequate supply of appropriately prepared and qualified nurses as the demand for nursing services continues to grow.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at the Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences (PSMCHS) is designed to prepare competent graduates to function as professional nurses to meet the special care needs of individuals or groups in various health care settings and in the community. As Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has an increase demand for medical services in both governmental and private sectors.
The curriculum was developed based on the philosophy that health is a dynamic process on the illness-wellness continuum, which is influenced by internal and external environmental factors that include all conditions and circumstances that surrounds and influence individuals, families and communities