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شبكة التمريض العربي الالكترونية هي صوت مجتمع التمريض لنشر أخبار الممرضين والممرضات في الوطن العربي وتساعد أيضا الممرضين والممرضات على نشر معلومات عن المؤتمرات والابحاث و الفعاليات المهنية العلمية مما يساعد على المشاركة في تطوير الخبرات بالاضافه إلى نشر الوعي الصحى وتطوير صورة الإعلام الطبي. كما تقوم شبكة التمريض العربي على ترويج كليات التمريض والمهن الطبية المساندة مما يسهل على طلبة الاختصاص التواصل مع كليات التمريض في الوطن العربي . ويسرنا دعوه جميع الممرضين والممرضات الى الانضمام والعمل على المشاركة لنشر الوعي الصحي وتبادل الخبرات كل حسب اختصاصه. 


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                             Nihaya Adnan Al Shayeb

Curriculum vitae


Personal Data:

Surname: Al-sheyab

Given name: Nihayanihayaadnanalshayeb

Middle name: Adnan

Date of Birth: 02/01/1977

Sex: female

Nationality: Australian, Jordanian

Address: Jordan University of Science and Technology Irbid PO box 3030 – Jordan 22110

E-mail Jood1965@yahoo.com 

Mobile: +962772005335

Marital status: married


Degrees and Qualifications:


Ø  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing from University of Technology, Sydney, (UTS) Australia. Graduated in September, 2009.


Ø  Master of Nursing in Clinical Practice (major in Pediatrics) from University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) - Sydney-Australia. Graduated July 2005. three research subjects were undertaken in this degree


Ø  Registered Nurse (List A) in NSW by undertaking the Overseas Qualified Nurses and Midwives Assessment Program at the College of Nursing in Burwood from 14 June 2004 to 3 Sep. 2004. Using the ANC National Competency Standards for Registered Nurses assessed me. The clinical training was at Westmead Hospital (D4C)-acute Geriatrics- for one month, full time.


Ø  Bachelor of Nursing from Jordan University of Science and Technology (J.U.S.T)-Irbid-Jordan, from September 1994- June 1998 with an overall average of GOOD (73.8).

Languages spoken:

Arabic - mother tongue

English - Writing: Excellent command

             -  Reading: Excellent command

              -Speaking: Fluent

 Relevant Experiences (Employment History):


Name of Institution

Start date

Completed date

Job Title

Type of work/No. of hours


Irbid Specialty Hospital

(100 bed)



Registered Nurse in pediatric ward

Full time-40 hrs/Wk

30 bed/ward



Jordan University of Science and Technology

(400 student/





Clinical Trainer and Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Nursing

Full time-40 hrs/Wk

In pediatric and community courses

(70 student/clinical pediatric course/day)


Auburn Hospital (SWAHS)



October 2005

Registered Nurse List (A) in NSW

Part time-20hrs/Wk in Medical Adult ward (30 bed/ward)



Westmead Childrens Hospital



Registered Nurse List (A) in NSW

Part time-20hrs/Wk in Medical Children ward (30 bed/ward)


Jordan University of Science and Technology



Assistant professor

Full-time in Faculty of nursing-department of child health and maternal nursing



Duties and skills achievements as a clinical Trainer in Jordan:


·         Teaching medical-surgical paediatric nursing to undergraduate students.

·         Leasing with different hospitals/health centres for students clinical placements; 

·         Clinical teaching and curriculum building

·         Supervising Master students thesis

·         Facilitating and supervising Seminar course for Master students

·         Assessing students’ clinical practice.

·         Acquired clinical teaching experience

  • Developed organizational and administrative skills
  • Develop public relations and intercommunication skills


Other skills/Certificates:


Ø  Computer skills: Microsoft Office 2000 and Microsoft Power Point 2000/Irbid-Jordan

Ø  CPR Certificate: Heart beat Nursing Agency/ NSW-Australia

Ø  Manual Handling Certificate: Heart beat Nursing Agency/ NSW-Australia

Ø  “Identifying & Responding to Risk of Harm” Certificate - Child protection training for health workers in Auburn Hospital at NSW-Australia

Ø  Certificate in SPSS basic and advanced levels.


Research Area of interest:


o   How to improve quality of life for adolescents who suffer from Asthma through peer-led education approaches in schools and community?


o   Adolescent Health Education in Schools especially obesity and smoking prevention


o   Peer-led health education for adolescents


o   Tile of my PhD thesis: “Evaluation of A school-Based Peer-Led Education Program for Adolescents with Asthma in Jordan”



Conference Abstracts:

1. N. A. Al-sheyab, R. Gallagher, J. Crisp and S. Shah (2011). Improved Health Outcomes for Adolescent with Asthma in Jordan: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. WAO, International Scientific Conference. Asthma and co-morbid conditions: Expanding the Practice of Allergy for Optimal Patient Care. Dubai, UAE. 5-8 December 2010


2. N.A. Al-sheyab, R. Gallagher, J. Crisp,  & S. Shah (2010). Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181;2010:A2253. Effectiveness of a Peer-Led Education Program on Adolescent with Asthma in Jordanian Schools. American Thoracic Society (ATS) International conference. Identifying Barriers and Developing Interventions to Improve Pediatric Asthma Care (Mini Symposium). New Orleans: Louisiana, USA 14-19 May 2010


3. Al-sheyab, N. (2010). Effectiveness of a Peer-Led Education Program for Adolescents with Asthma in Jordanian Schools. The Jordanian Nursing Council (JNC) International conference. The Heart of the Matter : Relevance of Nursing Responsiveness. April 27-28 2010. Amman: Jordan


4. Nihaya Al-sheyab, Robyn Gallagher, Jackie Crisp, Smita Shah. Evaluation of a School-Based, Peer-led Health Education Program for Adolescents with Asthma in Jordan. The 6th Health Services and Policy Research Conference. Health Services Research: Reforming, Responding, Rewarding. Brisbane, November 2009

5. University of Technology (UTS) Postgraduate students conference August 2007. Sydney: Australia.


6. Nihaya Al-sheyab. Feasibility and Acceptability of the Triple A (Adolescent Asthma Action) Program in Jordanian High Schools. 6th Australian and New Zealand Youth Health Conference: Research into Practice, Evidence into policy. Christchurch: New Zealand Conference 23-26 September 2007



1. Nihaya Al-sheyab, Robyn Gallagher, Jackie Crisp, & Smita Shah, S. (2012). PEER-LED  EDUCATION FOR ADOLESCENTS WITH ASTHMA IN JORDAN: A CLUSTER-RANDMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL.  PEADIATRICS 2012;129; e106;originally published online December 12, 2011; DOI: 10.1542/peds:2011-0346


2. Al-sheyab, N., Gallagher, R., Roydhouse, J.K, Crisp, J., & Shah, S. (2011). FEASIBILITY OF A PEER-LED, SCHOOL-BASED ASTHMA EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR ADOLESCENTS IN JORDAN. Accepted  on 6 March 2011.  Eastern Meditarian Health Journal  [IN PRESS]





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