Program Description


The International Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Summer Course in TUMS will provide a unique forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest knowledge and research on issues of violence in healthcare system. The program considers how violence is understood and conceptualized internationally and within eastern society. You begin by defining and contextualizing what is meant by violence. You examine the main theories explaining violence and its production through interlocking health system.A summer in TUMS isn’t just about your studies – it’s about being inspired, challenged and grown as a person. A summer in Tehran means you will enjoy the city, become surrounded by a wealth of opportunity and the chance to absorb new influences, meet like-minded people from around the world, and immerse yourself in the beautiful nature of the city and its natural scenes.:


Contact Person


Dr. Fataneh Ghadirian Tel: (+98 21) 61054311, (+98 913) 2160360 Fax: (+98 21) 610544170 E-Mail:



Program Objectives


  • To identify institutional, environmental, and policy risk factors for workplace violence
  • To recognize behavioral warning signs of violence in individuals
  • To employ communication and teamwork strategy skills to prevent and manage violence
  • To identify appropriate resources to support injured healthcare workers
  • To take steps to implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program


Method of Instruction


  • The two-day course will feature didactic lectures, and interactive and group discussions.
  • Practice sections are often held in smaller groups, which work well with cooperative learning.
  • Throughout the course, students will work toward building a perspective on violence in healthcare practices.


Program Location


School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Nosrat St., Tohid Sq. Tehran, Iran. 1419733171


Program Director



  • Dr. Fataneh Ghadirian, PhD, Assistant Professor, International
  • representative of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Department


Program Instructors


  • Prof. Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi, Professor
  • Dr. Fatemeh Noughani, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Fataneh Ghadirian, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Afsaneh Sadooghiasl. PhD, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Jamileh Mohtashami, PhD, Assistant Professor
  • Prof. Naeemeh Seyedfatemi, PhD, Professor
  • Dr Mostafa Mehraeen, PhD, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Camelia Rouhani, PhD, Assistant Professor


Numbers and Dates





Number Of Positions Offered 10
Program Duration 2 days
Program Start Date July 9, 2019
Program Finish Date July 10, 2019
Application Deadline April 15, 2019
Tuition Fee $400 (Including materials and meals during the days of the course)


Who Can Attend


  • Faculty members who are interested in this subject
  • Health care workers with a BSc degree.
  • MSc, PhD & Postdoctoral students
  • Clinical researchers
  • Clinical trainers




English language Proficiency ( Speaking, reading, writing and listening)


How To Apply


All applicants should apply online. Please note there is no in-person admission. You can fill in the Online Application Form and upload all the required documents at Online Application Form For more information on online application procedure please contact


Visa Application


TUMS will assist you in obtaining your visa after you are admitted. All international students are required to obtain a student visa from the Iranian Consulate/Embassy in their home country before departing for Iran. After we receive your completed Visa Application Form (VAF), at least 6 to 8 weeks should be allowed for the completion of the visa application.Student will enter Iran with a one-month visa. After visiting their school and familiarizing themselves with the schedule and surroundings, students will be accompanied to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in order to extend their student visa (if necessary).




If you require accommodation, you will be given the opportunity to use our international dormitories located close to campus in Tehran at student rate.