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Community Health Nursing


Program Description


  • This program will provide a unique forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest knowledge and research on community health nursing.
  • Because community health depends on the health service by trained personnel, the basic concepts will be discussed in this course.
  • The aim is to transfer the knowledge and information on public health and its principles to students in order to apply the principles of primary health care in the form of evidence-based nursing and nursing process and appropriate measures to solve public health problems.
  • In addition family health nursing which is family focused issues of health will be discussed respectively.


Contact Person


  • Dr. Sarieh Poortaghi Tel: (+98) 21 6105 4209, (+98) 912 084 5508 E-Mail:



Program Objectives


At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Compare levels of prevention and related strategies.
  • Analyze primary health care.
  • Compare theories and models to improve health.
  • Understand health economics and the role of nurses.
  • Analyze strategies for group dynamics.
  • Analyze community health nurses role in vulnerable groups.
  • Analyze determinants of health (biological, socio-cultural, etc.).
  • Explain the health service system.
  • Explain the principles of community health needs assessment.
  • Explain vaccination and essential care.
  • Be familiar with school health nurse
  • Understand the importance of the nurse's role in maintaining and promoting children health and development
  • Explain effective factors related to family health, Family developmental function
  • Explain nursing process of family and home visit
  • Analyze crisis in family, abuse in family and vulnerable families


Method of Instruction


  • The two-day course will feature didactic lectures along with interactive and group discussions.
  • Practice sections are often held in smaller groups which work well with cooperative learning in the real clinical field.


Program Location


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


Program Director(s)



  • Dr. Sarieh Poortaghi, PhD, Assistant Professor International representative of Community Health Nursing Department


Program Instructors


  • Dr. Shahzad Pashaiepoor , Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Sarieh Poortaghi, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Nasrin Nikpeyma, Assistant Professor


Numbers and Dates





Number Of Positions Offered 10
Program Duration 15 Days
Program Start Date July 8, 2019
Program Finish Date July 22, 2019
Application Deadline April 15, 2019
Tuition Fee $250 (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.




  • English language proficiency ( speaking, reading, writing, 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.













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