Program Description


  • Medical-Surgical Nursing course focuses on nursing practice with adults experiencing a wide range of acute and chronic alterations in health. This course is designed to develop the learners’ knowledge and skills in the nursing care of adult clients/families with gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, nephrological, hematological, neurological and respiratory system disorders.


Contact Person


  • Dr. Arpi Manookian (PHD, Assistant Professor)
  • Email:



Program Objectives


  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for the quality of nursing care provided to patients/families.
  • Demonstrate the ability to determine the physical, psychological, cultural...needs and health status of the patients/families.
  • Provide safe and compassionate care in consideration of patient factors to assigned patients with predictable health care needs through a supervised, directed scope of practice.
  • Apply knowledge of etiology/ pathophysiology/diagnostic tests... of common alterations in health to the clinical findings of assigned patients.
  • Implement teaching plans for patients and their families with common health problems related to medical-surgical disorders.


Method of Instruction


  • Lecture
  • Group Discussion
  • Brainstorming
  • Writing assignments
  • Case studies
  • Practicing hands-on skills
  • Clinical Rounds
  • Practice in simulation center


Program Location


  • Department of Medical Surgical Nursing

Program Director(s)


  • Dr. Shahrzad Ghiasvandian, PhD, Associate Professor


Program Instructors


  • Dr. Rasulzadeh (PHD, Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Varai (PHD, Associate Professor)
  • Mrs. Pedram Shadan Razi (MS of Nursing)
  • Dr. Nikbakht (PhD, Professor)
  • Dr. Manookian (PHD, Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Shahsavari (PHD, Associate Professor)
  • Dr. Mohammadinejad (PHD, Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Sayadi (PHD, Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Tabari (PHD, Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Rooddehghan (PHD, Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. Jalalinia (PHD)
  • Mrs. Nejati (MSc)
  • Mr. Shadan Razi (MSc)


Numbers and Dates




Number Of Positions Offered 15
Program Duration 30 days
Program Start Date Aug 24, 2019
Program Finish Date Sep 24, 2019
Application Deadline June 15, 2019
Tuition Fee $250


Who Can Attend


  • Undergraduate Nursing Students
  • Applicants with Associate of Science in Nursing




  • Demonstrated proficiency in English language


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.