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Dr. Shukri Adam

Associate Professor - Community Health Nursing & Assistant Dean - Clinical Education

Educational Qualification:
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) (Innovation of Teaching & Research and statistics) 2011, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of San Diego, (USD), San Diego, CA USA
  • MSN/Master of Health Care Administration (MCHA) (Focus on Health Care Administration) 2006, School of Health and Human Services, National University, San Diego, CA USA
  • Bachelor of Nursing 1999, University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Australia
  • Diploma in General Nursing 1986, Abu Dhabi School of Nursing, UAE
Professional Career:

(Total Teaching Experiences)

Associate Professor/Assistant Dean Clinical Education

Teaching Positions:

  • Nursing Informatics for MSN and MSM students
  • Community Health Nursing (specialty) for MSN students
  • Introduction to Scholarly Writing for MSN/MSM students
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Advanced Midwifery Practice
  • Statistics for Health Professionals MSN
  • Thesis Research Guide MSN
  • Active member of the supervisory team of the PhD students guide, Australia
  • Nursing Research Methodology and  Statistics RN-BSN/BSN
  • Foundation of Nursing Practice BSN
  • Community Health Nursing with for BSN students
  • Community Health Nursing with Sociology for RN-BSN/BSN students
  • Biology for the Conversion Program (Emirates students)
  • Public/Community Health Nursing (School Health)
  • Community assessment, Evidence Based Practice (EBP)
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards:
  • Working on several international collaborative research projects with the research team of Sydney University, Australia  as well as University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
  • Co-developed he UAE Professional Practice Framework for BSN graduates consists of seven (7) domains
  • Participated for development of the National Strategy for Nursing and Midwifery - Roadmap for 2025
  • Co-developed a manual for research "A Student's Guide to Research Proposal" at University Level
  • External examiner for PhD Students
  • A member of the Nursing Research Committee Tawam Hospital
  • Co-developed a thesis manual at college level and took the lead to update for the academic year 2022-2023
  • A sixty four (64) abstracts Reviews for the International Council of Nurses (ICN) from 2018 to present
  • RAKMHSU Faculty and Students Research and Proposals reviews from 2014 to present
  • Peer review for several journals e.g. BMC Health Services Research Journal and
  • Research conducting, collecting data, analyzing, and writing qualitative, quantitative, and mixed mothed studies
  • Evidence-based practice proposals review peer member and quality improvement research and proposal review techniques
  • Strong analytical research skills, Excellent computer skills and Expert in SPSS and excellent communication skills in multiple languages such as English and Arabic
Awards/Honors/Thanks and Appreciation
  • Awarded 10 year services at RAKMHSU 2023
  • Awarded Students Scientific Research for supervising (2023)
  • RAKCON Clinical Education Management 2022
  • RAKCON Clinical Management Award 2022
  • Community Health Nursing Domain Workshop Award 2022
  • RAK Community Police award 2020
  • Emeritus nursing association awards
  • Work as volunteer Science Exhibition 2020 Investing in innovative Healthcare - "Working together to make the world healthier"
  • Work as volunteer Ras Al Khaimah  Medical Camp 2019, UAE
  • Employee excellence award, CA, USA 2005
  • Customer Services Hero, CA, USA 2005

Serving as a committee member:

  • A member of Chairperson Research Committee and Quality Assurance
  • Secretary of Local Advisory Committee Infection Control
  • Chairperson of Thesis Publication and Member RAK College of Nursing Council
  • RAK College of Nursing Steering Committee
  • ENA as a Member in Specialty Committee and IRB
  • Research Committee at the University Level
  • Curricula Committee at the College Level and Insight A Quarterly University Newsletter As An Editor
  • Students Nursing Forum as a Publication Advisor and Editor
  • Emirates Nursing Association- Emiratization Committee
  • Chairperson Professional Development and Employee Recognition
  • Center of Education Development Research and Curriculum Committee
  • Organizer, Reviewer, Judge and Conductor RAKMHSU Student's Scientific Conference

Public Health and Health Care-Leadership of Healthcare Organizations:

  • Healthcare Leadership and Political Advocacy Program - 68 hours
  • Managing in a Complex Healthcare Environment -70 hours
  • Business Skills - 90 hours at the University of California San Diego (UCSD)-Extension, San Diego, CA USA
  • Mother and Child Healthcare Leadership - one year, The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), USA chapter
  • Participating as a Judge in the 5th RAKMHSU Students Scientific Conference
  • Leadership Mentoring program- one year from the International Council of Nurses (ICN), UAE
  • Others


  • Registered Nurse and Certified Public Health Nurse, State of California, USA 2000
  • Registered Nurse (RN), AD, UAE 1987
  • Certified leadership and management healthcare administration 2005
  • Act as an ambassador to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 2019
  • Healthcare Executive Leadership  NCAST certification: feeding, 2003
  • Teaching, Keys to Caregiving, Beginning Rhythms 2003
Conferences/Workshops Conferences/Workshops Speaker at:
  • Nurses safety at the workplace at the RAKCODS Annual Dental Conference international patient safety
  • RAK College of Nursing SPSS for RAKMHSU and Nursing Informatics for Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP)
  • Mentor and provided training MOHAP staff leadership for the International Council of Nurses (ICN)
  • Fatima College - Environmental health /Occupational Safety and Sheikh Khalifa Hospital (RAK)-Nursing Evidence Based Practice

Attended  conferences: Primary Health care in UAE, Emotional Intelligent Workshop, Clinical simulation, Concept of Evidence Based Practice, Workshop on Multiple Choice Questions, Team Based Learning Workshop