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Mrs. Sally Von Kanel

Senior Lecturer - Pediatric Nursing

Educational Qualification:
  • 1998 Master of Science Degree in Maternal Child Health from Al-Quds University in Jerusalem
  • 1984 Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.   Kent State University, Ohio. USA
  • 2004 CELTA Certificate for Teaching English Language to Adults Cambridge through London University at Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE
  • 2005 Web-CT trained. Certificate for constructing on -line courses for WEB-CT from United States. Created site for Health course
Professional Career:




Currently teaching at RAK Medical and Health Science University in Ras Al Khaimah as Sr.Lecturer, UAE. Have taught FOUNDATIONS OF NURSNG, SOCIOLOGY, OBSETRICS, CHILD HEALTH NURSING and NUTRITION. Practicum for Foundations to Basic BSc Nursing Students Also have taught OBSTETRICS AND GYNEOCOLOGY to Students who are Bridging from registered nurse to Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree.. Also working in Pediatric and obstetric wards with RN-BSN students in Dubai Hospital as well as Ras Al Khaimah. Course coordinator for all of these courses.. Academic advisor role, Student Affairs representative for nursing students. Active role in various other committees. Course coordinator for all of the listed course and class coordinator as well. Teaching methods, lecturing, group discussion, team based learning, case studies. Attended and conducted various workshops related to teaching and nursing. Member of vetting committee and CNE committee.

Aug 2005 to 2007


Lecturer and Clinical instructor and at MOH School of Nursing Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Teaching Maternal Child Health Theory and Pharmacology. Clinical training Maternal Child Health, Medical Surgical clinical training. Involved in research committee. Participated in OSCE. Active in exam preparation system wide and curriculum evaluation All courses are taught in English.



Taught and coordinated nursing courses and clinical for the Higher Diploma Nursing Program Higher Colleges of Technology UAE. Problem based methodology of teaching, student centered Coordinated clinical placement for Higher Diploma nursing students throughout the various Emirates for clinical practice. Liaised with Matrons, director of Nursing of Emirates and arranged several meetings with Minister of Health Director, Undersecretary of Finance, Head of Recruitment for Ministry of Health Nursing Graduates.   Participated in a Nursing Symposium for practicing nurses and nurse administrators at College. Arranged for guest speakers at lecturer at Higher Colleges of Technology in Ras al Khaimah -Nursing Higher Diploma Program. Have taught all levels of nursing courses in integrated curriculum including Medical Surgical,) Mental Health, Paediatrics, Maternal Health, Coordinator for Nursing Therapeutics Fundamentals of nursing. Medical Surgical laboratory practicum. Coordinator for Level 3 Nursing Practicum in Hospital. Coordinator for summer practicum. Set up nursing lab for nursing students including ordering videos, CDs, talking with salesmen. Taught Law and Ethics, integrated skills related to Management/Leaderships skills in Acute Care. Assisted in Curriculum Building. Coordinating job placement graduates. Met with Ministry of Health Administrators to organize job placement for graduates. Visited schools with students to promote nursing program. Class advisor four years. Assisted in producing a leaflet to distribute for perspective nursing students. Assisted in preparation of a four credit elective Health course to be offered at Higher college in RAK which is related to basic health principles. Team Leader for Health and Nursing courses. Employed at Higher Colleges of Technology-Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Taught courses as Health 1210, Career Orientation and Basic Information Skills. Taught students about health issues. Have coordinated International Health Day event at RAK college four years. Theme for April 7 2005, International Health day is Maternal Child Health. Provided Nursing care to students in need.



Lecturer, Taught Primary Health Care, Maternal Child Health and English. Case Based learning method of teaching. Assisted with workshop on leadership which was presented to Charge nurses. Clinical instructor as well 1997 Adjunct faculty for al Quds University Post Graduate Pediatric Course. The site was Palestine college of Nursing in Gaza. Paediatrics, neonatology and nursing theory at Palestine College.

December 1993-1998 Aug

Palestine College of Nursing

Lecturer and Clinical Instructor at Gaza. Bachelor of Science Program. Taught courses such as English, Pediatrics, Neonatology, Maternity, Fundamentals of Nursing, Ethics and Concepts, Special course in Documentation in Nursing, Management and Leadership course given to colleagues. Helped in curriculum design and also with upgrading Diploma to Bachelor of Science program

Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards:
  • 8th December 2018 : CEDAR IT Basics Excel - RAKMHSU Staff and Faculty
  • 15th December 2018 : CEDAR IT BASICS (MS power point) - RAKMHSU Staff and Faculty
  • 19th Jan 2019 : CEDAR Teaching learning methodologies - RAKMHSU Staff and Faculty
  • 7th April : Early diagnosis of Autism- Sheik Al Qasami research Foundation -RAK GAS venue level 3 Sheik Al Qasami research - Faculty
  • 22nd-23rd March : 3rd annual RAK Obstetric and Gynecological conference - MOHP
  • 30th October : RAKCON,RAK CON Scientific Conference-Global Advancement and Invasions in Nursing - RAKMHSU
  • 31st March : RAKCON ,Faculty retreat -Bin Majid Hotel