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25
MAY
2017

Poster Prize for College of Nursing

Shahad Bin Saeed, Student from College of Nursing, earned the fourth place in the Health Professions Conference 2017 that was held on 23 April 2017 until 25 April 2017 for her outstanding research entitled (The Association between Perceived Social Support And Depression Among Saudi university students after the Death of the Significant Person), and it was supervised by Dr. Ekhlas Al Jamal and Ms. Agnes Monika from College of Nursing. This research was talking about the response to loss through the death of a loved one may elicit an emotional problems such as depression. The importance of support by family, friends, significant others and academic professors at the universities have been considered as the major sources of support for university students. The purpose of this study is to examine the association between perceived social support and depression among university students after the death of significant person at KSAU-HS.

Moreover, The Health Professions Conference 2017 which was organized by Deanship of Students Affairs and patronized by His Excellency Dr. Bandar Al knawy, president of the university, Executive Director for Health Affairs in National Guard. It is important to mention that the Health Professions Conference 2017 run for three days and consisted three programs: General program, which reviews several lectures, the latest Requirements for Admission and submission in Saudi Commission for Health Specialties 2018. In addition to research program, which discussed scientific research from the perspective of medical filed and specialized college program (College of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Applied Medical Science). Also, the conference accompanied by an exhibition of different booths which presented Research Posters and students initiatives.