Abdallah Al-Wawi

GCAC Member - Middle East

Dr. Abdallah Al-Wawi is currently head of the Department of Anesthesia and Resuscitation technology at the faculty of Health Professions- Al Quds University, and an Assistant Professor of Adult Critical Care in the Nursing Department. He joined the Department in 2008 after graduating with honors and worked as a research and teaching assistant in the Department of Adult Nursing and Psychiatry. In 2009, he enrolled in the Master’s Program in mental health and graduated with Honors. In 2012, He became a faculty member in the same department. In 2014, Obtained a higher Specialist in critical nursing for newborns with honors, in 2017 received a Turkish grant to complete his doctorate in the specialty of Adult Critical Care at the University of Ankara.

He worked for more than ten years as a nursing specialist in the Palestine Medical Complex, Sheikh Zayed Hospital, the Arab Care Center in various critical care and emergency departments. He has also worked as a certified trainer and coordinator of training programs for doctors and nurses in the field of trauma, critical care and burns care in the General Directorate of Health Education / Ministry of Health. He worked as a lecturer at the Ibn Sina Faculty of the Ministry of Health. He obtained many specialized training courses in the field of psychotherapy, counseling and specialized critical care. He was also appointed as a member of the Quality Committee of the faculty of Health Professions. He is a member of the University’s Academic Council, and a member of the Global Clinical Advisory Committee (GCAC) of the Primary Trauma Care Foundation (PTCF). He is a certified trainer in various training programs accredited by the American Heart Association.

My participation in teaching, training, and volunteer work in the medical field, and my vision of how my students grow and change through education with love and passion made me believe that we can make a noticed change in the medical field in our beautiful Palestine, through creativity in training.

Thanks to the efforts of Dr Jeanne Frossard, Dr Khaled Dawas, we were trained to become trainers in trauma care, and since that time 2014 we have been training weekly. I have trained with our wonderful team 150 training sessions and I have trained 20 trainers in trauma care when Ms. Jeanne came to Palestine in 2016 and 2017. I am still training voluntarily. Because I believe that we in Palestine need this kind of training because of the daily violence due to the occupation. I believe that we resist the occupation through education.

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