Sara Nissim – profile

Pnei-Golan 38 Rosh-Pina 1200, Israel

Phone : 972 4 6934747, Cell: 972 50 8434063
Email: saran@zefat.ac.il

Present Position:


Head of Nursing Department, Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel

Formal Education


· PhD Anglia Ruskin University, UK
· MA, Faculty of Education Haifa University, Israel
· BA, Faculty of Education Haifa University, Israel
· Registered Nurse Diploma, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

Professional Experience

· Served as Deputy Director School of Nursing, Zefat Government Hospital for 6 years during this time was responsible for development and coordination of the curriculum as whole and for the Transcultural Nursing Program supervising the clinical fieldwork and Seminars on the subject.
· As Member of INPACT (Israeli National Palliative Care Teachers) Lecturer on Ethical Dilemmas in Palliative Care all over Israel

Area of Interest

Are located around the subjects of the current lectures and seminars taught by me:
Transcultural Nursing, Families in Crisis, Death and Dying, Palliative Care, Ethical Dilemmas in Palliative Care, Theories and Models in nursing, Qualitative research Methods.

Official Missions Abroad


1996 Israel Ministry of Health and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Joint Mission to Developing Countries for Health Education - Teaching a Three-week course for Health Workers in Molo, Kenya

1997 Israel Ministry of Health and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Joint Mission to Developing Countries for Health Education- Teaching a Three-week course for Health Workers in Nakuru, Kenya




Article Publications


Zafrir H. & Nissim, S.
2010.
(Evaluation in Clinical Practice: using An Innovative Model for Clinical Teachers. Journal of Nursing Education (In Press)


Nissim, S. and Saar, A.
1996.
Community Health Promotion Seminar, Shalom, Magazine for Alumni of MASHAV Training Courses: 3;1996




Book Published



Nissim, S.
2010
Culturally Diverse Nurses and the Meaning of Cultural Competence, ISBN - 978-3-639-26876-8, Publisher: VDM Verlag, Dr. Mueller Akt.ges. & Co.KG



Presentations at Scientific Conferences

Nissim , S.
2010
" A preparatory workshop to introduce the UNESCO Bioethics Core Curriculum for Nurse Teachers" The second International Conference in Bioethics Education: Contents, Methods, Trends Zefat, Israe l2th – 5th May 2010 Canaan Spa, Zefat (English)
Nissim , S.
2010
"Transcultural Nursing as a response to the needs of a multicultural Society in the Galelee" presented at The Academic Conference for 100 years to Zefat Hospital organized by The Israeli Society for the History of Medicin, 24 March 2010 , Beit Hadassa, Zefat, Israel (Hebrew)
Nissim , S.
2009
"Using associative cards to verbalize experiences: a research method for culturally diverse interviewees." The 1st International Visual Methods Conference - University of Leeds, UK, 15th - 17th September 2009 (English)
Nissim , S.
2008
"Researcher and Researched of different Colors" ". Presented at the Third Israeli Conference for Qualitative Research Methods, Beer Sheba University, Israel (Hebrew)
Nissim, S. and Zafrir,H.
2006
"Training qualitative nurses for Qualitative Research". Presented at the Second Israeli Conference for Qualitative Research Methods, Tel Aviv, Israel (Hebrew)
Nissim, S. and Hadary, N.
2000
Teaching death – another approach?. International Congress on Palliative Care 2000, Palliative Care in Different Cultures.
Jerusalem, Israel. October. (English)





Presentations at Professional Conferences

Nissim S.
2010
"Teaching Transcultural Nursing to Multicultural Students" accepted for presentation at 36th Annual Conference Of The Transcultural Nursing Society Atlanta, USA,
October 20-24, 2010 (English)
Nissim S.
2009
"Being a Female Nurse and Black Jewish Immigrant, can it get better? Ethiopian Origin Nurses’ , Caring for Culturally Different Patients in Israel"
35th Annual Conference Of The Transcultural Nursing Society Seattle, WA, USA
October 14-17, 2009 (English)
Nissim, S. & Koen-Zigel, N.
2007
"Creating Cultural Bridges on a multicultural road to Tailor-made Nursing in Israel" presented at ICN International Conference, 27 May – 1 June Yokohama, Japan. (Presented in English by Koen-Zigel)
Nissim, S. and Zafrir,H.
2004
Ethical aspects in revealing Emic data, gathered during a Transcultural Seminar, by 3rd year students.
14th National Congress for Nurses in Israel. Jerusalem, December 2004 (Hebrew)
Nissim S.
2002
Pain as expressed in different cultures.
13th National Congress for Nurses in Israel. Jerusalem, Israel. December. (Hebrew)
Nissim, S. and Haron, Y.
2002
Transcultural nursing as a unique program in Sieff Hospital School of Nursing.
4th Israeli Nursing Tutors Congress.
Ashkelon, Israel. February. (Hebrew)
Hadary, N. and Harun, J. and Nissim, S.
1998.
Drama therapy workshop for Ethiopian Students prior to clinical training in the psychiatric ward.
2nd Israeli Nursing Tutors Congress. Dead Sea, Israel. February (Hebrew)
Nissim, S. and Saar, A.
1996
Promoting Community Health.
10th National Congress for Nurses in Israel. Jerusalem, Israel. October (Hebrew)
Nissim, S. and Zafrir, H.
1996
Pre-basic clinical training program for first year Ethiopian immigrant nursing students.
10th National Congress for Nurses in Israel. Jerusalem, Israel. October. (Hebrew)
Nissim, S. and Hadary, N.
1995
Developing self-awareness: A group experience for first year students of nursing.
1st Israeli Nursing Tutors Congress. Dead Sea, Israel. February. (Hebrew)