Public health course is an intensive course that will be conducted for six months targeting health
care professionals (HCPs) working in Oman to act as PUBLIC HEALTH CHAMPIONS with
the fundamental knowledge and competencies of public health to promote health and effectively
act and respond to public health issues and emergencies.
Target group: Health care professionals.
Overall goal and objectives: The overall goal of the course is to capacitate health care professionals to tackle complex public
health issues and health emergencies.
The Preparatory Course for the “Omani Examination for Nurses” (PCOEN) is an intensive preparatory course that aims to prepare candidates of nursing to improve their chances of successfully passing the Omani Examination for Nurses and to improve their test-taking skills. Nurses who complete the preparatory course will demonstrate more readiness toward the “Omani Examination for Nurses”, which shall ultimately improve their performance in the examination.
The PCOEN will prepare candidates to:
· Raise nursing knowledge necessary for successfully passing the Omani Examination for Nurses (OEN).
· Remediate their nursing knowledge necessary for successfully passing the OEN.
· Develop a comprehensive, individualized plan to prepare for the OEN.
· Adapt to the OEN.
· Practice test-taking skills necessary for successfully passing the OEN.
All graduates of Nursing from public or private, local or international academic schools
1. Make sure to register during the official registration period which will be announced soon.
2. Sign in to the Hakeem at https://hakeem.omsb.gov.om/
3. Go to Tebyan, select Professional Competence Courses and find Preparatory Course for the Omani Examination
21 hours over a period of 2 weeks
Dr. Abdullah Al Battashi
Dr. Khamis Al Mamari
and control (IPC) is one of the crucial concerns in today’s health care system.
It is considered as an essential standard of quality and safety for all health
care facilities. Performing infection prevention and control measures within
the healthcare services is vital to provide safe and effective care.
Identify new and emerging infections
Classify healthcare-associated infections and management strategies
Cite the types of multi-drug resistant organisms commonly encountered in health centers and hospitals
Recount the methods and tools available for personal protection from infection and how to prevent transmission between patients
Demonstrate correct methods of donning, doffing and disposal of personal protective equipment and of handwashing.
Target: Healthcare Professionals (You need to register to Hakeem before accessing this course), click here.
Duration: 3-4 hours
This is an Online course aims to simplify the initial steps in research.
It is designed for all healthcare professionals who are
considered as beginners in research.
By the end of this course, attending participants will be able to develop good research questions, conduct a literature review and describe requirements of research proposals.
Target Audience & registration:
All healthcare professionals interested in health research. (You need to register to Hakeem before accessing this course), click here.
Around 3-4 hours.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to finalize study designs, sampling and sample size, data collection
methods & tools, and statistical analysis concepts for their research projects.
Target Audience & registration
It is designed for healthcare
professionals who are considered as beginners in research. You need to register to Hakeem before accessing this course, click here.
Around 4-5 hours.
Research Methodology III course is an online course that includes two main parts; online modules and a virtual discussion meeting. The modules part is a 3-hour task that aims to simplify some important issues related to research methodologies. It is designed for postgraduate healthcare professionals who are considered as beginners in research. However, other candidates may enroll in this course as well.
Online workshop Outline
Module 1: sampling and sample size
Module 2: data collection methods & tools
Module 3: basics of bias in research
Module 4: basics of confounding and chance in research
Module 5: basic concepts of data analysis
The Virtual discussion meeting: this is a three-hour online meeting designed for the three Methodology courses (Research Methodology I, II, & III) in which participants are guided to apply the knowledge gained from the modules of the three Research Methodology courses in their research idea/projects.
The outlines for the Virtual discussion meeting includes:
Discussing goodness of the participants' research ideas/questions
Discussing study designs related to participants' projects
Discussing sampling and sample size related to their projects
Target Audience & registration:
Mainly OMSB Residents in early residency (preferably R1) who have not gotten ethical approval yet. OMSB trainers & Other health professionals may also be considered and can register thru the OMSB e-platform, or contacting the Research Section at OMSB (email@example.com).
This course is organized in every block (rotation) across the year. The online modules must be finished within the third week of each block, and the virtual discussion is conducted in the fourth week. OMSB residents are enrolled in this workshop during their first research block according to their master rotation. Residents who are assigned late research block can contact the OMSB Research section to undertake this workshop during R1. OMSB trainers and other health professionals should contact OMSB Research section for details at (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The online modules part is around 3-4-hours task and can be finished within one day or scattered in different days within the one week period. In addition, this is accompanied by an online forum (for questions and answers) that extends for the corresponding week period. The Virtual discussion is a three-hour activity
This page is intended to gather all documents and educational materials about Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
This course is for all healthcare workers who want to update knowledge and share trusted information about the disease to the community towards better awareness of Public Health.
Infection prevention and control (IPC) is one of the crucial concerns in today’s health care system. It is considered as an essential standard of quality and safety for all health care facilities. Performing infection prevention and control measures within the healthcare services is vital to provide safe and effective care.
Understand the principles of standard precautions and its components
List the main practices to be followed in transmission-based precautions
Recognize the importance of rational use of antibiotics
Understand occupational health safety management
Recognize the different reprocessing methods for medical devices
Classify healthcare associated infections and management strategies
Recognize the correct methods of hand hygiene, donning & doffing of personal protective equipment including N95
Target: Healthcare Professionals
Duration: 3-4 hours