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Programs for Nurses

Programs for Nurses

The Solomon Hirsh Memorial Nurse Education Fund Grants

The Solomon Hirsh Memorial Nurse Education Fund, established in 1988 through the generosity of former Board of Trustee member Dr. Richard N. Hirsh, in memory of his father, sponsors Israeli nurses for intensive specialty training in leading North American medical centers.

Since 2013, when the Nursing Division of the Israeli Ministry of Health established the Nurse Practitioner (NP) role, they have developed regulations, scope of practice, and educational programs for NP in Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Pain control, Diabetes, policy and Management, Surgery, and Family Care.


Trauma Nurses

APF sponsors an annual course for Israeli nurses at the Teaching Center for Trauma, Emergency and M.C.S. at the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa. This specially designed program brings together Israeli nurses from different hospitals and specialties to learn about nursing roles in emergency and disaster preparedness in mass-casualty situations.

APF extends a special thank-you Ms. Gila Hyams, RN, Director of the Teaching Center for Trauma, Emergency and M.C.S. for her efforts in organizing these courses..

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