Near East University Department of Nursing has been represented at the International Congress on Women’s and Children’s Health and Education in Kocaeli

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Near East University Department of Nursing has been represented at the International Congress on Women’s and Children’s Health and Education in Kocaeli

Academic Member of Department of Nursing of Faculty of Health Sciences of Near East University Nurse Dilek Sarpkaya Güder successfully represented the Near East University at the 2nd International Congress on Women’s and Children’s Health and Education held in Kocaeli, Turkey.

According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, the 2nd International Congress on Women’s and Children’s Health and Education in Kocaeli with the support of Istanbul Association of Science and Academicians. Furthermore, it was stated that the main theme of the congress was raising healthy and well-educated individuals to the public and that the congress was a multidisciplinary congress providing views from both education and the health sciences.

Women’s problem based issues were discussed at the congress…

Throughout the two days of the congress, problems encountered by women were discussed. Some of the issues discussed are as the following: Problems encountered in the work environments; cancer and significance of early diagnosis; anger and stress management; things to bear in mind prior to and after maternity; planning motherhood and health of disabled women; problems encountered during pregnancy and birth; awareness during pregnancy; difficulties of motherhood; motherhood rights; being conscious and a competent parent; protection of children; child care and issues in the education of children; improving the quality of education; contemporary approaches in education; volunteering in health and education; and the use of technology.

Near East University Department of Nursing has been represented at the International Congress on Women’s and Children’s Health and Education in Kocaeli

A verbal presentation was given by Dilek Sarpkaya Güder on a work prepared jointly by Academic Members of the Faculty of Health Sciences of Near East University, Prof. Dr. Gülşen Vural and Prof. Dr. Mesut Yalvaç, titled as “The effect of preparation to birth training on the mother and the newborn”.

“Systemised and well programmed ‘Preparation to Birth Courses’ should be provided in the state and private hospitals, and the private clinics in the TRNC”

It was pointed out that fear from giving birth has a negative effect on giving birth and the birth outcomes. In this regard, it was suggested that systemised and well programmed preparation to birth courses should be given to reduce all negative aspects which can arise from this fear. This includes an exercise program done during pregnancy and lead to positive outcomes for birth. Furthermore, nurses can provide pre-birth (antenatal) courses independently. It was emphasised there was a need to provide systemised and well-programmed preparation to birth courses in state and private hospitals; as well as private clinics in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.