RCSI Bahrain Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Dr. Husain Nasaif

Senior Lecturer in Nursing
Director of Bridging Nursing Programme
RCSI Bahrain
hnasaif@rcsi-mub.com
Office: +97316660185


Area of Expertise
Research methods, medical-surgical nursing, nursing theory, health assessment, testing and evaluation in nursing, awareness of colorectal cancer.


Academic Qualifications
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Case Western Reserve University, USA-Ohio 2010
  • MSc Advanced Practice Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, USA, Ohio 2006
  • Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, Ohio Board of Nursing, USA 2006
  • Lecture, College of Health Sciences, University of Bahrain 2002-2008
  • BSc Nursing, College of Health Sconces, 1998-2000.

Professional Qualification

  • Leadership for Change (Diploma), World Health Organization/ International Council for Nursing, 2007-2009
  • Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner: State of Ohio, USA
  • Registered Nurse, Ohio Board of Nursing, USA (License No: 331460)
  • Registered Nurse, Georgia Board of Nursing, USA

Membership in professional organization

  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau. Phi Chapter, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • Active member of American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, 2006

Current areas of activity

  • Directing Bridging Nursing Programme
  • Lecturing in BSc, Bridging and MSc (Nursing) Programme
  • Supervising MSc and Ph.D. students
  • Reviewers for open nursing, Clinical Nursing Studies journal and The Journal the Arab Society for Medical Researchers
  • Committee membership: School of Nursing and Midwifery Academic Committee and Technology Enhanced Learning Committee

Ongoing research project
Primary investigator for the following research project:
Development of Self-efficacy tool: Establishing content validity and reliability Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders among nurses Barriers and facilitators for participation in Colorectal Cancer Screening

Recent Publication

  • Nasaif, H. (2012) “Knowledge and attitudes of primary care physicians toward the nurse practitioner role in the Kingdom of Bahrain”, Journal of American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, Vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 124-31.
  • Nasaif, H. (2011) Attitudes toward nurse Practitioner role in primary care settings in the Kingdom of Bahrain, 1st ed., Lap Lambert Academic publishing: Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-8454-3045-4
  • Yaqoob, S. & Nasaif, H. (2015) Nurses’ knowledge and attitudes toward pain assessment and management for adult sickle cell disease patients during sickling crisis, Clinical Nursing Studies, Vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 36-43.
  • Hussain, N. & Nasaif, H. (2015). The Relationship of Participation in Shared Governance to Work Satisfaction Among Cardiovascular Nurses Working in a Tertiary Hospital in Saudi Arabia, Clinical Nursing Studies, Vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 79-87.