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Mohammed Sa’d Wanas ALBashtawy Date

Associate Professor


BSN: Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1989, Irbid, Jordan.

MPH: Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1996, Irbid, Jordan.

Project title: Visual acuity disorders among school children in North Shuna City, Jordan.

Diploma: High diploma in Education and school administration, 1999,

                Yarmouk University.



PhD: University of Alexandria, Egypt, 2009, Community Health Nursing.

Dissertation title: Prevalence of obesity and contributing factors among North Jordan's population.



Research  Interests:

   My areas of interest are mainly on:

  1. School health.
  2. Children and adolescents and young people health
  3. Violence and screening studies.
  4. Healthy lifestyles and epidemiological studies.
  5. Community and public health studies.

Professional Membership and Activities:


  1. A member  of the health insurance  Committee for the employees and students in the Al al-Bayt University from 2016 till now.
  2. A member  of the Scientific Research Committee in the Al al-Bayt University from 2015 till now.
  3. Chairperson of the Scientific Research Committee and Conferences in the nursing faculty from 2013 -2015.
  4. A member of the Al al-Bayt University Council, 2009-2010.
  5. A member of many Committees (Quality Assurance, Curriculum Revision, Scientific committee) at the nursing faculty, during the period between 2010-2013.
  6. Chairperson of the Academic Counseling Committee at the nursing faculty during 2011-2013.
  7. Chairperson of the Social Committee at the nursing faculty during 2011-2013
  8. A member of many examination member at many universities in Jordan (Jordan University, Jarash University, Zarka University), for verbal exam of the Clinical Practicum Course for graduated nursing students.


  1. Coordinator of Tempus Tawasul Project; developing service learning and civil engagement partnerships across the curriculum of community health nursing and local community. During the year 2011-2012.


 International Societies Membership:

  1. A member of the Jordan Nursing and Midwives Council. From 1989-present.
  2. A member of Waqqas Center for Handicapped and Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation. From 1995-2012.
  3. A member of the School Health Accreditation, Ministry of Education, 2009.
  4. A member and co-coordinator of the project " My School". Between the faculty of nursing and Directorate of Qasba Education Office, in collaboration with Ministry of Education.
  5. Consultant member in composing books for Ministry of Education    (Nursing and health stream). During the period of 2005-2006.
  6. Committee member in composing and reviewing books (Epidemiology, Health culture,Nutrition and Biostatistics) for Ministry of Education (Nursing and health stream). During the period of 2006-2012.
  7. Coordinator for the blood transfusion campaign at nursing faculty. March, 2011.
  8. Coordinator of pediculosis screening campaign among primary school in Mafraq Governorate. For two weeks, during the year 2010.
  9. Coordinator of Visual Acuity and Refractive Errors screening  campaign among primary school in Mafraq Governorate. For one week during the year 2012.Coordinated and in collaboration with Mafraq Hospital.
  10. Coordinator of pediculosis screening campaign among children in Um- el-Jmal Town. For three weeks, during the year 2012.
  11. Chairperson for the Competition of Schools Nutrition and Food Additives for School Age Students, Ministry of Education, for two years (2012-2013).
  12. A member of a committee formed to establish a "Bachelor degree in health administration" at Al al-Bayt University.2013.
  13. A member of Public Health in the Arab World Communities. American University, Beirut-Lebanon. From 2013-Present.

Editorial Board for:

1-International Journal of Nursing and Medwifrey (IJNM), from 2014 till now.

2- International journal of medicne and medical sciences (IJMMS).

from 2013 till now.

External Examiner for Master Nursing Thesis :

1-Attitudes of Jordanian adolescent students toward overweight and obesity. Faculty of nursing, Jordan University of Science and  Technology. At 18-4-2012.

2-Workplace violence among hospital nurses and physicians in underserved areas of Jordan. Faculty of nursing, Jordan University of Science and  Technology. At 16-1-2013.

3- Differences in perception of leadership styles between nurse manager and their followers in Irbid Governorate hospitals. At  4-4-2015.



  • 1- ALBashtawy, M. & Hasna, F. (2012). Pediculosis capitis among primary school children in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 18(1), 43-48.
  • 2- ALBashtawy, M. (2012). Head lice infestation in schoolchildren and related factors in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. International Journal of Dermatology.51 (2), 168-172.
  • 3- ALBashtawy, M. (2012). Oral health patterns among schoolchildren in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. Journal of School Nursing, 28(2), 124-129.
  • 4- ALBashtawy, M., Hameed, S., Mansi,K., Aljezawi, M. & Tubaishat, A.(2012). Refractive errors among 7-16 year old children. British Journal of School Nursing,  7(7),  350 – 354.
  • 5- Mansi, K., Aburjai, T., ALBashtawy, M., & Abdel-Dayem, M. (2013). Biochemical Factors Relevant to Kidney Functions among Jordanian Children with Beta-thalassemia Major Treated with Deferoxamine. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences. 5(8), 374-379.
  • 6- Abdul-Monim, B., Bashaireh, I., ALBashtawy, M. & Shennaq, S. (2013). Exploring the Competency of the Jordanian Intensive Care Nurses towards Endotracheal Tube and Oral Care Practices for Mechanically Ventilated Patients: An Observational Study. Global Journal of Health Science, 5(1), 203-213.
  • 7- Abdul-Monim, B. & ALBashtawy, M. (2013). Knowledge of Philadelphia University Students Regarding Blood Donation. Transfusion Medicine,  23(3),  195–198.
  • 8- Khamaiseh, A. & ALBashtawy, M. (2013). Oral health knowledge, attitudes, and practices among secondary school students. British Journal of School Nursing, 8 (4), 194-2001.
  • 9-ALBashtawy, M. (2013). Workplace Violence against Nurses in Emergency Department in Jordan". International Nursing Review. 60 (4), 550-555.
  •  10-Abu obead, k, Batiha A, Al-Jauissy, M, Alhalaiqa, F. & ALBashtawy, M. (2013). Impact of radiotherapy treatment on    Jordanian cancer patients’ quality of life and fatigue. International Journal of Advanced Nursing Studies, 3(1), 6-12.
  • 11-Alshloul, M., Abdullah, A., & ALBashtawy, M. (2014). Barriers and Facilitates of Research Utilization from the Perspective of Nurses in Asser Region of Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Health Research and Innovation, 4(1), 15-26.
  • 12- ALBashtawy, M. (2014). Knowledge, attitudes and practices of Parents /Guardians regarding pediculosis in the Umm el-Jmal District of Jordan. Journal of Research in Nursing. 19(5,) 390-399. DOI: 10.1177/174498711.
  • 13-Al-ghzawi. H, ALBashtawy, M., Azzeghaiby,S, . & Azzeghaiby, I.(2014).The Impact of Wars and Conflicts on Mental Health of Arab Population. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 6(1), 237-242.
  • 14- ALBashtawy, M. Alshloul, M., Alkawaldeh, A., Freij, M., AL-Rawajfah, O., Gharaibeh, H., Almansi, SH., Alghzawi, H., Al-Khateeb, A., Tawalbeh, L., Batiha, AM., & Al-Rshoud.,Y. (2014).  Looking at school nurses’ roles in tackling overweight and obesity. British Journal of School Nursing. 9 (8), 17-19.
  • 15- Al-ghzawi. H, ALBashtawy, M., Azzeghaiby,S, . & Azzeghaiby, I. (2014). Alcohol use among adolescents. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 4(10), 167-175.
  • 16-  Tawalbeh, L., Tubaishat, A. , Batiha, A. , AlAzzam, M. & ALBashtawy, M. (2015).The Relationship between Social Support and Adherence to Healthy Lifestyle among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease in the North of Jordan. Clinical Nursing Research, 24(2):121-38, doi: 10.1177/1054773813501194.
  • 17- ALBashtawy, M., Al-Azzam M., Rawashda, A., Batiha, A., Bashaireh, I., Sulaiman, M. (2015).Workplace Violence towards Emergency Department Staff in Jordanian Hospitals: A cross Sectional Study. Journal of Nursing Research, 23(1), 75-81
  • 18- ALBashtawy, M., Batiha, A., Tawalbeh, L., Tubaishat, A. & AlAzzam, M. (2015). Self –medication among school students. Journal of School Nursing, 31(2), 110-116. DOI: 10.1177/1059840514554837.
  • 19- Aljezawi, M. & ALBashtawy, M. (2015). Quiz game format versus traditional lecture format. British Journal of Nursing, 24(2):86-92.
  • 20-Tubaishat, A., Tawalbeh, L., AlAzzam,M., ALBashtawy, M., Batiha, AM. (2015). Electronic versus paper records: documentation of pressure ulcer data. British Journal of Nursing, 24(6)
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  • 21- Khamaiseh, A. & ALBashtawy, M. (2015). Prevalence of Obesity and Physical Inactivity Behaviors among Nursing Students in Mutah University, Jordan. World Journal of Medical Sciences, 12 (2): 95-102. DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wjms.2015.12.2.93103 .
  • 22-ALBashtawy, M. (2015). Exploring the reasons why school students eat or skip breakfast, Nursing children and young people  27(6):16-22.
  • 23- ALBashtawy, M. (2015). Overweight and obesity interventions and prevention stratigies. Nursing children and young people  27(7):16-21.
  • 24- Batiha, AM.   AlAzzam, M. ALBashtawy,M.,  Tawalbeh , L.,  Tubaishat, A., 
  • . Alhalaiqa, F.,(2015).The Relationship between Hypertension and Anthropometric Indices in a Jordanian Population.Advanced studies in biology, 7(5),233-243.
  • 25- ALBashtawy, M. (2015). Personal hygiene in school children aged 6–12 years in Jordan. British Journal of School Nursing. 10 (8),   395–398.
  • 26- Batiha, A, Abu Obead, K, Alhalaiqa, F,  Kawafha, M, Abd EL-Razek,A , ALBashtawy, M , Saifan,A, Abu Ruz, M, Al ewaidat, H. (2015). Quality Of Life and Fatigue among Jordanian Cancer Patients. Iranian Journal of public health, 44 (12), 1704-1705.
  • 27- ALBashtawy, M. & Aljezawi, M. (2016). Emergency nurses' perspective of workplace violence in Jordanian hospitals: A national survey. International emergency nursing. 24(1), 61–65 DOI:
  • 28-Batiha, AM & ALBashtawy, M (2016). Attitudes and practices of health science students regarding blood donation. International Journal of Advanced Nursing Studies, 5 (1), 81-86.
  • 29- Hamadneh,SH., Al-Shdayfat, N., Al-Omari,O., ALBashtawy, M., Alkhatib, A.,   Amarneh,B., Andre, K., Willkinson.A, (2016). Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in the Middle East: An Exploration of the Literature on Rates, Risk Factors, High Risk Groups and Intervention Programs. Research Journal of Medical Sciences, 10: 199-204.
  • 30- Alkhawaldeh, A, ALOmari,O, ALBashtawy,
  • M, Aljezawi, M, Suliman, M, Holm, M, Qaddumi, J, Batiha, A-M, Alhalaiqa, F, & Saifan , A.(2016). Long-term conditions associated with primary health care service use among older adults. Primary Health Care, 26(2), 31-35.
  • 31- Ayoub,G., Batiha, AM., Al-Zaru, I., Alhalaiqa, F., Farahat, H ., AlBashtawy, M.(2016).The relationship between sleep disturbance in late pregnancy and labor outcomes.‏  International Journal of Health, 4 (1), 12-16.

           32- AlAzzam, M., Sulaiman, M. & ALBashtawy, M. (2017). School nurses, role in helping children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders. NASN School Nurse, 32 (1), 36 - 38, DOI: 10.1177/1942602X16648192.

  • 33-  ALBashtawy, M., Gharaibeh, H., Alhalaiqa, F.,  , Batiha,AM.,, Freij.,M. , Saifan , A, Al- alwamreh, K., Hamadneh. SH., Al-Kloub, M. & Khamaiseh, A. (2016). The Health Belief Model’s Impacts on the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Parents or Guardians of Children with Cancer. Iran J Public Health, Vol. 45(5), 708-709.
  •  34- ALBashtawy, M., Al-Awamreh, k.,   Gharaibeh, H., Al-Kloub, M., Batiha, AM., Alhalaiqa, F. & Hamadneh. SH. (2016). Epidemiology of Nonfatal Injuries among Schoolchildren. The Journal of School Nursing, 32(5) 329-336. DOI: 10.1177/1059840516650727.
  • 35- AlAzzam, M., ALBashtawy, M., Al-Kloub, M., Eshah, N., Baker, O., ALOmari,O.& Alkhawaldeh., A. (2016). Advantages and disadvantages of studying the family as a context approach when dealing with a school-aged child diagnosed with ADHD. Iranian journal of public health 45 (10), 1369-1370.
  • 36-Sulaiman, M. , & Aljezawi, M., ALBashtawy, M., Fitzpatrick, J., Aloush . S. & Al-Awamreh, k (2016). Exploring Safety Culture in Jordanian Hospitals: A Baseline Study" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality. At 16-6-2016.
  • 37- Alhaliqa, F, AL-Nawafleh, A., Batiha, AM., Masdeh, R, ALBashtawy, M. & Abd AL-razek, A.(2016). Adherence to antipsychotic drug measured by an Arabic version of Morisky scale. 37(12):975-982. DOI: 10.1080/01612840.2016.1222040.
  • 38- AlAzzam, M.& ALBashtawy, M.(2016). Family approaches to dealing with a child’s ADHD. Journal of Family Health, 26 (5), 29-33.
  • 39- Qaddumi, J., Holm,M., Alkhawaldeh, A., ALBashtawy, M.,  AL Omari,O., Batiha,AM., Alhalaiqa,F., Suliman,M., Aljohani, K. & Da’she, A. (2016). Prevalence of Hypertension and Pre-hypertension among Secondary School Students. International Journal of Advanced Nursing Studies, 5 (2) 240-245. 
  • 40- AlAzzam, M.& ALBashtawy, M.,(2016).  Prevalence rate of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder among school-aged children in Jordan. Accepted in Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, at 23-11, 2016.
  • 41- ALBashtawy, M.(2016). Pediculosis in school sitting: what is the role of school nurses?. Accepted in Iranian journal of public health at 11-12-2016.