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Lubna Ahmad Abushaikha

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1967
  • Age: 54
  • Curriculum vitae :


Personal Information

Lubna Ahmad Abushaikha 
Place and date of birth :Amman 19/10/1967
Faculty : Nursing
Department : Maternal-Child Health Nursing Dept.


DateUniversity of donor rankSpecializationQualification
1985-1989University of JordanNursingBachelor degree
1991-1993The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USAParent-child Health NursingMaster’s degree
1995-1999The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA/48Parent-child Health NursingPhD degree

Specialization and domain of interest

Parent-Child Health NursingSpecialization
Maternity Health Nursing
Domain of interest

Specialization and domain of interest

Title and abstract of the doctoral thesis (within 150 words)

“The relationships among perceived labor stress, personal variables, situational variables, and perceived nursing support among women who had delivered vaginally”

Career Experience

DatePlace of workJob Title
2014-presentSchool of Nursing, University of JordanProfessor
2009-2014School of Nursing, University of JordanAssociate Professor

2007-2009Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and TechnologyAssociate Professor

1999-2007Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and TechnologyAssistant Professor
1997-1999School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Teaching Assistant
1996-1997School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeResearch Assistant
1993-1995Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and TechnologyFull-time Lecturer
1989-1991Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and TechnologyTeaching Assistant

Administrative works and committees

2018, 2020Faculty and staff development committee
2014-2017Chair, Maternal-Child Health Nursing dept.
2014-2017Administrative committee
2012-2017Faculty council
2011-2012, 2014-2017, 2018-2019Graduate Studies committee
2013-2017Curriculum committee

Recent Publications within last five years
Research title, Publisher, DateName of researcher
Perception of HIV/AIDS education at the community level in Jordan. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 46 (3), 301-307.
Abu Moghli, F., Al-Ghabeesh, S. & Abushaikha, L. (2017).
Educational experiences of undergraduate male nursing students: A focus group study. Open Journal of Nursing, 7 (1), 50.
Mahadeen, A., Abushaikha, L. & Habashneh, S. (2017).
Traumatic childbirth: incidence, risk factors, and its impact on mothers and their infants a scoping review. International Journal of Applied and Natural Sciences, 6 (6), 1-8.Ababneh, A., Al-Ja’freh, S. & Abushaikha, L. (2017).
Perceived barriers of healthcare providers’ adherence to clinical practice guidelines of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in Jordan: a descriptive, cross-sectional study. International Journal of Applied and Natural Sciences, 6 (6), 9-20.Al-Ja’freh, S., Ababneh, A., & Abushaikha, L. (2017).
Assessing the association between fatigue and functional status during postpartum. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare,18, 19-23.Abushaikha, L., Safadi, R., & Ahmad, M. (2018)
Jordanian Patients Knowledge Regarding Sexual Health Following Coronary Artery Diseases. International Journal of Healthcare and Medical Sciences, 4 (6), 90-98.Abu Bdair. I. & Abushaikha, L. (2018).
Adherence to clinical practice guidelines during antenatal management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: An integrative review. Open Journal of Nursing, 8 (10), 758-770.Salameh, N. & Abushaikha, L. (2018). 
Hermeneutics in nursing studies: An integrative review. Open Journal of Nursing, 9 (2), 137-151.Abu Ali, F. & Abushaikha, L. (2019).
Male Involvement in Family Planning: An Integrative Review. Open Journal of Nursing, 9 (3), 294-302Eqtait, F. & Abushaikha, L. (2019). 

Scientific conferences and symposia

اType of participation Place and date of conferenceConference Title
Visiting Scholar, participantTexas Woman’s University, College of Nursing, Houston, Texas, USA
December, 2019Staff development workshop 
Visiting Scholar, participantNational Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
December, 2019
Exam Construction using Exam Soft software
ParticipantKansa City, Missouri, USA
March 4th-7th, 2020Fulbright Enrichment Seminar,
Entitled” The future of work: bridging the skill gap”
ParticipantUniversity of Central Missouri, Missouri, USA
March, 2020Publishing inside and outside of the US workshop

ParticipantUniversity of Central Missouri, Missouri, USA
March, 2020Developing and formalizing strategic partnerships workshop

ParticipantUniversity of Central Missouri, Missouri, USA
March, 2020The power of hands-on learning workshop

Training courses
Name of course
9/2020 LMS training
10/2020Constructing exams using LMS
10/2020Microsoft Teams workshop, School of Nursing
11/2020Blended learning
11/2020Using LMS
12/2020Basics of Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365

Teaching activities

GraduateBachelorTaught Courses
xScientific research methods
xProfessional writing
xFundamentals of Nursing
xGrowth and development
xQualitative research methods
xPhilosophy of Nursing Science
xNursing theory/Doctoral level
xNursing theories and their applications/Masters level
xSymptom evaluation and management
xQualitative medical research
Membership in scientific and professional bodies and societies 

Name and place of scientific body and society

2018- presentAssociation of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
2014-presentSigma Theta Tau International-Jordan Honor Society Charter Psi Kappa
2005-presentSigma Theta Tau International-Eta Nu Chapter
2001-presentMember of the Arab Forum for Social Sciences and Health
1989-presentJordanian Nursing and Midwives Council

Achievements and Awards

2019-2020Fulbright Jordan (JACEE)-Texas Woman’s University, Texas, USAFulbright Scholarship Program 


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