Ongoing Challenges for Nursing Towards Global Demand


  • Muhammad Kamil Che Hasan Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Mohd Said Nurumal Department of Critical Care Nursing, Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia.
  • Mohd Khairul Zul Hasymi Firdaus Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Thandar Soe Sumaiyah Jamaludin Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia




Challenges for Education in Nursing

Nursing challenges have evolved over time, but the profession itself remains true to those who are motivated to serve others. Nurses are responsible for more than just patient care; they are also responsible for the promotion of health care and personal well-being. Nursing education, the role in community care, the development of areas of specialisation, and nursing leadership all require periodic transformation in line with rapid technological change, the world's growing elderly population, and the current twists and challenges in providing the best possible care.


Nurses have an impact on people of all ages, ethnic groups, backgrounds, and communities while working tirelessly to meet the sick and vulnerable's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Nursing is a profession that requires someone who is resilient, dedicated, and empathetic in order to provide care to the community. According to WHO recommendations, nursing education should be standardised around the world, with minimum qualifications at Bachelor’s degree.


Advanced degree programmes, such as a have expanded the offerings and reach of modern-day nurses, providing them with the skills needed to meet evolving nursing challenges. Nurses must brace themselves for upcoming challenges, which may worsen as the world's population grows. As a result, the specialisation curriculum should include more areas involving clinical experience for various specialties and treatment of acute and chronic diseases, and public health. This is exacerbated by an increase in the number of patients with a wide range of problems and symptoms that necessitate the specialisation of advanced clinical skills, the complexity of work, and the dedication to patient care. In the face of various challenges, a lack of nursing expertise will limit treatment to patients and even weaken treatment care. Nurses with specialisations in developing countries have been able to provide the best possible care to patients with a high rate of success. However, in order to be a successful nurse, each nurse must have certain strengths, interests, and expertise


In order to prepare for becoming a developed country and facing future challenges, such nursing strategies and directions must be prepared in accordance with WHO recommendations. Today, nursing is a vast and varied field with a plethora of opportunities for those interested in pursuing it as a career. Nursing challenges are unique due to the level of investment nurses have in their work. They get to know their patients, are concerned about their needs, and contribute significantly to their patients' recovery. Despite the daily challenges of nursing, they make a difference in the lives of the many people they touch.



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How to Cite

Che Hasan, M. K., Nurumal, M. S., Firdaus, M. K. Z. H. ., & Jamaludin, T. S. S. (2021). Ongoing Challenges for Nursing Towards Global Demand. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARE SCHOLARS, 4(Supp1), 103–104.



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