About the College


Al Dakhiliya Region occupies an important strategic part of the Sultanate as it connects to all other regions in the Sultanate.  It is surrounded in the north by the Governorate of Muscat and South Batinah Region, in the south by Al Wusta Region, in the east by Sharqiya Region and in the west by Dhahira Region. 

OCHS, Al Dakhiliya Branch was established in 1997 with an intake of 35 general nursing students and started its operation in the premises of Nizwa Nursing Institute.  The College (formerly Al Dakhiliya Nursing Institute) was formally inaugurated in October 1998 in its own campus located within Nizwa Hospital.  The institute offered Post Basic Diploma in Midwifery program from 2004, administered and monitored by the Oman Specialized Nursing Program. Currently, the institute offers two programs namely: General Foundation Program and Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program.  The college aims to provide quality education in conducive learning environment so as to meet the health care needs of society.

In line with the vision, values, and the mission of the MOH EIs, the college is committed to produce reflective Omani health care professionals who can provide effective, competent care to the Omani population.  Collaborative learning and conducive working environment fosters professionalism, life-long active learning, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and a safe, competent culturally relevant care.  The institute strives and supports the national goals for Omanization of the nursing workforce throughout the Sultanate.




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