The Department of Maternity and Child Nursing was established on 7/10/1434H corresponding to 25/8/2012G, as per the Royal Decree number 5088/MB issued on 7/8/1434H. The first Head of the Department was appointed in accordance with the KAU President’s administrative order number 30Q issued on 13/1/1434H (17/11/2012G).
Courses taught in the Department are pertinent to mother and child health. There are five faculty members in the Department: two PhD holders, two MA holders whose major is maternity and one who holds an MA degree in child nursing.
The Department also provides beginner level clinical training for BA and Bridging Program female students. The Departments gives advanced training to MA students in the major of obstetrics and gynecology.