Ahmad Al Tassi

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Ahmad Al Tassi

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Ahmad Al Tassi

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Dr Ahmad Tassi, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beirut Arab University. A professional lecturer, facilitator, student adviser, and education consultant with more than 15 years’ experience in developing and providing adult education and training for health care professionals. Skilled career professional with more than 15 years’ experience in health care delivery in Lebanon, United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia.

Started career by working as a registered nurse at American University Medical Center (LB), then as an oncology nurse and informatics trainer at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre Riyadh (KSA). In 2005 graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University (UK) with an MSc Nursing degree. Worked as a staff nurse and preceptor at South Glasgow University Hospitals Division (NHS Greater Glasgow), Victoria infirmary (UK) and a as a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University (UK). Late 2008, Dr Tassi started working at the Ministry of National Guard Health affairs, King Abdulaziz Medical City (RD, K.S.A.) as a Nurse educator and a part time lecturer at King Saud University for Health Sciences (RD, KSA). In 2016 graduated as a Doctor of Nursing practice (DNP) from Walden University (Minneapolis, USA). Joined the BAU in February 2017 as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, and as a director for the BAU Life Support, American Heart Association (AHA) International Training Center (ITC).


At BAU, for the year 2017/2018 he taught:


  • Research & Evidence Based Practice
  • Health Informatics
  • Research Methodology
  • Methods of Research
  • Health Informatics
  • Fundamentals of Oncology
  • Palliative Care
  • Adult Health Nursing I, II, and III
  • Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • Quality Control
  • Pediatric Health Nursing


  • Advanced Critical Care Nursing Theory
  • Advanced Critical Care Nursing Practicum
  • Health Informatics
  • Research Methods
  • Critical care Nursing Thesis
  • Infection Control Project

Research Interests

  • Educational technologies in health care
  • Health informatics
  • Oncology/ Cancer care
  • Chemotherapy administration and safe handling
  • High fidelity simulation

Research and Conferences

Fawaz, M., Hamdan-Mansour, A., & Tassi, A. (2018). Challenges facing nursing education in the advanced healthcare environment. International Journal Of Africa Nursing Sciences, 9, 105-110. doi: 10.1016/j.ijans.2018.10.005

Tassi, A. (2018). Transforming healthcare education and training through electronic learning management system integration in a tertiary care hospital. In 17th World Congress on Clinical Nursing & Practice. Zurich: Advanced Practices in Nursing. Retrieved from

Tassi, A. (2016). Electronic Learning Management System Integration Impact on Tertiary Care Hospital Learners' Educational Performance. Retrieved from

29-31 Aug. 2018: 17th World Congress on Clinical Nursing and Practice; Chair/ Presenter: “Transforming Healthcare Education and Training through Electronic Learning Management System Integration in a Tertiary Care Hospital”

14 Dec. 2017: American Heart Association -AHA Training Network Annual Form. Dubai – Participation

25 Oct. 2017: 9th Regional Meeting of the Scientific Society of Arab Nursing Faculties (SSANF) – Attendance.

12-14th Oct. 2017: The 11th regional meeting of the Lebanese society of hematology & blood transfusion; organized by Lebanese Society of Pathology / MD Anderson Cancer Center/ Syndicate of Clinical Biologists. Beirut – Lebanon. Moderator/ Presenter: Hematologic Malignancies: Types and therapeutic Advancements.

8th May 2018: Third forum on advancing pharmacy education in the Middle East and gulf region – Attendance

Master’s Thesis/ Research Project Supervision

  • Nurses’ Evaluation of Critical Care Pain Observation Tool (CPOT) Implementation for Mechanically Ventilated Intensive Care Patients. Hadi Maatouk. 2018. Beirut Arab University. June 2018
  • Supervision of 3 MS thesis (MSc Critical Care Nursing) and 2 MS Research Projects (Masters of Infection Control)

Related Qualifications

  • Completed a Statistical Processes Control Workshop (SPC). Understanding Variation in Healthcare using Shewhart Control Charts
  • Certified as a systematic reviewer with Joanna Briggs Institute
  • Competent with sufficient experience in using the statistical software as SPSS.
  • Demonstrated competencies in using several auditing tools. Extensive experience in statistics/auditing using Microsoft Excel.


  • Participated in the development and evaluation of Training and education curriculums and programs.
  • Participated in numerous health quality improvement projects and activities.
  • Completed numerous courses, modules, and workshops on research methodologies and frameworks, clinical trials and evidenced based practices.
  • Trained with postgraduate modules completed related to the use of Quality and Performance Indicators but with limited experience in using Dashboards and ScoreCards.
  • Shared in developing several Administrative and Departmental policies and procedures related to Spill Management, Chemotherapy, Blood Administration and Sedation...
  • Coordinated several massive activities as the International nurses’ days, Soldier Medics training project, and Medical Students Hospital Orientation.
  • Acted as coordinator and manager of educational activities in nursing education.
  • Participated in Waste Management, Self-Report System (SRS), Clinical Practice Guidelines, and other patient safety awareness campaigns.
  • Effective member of the Saudi Scientific Society of Blood & Marrow Transplantation (SSBMT) with regular participation in its related activities.
  • Led the coordination and development of the AHA Basic Life Support nursing program.
  • Leads the development and maintenance of E-Systems in nursing education.
  • Currently developing a training curriculum for educational technologies.
  • Have developed and conducted training to health care workers on mastering audio-visual equipment, utilizing networking for shared folders and calendars.
  • Designed and Lead the KAMC E-learning Modules project - Certified as a trainer and Super-user of several Electronic Health Records/ Hospital Information Systems including the 2014-2015 Best Care system.
  • Leads projects and training for high fidelity simulation. Trained in using Laerdal & Gaumard simulation products.