Dr. Abdiqani Qasim is the Executive Director of Training & Continuous Professional Development at the Ministry of Defence Health Services, Nursing Administration, where he initiated the Standardization of Hospital-Based Nursing Education System and Advanced Practice nurse role. Before coming to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, he worked as cardiology advanced acute care nurse practitioner in a tertiary teaching hospital for 10 years.
Abdiqani is a Doctor of Nursing Practice (Executive Educational Leadership) with a professional career spanning more than 30 years devoted exclusively to the field of healthcare.
Abdiqani’s experience has progressively increased in scope and responsibility with respect to nursing management of multifunctional departments and hospital-wide performance improvement activities. He is a nurse consultant for organizations related to shared governance, nursing education, advanced practice nursing, NDNQI, the Magnet program, management, and quality. Abdiqani has published numerous articles and presented at national and international conferences. He is a reviewer for the International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences.
Abdiqani holds professional RN licenses in Canada, USA, and Saudi Arabia.