Khalid Almasloukh, Ph.D., R.N.

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing, Nursing
Gallagher Conference Center, 111
Penn State Scranton
120 Ridge View Drive
Dunmore, PA 18512


  • Member in Sigma Theta Tau International, Mount Mercy University, USA  2015
  • Award from SFHP as the Employee of the Month                                                 November 2011
  • Award from SFHP during AL hajj 2008
  • Passed Saudi Council for Health Specialties exam on first take February 2008
  • Award from Riyadh Health as ideal nurse 2007
  • Award from the College of Health Sciences in second year for first semester 2007


  • Member, The ICU Unit Base Council - Research and Evidence-Based Practice Committee in SFHP July 2017
  • Member, Medical Committee in King Fahd Security College 2010-2013
  • Member, Makah Mobile Hospital under SFHP for one month during Al hajj season Nov.-December 2008
  • Member, Practice in Al hajj, under the Ministry of Health 2006
  • Member, preventing infantile paralysis campaign    

Equine-assisted activities and therapies

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Almasloukh, K. B. (2022). Equine-assisted activities and therapies: State-of-the-art review. Nursing Science Quarterly, 35, 92–100.
  • Almasloukh, K. B., & Fahs, P.S. (2020). Quality of life Through the prism of the Roy adaptation model. Nursing Science Quarterly, 34, 67-73.
  • Almasloukh, K. B., & Fahs, P. S. (2020). Are nurses joining the ride? Equine-assisted activities and therapies review. People and Animals: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 3, 1–16.
  • Almasloukh, K. B., & Fahs, P. S. (2020). Rural status of equine assisted activities and therapies and cancer survivors. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 20, 213-240. doi:10.14574/ojrnhc.v20i2.601
  • Cutting, D. L., Almasloukh, K. B., Dillon, C. J., Hindi, M. M. Al, Doe, M. J., Desiree, J., … Fahs, P. S. (2020). Opioid use among rural dwellers – A systematic review. Journal of Nursing and Occupational Health, 1, 1–8. Retrieved from… Use among Rural Dwellers – A Systematic Review#tabs6

Published Dissertation

  • PhD in Nursing
    Binghamton University - State University of New York (SUNY), USA
  • Second Emphasis - Nursing Administration
    Mount Mercy University, Iowa, USA
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education
    Mount Mercy University, Iowa, USA
  • Iowa Intensive English Program
    The University of Iowa, USA
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
    Al-Farabi College, Saudi Arabia 
  • Intermediate University Degree in Nursing
    King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Conference Speaker

  • Almasloukh, K.B. & Fahs, P.S. Rural Dwellers, Unequal Access to Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT). International Rural Nursing Conference, Virtual. August 6, to September 24, 2021
  • Peer-reviewed and accepted for International Rural Nursing Conference (date TBD given COVID19)
  • PATH Intl. Region 2 Conference in USA, NY - September 2018
  • The Infection Control Week in SFHP- May 8-10, 2017

Poster Presentation

  • Almasloukh, K.B. (2022, May). Equine and quality of life of cancer survivors. [Poster presentation at Translating Research to Innovations in Practice Symposium]. Penn State Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA.