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Nurul Ain Ahayalimudin

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I am a first year candidate of MPhil/Ph.D. in Nursing based at the Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, from Selangor, Malaysia.

Prof. Kate Seers and Dr Sophie Staniszewska from Royal College of Nursing Research Institute, University of Warwick are supervising my research.

I am currently working on thesis proposal entitle "Exploration on Nurses' Experiences During Disaster Response in Malaysia: A Grounded Theory Study.


19th May 2016

Glad to inform that I get through my upgrade and I can declare myself as a Ph.D. researcher!

The letter as enclosed below.

Our Ref: 1464873/AODJKP/PGR_UPGRD

Dear Ms Ahayalimudin

I am writing to inform you that the Chair of the Board of Graduate Studies, acting on the Board's behalf, has approved a recommendation from your department/school that you be permitted to transfer your registration to the Ph.D. in Nursing with effect from 28th January 2016.

I am now in my second year and still working on my initial topic on 'Nurses' experiences during disaster response'. I have carried out my pilot study among three nurses work in the emergency department, in Malaysia. Soon, I will be leaving for another episode of data collection.

Research Interest

My ultimate interest in research is Disaster Nursing (focusing on Disaster Education).

Apart from that, I also have an interest in Emergency Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Management, Clinical Teaching, Health Care Management and Health Care Policy.


Members

1. Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

2. World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)

3. College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA)


Career Background

I am an Emergency Nurse by background. I used to work in the Emergency and Trauma Department, Hospital Selayang, Selangor after graduated from Diploma in Nursing training at the College of Nursing, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia. Then, moved to Emergency and Trauma Department, Hospital Sungai Buloh in 2005. Within ten years having clinical experience as a Staff Nurse in Ministry of Health hospital, I was given many tasks, for instance, being a clinical advisor, clinical supervisor, course coordinator, CPR trainer and facilitator, Core Team for setting up the department and so on.

Later in 2009, I was appointed as an Assistant Lecturer at the Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and currently hold a Lecturer post. I also appointed as a part-time Tutor at Open University Malaysia, teaching the emergency nursing subject and National Institute of Occupational and Safety Health (NIOSH) for teaching a Basic Occupational First Aid (BOFA) course. I was designated as Deputy Dean (Academic Affairs), Kulliyyah of Nursing for the tenure of 2012/2013 academic year.


Educational Background

1996 - 1998: Diploma in Nursing, College of Nursing, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu Malaysia

2004: Post-basic in Emergency Care, College of Medical Assistant, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

2006 - 2008: Bachelor of Nursing Sciences (Teaching), University of Malaya

2010 - 2012: Master of Community Health Sciences (Hospital Management and Health Economics), National University of Malaysia (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

 

Research Experience

1. Nurses’ Knowledge and Skills on Pain Assessments in Surgical Units, Sungai Buloh Hospital (Undergraduate research project).

2. Disaster Management: A Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Emergency Nurse and Community Health Nurse in Selangor (Master dissertation).

3. Quality of Sleep among Elderly Patients in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan (Undergraduate Final Year Project supervision).

4. Disaster Management: A Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Emergency
Personnel in 3 Hospitals of East Coast Region (Undergraduate Final Year Project supervision).

5. An Analysis of Disaster-related Education/Training of hospitals in Selangor (Undergraduate Final Year Project supervision).

6. The readiness of Nursing and Medical Students of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) towards Interprofessional Education and Identifying Its Potential Barrier (Undergraduate Final Year Project supervision).

7. Attitudes of Health Care Personnel towards Family Presence during Resuscitation in Hospital Sungai Buloh (Undergraduate Final Year Project supervision).

8. Emergency Preparedness among Emergency Personnel in the Four (4) Hospitals of Northern Region of Malaysia (Undergraduate Final Year Project supervision).

9. IIUM Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Perception on Effective Characteristics of Clinical Instructor (Undergraduate Final Year Project supervision).

10. Knowledge and Attitude towards Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation among Administrative Staff of IIUM Kuantan Campus (Undergraduate Final Year Project supervision).


Publications

1. Nurul’Ain Ahayalimudin. Bridging evidence-based research of the Cochrane Nursing Care Field and emergency practitioners. Guest editorial. International Emergency Nursing. 10/2013; 21 (4): 220-1.

2. K. Noraziani, A Nurul’Ain, M.Z. Azhim, Sara Ekhab, Bilal Drak, Sharifa Ezat W.P. and A. Siti Nurul Akma (2013). An Overview of Electronic Medical Record Implementation in Healthcare System: Lesson to Learn. World Applied Sciences Journal 25 (2): 323 – 332, 2013. Doi: 10.5829/idosi.wasj.2013.25.02.2537.

3. Ahayalimudin et al.: Disaster Management: A Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Emergency Nurse and Community Health Nurse. Meeting Abstract at BMC Public Health 2012, 12 (Suppl 2):A3.

4. A Nurul’Ain et al. Preparing Health Care Providers for Disaster Response: Experience from Selected Countries. International Journal of Medical & Pharma Research (IJMPR) Vol. 2 (1): pp 6-12 (2012).

5. A.M Rizal, A.M Munizam, M.T Mastura, A Nurul’Ain, Z Zakiah, M Nasaruddin, A Zulfadlil, A.A.J.A Saad, E.Z Sara Rekab, I Aniza. Cost Analysis of Open Appendicectomy Compared to Laparoscopic Appendicectomy in University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC) 2011. Poster presentation at Malaysian Indonesia Brunei Medical
Sciences Conference 2011, 22nd – 24th July 2011. Medicine & Health (Supp) 2011.

6. M.M Nasaruddin, A Nurul’Ain, A Zulfadlil & A Azimatun Noor. Issues and Challenges of Customer Services in Malaysian Healthcare: A Systematic Review within Three Types of Hospitals Setting in Klang Valley. Poster presentation at 1st International Public Health Conference & 18th National Public Health Colloquium, Legend Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 27th& 28th September 2011. Journal of Community Health, 17 (Supp 1) 2011.

7. A Nurul’Ain, A Azimatun Noor & I Aniza. Health Care Financing Reform and Transition towards Universal Coverage: Review on Selected Countries and Lesson from Experience. Oral presentation at 1st International Public Health Conference & 18th National Public Health Colloquium, Legend Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 27th & 28th September 2011. Journal of Community Health, 17 (Supp 1) 2011.

8. A Nurul’Ain, I Aniza& MS Ismail. Development, Validity and Reliability of Questionnaire Assessing Nurses’ Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards Disaster Management. Oral presentation at 1st International Public Health Conference & 18th National Public Health Colloquium, Legend Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 27th& 28th September 2011. Journal of Community Health, 17 (Supp 1) 2011.


Conferences / Workshops / Seminars

1. 13th International Conference for Emergency Nurses| Oral presenter| Factors associated with Emergency Nurses’ practices towards disaster management| 7th – 9th October 2015| Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia.

2. The 19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine| Oral presenter| Emergency Preparedness: Familiarity of Emergency Personnel in 4 Hospitals of East Coast region, Malaysia| 21st – 24th April 2015| Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa.

3. The 10th Nursing and Midwifery Conference 2014| Oral presenter| The Readiness of Nursing and Medical Students of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) towards Interprofessional Education (IPE) | 26th & 27th June 2014| Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam’s Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah (PAPRSB).

4. The 2nd Commonwealth Nurses Conference 2014| Oral presenter| Disaster Management: Identifying Knowledge of Community Health Nurses and Its Predictive Factor| 8th & 9th March 2014| Royal College of Physician, London, United Kingdom.

5. The 7th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine 2013| Oral presenter| Identifying Emergency Nurses’ Knowledge on Disaster Management and Its Predictor Factor| 21st – 25th October 2013| Tokyo Convention Centre, Japan.

6. The 7th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine 2013| Panellist| Simulation Education on Emergency and Disaster Nursing: The Advantages| 21st – 25th October 2013| Tokyo Convention Centre, Japan.

7. The 7th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine 2013| Participant| Pre-conference on Major Incident Medical Management and Support at the Scene| 21st October 2013| Tokyo Convention Center, Japan.

8. The 7th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine 2013| Participant| Pre-conference on Major Incident Medical Management and Support at the Hospital| 22nd October 2013| Tokyo Convention Center, Japan.

9. IIUM Nurses’ Day Celebration 2013| Oral presenter| Disaster Management: Identifying Malaysian Nurses’ Knowledge and Its Predictor Factor| 10th May 2013| Grand Hall OCD, IIUM, Kuantan Campus, Pahang, Malaysia.

10. The 9th International Seminar on Disaster: Strengthening Capacity Building and Community Resilience| Invited speaker| Disaster Management in Malaysia: Where Are Our Nurses?| 07th & 08th March 2013| Rumah Sakit Akademik, Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

11. Symposium and Workshop on Global Environmental Change and Human Health| Participant| 14th – 18th January 2013| UNU-IIGH, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

12. The 3rd International Conference on Disaster Nursing in Conjunction with the 17th Malaysia Singapore Nursing Conference 2012| Oral presenter| Disaster Management: A Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Emergency Nurse and Community Health Nurse| 6th & 7th October 2012| Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

13. World Society for Disaster Nursing Research Conference 2012| Oral presenter| Disaster Management: Identifying Malaysian Nurses’ Knowledge and Its Predictor Factor| 23rd & 24th August 2012| Cardiff City Hall, Wales, United Kingdom.

14. International Humanitarian Conference 2011| Participant| 25th – 26th November 2011| Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

15. Health and Disaster Management Workshop, IHC 2011| Participant| 24th November 2011| Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

16. 1st International Public Health Conference & 18th National Public Health Colloquium| Poster presenter| Issues and Challenges of Customer Services in Malaysian Healthcare: A Systematic Review within Three Types of Hospitals Setting in Klang Valley| 27th & 28th September 2011| Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

17. 1st International Public Health Conference & 18th National Public Health Colloquium| Oral presenter| Development, validity and reliability of questionnaire assessing nurses’ knowledge, attitude and practice towards disaster management "| 27th & 28th September 2011| Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

18. 1st International Public Health Conference & 18th National Public Health Colloquium| Poster presenter| Health care financing reform and transition towards universal coverage: Review on selected countries and lesson from experience| 27th & 28th September 2011| Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Other contributions

I was elected as a reviewer for the International Nursing Review (The Official Journal of the International Council of Nurses) and International Emergency Nursing.

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