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Dr Chan Kim Geok  

Academic Post : Senior lecturer DS52
Date Joining UNIMAS : 26 November 1999
Qualifications : Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing), University of Malaya, 2012,
Master of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, 2002,
Bachelor of Nursing Science, University of Malaya, 1999,
Post Basic Paediatric Nursing Certificate, College of Nursing Pulau Pinang, 1995,
Diploma in Nursing,  College of Nursing Pulau Pinang, 1983
Citizen : Malaysian
Appointment Status : Permanent
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Telephone : 082-581000 ext:5505

 

Personal

Working Experiences

  • 6.12.2002 till the present, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, UNIMAS, Nursing lecturer
  • 26.11.1999 till 5.12.2002, FMHS, UNIMASTutor
  • 1.4.1999 till 25.11.1999, College of Nursing Kuching, Ministry of Health. Clinical nursing instructor
  • 1.8.1993 till 30.6.1997College of Nursing Pulau PinangClinical nursing instructor
  • 1.7.1983 till 31.7.1993Sri Aman Hospital, Sarawak, Staff Nurse

Teaching

Current Academic Responsibility

  • Course coordinator and lecturer for:
    • MDJ 3253 Complex nursing practicum
    • MDJ 3272 Paediatric Nursing  
    • MDJ3282 Paediatric Nursing Practicum
    • MDJ 4414 Medical Surgical Nursing Clinical Practicum III
  • Mentor for 18 nursing students mentee
  • Year 4 coordinator: preparation of students for Malaysian Nursing Board examination and registration with Malaysian Nursing Board
  • Assistant coordinator for nursing First Professional Examination
  • Committee member for the faculty clinical skill laboratory

Research

Research Interests and Projects

  • Experiences of mothers of child having Down’s syndrome and their quality of life
  • Paediatric Ward Nurses’ Attitude Toward Quit Smoking Interventions And Their Knowledge on Second-Hand Smoke.
  • Attitude towards quit smoking related practice and knowledge on effects of exposure to second hand smoke on children: a case study among medical & nursing students
  • disability; quality of life; parental smoking; paediatric, child and youth health

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  • Chan, K. G. (2011). Paediatric Ward Nurses’ Attitude Toward Quit Smoking Interventions And Their Knowledge on Second-Hand Smoke. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 17, 181-186.
  • Manuscript submitted to International Journal of Nursing Practice on 4.6.12 for peer review: Care demands of mothers having a child with Down’s syndrome: Malaysian (Sarawak) mothers’ perspectives.  
  • Manuscript submitted to International Journal of Nursing Practice on 4.6.12 for peer review: Quality of life among Malaysian mothers of child with Down’s Syndrome.

 

On-line publications:

  • A brief report of the video compact disc project. (Article published in http://www.unimas.my/faculties/fmhs/meuBulletin/MEU, Vol. 1, 2005). ) (URL temporarily under upgrading).
  • The use of  Reflective Clinical Event Analysis as a Clinical Teaching-Learning Strategy in Clinical Nursing Education (article published in URL: http://www.unimas.my/faculties/fmhs/meuBulletin/MEU (vol. 2, 2005 ) (URL temporarily under upgrading).

 

Poster presentations:

  • Chan, K. G. (2012). Paediatric ward nurses’ action intentions and attitude toward quit smoking interventions and their knowledge on second-hand smoke.  Poster presentation in the 14th Asian Pacific Congress of Pediatrics and 4th Asian Pacific congress of Pediatric Nursing 8-12 September, 2012, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Oral presentations:

  • Smoking  Habits  And  Beliefs  Among  Fathers  Of  Children in The Paediatric Wards of A Government Hospital In Sarawak ( Abstract published in conference proceeding, in the UNIMAS/ Sarawak Medical Department colloquium, 2003);
  • Paediatric ward nurses’ attitude toward quit smoking related interventions and knowledge related to effects of exposure to second hand smoking on children.  (Article was published in the conference proceeding, Sarawak State Nursing Conference in Sibu, Sarawak, 2004). 
  • Attitude towards quit smoking related practice and knowledge on effects of exposure to second hand smoke on children: a case study among medical & nursing students. (Abstract published in conference proceeding CD-ROM, International Nursing Research Conference, in Sheraton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 29 & 30 August, 2005). 
  • Parents’ of Child with Down’s Syndrome: Their Care-giving Experiences, Parent and Perceived Quality of Life: A Pilot Study (Abstract published in the conference proceedings of 4th Biennial Disability Studies Conference, Lancaster University, UK 2nd – 4th September 2008: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/events/disabilityconference/keynote.htm4
  • Exploring care giving experiences of parents with Down’s syndrome children in Malaysia. Presented at the ‘breakfast talk’ at 2nd UMMC Nursing Congress 2008 on 27-7-08 , at Shangri-La Hotel, KL, Malaysia
  • Care-giving experience of parents of child with Down’s syndrome: my related research experience. Paper presented at 4th UM Nursing Research Conference @ PJ Hilton Hotel, KL, on 19-20 March, 2009.
  • Doing research: deciding on methodological approach. UM Nursing Department, Nursing Seminar on 23/10/2009 at 1-2 pm, Level 4.2 room, UMMC.
  •  An exploration of the experiences of parents of child having Down’s syndrome: a mixed method study.  Presented at the Faculty of Social Sciences Postgraduate Colloquium on 1 November, 2010 at Senate Room, East Campus, UNIMAS.
  • Experiences of UK parents in care-giving of child with disabilities: A Malaysian perspectives.  Paper presented in the International Conference: Perspectives on Inclusive Development in Sarawak, Riverside Majestic, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia on 28-29 July, 2010.
  • Challenges of mothers of child having DS in Sarawak.  Paper presented in the International Conference on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 18-20 July, 2011 in the University Malaysia Sabah.
  • Experience of mothers of child having DS related to behavioural management.  Paper presented in the 4th National Early Childhood Intervention Conference’ on 7-9th June 2012 in Kingwood Hotel, Sibu.

External

Involvement in Professional Organization

  • Member of Malaysian Nurses Association

Participation in Continuing Education and Services

Continuing Education:

  • Kursus Induksi Umum Bagi Staf Kumpulan Pengurusan & Profesional & Sokongan Gred 5,6;  UNIMAS
  • International Nursing Research Conference 2005. Kuala Lumpur
  • Workshop on Advance Statistics Using SPSS UNIMAS
  • KURSUS PTK – TK 3 dan TK 4 (1/2006) UNIMAS
  • Doctoral study Universiti of Malaya
  • International Conference on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 2011; University Malaysia Sabah.
  • Intensive Care update in NursingDewan Rajawali, Tingkat 3, Klinik Pakar, Hospital Umum Sarawak
  • Workshop: student Centred learning: Case studyAcademic Development Unit, Centre for Applied Learning and Multimedia, UNIMAS
  • Workshop: qualitative research workshopDining Hall, East Campus, UNIMAS
  • Program Pembangunan Kepimpinan Inovatif dan Transformasi Pensyarah MudaMerdeka Palace Hotel & Suites, Kuching
  • Workshop: achieving research impactDewan Bankuet 3 DeTAR Putra, UNIMAS
  • Workshop: Publishing your research Auditorium CAIS, UNIMAS
  • Workshop: from thesis to bookCafé lounge, Rumah Universiti, UNIMAS, Publication Unit
  • Workshop: "Survey Data Analysis with Structural Equation Modelling" FEB Computer Lab, UNIMAS: by Research & Innovation Management Centre (RIMC)
  • Workshop: evidenced based practice for Health professionsLevel 4, conference room Lot 77, FPSK, UNIMAS
  • 4th National Early Childhood  Intervention Conference Kingwood Hotel, Sibu
  • 14th Asian Pacific Congress of Pediatrics and 4th
  • Asian Pacific congress of Pediatric Nursing 8-12 September, 2012Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Medical Informatics- a key strategy in delivering better patient careAuditorium, CAIS, Kuching. 

Services:

  • Trainer for the Sarawak St John Ambulance Basic Home Nursing Course.
  • Sent 2 teams of school students for the 47th National level first Aid and Nursing Competition, Kuala Lumpur
  • Examiner for  ‘First Aid & Nursing Competition (Kuching Division)
  • Committee for Pusat Pemulihan Dalam Kommuniti, PIBAKAT Kuching
  • As member of Dyslexia Association Sarawak, served as assistant editor for the Dyslexia Association Bulletin.
  • Chair a concurrent session at the 4th National Early Childhood Intervention Conference’ on 7-9th June 2012 in Kingwood Hotel, Sibu.
  • Invited to be a ‘reviewer’ for the International Journal of Nursing Practice.
  • Certificate of Merit towards e-learning from CALM, UNIMAS

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