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Jane Buncuan  

Academic Post : Senior lecturer, DS52
Date Joining UNIMAS : 2nd February 1995
Qualifications : Master of Nursing
Citizen : Malaysian
Appointment Status : Permanent
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Telephone : 082-581000 ext:5498

 

Personal

Working Experiences

  • Lecturer (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 1997-2007)
  • Tutor (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 1995-1997)
  • Public Health Nurse with Department of Health Services (1986-1995)
  • Staff Nurse with Department of Health Services (1982-1985)
  • Teacher (temporary, 1978)

Teaching

Current Academic Responsibility

  • Coordinate core courses and provided major input (MDJ1052 Social Science and Health, MDJ2123 Professional Nursing Practice, MDJ2162 Health Education & MDJ4394 Community Service Project)
  • Jointly taught core courses (MDJ1013 Fundamental of Nursing, MDJ1042 Social Science, MDJ2163 Microbiology, Pharmacology and Nutrition, MDJ2173 Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing, MDJ3312 Community and Family Health Nursing, MDJ3322 Community and Family Health Nursing Clinical Practicum, MDJ3293 Nursing Research, MDJ4333 Gerontology Nursing & MDJ4402 Nursing Management)
  • Supervise six (6) research students (MDJ4346 Final Year Project)
  • Supervise clinical placements of pre and post registration nursing students (MDJ4394 Community Service Project)
  • Manage the Nursing Department

Research

Research Interests and Projects

  • Child Health and Nutrition
  • Family Health
  • Post operative Pain Management

Publications

Journal Articles:

  • Buncuan J (2010) Bridging the gaps between nursing knowledge and practice at the 10th Asian Regional Congress of CICIAMS organized by CNG Singapore. Available on-line at http://www.cngs.com.sg/cngs/Plenary_Symposium.asp
  • Buncuan J & Zabidah P (2010) Professional Nursing in Malaysia. Accepted for publication at Journal of Malaysian Nurses Association (memo dated 25 May 2010)
  • Saloma P, Zabidah P & Buncuan J (2010) Challenges in conducting focus group: Moderators’ experiences. Accepted for publication at Journal of Malaysian Nurses Association (memo dated 25 May 2010)
  • Buncuan J (2009) Childrearing Practices of a Rural Indigenous Community in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. Available on-line at http://www.eventure-online.com/eventure/ publicAbstractView.do?id=91989
  • Buncuan J (2008) The changing culture of infant feeding practices: experiences of a rural community. Available on-line at http://www.nutriweb.org.my/ publications/mjn0014_2/supplement.pdf
  • Buncuan J (1998) A Focused Ethnographic Study Of Mothers' Knowledge, Attitudes And Practices Of Child Feeding In Kampung Sampun Kelili In Samarahan District In Sarawak, Malaysia. Available on-line at http://www.perpun.net.my/ myto/tabstract1.php?id=41245

External

Involvement in Professional Organization

  • Life member of Malaysian Nurses Association
  • Member of the Taskforce of Nursing Programme of the Institution of Higher Learning Malaysia
  • Member of Malaysian Nursing Council of the Institution of Higher Learning Malaysia
  • Founding member of the International Family Nursing Association
  • Member of UNIMAS Academicians Association (PPAU)
  • Member of Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Life member of Nutrition Society of Malaysia

Participation in Continuing Education and Services

Continuing Education :

  • Buncuan J (2010) Professionalism in Nursing. The 1st UNIMAS Nursing Students Conference: Sharing of Knowledge at Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UNIMAS (Keynote Speaker II)
  • Buncuan J (2009) Health Seeking Behaviours of Rural Mother at The 2nd International Conference on Rural Medicine 2009 “Facing Global Challenges in Rural Medicine: An International Collaboration”, 23 to 25 November, 2009 at Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu jointly organised by UMS, Malaysia Health Promotion Board, Rural Medicine Association of Sabah (Oral presentation)
  • Buncuan J (2009) Childrearing Practices of a Rural Indigenous Community in the State of Sarawak, Malaysia. 9th International Family Nursing Conference. From insights to intervention: The cutting edge of family nursing, 1 to 5 June 2009, Hilton Reykjavík Nordica Hotel, Reykjavík, Iceland organised by The International Family Nursing Association (IFNA). (Oral presentation)
  • Buncuan J (2009) Traditional ritual on infant feeding of an indigenous rural community. 24th Scientific Conference of The Nutrition Society of Malaysia, 26 to 27 March 2008, Crowne Plaza Mutiara Hotel, Kuala Lumpur (Poster presentation)
  • Buncuan J (2009) Childrearing Practices Of A Rural Indigenous Community In Limbang, Sarawak. Weekly CPC of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UNIMAS
  • Buncuan J (2009) The culture of childrearing of a rural indigenous community. CPD of Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UNIMAS
  • Buncuan J (2008) The changing culture of infant feeding practices: experiences of a rural community. 23rd Scientific Conference of The Nutrition Society of Malaysia, 27 to 28 March 2008, Crown Plaza Mutiara Hotel, Kuala Lumpur (Oral presentation)
  • Buncuan J (2009) Career advancement in Nursing at CPD Session for Nurses at Miri Hospital organized by the MNA & SMA Sarawak

Community Services:

  • Activities organized by Persatuan Bisaya Sarawak
  • Activities organized by Catholic Nurses Guild Malaysia
  • Activities organized by Sarawak AIDS Concern Society
  • Activities organized by Sarawak Women for Women Society
  • Activities organized by Sarawak Children Cancer Society

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