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Rekaya Vincent Balang  

Academic Post : Lecturer, DS45
Date Joining UNIMAS : 15th June 2001
Qualifications : MNurs (UniSA), BSc. Hons (Nursing) (UNIMAS), RN (Malaysia), PG Dip in Teaching and Learning (UNIMAS)
Citizen : Malaysian
Appointment Status : Permanent
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Telephone : 082-581000 ext:5016

 

Personal

Working Experiences

  • Worked as Scrub Nurse since 2001, recovery nurse and CSSD Nurse in Trauma Operation Theater, Sarawak General Hospital for 2 years. Majoring in Orthopedics operation, pre- operative and post-operative care.
  • As relief Staff Nurse cum Dispenser for UNIMAS Student Clinic for 2 weeks.
  • Worked as Community Psychiatry Nurse in Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Sarawak General Hospital from 2003 to 2007. Majoring in Community Psychiatry Nursing (CPN) and clinic management. Involved with counseling activities and related therapies for psychiatry patients. 
  • Supervising Medical students for psychological medicine posting at Sentosa Hospital and Psychiatry Clinic, Sarawak General hospital
  • Elected as Research Assistance for several Psychiatry and Mental Health Studies or researches.
  • Appointed as lecturer at the department of nursing, UNIMAS since 1st of April 2008. Holding position as Year One coordinator, Senggang Coordinator, course coordinator, Ko Q facilitator, UNIMAS Alumni Committee, “Panel Penggubal Struktur dan Modul Latihan (Bukan Akademik”, Bridging Course coordinator, Facilitator for “Kem Gemilang Al Falah” and First Professional Coordinator.
  • Part time lecturing at Open University Malaysia since 2009.

Teaching

Current Academic Responsibility

  • Year One Coordinator for Nursing Programme
  • Course coordinator for several nursing courses and elective courses
  • Senggang Coordinator for the faculty
  • Lecturer and clinical supervisor

Research

Research Interests and Projects

  • Nursing Practices and Issues, Mental Health Nursing, Gerontological Nursing

Publications

Paper Presentation / Proceedings

  • 2008, Presented a paper titled “An investigation of management of referred patient to CMHS unit, Sentosa Hospital” at 1st Bennial International Evidence-Based Nursing Conference organised by UniSA and UNIMAS.
  • 2008, Presented a paper titled “An investigation of management of referred patient to CMHS unit, Sentosa Hospital” at International Nursing Research Conference”organised by Nursing Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia
  • 2009, Presented a paper titled “ Clinical Audit: Do you call it a research” organised by Department of Nursing UNIMAS
  • 2009, Presented a paper titled “An investigation of management of referred patient to CMHS unit, Sentosa Hospital” at 3rd Sarawak Mental Health Conference 2009 organised by Hospital Sentosa, Kuching, Sarawak
  • 2010, Presented a paper titled “ Clinical Audit: Do you call it a research” at International Conference on Nursing organised by Open University Malaysia
  • 2011, Presented a paper titled “A comparative study of management of referred patient to CMHS unit, Sentosa Hospital” at 5th Sabah Mental Health Conference 2011 organised by Hospital Mesra, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
  • 2012, Presented a paper entitled “ Manhood in nursing- Literature at glance” at Nursing and Allied Health Conference in Sibu, Sarawak

External

Involvement in Professional Organization

  • Register to Malaysian Nursing Board since 2001

Participation in Continuing Education and Services

  • Mental Health Association ( Life time member )
  • Malaysia Nursing Association ( Life time member )
  • Unimas Medical and Nursing Alumni ( UMNA ) - Secretary
  • Unimas Medical Club ( KEPUMAS )- member
  • Health Screening, Rural Health teams participation

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