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Sharifah Munirah Binti Syed Elias

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland
  • Ijazah Sarjana Sains Kejururawatan - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Health Science (Nursing) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Sharifah Munirah Binti Syed Elias (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF NURSING


shmunirah@iium.edu.my
7260


Expert Profile


Sharifah Munirah binti Syed Elias obtained her BHSc (Nursing) (Hons) from USM and her MNSc from UM. She joined the Kulliyyah of Nursing, IIUM in December 2006. She did her clinical attachment in the medical ward, HUSM in 2007.
Upon completion of her clinical attachment, she enrolled for a post-basic gerontology course at Seremban Nursing College. She won a Bronze Medal during the IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE 2013) for a research project entitled 'Burden and quality of life among elderly caregivers' which was done in collaboration with two others.
Presently, she is on Ph.D study leave (2013-2017) at the University of Queensland, Australia in the field of psychogeriatric nursing.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Nursing ~ Gerontology - gerontology
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Geriatrics - geriatric care
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Nursing ~ Nursing Care - Nursing
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Nursing Management ~ Nursing Advocacy


Teaching Responsibilities


COMMUNICATION AND THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTION 2012/2013
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING 2 2011/2012
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
CRITICAL CARE NURSING 2011/2012
ELECTIVE CLINICAL 2018/2019 2017/2018
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT I 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT II 2020/2021 2019/2020
GASTROINTESTINAL,HEPATOBILIARY AND NEUROLOGICAL NURSING PRACTICE 2018/2019
GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING 2008/2009
HEALTH ASSESMENT 2012/2013
HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM 2007/2008
INTEGRATED NURSING PRACTICE (FINAL PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION) 2017/2018
INTEGRATED NURSING SCIENCES (FINAL PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION) 2017/2018
MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING 3 2011/2012
MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 2017/2018
PROFESSIONAL NURSING 2012/2013
RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES IN NURSING 2017/2018
RESEARCH PROJECT FINAL 2018/2019 2017/2018
RESEARCH PROJECT PROPOSAL 2017/2018 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
2011 - 2013 RU 2011 -Burden and quality of life among elderly caregivers.
2011 - 2013 RU 2011 -Factors effecting pain management practice among registered nurses in Malaysia.
On-Going
2020 - Present ?Islamic-based Smoking Cessation Program (ISCP) Module for Undergraduate Students at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)?
2019 - Present An Exploratory Study of the Knowledge and Practices of Caregivers in the Care of the Older People at Home in the Agricultural Plantation
2018 - Present Promoting Exercise in Older People for Healthy Aging Through Knowledge Transfer Program
2018 - Present Mental Health for Older People (MHOP) module as a strategy to empower Activity Centre For the Older Persons (PAWE) and older people
2011 - Present RU 2011 -Glove versus not to Gloves in simple wound management: Nurse awareness and experience on the practice in Malaysian Hospital.


Award & Recognition


03 Dec, 2020 Long service award (10 years) - Kulliyyah of Nursing KCDIO
03 Dec, 2020 Top 20 contributors to KON's research performance - Kulliyyah of Nursing KCDIO
19 Dec, 2015 Research Excellence Award - Education Malaysia Australia University
01 Nov, 2015 Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing - Elsevier International


Publications


Article

2021 Factors associated with suicidal ideation among older people in medical outpatient clinic. Enfermería Clínica, 31 (Supplement 2) pp. S356-S360
2021 Smartphone use and addiction among secondary school students in Kuantan, Malaysia. International Journal of Care Scholars, 4 (1) pp. 36-41
2021 The impact of Mental Health of Older People (MHOP) training module for community health workers: a preliminary study. International Journal of Care Scholars, 4 (2) pp. 8-14
2021 The relationship between painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy and functional status of older people in Kuantan, Pahang. Enfermería Clínica, 31 (Supplement 2) pp. 130-134
2020 Attitudes and work preferences toward older people among Malay undergraduate nursing students. Makara Journal of Health Research, 24 (3) pp. 198-202
2020 Prevalence and factors associated with cognitive impairment among older people living in old folk homes, Malaysia. International Journal of Care Scholars, 3 (2) pp. 28-32
2020 The effectiveness of spiritual reminiscence therapy for older people with loneliness, anxiety and in Malaysia. Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging, 2020 () pp. 1-16
2019 An association between sleep quality and functional status among older people in agricultural plantation. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (3) pp. 750-750
2019 Loneliness and cognitive impairment among older people living in long-term care. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (3) pp. 831-831
2019 Smoking cessation and its relationship with religiosity: a review of literature. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (3) pp. 774
2019 Spiritual reminiscence therapy for older people with loneliness, anxiety and depression living in a residential aged care facility, Malaysia: A qualitative approach. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 38 (1) pp. E25-E30
2018 Prevalence of loneliness, anxiety, and depression among older people living in long-term care: A review. International Journal of Care Scholars, 1 (1) pp. 39-43
2015 The effectiveness of group reminiscence therapy for loneliness, anxiety and depression in older adults in long-term care: a systematic review. Geriatric Nursing, 36 (5) pp. 372-380
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Body mass index, anxiety and depression among older people living in long-term care: A cross-sectional study. In: 3rd World Congress On Integration And Islamicisation 2021: Mental Health And Well-Being In The 4th Industrial Revolution,
2021 Caring for older people with dementia in Malaysia. In: International Nursing Webinar: Early Prevention of Dementia Toward Healthy, Independently, Active and Productive Elderly Based On National Policy Standards For Healthcare And For The Elderly,
2021 Preventing falls in older patients. In: Continuous Nursing Education 2021/2,
2021 Steps & strategies in literature reviews. In: Webinar Moving Forwards With Nursing Research 2021,
2020 Attitudes and barriers toward the use of mobile phones among older people living in the community in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Gerontechnology 2020: Achieving Excellence in Elderly Care through Gerontechnology,
2019 An association between sleep quality and functional status among older people in agricultural plantation. In: Kuantan Research Day 2019,
2019 Loneliness and cognitive impairment among older people in long-term care. In: Kuantan Research Day 2019 (KRD 2019),
2019 Mental health in older people. In: Physical and mental health across the lifespan,
2019 Prevalence of depression and its association with suicidal ideation among older people. In: 4th International Conference on Global Health (ICGH) in conjunction with the 7th Asian International Conference in Humanized Health Care (AIC-HHC) 2019,
2019 The study of relationship between painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy and functional status of older people in Kuantan. In: The 4th International Conference on Global Health in conjunction with The 7th Asian International Conference on Humanized Health Care,
2018 A review of spiritual reminiscence therapy for older people with mental health problems. In: The Global Public Health Conference (GlobeHEAL) - 2018,
2018 Gerontological nursing in Malaysia: issues and challenges. In: Improving Professionalism of Nurse towards Independent and Quality Geriatric Services,
2016 Spiritual reminiscence therapy– is it effective for older people?. In: 49th Australian Association of Gerontology Conference,
2016 The evaluation of a spiritual reminiscence therapy program for older Malaysian adults with loneliness, anxiety and depression. In: 15th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing,
2015 Reminiscence therapy for older people suffering from loneliness, anxiety and depression: a review of the literature. In: The Asian Conference on Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences 2015 ,
2013 Burden and quality of life among elderly caregivers. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIE) 2013,
Book

2018 School health. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-747-7