Staff Directory


Khin Thandar Aung

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of philosophy - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Master of Nursing Science - Masters Degree, Institute of Nursing, Yangon
  • Nursing Science - Bachelor Degree, Institute of Nursing, Yangon
  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - Diploma, London Teacher Training College
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching Methodology - Certificate, Asia Metropolitan University

Khin Thandar Aung (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF NURSING


khin_ta@iium.edu.my
7289


Expert Profile


Khin Thandar Aung graduated from University of Nursing, Yangon, Myanmar with Bachelor in Nursing science(BNSc) in 1998. Then she worked as a staff nurse in Private medical Centre in Myanmar and then she worked as a clinical instructor/local preceptor in Nursing training School of Yangon General Hospital (YGH) in Myanmar. She obtained Master in Nursing Science (MNSc) from University of Nursing, Yangon, Myanmar with specialty in gynaecology-oncology field in 2006. Then, she worked as a lecturer for 10 years in University of Nursing, Mandalay, Myanmar. Then, she worked as a clinical instructor in Asia Metropolitan University for 2 years in Malaysia. At the same time she studied post graduate certificate in teaching methodology (PGTM) in this University. After that, she joined Kulliyyah of Nursing, IIUM as a lecturer in Medical Surgical Nursing Department. She obtained the Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from United Kingdom in 2016.
Recently, she is a lecturer in Critical Care Nursing Department, Kulliyyah of Nursing, IIUM.

Dr. Khin Thandar Aung is a distinguished academic and researcher who has recently earned  Ph.D. from the Faculty of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Her specialization lies in instructional design within the realm of e-learning, a field of paramount importance in the digital age. Her role at IIUM underscores her commitment to nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals with a focus on critical care, where her expertise and knowledge are invaluable. Dr. Khin's prolific research career is marked by an impressive body of work, comprising over 40 publications including book and chapter in book. Her contributions to academia and healthcare have not gone unnoticed, with her work being cited over 200 times. This remarkable impact is reflected in her publication h-index of 8, attesting to the significance and influence of her research within her field. In addition to her research endeavors, Dr. Khin Thandar Aung is actively engaged in the scholarly community. She serves as an editorial board member and a diligent reviewer for several esteemed journals. Her dedication to advancing the field of nursing and e-learning through research and academic contributions is a testament to her commitment to excellence in education and healthcare.   


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Nursing ~ Nursing Care
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Distance Learning - MOOC ( instructional design)
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Nursing ~ Oncology - Cervical cancer


Professional Membership


  • 2024: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Lifetime Full Member), International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS)
  • 2024: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (member), Malaysian Association of Education for the Medical and Health Sciences (MAEMHS)


Teaching Responsibilities


Advanced Health Assessement 2023/2024
DISCOVERY OF SPECIALIZATION IN NURSING 2022/2023
ELECTIVE CLINICAL 2014/2015
EMERGENCY, THEATRE AND INTENSIVE CARE NURSING 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
ENTERPRENUERSHIP IN NURSING 2019/2020
ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NURSING 2023/2024 2022/2023
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT I 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
GASTROINTESTINAL,HEPATOBILIARY AND NEUROLOGICAL NURSING 2018/2019
GASTROINTESTINAL,HEPATOBILIARY AND NEUROLOGICAL NURSING PRACTICE 2018/2019
HEALTH ASSESMENT 2014/2015
HEALTH ASSESSMENT,THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTION & DRUG ADMIN. IN NURSING 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
HEMOPOIETIC,MUSCULOSKELETAL AND GENITOURINARY NURSING 2021/2022 2018/2019 2017/2018
INNOVATION IN NURSING 2023/2024 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019
INTEGRATED NURSING PRACTICE 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTEGRATED NURSING SCIENCES 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTEGRATED NURSING SCIENCES (FINAL PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION) 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2018/2019 2017/2018
INTEGRATED NURSING SCIENCES(FINAL PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION) 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION IN NURSING 2016/2017
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION NURSING PRACTICE 2016/2017
MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY AND TRANSCULTURAL NURSING 2020/2021
MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING PRACTICE 1 2013/2014
NEUROLOGICAL NURSING 2014/2015 2013/2014
ONCOLOGY NURSING 2017/2018 2013/2014
OPHTHALMOLOGY AND OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY NURSING 2015/2016 2014/2015
PHARMACOLOGY & DRUG ADMINISTRATION 2015/2016
RESEARCH PROJECT FINAL 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
RESEARCH PROJECT PROPOSAL 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
SPECIALIZED CARE NURSING PRACTICE 2 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016
THEORY, ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM IN NURSING 2023/2024 2022/2023 2020/2021
TRAUMA, EMERGENCY AND THEATRE NURSING 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015


Supervision


Nurses Reported Shift Work Characteristics, Job Satisfaction And Intention To Leave In Johore Public Hospitals.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor
Effect Of An Educational Intervention On Parents' Knowledge, Attitude And Practice About Proper Antibiotic Use In A Rural District In Malaysia.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2021 - 2024 A Study on Students and Key Stakeholders' Expectation and The Effectiveness of IIUM Post Basic Nursing Program
2021 - 2024 Development of Communication at Risk During Global Health Emergencies Module for Continuing Nursing Education Using MOOC
2018 - 2021 Knowledge Transfer Program to School Teachers on CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for Educating Students Towards Increasing the Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates
2016 - 2019 Exploring Nurses' Knowledge, Attitude, Practices and Experiences During Flood Disaster Affected East Coast Region of Malaysia
On-Going
2016 - Present Attitude of Critical Care Personnel Towards Family Presence During Resuscitation
2015 - Present Intensive Care Nursing and Outreach Research Unit (ICN & ORU)


Award & Recognition


20 Dec, 2023 Long service award (10Years) - KON KCDIO
20 Dec, 2023 product innovation and commercialization award - KON KCDIO
17 Oct, 2022 Best Research Award - kulliyyah of Nursing KCDIO


Publications


Article

2024 Postgraduate nursing education in Malaysia and advanced nursing practice: where are we and what’s next?. Borneo Journal of Medical Sciences, 18 (1) pp. 38-42
2024 Understanding stakeholders' perceptions: assessing the effectiveness and fulfilment of expectations in the post basic nursing programme at IIUM. The Malaysian Journal of Nursing, 15 (3) pp. 71-80
2023 Development of MOOC module on risk communication in global health emergencies for nurses. Medicine and Health, 18 (1 (Suppl)) pp. 31-31
2023 Evaluating the readiness of nurses for massive open online courses (MOOCs) in continuing nursing education. Journal of Contemporary Social Science and Education Studies (JOCSSES), 3 (1) pp. 1-15
2023 Exploring the needs for developing mooc module on risk communication in global health emergencies for continuing nursing education programme: a qualitative study. Borneo Journal of Medical Sciences, 17 (2) pp. 4-17
2023 Preparedness for the future pandemic: understanding the impacts of risk perception in public health emergencies. The Malaysian Journal of Nursing, 14 (4 (April 2023)) pp. 192-196
2022 Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Continuous Nursing Education (CNE): contributions and challenges: a review. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 21 (2) pp. 29-34
2021 Critical care nurses' knowledge and practices on ventilator-associated pneumonia. International Archives of Nursing and Health Care, 7 (3) pp. 1-5
2020 Emergency preparedness: supporting continuity of teaching and learning in nursing education (a mini review). International Journal of Advanced Research in Education and Society, 2 (3) pp. 41-45
2020 Examining pharmacy students’ stress level during first academic year. CR Subscription Agency, 1 (1 (July-Dec)) pp. 94-104
2020 Pharmacists' perception on medication errors in intensive care unit. Malaysian Journal of Medical Research, 4 (1) pp. 20-25
2019 Community experiences on prevention, preparedness and recovery of the flood disaster in cultural and local wisdom context. International Journal of Care Scholars, 2 (1) pp. 13-22
2019 Development of a disaster kit based on a cultural context for flood disaster relief and preparedness. International Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 18 (1) pp. 89-96
2019 Factors influencing on nurses’ responses during flood disaster. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 8 (5, Ser. VII. (Sep-Oct .2019),) pp. 8-11
2019 Nurses’ knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) during flood disaster affected east coast region in Malaysia. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 8 (4) pp. 51-59
2019 The development of massive open online course (MOOC) in traditionally taught course of emergency nursing among nursing students: a concept paper. International Journal of Advanced Research in Technology and Innovation, 1 (2) pp. 26-39
2018 Experiences of nursing students on simulative learning practice: a qualitative study. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 10 (1) pp. 59-63
2018 Experiences of the public on the services in emergency department: a qualitative study. Interntional Journal of Care Scholar, 1 (2) pp. 1-4
2018 Health and flood: hidden dangers and challenges of flood disaster. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS), Volume-5 (Issue-12E) pp. 5197-5200
2018 Nurse managers’ perspectives on nurses’ performance in mentorship program. Enfermería Clínica, 28 (Supp. 1) pp. 139-143
2017 A phenomenological study on understanding of mothers' knowledge on breast feeding practices in Malaysia. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 6 (2) pp. 12-16
2017 Community experiences at the aftermath of flood disaster based on cultural context. Journal of Advanced Research in Social and Behavioural Sciences, 8 (1) pp. 89-96
2017 Competency and satisfaction level of high and medium fidelity simulation in drug administration teaching and learning practice: A comparative study. MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences, 5 (2) pp. 63-67
2017 Emergency nurses readiness towards providing emergency medical services. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, 4 (2) pp. 1-9
2017 Ethical disaster or natural disaster? Importance of ethical issue in disaster management. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 6 (2) pp. 90-93
2017 Health promoting behaviours of the elderly in Myanmar. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS), 5 (1(B)) pp. 131-138
2017 Knowledge and practice of nursing students on health care ethics. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS), 5 (9C) pp. 3693-3699
2017 Knowledge, attitude and practice of nursing and computer science students on blood donation. A comparison study. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 6 (5) pp. 73-77
2017 Loneliness among elderly in nursing homes. International Journal for Studies on Children, Women, Elderly And Disabled, 2 (June) pp. 72-78
2017 Quality assessment on emergency medical services documentations in trauma cases. International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR), 5 (1) pp. 2347-2352
2017 Ready to go? The importance of being prepared for flood disaster. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical sciences, 5 (10(A)) pp. 3836-3838
2017 Secondary school girls’ knowledge and practice on human papillomavirus (HPV), cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences, 5 (1) pp. 36-40
2017 Should family be presence during resuscitation (FPDR)?. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 6 (5 Ver. VI (Sep – Oct) 2017) pp. 67-69
2017 We are now standing on not normal land: nurses' competency in disaster management. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS), 5 (3E) pp. 1056-1060
2017 Work-life balance among teaching hospital nurses in Malaysia. Global Journal of Health Science, 9 (9) pp. 81-89
2016 Breast feeding issue: A study on factors affecting termination of breast feeding among working mothers. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, 6 (9) pp. 257-263
2016 Dispatcher experiences in handling telephone CPR. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 4 (10B) pp. 3644-3647
2016 Nursing characteristics and patients’ outcomes: a retrospective study. Asian Journal of Medical and Health Research (AJMHR), 1 (5) pp. 1-9
2016 Nursing students’ perceptions on Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences, 4 (4 (October-December)) pp. 220-223
2016 Nutritional status of institutionalized elderly. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS), 4 (10A) pp. 3608-3611
2016 Reliability and validity of the Objective Structured Clinical Assessment (OSCA) in undergraduate nursing program. Journal of Advanced Research in Social and Behavioural Sciences, 4 (2) pp. 146-151
2016 Sleep quality and academic performance of nursing students. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 5 (6) pp. 145-149
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 E-Learning awareness among emergency nurses in continuing nursing education. In: 4th Aceh International Nursing Conference (AINC) 2021,
2020 Emergency preparedness: supporting continuity of teaching and learning in nursing education (a mini review). In: International Multidisciplinary Conference on Education, Innovation and Social Sciences (IMCEIS2020),
2019 A concept paper on the development of massive open online course (MOOC) in traditionally taught course of emergency nursing among nursing students. In: International Conference on Business, Education, Innovation & Social Sciences ( ICBEISS 2019 ),
2019 Emergency first aid and it’s kits. In: Awareness Talk on First Aid Box Inspection,
2019 Pharmacists’ perception on medication errors in intensive care unit. In: The 4th International Conference on Global Health in conjunction with The 7th Asian International Conference on Humanized Health Care,
2018 Experiences of nursing students on simulative learning practice: a qualitative study. In: The 10th Kuala Lumpur International Communication, Education, Language and Social Science Conference (KLiCELS10),
2017 Loneliness among elderly in nursing homes. In: Putrajaya International Conference On Children, Women, Elderly And Disabled People 2017 (PICCWED2): “Towards A Better World For Children, Women, The Elderly and Disabled People”,
2016 How to run simulation?. In: Training of Trainer's Workshop on Simulation in Nursing Education,
2016 Nurse managers’ perspectives on nurses’ performance in mentorship program. In: The 1st International Conference in Islamic Education (YRU-ICCE 2013),
Book

2024 A handbook "risk communication during global health emergencies for nurses". Eliva Press, ISBN: 978-99993-1-621-7
2018 Learning styles and its significance in health personnel education. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-755-2
Book Section

2023 Commentary paper: enhancing transformative learning in nursing education through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). In: MNNF Publisher, ISBN: , pp. 1-6
2018 Interpersonal communication skills in teaching and learning. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-755-2, pp. 48-82