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Siti Noorkhairina Binti Sowtali

Academic Qualification

  • Clinical Nursing Practice - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Siti Noorkhairina Binti Sowtali (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF NURSING


sitinoorkhairina@iium.edu.my
7319


Expert Profile


Siti Noorkhairina binti Sowtali had obtained her BSc (Hons) and Ph.D at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan while her Master was from Asia e University, Kuala Lumpur. She had been working with various highly prestigious private sectors for Diploma Nursing Program such as Masterskill University College of Health Sciences (MUCH) Cheras, University College Shahputra (UCSA) Kuantan, University College Bestari (UCB), Terengganu between 2007 to 2011 as clinical instructor, assistant tutor, lecturer, coordinator and internal auditor.
She had received various scholarship for her education such as Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) allowance while in MARA Junior Science College (MJSC), Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) for BSc (Hons), Academic Trainee Scheme from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) along with Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Scholarship for her Ph.D. Now, she had served back with Kulliyyah of Nursing (KON) in 2015 and holding several high impact post such as Deputy Dean Student Affairs (DDSA) (2016) and Postgraduate Coordinator (2017).
She had vast experience in nursing academia including involvement in teaching and learning, undergraduate research project, accreditation process, auditing process, ISO involvement while working in the private sectors and during her Master studies. Such experiences had mold her passion in mentoring, coaching, supervising for nursing academic activities and research. She had published research articles, books, magazines column, poster and perform presentations at local and international level and currently holding few research grants.

Her expertise can be classified as the following:-
a) Clinical Nursing (Stroke Education, Patient Education and Nutrition Nursing)
b) Nursing Education (Teaching Strategy, Student Assessment and Curriculum Designing and Instruction) 


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Nursing Education ~ Health Education - stroke education


Professional Membership


  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Life member), Pertubuhan IKRAM Malaysia
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Life Member), Persatuan Pencegahan Tuberkulosis Kelantan
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Life member), Malaysian Nurses Association


Teaching Responsibilities


BIOSTATISTICS 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
BIOSTATISTICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY 2017/2018 2016/2017
COMMUNICATION AND THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTION 2015/2016
DISCOVERY OF SPECIALIZATION IN NURSING 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT I 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT II 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
FUNDAMENTAL NURSING PRACTICE 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
GASTROINTESTINAL,HEPATOBILIARY AND NEUROLOGICAL NURSING PRACTICE 2018/2019
HEALTH ASSESSMENT,THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTION & DRUG ADMIN. IN NURSING 2020/2021
INTEGRATED NURSING PRACTICE 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTEGRATED NURSING PRACTICE (FINAL PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION) 2017/2018
INTEGRATED NURSING SCIENCES 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTEGRATED NURSING SCIENCES (FINAL PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION) 2017/2018
INTEGRATED NURSING SCIENCES(FINAL PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION) 2020/2021
ISSUES, CHALLENGES AND FUTURE TRENDS IN NURSING 2019/2020
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT 2020/2021
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION IN NURSING 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION IN NURSING PRACTICE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION NURSING PRACTICE 2018/2019 2017/2018
PROFESSIONAL NURSING 2015/2016
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN NURSING 2018/2019
RESEARCH PROJECT FINAL 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
RESEARCH PROJECT PROPOSAL 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: ISSUES, POLICIES AND PRACTICES 2021/2022
THEORY, ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM IN NURSING 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2021 CONSTIPATION KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAM (C-KTP) IN COMMUNITY SETTINGS OF KUANTAN, PAHANG
2016 - 2020 "Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Family-based Educational Program for hospitalized patient with cardiovascular Risk in East-Coast Malaysia Teaching Hospital: Pilot Protocol of DIEFER Program"
On-Going
2021 - Present Formulation of Functional Ability Index for Quantification and Assessment of Transitive and Tool-Mediated Skills in Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
2019 - Present Dietary management of urinary tract stone patient: An introduction guidelines of Malaysia context


Award & Recognition


17 Dec, 2021 Best Researcher Award - KON Takrim Day 2021 KCDIO
17 Dec, 2021 Product Innovation and Commercialization Award - KON Takrim Day 2021 KCDIO
17 Dec, 2021 Special Recognition Award National Immunisation Programme (Vaccinator) - KON Takrim Day 2021 KCDIO
17 Dec, 2021 Top 10 Contributors to KON's Research Performance - KON Takrim Day 2021 KCDIO
27 Jul, 2021 Most Promising Award (Health and Medical Sciences) - International Islamic University Malaysia University
03 Dec, 2020 Most Promising Academic Award - KON Virtual Takrim Day 2020 KCDIO
03 Dec, 2020 Top 20 Contributors to KON Research Performance - KON VIRTUAL TAKRIM DAY 2020 KCDIO
13 Nov, 2020 1st Best Oral Presenter. The 1st International Nursing and Health Sciences (INHSS)-Virtual. 13-15 November 2020 (Virtual). - School of Nursing and Nutrition Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Brawijaya, Malang Indonesia. International


Publications


Article

2021 Knowledge, awareness and dietary practice on urolithiasis among general population in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia: Preliminary findings (journal). Journal of Public Health Research, 10 (2) pp.
2021 LGBT: Is this our responsibility?. IKRAM, () pp.
2021 Malnutrition risk among chronic kidney disease patients attending the nephrology clinic in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Pahang. International Journal of Care Scholars, 4 (1) pp. 13-25
2021 Understanding the development of self-efficacy for physical activity engagement in men after myocardial infarction: a preliminary qualitative study. Journal of Public Health Research, 10 (2) pp.
2021 Understanding the development of self-efficacy for physical activity engagement in men after myocardial infarction: a preliminary qualitative study (Journal). Journal of Public Health Research, 10 (2) pp.
2021 Vaksin Covid-19: kami sudah, lepas ini anda pula. Sinar Harian, 15 March 2021 () pp.
2021 Vaksinasi COVID-19: siapa patut terima dulu?. Sinar Harian, () pp.
2021 Waqf for healthcare: social security of the future. International Journal Of Care Scholars, 4 (2) pp. 89-92
2020 Educational needs of chronic kidney disease patients who presented to Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital: Preliminary findings. Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation, 31 (1) pp. 118-128
2020 The effects of early educational intervention on patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS): a review. Malaysian Journal of Medical Research, 4 (2) pp. 39-48
2020 Usah panik, ambil langkah bijak cegah COVID-19. Berita Harian, () pp. 34-34
2019 Bipolariti: gangguan emosi berubah-ubah. Dewan Siswa, 12 () pp. 10-13
2019 Effect of patient characteristics on medication adherence among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional survey. Contemporary Nurse, 2019 () pp. 1-11
2019 Knowledge and awareness about chronic kidney disease among undergraduate students in International Islamic University Malaysia Kuantan Campus. Education in Medicine Journal, 11 (3) pp. 31-43
2019 Pattern of herbal and dietary supplement usage and conventional medication adherence among patients with chronic kidney disease: a survey finding. The International Medical Journal of Malaysia, 18 (3) pp. 154-164
2019 Penyakit buah pinggang kronik boleh dicegah. Dewan Kosmik, 1 () pp. 12-16
2019 Projection of nursing profession in Malaysia: where we are and what need to be improved?. Nursing & Healthcare International Journal, 3 (1) pp. 1-6
2019 Test-retest reliability of Malay version of stroke knowledge test. International Journal of Care Scholars, 2 (1) pp. 29-35
2018 Educational needs assessment and the management of chronic kidney disease in a Malaysian setting: a review. International Journal of Care Scholars, 1 (1) pp. 34-38
2018 Incidence of phlebitis among adult patients with peripheral intravenous catheter in an east coast hospital Malaysia. International Journal of Care Scholars, 1 (2) pp. 5-8
2017 Comparison of knowledge, attitude and practice on stroke knowledge in Malaysia and other nations: A review of literature. International Medical Journal, 24 (2) pp. 168-173
2017 Keperluan jururawat lelaki. Keperluan jururawat lelaki, 55 (4) pp. 20-23
2017 Pengurusan pemakanan bulan Ramadhan. Majalah KOSMIK :Majalah Sains dan Teknologi, 5 () pp. 10-14
2017 Trending in multidisciplinary research for stroke disease management. Nursing & Healthcare International Journal, 1 (5) pp. 1-3
2016 Translation and validation of the Malay version of the Stroke Knowledge Test. Journal of Arrhythmia, 32 (2) pp. 112-118
2014 Educational needs among stroke patients admitted to Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia: preliminary findings (keperluan pendidikan dalam kalangan pesakit strok di Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia: data awalan). Jurnal Sains Kesihatan Malaysia, 12 (1) pp. 67-73
2013 Secondary stroke prevention through patient education intervention on lifestyle risk factors: a review. Health and the Environment Journal, 4 (2) pp. 127-151
2012 Evolusi profesion kejururawatan di Malaysia. Dewan Masyarakat, 09 () pp. 23-24
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Discovering the reasons of non=adherence towards the anti-diabetics medication among type 2 diabetes mellltus patients. In: 2nd Syedza Saintika International Conference on Nursing, Midwifery, Medical Laboratory Technology, Public Health, and Health Information Management (SeSICNiMPH 2021),
2021 Knowledge, awareness and breast self-examination practice among Sutlan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre @International Islamic University Malaysia staff nurses: follow up 6 months study. In: 4th Aceh International Nursing Conference (AINC) 2021,
2020 Knowledge, awareness and dietary practice on urolithiasis among general population in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia: preliminary findings. In: 1st International Nursing and Health Sciences Symposium (INHSS),
2020 Knowledge, awareness, and practice on breast cancer among staff nurses in Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre (SASMEC@IIUM), Kuantan, Pahang: preliminary findings. In: The 11th Annual Indonesian Society for Cancer Chemoprevention Conference and Congress 2020,
2020 Understanding the development of self-efficacy for physical activity engagement in men after myocardial infarction: a preliminary qualitative study. In: 1st International Nursing and Health Sciences Symposium (INHSS),
2019 Evaluation of multidisciplinary education on diet modification and fluid intake restriction adherence among chronic kidney disease patients in hemodialysis unit of general hospital in Kuantan. In: Kuantan Research Day 2019,
2019 Exploring medication non-adherence among patients with Diabetes Mellitus. In: The 2nd Andalas International Nursing Condefence (AINIC) 2019,
2019 Knowledge, attitude and practice on stroke among hypertensive patients attending Medical Outpatient Department of Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan. In: 3rd International symposium on Latest Balance and Stroke Innovation,
2018 Incidence and risk factors of phlebitis among adult patient s with peripheral intravenous catheter. In: The Global Public Health Conference 2018 (GlobeHEAL),
2018 Medication adherence and its associations with socio-demographic factors and clinical profiles among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. In: 4th World Congress on Nursing & Healthcare,
2018 Translation and validation of Malay version stroke knowledge test: extension study experience. In: Translation and Validation of Malay Version Stroke Knowledge Test: Extension Study Experience,
2017 A survey on anti-diabetic medication adherence among Type 2 diabetics in a public hospital in Selangor. In: Nurses at the Forefront Transforming Care,
2017 Constructing a patient-centred strategy to promote adherence to anti-diabetic medication: a mixed methods study. In: 9th International Qualitative Research Conference 2017,
2017 Incidence and risk factors of phlebitis among adult patients with peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC). In: USM National Nursing Conference 2017,
2016 The effectiveness of health education program towards knowledge and attitude on Pap smear among married women in Kuantan, Pahang. In: 2nd International Nursing Conference,
Book

2021 Nursing Research Made Easy (Basic Research Methodology and Statistics). IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-131-7
2018 Program peningkatan pendapatan usahawan kecil sederhana melalui penggunanan sayur berserat jagung muda. Pusat Pengajian Sains Kesihatan, USM, ISBN: 978-983-5651-92-2
2018 Program peningkatan pendapatan usahawan kecil sederhana melalui penggunanan sayur berserat jagung muda. Pusat Pengajian Sains Kesihatan, USM, ISBN: 978-983-5651-92-2
2014 100 Tips keselamatan jenayah pocket book: 100 crime safety tips. Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-5651-67-0
2013 Pengurusan pemakanan selepas strok (Dietary management after stroke). Pusat Pengajian Sains Kesihatan, USM Kubang Kerian, ISBN: 978-967-5651-48-9
2013 Understand and prevent stroke (Fahami dan cegah strok). Pusat Pengajian Sains Kesihatan, ISBN: 9789675651427