Medical-Surgical Nursing

Contact Info

Kulliyyah of Nursing (KON), International Islamic University Malaysia, Bandar Indera Mahkota Campus, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang Darul Makmur.

Telephone No.: +609 - 570 7210/ +609 - 570 7202

Email: nursing@iium.edu.my

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Medical-Surgical Nursing

The medical-surgical department is the core department of Kulliyyah of Nursing, responsible for teaching and supervising all adult nursing courses for undergraduates.

Department of medical-surgical nursing envisions being an international role model of excellence in nursing education and training. It aims to produce world-class nurse practitioners through teaching, research and innovative extension services for sustainable scientific and technological development. The department ensures that high standards are maintained during training and practise while observing professional ethics of conduct.

The department believes each student is a unique being whose intellectual, developmental, clinical competencies and attributes affect their ability to seek relevant learning information and resources to be assertive in critical thinking and make decisions using evidence-based information for nursing care. In addition, while society is comprised of individuals from diverse backgrounds, thus each graduate is empowered to contribute to society by advocating for the needs of individuals, their families, for health promotion, disease prevention, rehabilitative and treatment of acute and chronic illness in all of the levels health care environment/ settings, and essential in promoting active participation in self-care management.

Therefore, the department ensures academic excellence based on the Sejahtera Academic Framework (SAF) and the development of competent nurses in the medical-surgical field who are committed to adult health practice, leadership, community and research nationally and internationally. Furthermore, through this implementation and sustainability of quality certification courses in educational programs for nursing students, it will empower professional nurses in the medical-surgical field who are creative and able to apply knowledge, skills and evidence-based research to promote holistic adult care for the betterment of Ummah.


Head of Department


Assistant Professor Dr. Nik Noor Kaussar Binti Nik Mohd Hatta

E-mail: kaussar@iium.edu.my   

Members of the Department

Associate Prof. Dr. Sanisah Saidi

Associate Prof. Dr. Azlina Daud

Dr. Muhammad Kamil Che Hasan

Dr. Siti Zuhaidah Shahadan

Dr. Patimah Abd Wahab

Dr. Hanida Hani Mohd Mokhtar

Dr. Siti Nur Illiani

Dr. Mohd Khairul Zul Hasymi Firdaus

Sr. Masmunaa Hassan

Sr. Che Azunie Che Abdullah

Sr. Suhana Muhamad


Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 

Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia, 

 Bandar Indera Mahkota Campus, 25200 Kuantan, 

Pahang Darul Makmur  

Highlights of the months


This month, the department is celebrating World Osteoporosis Day to promote awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease.

1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men aged 50 years and over will suffer an osteoporotic fracture.

"Take action for bone health: Osteoporosis can be prevented and treated". #WorldOsteoporosisDay


Name of the event: Program Pengurangan & Pencegahan Kemudaratan Alkohol

Date: 30.10.2021

Venue: Mukim Ulu Kuantan

Organizer: Klinik Kesihatan Sungal Lembing, Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah Kuantan & Kulliyyah Kejururawatan, UIAM dengan kerjasama JKKK Mukim Ulu Kuantan



Name of the event: Healthy Bone for Life

Date: 12.10.2019

Venue: Dewan SUK, Blok C, Jalan Masjid Kuantan

Organizer: Year 4 students (Discovery orthopaedic rehabilitation) joined with Malaysian osteoporosis society (MOS) and Osteoporosis Association Kuala Lumpur (OASKL)



Organizer: Ostomates Support Group (OSG)

Several home visits to the ostomates’ houses were carried out in October 2019 with the aim to examine the ostomate’s lived experience in our community setting. Specifically, the aims were to examine stoma care management in the community settings, their adaptation to daily life activities, and their effect on their psychosocial aspects. Access to the ostomates was obtained mostly from the IIUMMC. They were informed about the home visit and the activities involved. If they agreed, we set the date and time for the home visit. 

Most of the ostomates lived with the family. We explored their living experience through interviews which also included the ostomate’s family member experiences as the caregiver in managing the stoma. In general, these home visits took about 2 hours per house. 

From these home visits, we learned a lot about the ostomate’s lived experience in managing the stoma, thus providing a valuable lesson about the importance of taking care of our gastrointestinal tract (GIT). 

The obtained information had opened our eyes to their needs in order to maintain their quality of life. Depression; embarrassment; social isolation; lack of confidence, knowledge, and supports from the family and society; and financial issues due to expenses from the use of stoma bag and the appliances were among the important issues that we had highlighted from these home visits which require for further action to be carried out.


Date: 4th November 2019

Venue: Banquet Hall, Office of Campus Director (OCD), IIUM Kuantan Campus.

Date: 12th November 2019

Event: Smoking cessation program at Keratong for the subject of Discovery of sub-specialization in Nursing in conjunction with the Nursing Flagship "Healthcare Sejahtera Community"