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Preceptorship Workshop for Healthcare Professionals and Nurses

14 Dec 2017|People, Staff, University|

13 Sept 2017- The Preceptorship Workshop for Healthcare Professionals and Nurses was held at the International Medical University's (IMU) campus in Bukit Jalil with the aim of providing healthcare professionals and nurses with essential skills to function effectively as preceptors. This preceptorship workshop was attended by 84 participants from the public and private healthcare sectors. Participants

Basics and Beyond: Abdominal, Pelvic, and Obstetric Ultrasound Course

16 Nov 2017|Medicine, People, Programmes, Staff, Students|

14 October 2017, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Khalsom, Kluang, Johor Ultrasonography is the least invasive and probably the second most commonly used imaging technique after X-ray, underscoring its importance in today’s practice of medicine. With this in mind, the Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O & G) Department of IMU School of Medicine jointly organised an ultrasound

A Surgeon with a Passion to Teach

15 Nov 2017|Alumni, Medicine, People, Staff|

Greatly inspired by a surgeon, Prof Wan Hazmy and seeing the relief of the patient afterwards encouraged Gandhi Nathan Solayar into the sub-specialties of hip, knee and shoulder surgery after his Orthopaedic speciality training. For Gandhi who enjoyed physics back in school, Orthopaedics made a lot of sense to him when he did an elective

Workshop to Encourage Entrepreneurship

10 Nov 2017|People, Staff, Students|

16 August 2017 – A Bioentrepreneurship Workshop 2017: Cultivating Bio-enterprise was jointly organised by Applied Biomedical Science and Biotechnology Division (ABSB), School of Health Sciences, International Medical University (IMU) and Malaysian Bioeconomy Corporation Sdn Bhd. The workshop was held at the University’s campus in Bukit Jalil. There were 32 participants, from a mixture of academicians and

Debunking Myths: Can Spicy Foods Increase Our Metabolic Rate?

3 Nov 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Staff|

There have been studies that indicate that eating spicy foods can boost our metabolism, but not in the way that would aid effectively in our battle for weight loss. Malaysian Dietitians' Association president Prof Winnie Chee, who is also Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at International Medical University explained that that certain ingredients in food

Training Biomedical and Biotechnology Preceptors

3 Oct 2017|Biomedical Science, Medical Biotechnology, People, Programmes, Staff|

‘The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.’ - William Arthur Ward (1921-1994) Not all teachers work in the classroom. As educationists increasingly advocate ‘experiential learning’, the role of preceptors, or on-site supervisors, becomes more essential in moulding competent graduates. For this very reason, the Applied Biomedical


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