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Dr. Paulina Ackley Akpan-Idiok

Lecturer II
Nursing Science
packleyaidiok@unical.edu.ng

Dr. Paulina Ackley Akpan-Idiok is a Lecturer in the Department of Nursing science, University of Calabar. She has attained the following academic Credentials: Ph.D, MSc, BSc degrees in Nursing; PGDE. Professional Certifications:RM; RN; PHNO, CHO; PHCT; RNE;FWACN. She also specializes in Medical Surgical Nursing(Adult Health /Child Health) with Clinical and Research Skills/ focus in Oncology Nursing, Pain and Palliative care, Primary Health Care Nursing, Counselling, Nursing Education and has over 20 years teaching experience, 16 years in Diploma and Higher Diploma Community / Primary Healthcare Nursing School, and other years at the university level. Apart from classroom teaching and supervision of research projects and seminar papers of undergraduates and graduate students, she has served in many administrative capacities: Departmental examination officer, Registration officer, Course Coordinator, welfare officer, Post-Graduate Teaching and the other work experiences as an academic in other universities. She has over 20 publications in prints and electronic press, peer- reviewed/ learned journals and presented scientific papers at local and international conferences. She is a member of the following Learned Societies: Member, Nigerian Cancer Society; Member, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS); Member: International African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC/ ORAEC); Member: Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Nigeria (HPCAN); Member: Psycho-Oncology Society of Nigeria (POSON/ APOA); Member: West African College of Nursing (WACN); Member: National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNAM); Member: Academic Staff Union of Universities.Member, Society of Oncology and Cancer Research of Nigeria (SOCRON). She is married with four children to Professor Ackley Ufot Akpan-Idiok , Department of Soil Science University of Calabar, Calabar.

Akpan-Idiok, P. A. and Anarado, A. N. (2014). Caregivers’ perceptions of benefits of caregiving to advanced cancer patients attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Cancer Research, 10 (2):54-64.


Akpan-Idiok, P. A., Asuquo, E. F., Duke, E. and Igbeng, M. I. (2017). Knowledge practice of nursing process in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research. 3(1): 296-303.


Akpan-Idiok, P. A. and Anarado, A. N. (2014). Perceptions of Burden of Caregiving by Informal caregivers of Cancer Patients attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Pan African Medical Journal, 4-15.


Akpan-Idiok, P. A. and Robinson-Bassey, G. (2017). Influence of Antenatal Services Utilisation on morbidity and mortality of pregnant women in selected primary Health centres in Odukpani, Cross River State, Nigeria. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research. 3(2), 36-44.


Akpan-Idiok, P. and Ackley, A. (2017). Sustainable therapeutic environment: Impacts of the indoor environment on perception of wellbeing in public health facilities in Calabar Municipality, Nigeria. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research. 3(6): 27-37.


Chabo, J. A. U. and Akpan-Idiok, P. A. (2017). Attitude of Nurses in Federal Psychiatry Hospital Calabar in Cross River State towards the Application of nursing process in the care of schizophrenic patients. Europeans Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 4(3):53-59.


Edet, O. B., Edet E. E., Akpan-Idiok, P. A., Bassey, P., (2017). A study of health and safety concerns of nursing students in south-south Nigeria. Journal of Health Medicine and nursing An International peer-reviewed Journal. 35:75-85.


Chabo, J. A. U., Esuong, A. E. and Akpan-Idiok, P. A. (2016) Influence of Age on dietary habits of secondary school adolescents. Its education implication in Calabar Educational zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research. 2(6), 01-07.

Ella R. E., Asuquo, E. F., Akpan-Idiok, P. A., Ijabula, J. I. (2016). Impact of Job Stress on Nurses’ Job Satisfaction in a Public Hospital, Cross River State, Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education (IJHSSE). 3(9): 1-10.


Ele, S., Adesola, W. A., Ofem, A. O. and Ackley, P. A. (2016). Design of an integrated computerized pharmacy inventory monitoring system (ICPIMS): A case of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH). British Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science. 15(5): 1-13.


Ele, S. I., Ofem, O., Egete D. O. and Akpan-Idiok, P. A. (2016). Design and Implementation of a knowledge-based typhoid fever diagnosis expert advisor using forward chaining inference mechanism.Scholars Journal of Engineering and Technology (SJET) Sch. J. Eng. Tech. 4(5): 261-267.


Akpan-Idiok, P. A. (2009). A Study of Attitudes of Nurses towards Death and Dying in Tertiary Health Institutions in Cross River State. Global Journal of Medical Sciences. 8(1and2):7–12.


Oyira, E. J., Ella, R. E., Usochukwu E. C., Akpan-Idiok P. (2016). Knowledge practice and outcome of quality nursing care among nurses in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH). Journal of Education and Training Studies. Redfame Publishing. 4(11):179-193.


Okoronkwo, I.; SalamatuI, S.; Chinweuba, A., Akpan-Idiok, P.; ChilaIudiebube, C. O. (2015). Assessing self care practices of people living with AIDs attending antiretroviral Clinic Kafanchan, Kaduna state, Nigeria. Journal of AIDs and Clinical Research. 6(12): 1-6.


Akpan-Idiok, P. A. and Akpan-Idiok, A. U. (2010). Disaster: Implications for Public Health and Health Care System. Global Journal of Medical Sciences. 9(1and2):13 – 26.


Akpan-Idiok, P. A. (2009). Labour and Healthy Lifestyles in a Developing Economy. Global Journal of Medical Sciences. 8(1and2):31–34.


ELLA, R. E., OSUCHUKWU, E. C., AKPAN-IDIOK, P. A. AND KANU, S. E. (2016). Knowledge and Practice of Injection Safety Among Nurses at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Calabar, Nigeria: Implications for Nursing Education, Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 22:81-90.


Oyira, E. O. and Akpan-Idiok P. A. (2007). Effects of Health Education on Control of Poliomyelitis in Big Qua Community. International Professional Journal of Nursing, 5(1), 125 – 129.


DUKE, E. U., OJONG-ALASIA, M. M., AKPAN-IDIOK, P. A., OSUCHUKWU, E. C. and ESSIEN, N. (2016). Teaching Learning Effectiveness Amongst Student Midwives and Their Performance in Maternal and Child Care Programme in AkwaIbom and Cross River States. International professional nursing journal. 14(1):53-56.


Duke, E. U., Osuchukwu, E. C., Akpan-Idiok, P. A., Akpan, M. I., Ojong-Alasia and M. M. (2016). Classroom Management Techniques and Pupil Midwives Performance in Maternal and Child Care Programme in AkwaIbom and Cross River States, Nigeria. International professional nursing journal. 14(1):94-96.


Essien, N. C., Anaejionu, M. C., Duke, E. U. and Akpan-Idiok, P. A. (2014). Attitude and Practice of Weaning Among Women of Child Bearing Age in Akpabuyo, Cross River State, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine. 13(1):50-59.

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Workshop on writing and presenting proposals.
University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Faculty of Education, Continuing Education Cordinating Unit (CECU): Workshop on writing and presenting proposals.
Start: Monday 27th July, 2009
End: Friday 31st July, 2009
Workshop on Eye
Workshop on Eye held at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar .
Start: Monday 4th December, 2006
End: Friday 8th December, 2006
3rd Annual and General Meeting and Scientific Conference
Hospice and Palliative Care. Association of Nursing, 3rd Annual and General Meeting and Scientific Conference, Enugu.
Start: Monday 11th July, 2011
End: Friday 15th July, 2011
Scientific Conference on Nursing Process
Scientific Conference on Nursing Process held at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar.
Start: Monday 4th February, 2008
End: Wednesday 6th February, 2008
Infectious Disease Prevention Workshop
Infectious Disease Prevention Workshop, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State.
Start: Monday 25th August, 2014
End: Wednesday 27th August, 2014
Continuing Education Workshop for Primary Health Care Tutors/Lecturers
Continuing Education Workshop for Primary Health Care Tutors/Lecturers, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar.
Start: Thursday 5th May, 2005
End: Tuesday 17th May, 2005
21st Scientific Session/12th Biennial General Meeting
West Africa College of Nursing. 21st Scientific Session/12th Biennial General Meeting, Monrovia.
Start: Monday 18th March, 2013
End: Wednesday 20th March, 2013
10th International African Organization
10th International African Organization for Research and Training in cancer (AORTIC: OAREC) – Morocco Marrakech, North Africa. POSTER PAPER PRESENTATION: “Perceptions and determinants of burden from advanced cancer caregiving in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar”
Start: Sunday 22nd November, 2015
End: Thursday 26th November, 2015
Workshop on Injection Safety
Workshop on Injection Safety by John Stone held at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar.
Start: Tuesday 3rd May, 2005
End: Saturday 7th May, 2005
Continuing Education Workshop
Continuing Education Workshop for Primary Health Care Tutors. Child Health Nutrition and Maternal Health held at Akure, Ondo State.
Start: Sunday 29th June, 2008
End: Saturday 5th July, 2008
Palliative Care for Health Professionals
Palliative Care for Health Professionals, Enugu State.
Start: Wednesday 5th August, 2009
End: Thursday 6th August, 2009
Mandatory Continuing Education Workshop
Mandatory Continuing Education Workshop for Community Health Practitioner (HIV/AIDS Training), Enugu.
Start: Monday 7th October, 2013
End: Friday 11th October, 2013
9th International Cancer Conference
9th International Cancer Conference at Durban, South Africa (AORTIC 2013). Participated and presented a paper on “Caregivers’ Perceptions of Burden of Caregiving to Cancer Patients Attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria”.
Start: Wednesday 20th November, 2013
End: Monday 25th November, 2013
West African College of Nursing (WACN) Scientific Conference
West African College of Nursing (WACN) Scientific Conference, Theme: Adding value to nursing practice: The Nigeria perspective. Held at College of Health Technology Conference hall, Mary Slessor Avenue, Calabar, Cross River State, Calabar
Start: Tuesday 4th October, 2016
End: Thursday 6th October, 2016
Continuing Education National Workshop for Health Officers’ Training Programme
Continuing Education National Workshop for Health Officers’ Training Programme held at Department of Education, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State.
Start: Monday 10th July, 2006
End: Thursday 13th July, 2006
West African College of Nursing (WACN) Scientific conference
West African College of Nursing (WACN) Scientific conference, Calabar, Adding value to nursing practice; the Nigerian perspective, Monty Suites Hotel Conference Hall, Calabar, C.R.S. ORAL PAPER PRESENTATION: “Prevalence and predictors of Non-Adherence to diet modification and follow up clinic visits, among Adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a tertiary hospital in Enugu”.
Start: Monday 3rd October, 2016
End: Friday 7th October, 2016
West African College of Nursing (WACN) Scientific conference
West African College of Nursing (WACN) Scientific conference, Calabar, Adding value to nursing practice; the Nigerian perspective, Monty Suites Hotel Conference Hall, Calabar, C.R.S. POSTER PAPER PRESENTATION: “Nurses policy contribution: The missing link to elimination of mother to child HIV transmission in Cross River State”.
Start: Monday 3rd October, 2016
End: Friday 7th October, 2016
22nd Annual Conference
Federal Health Institutions. 22nd Annual Conference held at Sokoto State.
Start: Saturday 20th November, 2004
End: Friday 26th November, 2004
Continuing Education National Workshop
Continuing Education National Workshop for Community Health Practitioners held at Akure.
Start: Tuesday 21st August, 2007
End: Friday 24th August, 2007
Reproductive Health Child Nutrition and the MDGS
Reproductive Health Child Nutrition and the MDGS held in Akure.
Start: Tuesday 7th October, 2008
End: Friday 10th October, 2008
First National Continuing Education Workshop
First National Continuing Education Workshop for Tutors of Schools of Health Technology and Community Health Officers’ Training Institutions, Muhammed Dikko Lecture Theater, College of Engineering. Tudun Wada Campus, Kaduna State.
Start: Monday 10th July, 2006
End: Thursday 13th July, 2006
Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme for Nurses
Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme for Nurses, Calabar, Cross River State.
Start: Friday 15th August, 2014
End: Tuesday 19th August, 2014
10th International African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC: OAREC)
10th International African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC: OAREC) – Morocco Marrakech, North Africa. Participated and presented a paper on Caregivers’ Determinants of Burden from Advanced Cancer Caregiving in UCTH, Calabar.
Start: Sunday 22nd November, 2015
End: Thursday 26th November, 2015
Continuing Education Workshop
Continuing Education Workshop for Community Health Practitioners, Enugu State.
Start: Monday 7th October, 2013
End: Thursday 10th October, 2013
West African College of Nursing (WACN) Scientific Conference
West African College of Nursing (WACN) Scientific Conference, Calabar. Theme: Innovation and Change in Nursing at College of Health Technology Conference Hall, Mary Slessor Avenue, Calabar, Cross River State.
Start: Monday 17th May, 2010
End: Thursday 20th May, 2010
Cancer Registration and Epidemiology (Quality Control in Cancer Registration)
Cancer Registration and Epidemiology (Quality Control in Cancer Registration) at Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria, Abuja.
Start: Monday 21st February, 2011
End: Wednesday 23rd February, 2011
Epidemiology or Oral Diseases
Epidemiology or Oral Diseases held at Jos, Plateau State.
Start: Monday 25th June, 2007
End: Thursday 28th June, 2007
Society of Oncology Nursing Conference
Society of Oncology Nursing Conference, Abuja.
Start: Monday 5th March, 2012
End: Friday 16th March, 2012
Child Health Care Workshop for Primary Health Care Teachers
Child Health Care Workshop for Primary Health Care Teachers at Obafemi Awolowo University Hospital.
Start: Sunday 16th August, 2009
End: Friday 21st August, 2009
Innovating and change in nursing education and practice
Innovating and change in nursing education and practice, Calabar.
Start: Tuesday 18th May, 2010
End: Wednesday 19th May, 2010
Hospice Africana
Hospice Africana at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu State.
Start: Sunday 2nd August, 2009
End: Wednesday 5th August, 2009
Writing and presenting proposals and persuasive speeches
Writing and presenting proposals and persuasive speeches, University of Ibadan, Oyo State.
Start: Monday 27th July, 2009
End: Friday 31st July, 2009
Examiners’ Workshop
Examiners’ Workshop, Enugu.
Start: Wednesday 18th July, 2012
End: Friday 20th July, 2012
Hospice Africana
Hospice Africana at Breeze Water Hotel, Enugu State..
Start: Friday 2nd April, 2010
End: Monday 5th April, 2010
Nursing Innovations and Change/Quality Assurance in Health Care Practice
Nursing Innovations and Change/Quality Assurance in Health Care Practice, Enugu.
Start: Friday 2nd November, 2012
End: Monday 5th November, 2012
West Africa College of Nursing. 20th Scientific Session/11th Biennial General Meeting
West Africa College of Nursing. 20th Scientific Session/11th Biennial General Meeting, Gambia. 20th Scientific Session on Maternal and Child Survival in West African Reflection on the Gains and Constrains of the Last Decade 2000 – 2010 and the way forward to reduce maternal and child morbidity and mortality. Gambia.
Start: Tuesday 15th March, 2011
End: Saturday 19th March, 2011
Nurses: From Silence to Voice
Nurses: From Silence to Voice. University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu Campus.
Start: Tuesday 27th November, 2012
End: Friday 30th November, 2012
Forum of Federal Health Institutions for Nurses and Midwives
Forum of Federal Health Institutions for Nurses and Midwives held at Illorin.
Start: Monday 26th November, 2007
End: Saturday 1st December, 2007
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