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Name

Dr. Paulina Ackley Akpan-Idiok

Department

Nursing Science

Designation

Lecturer I

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Paulina Ackley Akpan-Idiok

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.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate.Saint John’s Primary School, Akamkpa Town, Akamkpa LGA Cross River State Nigeria19701975
West African Examination Council (WAEC) Government Secondary School, Akamkpa Town, Akamkpa LGA Cross River State Nigeria.19761980
Registered MidwifeSchool of Midwifery Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.19811983
Registered NurseSchool of Nursing Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.19851987
HND Public Health NursingCollege of Health Technology, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.19951996
Diploma in Community Health NursingCollege of Health Technology, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.19951996
Diploma in Education (P.H.C.)University of Ibadan, Oyo State20022003
Senior School CertificateFederal Girls College, Ifuho, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State20022002
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) 2nd Class Upper DivisionUniversity of Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.20042008
M.sc in Medical-Surgical NursingUniversity of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Enugu State Nigeria.20092014
Post Graduate Diploma in EducationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.20102011
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Medical-Surgical NursingUniversity of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Enugu State Nigeria.20152018

S/N Publication
Asuquo, E.F., & Akpan-Idiok, P.A. (2020). The exceptional Role of Women as Primary Caregivers for people living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, West Africa Intech Open. DOI: 10.5752/INTECHOPEN. 93670
Asuquo, E.F., Ella, R.E., Akpan-Idiok,P.A., & Osuchukwu, E.E.(2020). The Synergy between Burden and Anticipatory Grief among caregivers of People living with HIV/AIDS in Calabar Municipality, Nigeria. Evidence-Based Nursing Research. 2(4), 1-8.
Akpan-Idiok, P.A., Ehimere, I. O, Asuquo, E. F. Chabo, J. A. U. & Osuchukwu, E. C. (2020). Assessment of burden and coping Strategies among caregivers of cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Journal of Clinical Oncology 11 (12), 1045-1063.
Asuquo,E.F., Adejumo, P., Akpan, M.I., & Akpan-Idiok, P.A. (2019). Ameliorating the Impact of Caregiving through supporting family caregivers of People living with HIV/AIDS in Calabar, Nigeria. DOI: 10.9734/bpi/ctm amr/v4. Print ISBN: 978-93-90206-81-0, ebook ISBN: 978-93-90206-82-7. Current Topics in Medicine and Medical Research Vol. 4
Akpan-Idiok, P. A., Asuquo, E. F., Duke, E. & Igbeng, M. I. (2017). Knowledge practice of nursing process in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical. Research wjpmr. 3(1), 296-303.
Akpan-Idiok, P. A. & 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. wjpmr, 3(2), 36-44.
Akpan-Idiok, P. & 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. www.wjpmr.com 3(6), 27-37.
Chabor, J. A. U. & 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. http://www.ejbps.com. Ejbps 4 (03), 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.
Chabor, J. A. U., Esuong, A. E. & 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 wjpmr. 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. I., Ofem, O. Egete D. O. & 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.
Ele, S., Adesola, W. A., Ofem, A. O. & 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.
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. 4 (11), 179-193
Ella, R. A., Osuchukwu, E. C., Akpan-Idiok, P. A. & 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
Duke, E.U., Mary M, O. A. Akpan-Idiok, P. A., Osuchukwu, E. C., Essien, N. (2016). Teaching Learning Effectiveness Amongst Student Midwives and Their Performance in Maternal and Child Care Programme in Akwa Ibom 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, M. M. (2016). Classroom Management Techniques and Pupil Midwives Performance in Maternal and Child Care Programme in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States, Nigeria. International professional nursing journal 14. (1), 94-96.
Okoronkwo, I., Ishaku, S., Chinweuba, A., Akpan-Idiok, P., Iudiebube, C. & Odira, C. (2015). Assessing self care practices of people living with AIDs attending antiretroviral Clinic Kafanchan, Kaduna state, Nigeria. Journal of AIDs & Clinical Research 6(12), 1-6.
Akpan-Idiok, P. A. & 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. & 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, 18 (159), 4-15.
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.
Akpan-Idiok, P. A. & Akpan-Idiok, A. U. (2010). Disaster: Implications for Public Health and Health Care System. Global Journal of Medical Sciences. 9 (1&2), 13–26.
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 (1&2), 7–12.
Akpan-Idiok, P. A. (2009). Labour and Healthy Lifestyles in a Developing Economy. Global Journal of Medical Sciences. 8 (1&2), 31–34.
Oyira, E. O. & 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.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Scientific session/11th Biennial General meeting on material 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. GambiaAttitude of Nurses toward death and dying in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria.2011-03-152011-03-19
(Aortic: oarec) cancer burden Durban, South AfricaCaregivers’ Perception of burden of caregiving to cancer patients attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Cross River State2011-11-202011-11-25
(Aortic: oarec) Cancer burden Durban, South AfricaCaregivers’ perception of benefits of caregiving to cancer patients attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Cross River State 2013-11-202013-11-25
(Aortic: oarec) – Morocco Marrakech, North AfricaCaregivers’ determinants of burden from advanced cancer caregiving in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar 2015-11-222015-11-26
Adding value to Nursing practice; the Nigerian perspective, Monty Suites Hotel Conference Hall, Calabar, c.r.s.(1) 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 (2) Nurses policy contribution: the missing link to elimination of Mother to Child HIV transmission in Cross River State held at West African College of Nursing (WACN) 2016-10-032016-10-07
Mascc/Isoo Annual meeting in Vienna-AustraInfluence of supportive intervention on caregiving burden among cancer caregivers in two selected primary health centres in Odukpani, Cross River State, Nigeria2018-06-282018-06-30