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Dr. Priyalatha

Associate Professor & MSN Program Director

Educational Qualification:
  • Ph.D. in Medical - Surgical Nursing (2014): RGUHS. India
  • Masters in Medical - Surgical Nursing (2004)
  • Bachelor in Nursing (1992) CMC Vellore
  • Associate professor and program director (MSN/MSM programs), Jan 2023 till date
  • Program director (MSN/MSM programs), RAK medical & Health Sciences University – March 2019 till date
  • Assistant professor - RAK medical & Health Sciences University- March 2014 to Jan 2023
  • Senior Lecturer - RAK medical & Health Sciences University- October 2012 to Jan 2014
  • Professor and HOD medical surgical nursing at CON Narayana Hrudayalaya – Bangalore – May 2004 to September 2012
  • Vice Principal at CON Narayana Hrudayalaya – Bangalore March 2002 to April 2004
  • Acting Principal at T. John CON – Bangalore , August 2000 to February 2002
  • Nursing Superintendent at D.G Hospital Bangalore – September 1998 to June 2000
  • Staff nurse at Mallya hospital, Bangalore – September 1996 to August 1998
  • Nursing tutor at CON, CMC- Vellore – July 1993 to July1995 
  • Staff nurse- CON, CMC Vellore- June 1992 to June 1993
  • Roussia S, Muthu P, Ilesanmi RE. Self-care Management in Heart Failure Using Roy Adaptation Theory-guided Intervention in the United Arab Emirates. SAGE Open Nursing. 2023;9. 
  • Annie Rosita, Priyalatha Muthu, Charles R Dawson. The Facilitating Factors and Barriers for Nurses, to Utilize the Screening Servicesh for Cervical Cancer in Tertiary Hospital of South India, International Journal of Nursing Education, Vol. 15, No. 1 , January 2023.
  • Priyalatha Muthu, Jeannette Jorge Obal. Perceived stress among patients with Thalassemia attending selected thalassemia centers in UAE, IOSR-JPBS, Volume 17, Issue 3 Ser. I, May. –June. 2022: 17-23
  • Priyalatha Muthu, Fatima Musabeh Khalifa Alghafli. Effectiveness of Art Therapy on Pain Perception among Post- Operative Patients in Orthopedic wards of Selected Hospitals, UAE, P J M H S Vol. 16, No.01, Jan 2022 :1183- 1186.
  • Sneha Pitre, Victoria Hanson, Priyalatha Muthu, Eman Abdelaziz Ahmed Rashad Dabou. Cross Sectional Study To Assess Attitude Of faculty Toward E- learning Education in RAK Medical And Health Sciences University, UAE psychology and education, Volume 2, Issue: 58, April 2021, PP 7399 -7408 
  • Priyalatha Muthu, Vimala Edwin, Vijaya Kumardhas, Sally Professional Self-Concept among Student Nurses, IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME), Volume 11, Issue 3 Ser. IV (May – June 2021), PP 18-21
  • Guided BSN IV year student project titled Effectiveness of an awareness program regarding lung cancer among college going students in RAK, UAE
  • Effectiveness of a smoking awareness campaign on the knowledge, attitude & practice among school going children : both the projects were for 8th RAKMHSU student's scientific conference March 2017 RAKMHSU
  • Resource person - CNE workshop on Team Based Learning 4th April 2016
  • Resource person- ICJR Middle East conference (topics   global research priorities in orthopedic nursing research & value of interprofessional education / collaboration  November 2016 5th International congress for joint reconstruction Middle East
  • Faculty research project is underway titled  -A study to assess the interpersonal communication skill among nursing studying in RAKCON, RAKMHSU.