Updated: Mar 28, 2022
1 & 2 August 2018: The Department of Psychiatry (USM) organized the MINDFULGym program for the healthcare professionals in Hospital USM Kubang Kerian, Kelantan. Delivered personally by the creator of MINDFULGym, Dr. Phang Cheng Kar, the program was also a research project by masters in psychiatry trainees Dr. Ooi HW & Dr. Izyan SK.
MINDFULGym for Nurses in HUSM
MINDFULGym for Doctors in HUSM
Together with two other mindfulness studies on nurses in Malaysia (Hospital Serdang & Universiti Malaya Medical Centre), mindfulness practice is proven a useful option for nurses to cope with stress in Malaysia.
Izyan SK, Nor Asyikin F, Asrenee AZ, Phang CK (2021). Experience of Mindfulness Programme for Nurses at a Hospital in Kelantan, Malaysia: A Qualitative Study. Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry - HERE.
Fadzil NA, Heong WO, Kueh YC, Phang CK. The Effect of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention on Nurses in Kelantan, Malaysia. Malays J Med Sci. 2021;28(6):121-128. doi: 10.21315/mjms2021.28.6.12. Epub 2021 Dec 22 - HERE.