Dr Osama A Samarkandi

Nursing Informatics Associated Professor

Work Experience

  • Nursing Informatics Associated Professor, Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz for Medical Emergency Services, King Saud University – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Jan. 2018-Prsent
  • Nursing Informatics Assistance Professor, Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz for Medical Emergency Services, King Saud University – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia June 2013-Jan. 2018
  • Nursing Informatics Assistance Professor, Faculty of Applied Medical Science, Al-Baha University – Al-Baha, Saudi Arabia Nov 2011-June 2013
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Applied Medical Science, Al-Baha University – Al-Baha, Saudi Arabia May 2010 – Nov. 2011
  • SCDP-Participant, King Faisal Specialist hospital & Research Center- Jeddah; (Saudi Career Develop Program Participant, Pursuing higher education in USA in Nursing Informatics field) May 2001-2009
  • OPD W/CLS, King Faisal Specialist hospital & Research Center Jeddah 2000-2001,
  • General Manager, of Al-Samarkandi Trading Est. (Import, Export & distributor general foodstuff – Dubai/Jeddah), 1997 – 2000,
  • Teacher, Ministry of Education, 1995-1997.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Chemistry), Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1995
  • BSN, College of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA-USA, 2003
  • MSN (Nursing Informatics), School of Nursing, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA-USA, 2005
  • PhD (Nursing Informatics), Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH-USA, 2011

Affiliation:

Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz for Emergency Medical Services, King Saud University

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mobile:  +966-536-226-735

Email: osamarkandi@ksu.edu.sa

Publications & Grants:

  • Noji, E., Khan, A., Samarkandi, O. (2018). The health impact of natural disasters. Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health. Chap. 7.2
  • Samarkandi, O., Khan, A., Alazmy, W., Alobaid, A., Bashatah, A.  (2017). The Pulmonary Consequences of Sandstorms in Saudi Arabia: A Comprehensive Review. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 12(3):179-188.
  • Darawad, M., Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2017). Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Cancer Pain Management Among Nurses at Oncology Units. Journal of Cancer Education.  doi: 10.1007/s13187-017-1285-5.
  • Darawad, M., Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2017). Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of the Arabic Version of the Diabetes Distress Scale. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services 55(9):43-51
  • Ezzat, O., Bayoumi, M., Samarkandi, O. (2017). Quality of Life and Subjective Burden on Family Caregiver of Children with Autism. American Journal of Nursing Science2017; 6(1): 33-39.
  • Samarkandi, O. (2016). Assessing the Impacts of Anxiety and Gender on Student Attitudes Toward Computer Learning Technology In a Saudi Nursing Academic Environment. International Journals for Research. (1):2, 7-27.
  • Leggio, W., Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2016). Influence of Family on Saudi Arabian Emergency Medical Services Students. (Submitted for publisher; under process).
  • Darawad, M., Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2016). Investigating Physical Exercise among Jordanians with Diabetes Mellitus. Science Research Publishing. Health, 8, 181-189.
  • Darawad, M., Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2016). Psychosocial Correlates of Diabetes Self Management Practices. Iranian Journal of Public Health, (Submitted for publisher; Approved).
  • Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2015). Assessing the Impacts of Anxiety and Gender on Student Attitudes Toward Computer Learning Technology In a Saudi Nursing Academic Environment. International Journals for Research. (1):2, 7-27.
  • Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2015). Evaluating the Impact of a Mandatory Computer Class on Male and Female Student Attitudes toward Use of Computer Learning Technology In a Saudi Baccalaureate Nursing Education Program. International Journals for Research. (1):2, 28-46.
  • Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2015). Using Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Access Factors to Predict Student Attitudes toward Computer-Based Learning Technology in a Saudi Nursing Educational Program. International Journals for Research. (1):2, 47-70.
  • Grant: Samarkandi, O. (2017). ePortofolio for Medical Students. SAR 25,000 Grant through Center for Excellence In Learning and Teaching, King Saud University.
  • Grant: Samarkandi, O. (2015). Knowledge and Attitudes of Saudi Nurses toward Pain Management: Strengths and Weaknesses. SAR 149,500 Grant through King Abdulaziz City for Science & technology.
  • Grant: Samarkandi, O.  et. al. (2015). A cross-sectional survey to identify potential targets for developing a smoking cessation program in the Saudi Arabia. SAR 69,500 Grant through King Saud University.
  • Grant: Samarkandi, O. et. al. (2014). Using technology as a tool to enhance public healthcare awareness among Saudi Population using (Prime& COM-B theories) for tobacco, lifestyle, and different motivation aspects. SAR 120,000 Summer G rant through King Abdulaziz City for Science & technology.
  • Poster: Samarkandi, O.  et. el. (2016). Research Utilization in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Saudi Arabia: Barriers and Facilitators. 12th Emirates Critical Care Conference 2016. Dubai, UAE.
  • Poster: Samarkandi, O.  & Bashatah, A. (2012). The International Society for Nurses in Genetics. The future of nursing practice and education in Genetics & Genomics. (Charting a course for Genetic/Genomic Nursing: Practice, Education and Research. The International Society of Nurses in Genetics, ISONG 2012. Philadelphia, PA. USA
  • Presentation & Preceding: Samarkandi, O. (2016). Evaluating the Impact of a Mandatory Computer Class on Male and Female Student Attitudes toward Use of Computer Learning Technology In a Saudi Baccalaureate Nursing Education Program. International Journals for Research. (The 1st International Saudi Health Informatics Conference (ISHIC 2016). Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Presentation: Samarkandi, O. (2013). Using Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Access Factors to Predict Student Attitudes toward Computer-Based Learning Technology in a Saudi Nursing Educational Program. (BHAA, 2013 Chicago, USA)
  • Presentation: Samarkandi, O. (2012). Assessing the Impacts of Anxiety and Gender on Student Attitudes toward Computer Learning Technology in a Saudi Nursing Academic Environment. (Best Papers Award; BHAA 2012, Chicago, USA).
  • Presentation: Samarkandi, O.  (2012). Beyond the Hospital Door: Strengthening Health Systems Through Nurses. (4th international MSD nursing conference, Nursing: Issues, Challenges, Future. King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia).
  • Presentation: Samarkandi, O. Bashatah, A. (2014). Nursing Education in Saudi Arabia: Challenges, Barriers, and Future. (BHAA, 2014 Chicago, USA).
  • Book: Samarkandi, O. (2018). Introduction to EMS Research (Arabic Version). King Saud University Press (under publication).
  • Book: Samarkandi, O. (2012). Students Attitudes' toward Computers in a Nursing Academic Environment. Lambert Academic Publication. Germany.
  • Others.