School:School of Medicine
Areas of Expertise: Acute care
Chandrani is a nurse educator. Her zeal is to mould nursing students to utilize critical thinking, clinical reasoning and evidence-base in the provision of wholistic care.
Chandrani has expansive experience as a clinical teacher in adult acute care settings. Her clinical expertise blend well for the development and implementation of simulated learning experiences. Her innovative contributions using interactive learning platforms during has served as efficient teaching tools.
Her empirical mindedness has directed her to systematically review standards of practice and to crystallize them to viable themes. These themes are disseminated through seminars, workshops and published as systematic reviews. They have also become the corner stone of her research proposals and are embedded into innovative teaching learning strategies.
Chandrani is currently pursuing her doctoral degree, focusing on the development of transitional care protocols for elderly with chronic illness. Her previous publications with good citation scores were done in the following domains:
During her previous tenure as lecturer, she has taught:
During this period, she was commended for her outstanding performance in teaching [2014-2015]. Her contribution for the standardization of OSCE (Objectively Structured Clinical Evaluation) practice and accreditation of the baccalaureate nursing program adds to her credentials.
Isac, C., Lee, P. and Arulappan, J., 2021. Older adults with chronic illness–caregiver burden in the Asian context: a systematic review. Patient Education and Counselling, 104(12), pp.2912-2921.
Isac, C., Samson, H.R. and John, A., 2021, October. Prevention of VAP: Endless evolving evidence–systematic literature review. In Nursing Forum (Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 905-915).
Alharrasi, M., Isac, C., Kamanyire, J.K., Alomari, K. and Panduranga, P., 2021. Heart failure in oman: Current statistics and recommendations. Heart Views: The Official Journal of the Gulf Heart Association, 22(4), p.280.
Al Khasawneh, E., Arulappan, J., Natarajan, J.R., Raman, S. and Isac, C., 2021. Efficacy of simulation using NLN/Jeffries Nursing Education Simulation Framework on satisfaction and self-confidence of undergraduate nursing students in a Middle-Eastern country. SAGE open nursing, 7, p.23779608211011316.
Isac, C. and Abraham, J., 2020. Daytime sleepiness among Omani nursing students: Estimate of its determinants and impact on perceived stress. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 8(3), pp.739-743.
Ammouri, A.A., Abu Raddaha, A.H., Tailakh, A., Kamanyire, J., Achora, S. and Isac, C., 2018. Risk knowledge and awareness of coronary heart disease, and health promotion behaviors among adults in Oman. Research and theory for nursing practice, 32(1), pp.46-62.
Oral Presenter at ‘Creating Healthy Work Environment’
Oral Presenter at International E-Conference on Public Health
Oral presenter at International E-Conference on Nursing & Healthcare
Resource person at international webinar on ‘Effective Teaching Methodologies’
Oral presenter at Nursing Education Research Conference 2020: Transforming Nursing Education Through Evidence Generation and Translation
Poster presenter at Pre-orthopedic conference titled 'Towards Effective Orthopaedic Nursing Management'