Personal Information
Simon Macharia Kamau

Department of Nursing Sciences, School of Science and Technology, University of Kabianga, Kericho, Rift Valley, Kenya

Simon Macharia Kamau
Educations
From 2012 to 2014, University of Cororado Denver, MSc Nursing(c)- Nursing Leadership and Health Care Systems(iLEAD) , USA
From 2003 to 2007, Moi University, BSc Nursing, Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing(KRCHN), Eldoret. , Kenya
From 1996 to 1997, Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing(KRCCN), Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi , Kenya
From 1986 to 1990, Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing(KRN), Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi , Kenya
Work Experiences
From 1990 to 1992, Staff nurse , District Hospital Londiani, Kenya
From 1992 to 2000, Senior Nursing Officer , Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru, Kenya
From 2000 to 2001, Pool/Float Nurse , Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi Kenya
From 2001 to 2011, Nurse Manager- Critical Care and Medicine Divisions , Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital Eldoret, Kenya
From 2011 to Present, Adjunct Faculty, Principal Technologist; Dept of Nursing Sciences , School of Science & Technology, University of Kabianga, Kenya
Projects
From 2010 to Ongoing (proposed book), "INTERROGATING QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE PROVISION IN KENYA” Introducing a Framework for Resource-Limited Settings , Developing a Quality Health Care organizing Framework, a new tool that encourages efforts that may be small but solve real problems faced by health care workers where resources are in short supply. Manuscript with Acquisation Editor Moi Univerity Press (July, 2014)
From 2013 to Ongoing, Acute & Critical Care Manual , Working jointly with (i)Isaac Simiyu Wanakacha (ii) Maacah Apicah Okodoi to come up with a textbook for use by nursing and medical students at undergraduate, post basic, Higher Diploma levels. Through with writing. Currently doing graphics
Speciality
Critical Care Nursing
Nursing Leadership
Nursing Management
Book
Simon Macharia Kamau.(2013).Ethical Dilemmas on End-of-Life Issues Vs Faith of Clinicians in Kenya. ISBN 978-3-659-42049-8
Simon Macharia Kamau.(2012).Inventory on Job Description of Nurse Managers in Developing Countries. ISBN: 9783659176128
Simon Macharia Kamau.(Accepted) "Interrogating Quality Of Health Care Provision In Kenya” Introducing a Framework For Resource-Limited Settings. Dec, 2014, Moi University Press Ref. No. MUP/MSS/OO4/2014
Journal Articles
Kamau S. Macharia (2010). Teenage pregnancy and labour: a case of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. 1(39); 4-6. Kenya Nursing Journal. ISSN 0301-0333.
Cheby, J., Laoingco, J. R., Kamau, S.M. (2013). Knowledge of staff nurses on management of deconditioning in older adults: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, International Institute of Science Technology Education: 6(3); 82-91. iiste.org. ISSN 2225-0921 (Online)
Simon Macharia Kamau (2013).Nurse managers’ perceptions towards perceptions towards the roles they play in resource-limited hospital setting in western Kenya. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, International Institute of Science Technology Education (3)4; 84-87: iiste.org / ISSN 2225-093X (Online)
Cheby J., Arasa, G., Kiprono, S., Korir, S., Kamau, S. (2013). The extent of influence of factors cigarette smoking among teenagers in Baiguio: A cross–sectional study. Journal of Natural Science Research. International Institute of Science Technology Education. 6 (3); 132-140; iiste.org. ISSN 2225-0921 (Online)
Simon Kamau. (2014). 'My conscience is clear'. The Human Touch, Journal of Poetry Prose Visual Art. (7) 82-83, 144. Published under the auspices of the Arts and Humanities in Healthcare Program from the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado. ISSN 970.430.1630, 970.622.9600
Macharia, Simon (1999). Lead poisoning a major threat to young children. Horizon, NMG.
Kamau S. Macharia (2014, 03). A Research Brief on Registered Nurses Assignment/Workload for Two Teaching Hospitals in Kenya. StudyMode.com. http://www.studymode.com/essays/a-Research-Brief-On-Registered-Nurses- 48271032.html
Simon K. Macharia, Kirima J., Ruiru H. Mwangi (2013). Ethical issues for doctors and nurses: a case study from Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, Eldoret Kenya. Kenya Journal of Health Sciences. (2)10- 15. ISSN 222-2110.
Macharia, Simon (1999). Lead poisoning a major threat to young children. Horizon, NMG.
Kamau S. Macharia (2014, 03). A Research Brief on Registered Nurses Assignment/Workload for Two Teaching Hospitals in Kenya. StudyMode.com. http://www.studymode.com/essays/a-Research-Brief-On-Registered-Nurses-48271032.html
Simon Macharia Kamau, Margaret Kamara (in press). Interrogating social media netiquette and online safety among university students from assorted disciplines. Journal of African Studies in Educational Management and Leadership (JASEML). (Online)ISSN 2078-7650, (print)ISSN 2079-7133
Kamau S. Macharia (Accepted for publication). A Research Brief on Registered Nurses Assignment/Workload for Two Teaching Hospitals in Kenya.Journal of Natural Science Research. International Institute of Science Technology Education.
Kamau S Macharia, Rotich R. Jelagat, Mwemabe D. Juma.Applying Margaret Newman’s theory of health as expanding consciousness to psychosocial nursing care of HIV infected patients in Kenya. American Journal of Nursing Science 2015; 4(1): 6-11: doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.s.20150401.12
Macharia S. Kamau Chebor A. Kipbichii,Mwangi H. Ruiru.Intensive Care Management of Poisoning in a Resource-Limited Health Care Setting in Western Kenya.International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 4, No. 11(1); September 2014: pp189-194
Kamau S. Macharia (2014). Peer to peers nurse managers’ on supporting structures and systems they support in a resource- constrained setting in Kenya. American Journal of Nursing Science. 3(6): 126-132; doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20140306.16
Gichuhi A. W., Kamau S.M., Nyangena, E. N., Otieno-Ayayo, Z. (2015).Health Care Workers Adherence to Infection Prevention Practices and Control Measures: A Case of a Level Four District Hospital in Kenya ,American Journal of Nursing Science.
Conference Papers
Conference Proceeding: Towards Access to Quality Health Care: Model for Hospitals in Kenya Kamau S Macharia ABSTRACT: Towards Access to Quality Health Care: Model for Hospitals in Kenya. Access to quality health care is a much sort after goal, so is its sustainability and continuous improvement. The availability of basic health services, the frequency with which the services are offered, the presence of qualified staff... KAEAM symposium 2012, Tobol Hill Nyahururu, KENYA; 11/2012
Conference Proceeding: 8th Annual International Conference 8th Annual International Conference x 3 conference papers www.mu.ac.ke/en/images/conferences/Annual_International_Conferences/program Self and accidental poisoning: patient management outcomes. Kamau S Macharia, Mwangi Henry Assessing the general preparedness of nurse supervisors towards infection prevention, practices and control in a teaching hospital in Kenya. Kamau S Macharia, Ondere Judith, Singa T Kiplagat Baseline survey on gender concerns among staff at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. Chelemek C. Prisca, Kamau S. Macharia Venue - Symposium I College of Health Sciences - Moi University
Conference Proceeding: Baseline survey on gender concerns among staff at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. Chelemek C. Prisca, Kamau S. Macharia ABSTRACT: ABSTRACT Planning and policy making processes at MTRH recognize that it is the right for all employees irrespective of gender to participate and benefit equally from all the opportunities at the institution, but at the same time it is recognized that traditional development theories have not facilitated... 2nd International Gender Symposium, IGERD, Moi University; 08/2012
Conference Proceeding: Euthanasia Kamau S. Macharia, Kirima M. Josphat 3 ABSTRACT: Abstract Background: A case study of Z .X derived from the local setting involving a patient who was in the Critical Care Unit for one year sixty five days. It consists of a discussion on end-of-life issues. It raises some ethical and medical legal dilemmas that challenge day-to-day practice in deal. To: The 26th General assembly Federation of African Medical students (FAMSA), MEAC Complex, Moi University, Eldoret Theme: Burden of Chronic diseases in Africa. 16th-18th February 2011.
Conference Proceeding: The challenge of intra operative mortality. Josphat Kirima, Josephine Gitobu, Lilian Hawala, Kamau Simon Macharia ABSTRACT: The mortality of an 8 months old female patient in our facility with unilateral cleft lip and palate for cleft lip repair clearly brought into focus the challenges the smile train team faces in each of our undertaking. Was clinically healthy child who came from home accompanied by her parents... To: Pan African Association off Cleft Lip and Palate; 11th-13th July 2011, Kumasi, Ghana, p 40
Conference Proceeding: ‘Teenage Pregnancy And Labour: A case of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. Kamau S. Macharia ABSTRACT: A 17 year old girl, single, school drop-out, with unwanted pregnancy, gave an ambiguous history, unprepared for pregnancy and the events of Labour. Delivered live female infant weighing 3.35Kgs, wanted to leave baby in the hospital. This case study was followed up over a time line in a clinical setting... To: 1st International Gender Symposium, Hotel Sirikwa, Eldoret, Kenya; 01/2010
Conference Proceeding: Intensive care management of poisoning in a resourcelimited health care setting in western Kenya Kamau S. Macharia, Mwangi R. Henry ABSTRACT Poisoning due to pesticides is an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.1 About three million cases of poisoning occur worldwide annually, mostly in developing countries with OP being seen more commonly compared to others. Withmore than 200,000 deaths each year in developing countries… To: 21st KSA, 1st CCSK conference, Merica Hotel Nakuru, 14-16 August 2013.
Conference proceeding: “Nursing Students' Caring Behavior as an Outcome of Instructors' Caring: First Results from an International Study” Leodoro J. labrague, Ioanna V. Papathanasiou, Deise McEnroe-Petite, Olaide B.Edet, JawaherBinJumah, ShreedeviBalachandran, JudieArulappan, SimonKamau Oral Abstract No. ΠA 136 page 44 and 98. Available: http://enne.gr/wpcontent/ uploads/2014/05/teliko_programma_ene2014.pdf
http://www.kaeam.or.ke/index.php/en/confrence-and-worshops/symposium-2014/presentation Session 3A: DS: 01 Interrogating Social Media Netiquette and Online safety Among University Students from Assorted Disciplines
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