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Ms Kirk Hui Ping Angela

Ms Kirk Hui Ping Angela

MN, APN (Paediatrics), BSN, RN

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Staff Nurse Division of Nursing KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Ms Kirk has been actively involved in research since 2015, focusing on paediatric critical care. Within this area, she has been both a lead and contributing author for several publications. She continues to participate passionately in research while practicing as an Advanced Practice Nurse within the Children’s Intensive Care Unit at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH).

Ms Kirk began her studies at Nanyang Polytechnic, receiving three awards, including a gold medal, upon graduation. She was awarded a scholarship to further her studies in Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Sydney, obtaining the Sydney Nursing School Academic Merit Award after completing the course. A few years later, she pursued a specialisation in paediatrics through an advanced diploma at Nanyang Polytechnic, receiving an award for excellent performance. She was the top graduating student for all three qualifications.

Recently, she also received her master’s degree from the National University of Singapore in 2019, specialising in Paediatrics, and continues her clinical work at KKH.

Education

  • Master of Nursing (Singapore) 2018
  • Advanced Diploma in Paediatrics (Singapore) 2014
  • Bachelor of Nursing (Sydney) 2011
  • Diploma in Nursing (Singapore) 2009

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Advanced Practice Nurse, Children’s Intensive Care Unit, KKH 2019 - Present
  • Member, JCI Standards: Anaesthesia and Surgical Care, KKH 2020 - Present
  • Member, Professional Practice Council (Nursing), KKH 2019 - Present

Awards

  • Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Paediatrics), KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital Award, 2015
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award, Silver Award, 2013
  • Sydney Nursing School Academic Merit Award, 2011
  • SingHealth Alice Lee- Institute of Advanced Nursing Scholarship Award, 2009
  • Ministry of Health Gold Medal for outstanding performance in Diploma in Nursing, 2009
  • National Healthcare Group Award for Clinical Education in Nursing, 2009
  • CapitaLand Healthcare Frontliners’ Award for outstanding performance in Diploma in Nursing, 2009
  • SingHealth Award for overseas clinical attachment at University of Pennsylvania, 2008

Research Interests

  • Paediatric Critical Care
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare

Publications

  • Use of an Electronic Feeds Calorie Calculator in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Sng QW, Ong C, Ang SLL, Kirk AHP, Lee JH. Pediatric Quality & Safety. 2020 Jan;5(1):e249.
  • Systematic Review of the Effect of Topical Application of Human Breast Milk on Early Umbilical Cord Separation. Kirk AHP, Yang J, Sim WC, Chia LYX,, Lau Y. Journal of Obstetric, Gynaecologic, & Neonatal Nursing. 2019 Mar;48(2):121-130.
  • Characteristics and Outcomes of Long-Stay Patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Kirk AHP, Sng QW, Zhang LQ, Wong JJM, Puthucheary J, Lee JH. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. 2018 Mar;07(01):001-006.
  • The Impact of Ethnic and Cultural Differences on Parental Satisfaction in the PICU. Sng QW, Kirk AHP, Buang SNH, Lee JH. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2017 Apr;18(4):e167-e175.
  • Perceptions of Pediatric Critical Care Nurses on the Initiation of a Nursing-Led Feeding Protocol. Kirk AHP, Ng BSP, Lee AN, Ang B, Lee JH. Journal of Nursing Research. 2015 Dec;23(4):308-312.

Research Trials

  • Updated on 2020-11-09T16:00:00Z