PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. TAN SENG BENG

Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
 
  sbtan@um.edu.my
 Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network, Member, 2008, (International)
  • Academy of Medicine, Member, 2008, (National)
  • UMMC Palliative Care Drug Policy, Project Management Professional, Us, 2008, (University)
  • UMMC Palliative Care Ward and Care with Pride Patient and family resource centre, Project Management Professional, Us, 2009, (University)
  • Technical Working Group for Palliative Care Malaysia, Member, 2010, (National)
  • MINIMALLY INVASIVE LAPARO-ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY (MILES) (SILENT MENTOR PROGRAM), Deputy President, 2012, (University)
  • Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (Kurikulum Diploma Lanjutan Perawatan Paliatif), Member, 2012, (University)
  • European Association for Palliative Care, Member, 2014, (International)
  • International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care, Member, 2014, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Pengurus Roster for Jabatan Perubatan, Faculty, 19/03/2014 to 31/03/2015

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Palliative Medicine


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2012
  • Seng Beng, T (2012). The little handbook of mini- mindfulness meditation. Pittsburgh: Dorrance Publishing 
Chapter in Book

2008
  • Tan, S.Y., Chong, Y.B., Keng, T.C., Kong, W. Y., Lim, S.K., Tan, L. P., Teo, S. H., Wong, C.M. (2008).A guide to the care of the dialysis patient: 2008 UMMC Renal Unit dialysis protocols for care of the ESRD patient. 
Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • bee kim Tan et al. 2017:11 1027–1034 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Tan SB., Fazlina A.,Lam CL., Loh E.C.,Zainal N.Z., Ng C.G.,Yee H.A., Lee M.L.,Boey CM.2016. Distress Reduction for Palliative Care Patients and Families With 5-Minute Mindful Breathing: A Pilot Study. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. 33(6); 555-560. DOI: 10.1177/1049909115569048 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Muthukumaran Thiagarajan, Caryn Mei Hsein Chan, Ho Gwo Fuang, Tan Seng Beng, MA Atiliyana, NA Yahaya (2016)Symptom Prevalence and Related Distress in Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 17(1), 171-176 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan SB, Loh EC, Lam CL, et al Psychological processes of suffering of palliative care patients in Malaysia: a thematic analysis BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2019;9:e19. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Tan,S.B.,Loh, E.C.,Ng,C.G., Yee,H.A.,Wu,C.,Wong, S.K.,Lim,E.J.,Saw,S.S.,Boey,C.C.(2014).The Experiences of Well-being of Palliative Care Patients in Malaysia: A Thematic Analysis.American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Published online before print February 25, 2014, doi: 10.1177/1049909114523829 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ng, C. G., Boks, M. P. M., Roes, K. C. B., Zainal, N. Z., Sulaiman, A. H., Tan, S. B., & de Wit, N. J. Rapid response to methylphenidate as an add-on therapy to mirtazapine in the treatment of major depressive disorder in terminally ill cancer patients: A four- week, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study. European Neuropsychopharmacology(0). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2014.01.016 

2013
  • Seng Beng T, Chong Guan N, Kheng Seang L, Pathmawathi S, Foong Ming M, Ee Jane L, Ee Chin L, Chee Loong L. 2013. The Experiences of Suffering of Palliative Care Informal Caregivers in Malaysia: A Thematic Analysis. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2013 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan Seng Beng, Ng Chong Guan, Lim Ee Jane and Loh Ee Chin Health Care Interactional Suffering in Palliative Care AM J HOSP PALLIAT CARE published online 20 May 201 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Beng, T. S., Chin, L. E., Guan, N. C., Yee, A., Wu, C., Jane, L. E., & Meng, C. B. (2013). Mindfulness- Based Supportive Therapy (MBST): Proposing a Palliative Psychotherapy From a Conceptual Perspective to Address Suffering in Palliative Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Beng TS, Chin LE, Guan NC, Yee A, Wu C, Pathmawathi S, Yi KT, Kuan WS, Jane LE, Meng CB. The Experiences of Stress of Palliative Care Providers in Malaysia: A Thematic Analysis. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2013 Sep 10. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chin, L. E., Loong, L. C., Ngen, C. C., Beng, T. S., Shireen, C., Kuan, W. S., & Shaw, R. (2013). Pediatric Palliative Care: Using Miniature Chairs to Facilitate Communication. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Tan Seng Beng, Ng Chong Guan, Lim Kheng Seang, Subramaniam Pathmawathi, Moy Foong Ming, Lim Ee Jane, Loh Ee Chin and Lam Chee Loong AM J HOSP PALLIAT CARE published online 5 September 2012 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Tan Seng Beng, Loh Ee Chin. Multiple Subcutaneous Puncture and Stoma Bag Drainage for Gross Lower Limb Edema: A Case Report. Journal of Palliative Medicine. August 2010, 13(8): 1037-1038. (ISI-Indexed)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • The Effects of Mindfulness on Perceived Stress and Psychological Weel-being of Patients with Cancer during Chemotherapy, Consultant, 2018 - 2018, Private Funding, (National)
  • A proposal of comprehensive research on adult and pediatric palliative care in Malaysia, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Palliative Care for Person with Gynaecological Cancers, Gynaecological Oncology Workshop: Principles of decision making in Oncology, 2010-08-27 to 2010-08-27, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Malaya, (University)
  • Pain Management in Palliative Care, Saturday Teach-In Palliative Medicine, 2011-05-14 to 2011-05-14, (National)
  • Palliative Care in Orthopaedic Oncology, International Metastatic Bone Disease Course, 2011-05-20 to 2011-05-21, Orthopaedic Oncology Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre., (University)
  • Walking out from the valley of depression in life, Kuching Life Care Society Talk, 2012-05-26 to 2012-05-27
  • Palliative Care in Head and Neck Cancer, Head and Neck Course, 2012-07-09 to 2012-07-10, Sungai Buloh Hospital, (National)
  • Do Not Resuscitate, The 9th Malaysian National Geriatrics Conference, 2013-09-19 to 2013-09-21, Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine, (National)
ORAL
  • The Experiences of Suffering of Palliative Care Patients , The 4th International Cancer Control Congress, 2011-11-03 to 2011-11-05, International Cancer Control Congress, (International)
OTHERS
  • Pain Management - From Global to Local, 3rd Congress Association of Southeast Asian Pain Societies and Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group, 2009-04-18 to 2009-04-20, (International)
  • End of life-care management, End of life-care management, 2009-11-09 to 2009-11-10
  • Clinical Research, Train the Trainers Workshop, 2010-07-22 to 2010-07-24, (University)
  • Palliative Care, 18th International Congress on Palliative Care, 2010-10-05 to 2010-10-08, (International)
  • Training Programme for New Lecturer, Training Programme for New Lecturer, 2010-12-13 to 2010-12-17
  • End-of-Life Care, Symposium on End-of-Life Care, 2011-07-12 to 2011-07-12, (National)
  • Scientific Meeting, 9th Ministry of Health Malaysia-Academy of Medicine of Malaysia Scientific Meeting 2011 (incorporating 14th scientific meeting of the National Institutes of Health), 2011-09-22 to 2011-09-23, (National)
  • Management of Cancer Pain, Training of Trainers Management of Cancer Pain, 2012-04-16 to 2012-04-16, (National)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • End of life care pathway, Liverpool care Pathway, 2009, 60

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Kuching Life Care Society Talk; Provide cancer patients and their family members in terms of physical, emotional and spiritual education and how to cope with fear of dying. , (Community), 26/05/2012 until 27/05/2012

SUPERVISION


FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • The experiences of well-being of palliative care nurses in Malaysia, 2012/2013, 1
  • The experiences of well-being of palliative care caregivers in Malaysia, 2012/2013, 1
  • The experiences of well-being of palliative care patients in Malaysia, 2012/2013, 1
  • Application of a novel palliative psychotherapy ( mindfulness based supportive therapy) in palliative care: A qualitative case report, 2012/2013, 1
  • The experiences of well-being of palliative care doctors in Malaysia, 2012/2013, 1
  • Prevalence of uremic pruritus of end stage renal failure patients in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012, 1
  • The illness experience mapping in adult cancer patients in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), 2011/2012, 1
  • Illness experience mapping among end stage renal failure patients in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012, 1
  • Living a good life: Perception of palliative care patient and family members, 2011/2012, 1
  • Illness experience mapping among hematological cancer patients in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012, 1
  • Case study:Five minute mindful breathing in reducing psycho-social distress in a palliative care patients, 2011/2012, 1
  • Care in Medicine: A qualitative study on good medical and nursing care in palliative care medicine, 2011/2012, 1
  • The experiences of suffering of end stage renal failure patients, 2011/2012, 1

Ongoing
  • The perception of good death from the perspectives of palliative care patients, 2013/2014, 1
  • The perception of good death from the perspectives of palliative care caregivers, 2013/2014, 1
  • The experience of participating in silent mentor program-Workshop, 2013/2014, 1
  • The experience of participating in silent mentor program-home visit, 2013/2014, 1
POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Navin Franus, Prognostic factor in terminally cancer patients referred to the palliative care in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Shasha Khairullah, Quality of life of Malaysians with chronic liver disease translation and validation of the chronic liver disease questionnaire in the Malaysian population, 2011/2012

Completed
  • Master Degree, Diana Binti Katimam, The perception of Opioid usage among doctors in acute hospital setting in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • Mmed: Communication skills, 2014/2015, 50, 1
  • Mmed: Introduction to Palliative care, 2013/2014, 50, 1
  • Mmed: Communication skills, 2013/2014, 50, 1
  • Introduction to Palliative care, 2012/2013, 50, 1
  • Communication skills in Palliative Care, 2012/2013, 50, 1
  • Gynae-oncology - Palliative Care in Gynae-oncology, 2012/2013, 205, 4
  • Mmed: Communication skills, 2012/2013, 50, 1
  • Mmed: Introduction to Palliative care, 2012/2013, 50, 1
  • Internal Medicine, 2012/2013, 5, 100
  • Mmed: Communication skills, 2011/2012, 50, 1
  • Communication skills in Palliative Care, 2010/2011, 50, 1
  • Internal Medicine, 2010/2011, 5, 100
FIRST DEGREE
  • Phase 3A in Klang- Clinical and Bedside Teaching, 2014/2015, 40, 20
  • Internal Medicine, 2013/2014, 10, 2
  • Nursing Students - End of Life Care, 2012/2013, 110, 2
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B- Short Case Exam, 2012/2013, 8, 2
  • Nursing Students - Palliative care in end stage renal failure, 2012/2013, 110, 2
  • In Banting - Internal Medicine , 2012/2013, 20, 4
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B-Ward Round, 2012/2013, 40, 4
  • Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- Examination Technique, 2012/2013, 40, 5
  • Beginning Phase 3A- History taking and Physical Examination, 2012/2013, 20, 2
  • Posting Clinical Phase 2 - Clinical Teaching, 2012/2013, 20, 2
  • Beginning Phase 3A- Palliative Care, 2012/2013, 205, 1
  • Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- History Taking and Clerking Ward, 2012/2013, 40, 4
  • Phase 3A in Klang- Clinical and Bedside Teaching, 2012/2013, 40, 120
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3A (Remedial) - Clinical Exam For Remedial Students , 2012/2013, 4, 2
  • Introduction to Palliative Care, 2012/2013, 205, 2
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B - CPC, 2012/2013, 10, 4
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B- Short Case Exam, 2011/2012, 8, 2
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B - CPC, 2011/2012, 10, 4
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B-Ward Round, 2011/2012, 40, 4
  • Nursing Students - Introduction to Palliative Care, 2011/2012, 110, 2
  • Phase 3A in Klang- Clinical and Bedside Teaching, 2011/2012, 40, 120
  • Posting Clinical Phase 2 - Clinical Teaching, 2011/2012, 20, 2
  • Mmed: Introduction to Palliative care, 2011/2012, 50, 1
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3A (Remedial) - Clinical Exam For Remedial Students , 2011/2012, 4, 2
  • Beginning Phase 3A- Palliative Care, 2011/2012, 205, 1
  • Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- Examination Technique, 2011/2012, 40, 5
  • Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- History Taking and Clerking Ward, 2011/2012, 40, 4
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B- Short Case Exam, 2010/2011, 8, 2
  • Nursing Students - Psycho-social Care, 2010/2011, 110, 2
  • Beginning Phase 3A- Palliative Care, 2010/2011, 205, 1
  • Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- Examination Technique, 2010/2011, 40, 5
  • Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- History Taking and Clerking Ward, 2010/2011, 40, 4
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3A (Remedial) - Clinical Exam For Remedial Students , 2010/2011, 4, 2
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B-Ward Round, 2010/2011, 40, 4
  • In Banting - Internal Medicine, 2010/2011, 20, 8
  • Posting Clinical Phase 2 - Clinical Teaching, 2010/2011, 20, 2
  • Clinical Teaching Phase 3B - CPC, 2010/2011, 10, 4
  • Beginning Phase 3A- History taking and Physical Examination, 2010/2011, 20, 2
  • Introduction to Palliative Care, 2010/2011, 205, 2
  • Phase 3A in Klang- Clinical and Bedside Teaching, 2010/2011, 40, 120
  • Communication skills (Nursing), 2009/2010, 100, 2