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Wai Khuan Ng

Wai Khuan Ng

PhD, RN, CIC, CPHQ, FAPIC
Principal Consultant

Background


  • Over 25 years of experience in health care
  • Over 18 years of experience in infection prevention and control
  • Over 13 years of experience in quality improvement and patient safety

Dr. Wai Khuan Ng is an expert in infection prevention and control. In this role, she provides consulting services for infection prevention and control in international settings, across the continuum, including program assessment, professional development and mentoring, education and training, and product development for the field. Dr. Ng has broad experience practicing and teaching about infection prevention and control and quality improvement and patient safety and she has published and presented extensively in these areas. Dr. Ng is also the principal consultant covering the Asia Pacific region.

Dr. Ng is a Certified Yellow Belt. With this designation, she supports The Joint Commission’s activities associated with establishing and sustaining a Robust Process Improvement® (RPI®) culture. As a Certified Yellow Belt, she is trained in the foundational concepts and tools of problem solving and makes improvements to better meet customer expectations and organization objectives.

Professional Experience


  • Co-Chair, Infection Prevention and Control Committee, a tertiary healthcare facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Chair, Nursing Quality and Patient Safety Committee, a tertiary healthcare facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Chair, Nursing Research Advisory Committee, a tertiary healthcare facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Chair, Corporate Nursing Quality Committee, a government healthcare system, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Chair, Commissioning Committee – Quality Management, Licensure and Accreditation, a tertiary healthcare facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Infection Prevention and Control Lead, Commissioning Committee, a tertiary healthcare facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Professional Affiliations or Certifications


  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC)
  • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC)
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
  • Fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (FAPIC)
  • National Association for Healthcare Quality
  • RPI® Yellow Belt Certified, The Joint Commission

Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
  • Master of Health Practice with Honours (Infection Prevention and Control), Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Nursing, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia