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          • ​Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 
  • ​RN, BSN, MSN, PhD


Major Interests/ Working Fields​

​​Academic teaching: psychiatric and mental health nursing and nursing research.


Community service: Mental health awareness to reduce stigma.

Quality assurance and academic accreditation.

Recent research activities/ publications

​Ibrahim, N., Selim, A., Ng, F., Kasaby, M., Ali, A. M., Eweida, R., Almakki, D., Elaagib, A., & Slade, M.(2022)​. Experiences of peer support work​ers supporting individuals with substance use disorders in Egypt: phenomenological analysis. BMC health services research, 22(1), 1012.

​Ibrahim, N., Ng, F., Selim, A., Ghallab, E., Ali, A., & Slade, M. (2022). Posttraumatic growth and recovery among a sample of Egyptian mental health service users: a phenomenological study. BMC Psychiatry, 22(1), 255.

​Selim, A., Saad Salem, S., Albasher, N., Bakrmom, G., Alanzi, S., & Jradi, H. (2022). Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Coping Strategies: A Cross-sectional Study for Identifying Psychological Alarms and Factors Related to Coping in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Clinical nursing research, 31(1), 144–154.

​Selim, A., Omar, A., Almubayi, N., Alayed, A., AlQahtani, J., & Almutairi, A. (2021). What Are the Saudi Community Attitudes Towards Domestic Violence Against Women? A Cross-Sectional Study From Riyadh. Journal of transcultural nursing: official journal of the Transcultural  Nursing Society, 10436596211057896. Advance online publication.

​Boehm L, Jones A, Selim A, Virdun C, Garrard C, Walden R, Ely E, Hosie A (2021). Delirium-related distress in the ICU: A metasynthesis of patient and family perspectives and experiences. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 122.

​Selim A, Kandeel N, Elokl M, Khater MS, Saleh AN, Bustami R, and Ely EW (2018). The validity and reliability of the Arabic version of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU): A prospective cohort study. International Journal of Nursing Studies 80:83-89. 


​Selim, A. and Wesley, E. (2017). Delirium the under-recognized syndrome: survey of healthcare professionals' awareness and practice in the intensive care units. Journal of Clinical Nursing 5 (26):813–824. 


Selim, A. and Dawood, E. (2015). Objective structured video examination in psychiatric and mental health nursing: a learning and assessment method. Journal of Nursing Education 54(2):87-95.​​

Selim, A., Ramadan, F., El-Gueneidy, M., Gaafar, M (2012). Using Objective Structured Clinical Examination OSCE in Undergraduate Psychiatric Nursing Education: Is it reliable and valid? Nurse Education Today 23: 283 – 288.​


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