TU34- “Mental Resilience At The Workplace: Are We Doing Enough?” on 22 September 2019 at Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur

TU34- “Mental Resilience At The Workplace: Are We Doing Enough?” on 22 September 2019 at Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur


22 Sep 2019    
08:30 - 16:00


Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur
Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur, 73, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50200

Event Type

Call Hema

The AOEMM will be organising the 34th Technical Updates on “Mental Resilience At The Workplace: Are We Doing Enough?” will be held on 22 September 2019 at Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur.

The points that will be covered includes:


Mental resilience has become the buzzword in the workplace today. Addressing the issues of mental resilience is important for employees or employers since it can promote productivity and boost morale whilst ignoring them can negatively contribute towards mental illness or making it worse. At the end of the TU, participants will have a better understanding of the importance of mental resilience in the workplace and what can be done to manage and promote mental wellness.

Hence, participants will be able to learn about:

  • The impact of mental resilience in the workplace
  • Assessment of mental health in the workplace
  • Management of mental health issues
  • Promotion of mentally healthy workplaces

Who should attend the course?

Occupational Health Physicians, Occupational Health Doctors, Medical Specialists, Medical Practitioners, Occupational Health Nurses, Assistant Medical Officers, Safety and Health Officers and Assistant Environmental Health Officers.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points

  • 12 Continuous Education Program (CEP) points will be offered for eligible doctors to obtain Department of Occupational Safety and Health CEP points


0800–0830 REGISTRATION AOEMM Secretariat
0830-0845 Opening Remarks Prof Dr Abu Hasan Samad
AOEMM President
0845-0930 The state of Mental Health in Malaysia today. Dr. Karen Sharmini Sandanasamy
0930-1015 Mental health and well-being among healthcare workers. Dr. Paul Jambunathan
Monash University,
1015-1030 Tea
1030-1115 Psychometric testing – How can it be effectively used in the workplace? Dr. Paul Jambunathan
Monash University,
1115-1200 Mindfulness – How can it build mental resilience in the workplace? Ms Low MiYen
Mindful – Spa.com
1200-1230 Befrienders – an underutilized counseling service? The Befrienders, Kuala Lumpur
1230-1300 Alleviating financial stress – The role of AKPK Agensi Kaunseling & Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK)
1300-1400 Lunch
1400-1445 The Sg Kim Kim incident: Caring for the carers Dr. Linayanti Rosli
1445-1515 Suicide at the workplace: Managing the aftermath Dr. Prakashrao Appareo
Shell Malaysia
1515-1415 Are we doing enough? – A panel discussion:

  • Datin Dr Norsayani, PETRONAS
  • TBD, MEF
  • Mr. Chella Pandia, MSD
  • Dr. Paul Jambunathan – Monash University, Malaysia
Dr Abed Onn
1615 Tea and Adjournment


Registration Fees:

  • RM250.00 – AOEMM Members
  • RM350.00 – Others
  • USD150.00 – International

Payment can be made by bank transfer or cheque:

Bank transfer details are as follows:

Hong Leong Bank Acc No: 29500009155

Kindly email or fax transaction slip to
Email: malaysia.aoem@gmail.com
Fax : 03-4050 8211

Cheque must be made in favour of the ‘Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Malaysia’.


  • The registration for this event is on a first-come-first-served basis, there are only limited spaces available.

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For further information, please contact AOEMM Operating Officer:

Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Malaysia

Room 11th, Fifth Floor, MMA House,
124, Jalan Pahang,
50300 Kuala Lumpur
Tel/Fax: +603-40508211
Hp: Ms Hema 6012-602 0778 (9am-5pm) Monday-Friday