Ms NM Mooi

Person Nomaxabiso Mildred Mooi
Telephone 031 260 1083
Campus Howard College Campus
Research interest Comprehensive critical care (preventive, curative and rehabilitative) focusing on nutrition of critically ill patients (including pre and post-ICU admission)
Designation Lecturer
Biosketch Ms Nomaxabiso Mildred Mooi (BA Cur  Nursing, MCur, PhD candidate) is a Joint Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Public Health at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She has vast experience in clinical nursing and education, 19 and 10 years, respectively. She started as a professional nurse (1991-1997), and left clinical service when she was a Chief Professional nurse (2000-2010) and has worked in various institutions in the Eastern Cape Province. She had opportunities to hold managerial positions; Shift leader ICU, Unit manager High Care Unit, Hospital Resuscitation coordinator and Basic Life Support Trainer. Before she left Frere Hospital for Lilitha College of Nursing (Provincial College of the Eastern Cape) she was a facilitator for hospital short courses. She functioned as the provincial secretary and deputy chairperson for the college research committee. She was very instrumental in coordinating research activities between the Lilitha campuses, Eastern Cape DoH, universities of affiliation, local private partners and clinical areas and was instrumental in the establishment of the college research ethics committee. She worked briefly at the KwaZulu-Natal College of Nursing Port Shepstone Campus (April 2015) and joined the University of KwaZulu-Natal (September 2015).

Ms Mooi has eight publications and four prepared manuscripts (one in press, two revised and one in review) and a reviewer for three DHET accredited journals; Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences and Journal of Critical Care Society of Southern Africa. She is a member of the Nursing Education Association (NEA)-won the 2015 NEA award for Excellence in nursing education and research, Critical Care Society of Southern Africa (KZN branch congress organising team), South African HIV Clinicians Society and International Honours Society, Sigma Theta Tau.

Nomaxabiso is awaiting her PhD thesis examination results for possible graduation in April 2020.



1.       Mooi NM, Ncama BP (2020) Perceived needs of patients and family caregivers regarding home-based enteral nutritional therapy in South Africa: A qualitative study. PLoS ONE 15(2): e0228924.

2.       Joseph-Shehu EM, Ncama BP, Mooi NM,& T, Mashamba-Thompson The use of information and communication technologies to promote healthy lifestyle behaviour: a systematic scoping review BMJ Open 2019;9:e029872. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029872

3.       Mooi, N.M., Ncama, B.P. Evidence on nutritional therapy practice guidelines and implementation in adult critically ill patients: a scoping review protocol. BMC Syst Rev 8, 291 (2019).

4.       Mooi, NM. & Ncama, BP., 2019 ‘Evidence on nutritional therapy practice guidelines and implementation in adult critically ill patient: A systematic scoping review’ Curationis 42, a1973. https://doi.4102/curationis.42il.1973

5.       Ukoha, Winifred Chinyere, and Nomaxabiso M. Mooi. 2019. “Nursing Students’ Knowledge, Attitude and Use Regarding an Implanted Contraceptive Method”. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 21 (2), 16 pages.

6.      Mooi, N. M., & Ncama, B. P. (2019). Perceived Potential Barriers to Implementation of Nutritional Therapy Practice Guidelines in Critically Ill Adults in a District of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Global Journal of Health Science11(11).

7.       Mooi, N.M., 2018. Knowledge of intensive care nurses regarding the monitoring of early enteral nutrition. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 20(2), pp.1-14.

8.      Mooi N.M. and Mbatha A.N., 2014. Challenges in the provision of nutritional support in critically ill patients in East London. African Journal for Physical Health Education Recreation and Dance, 20, pp 116 –125.


1.       Mooi, NM & Ncama, BP. (In press: Global Journal of Health Sciences). Preparedness to implement national enteral nutritional therapy practice guidelines: An observational study of primary healthcare institutions, South Africa

2.      Mooi, NM. & Ncama, BP. (Revised; IJANS). Nutritional therapy practice guidelines in critically ill adults: perceptions of health care professionals in the district and primary healthcare centres of KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa

3.       Mooi, NM & Ncama, BP. (Under revision: Global Journal of Health Science (GJHS)Enteral nutritional therapy to manage malnutrition in critically ill adults regardless of location: A narrative review

4.       Mooi, NM. & Ncama, BP. (In review: SAGE OPEN). Achieving a consensus for developing a model for implementation of enteral nutritional therapy practice guidelines in a South African context: A Delphi Technique

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