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Programme
Diploma In Nursing [KPT / JPS. /KA 7153/11/15]

Professional Recognition
Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)

Intake
January / July

Duration
3 Years

Fees
RM 44,949

Entry Requirements

For Local Students:

SPM or equivalent with 5 (five) credits in the following subjects:
compulsory credit in:
i.    Mathematics;
ii.    General sciences/Biology/Physics/Chemistry and
iii.    Any other 3 (three) subjects
iv.    At least pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English

For International Students and Local Students studying abroad:

GCE/0 Level or equivalent with 5 (five) credits in the following subjects;
compulsory credit in:
i.    Mathematics
ii.    General sciences/Biology/Physics/Chemistry and
iii.    Any other 3 (three) subjects
    English proficiency:
candidate should have IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550) paper based or equivalent.

Overview
The programme will take 3 years for full-time basis. This duration is inclusive of clinical attachment at designated clinic/hospital that has been identified by the MOH and endorsed by the Malaysian Nursing Board. Academic years will consists of two (2) long semesters that will commence in the month of january and july.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. demonstrate competency in professional nursing practice that meet the objectives of the nursing needs locally and internationally
  2. demonstrate the correct knowledge, skills and attitude in nursing practice as State Registered Nurse (SRN) with Malaysian Nursing Board
  3. demonstrate entrepreneurial skills in  professional nursing practice to meet the need of diverse population in an ever-changing health care environment
  4. practice nursing skills as a competent and caring practitioner, safely from the basic principle up to the current evidence-based practice for complex clients needs in a variety of setting
  5. recognize research finding and determine its applicability towards comprehensive nursing care plan   in the domain of professional nursing practice
  6. apply the concept of caring in nursing practice to the various health care setting across the health-illness continuum
  7. adhere professional values with the ethical, moral and legal aspect in the domain of nursing practice for the diverse  health care setting
  8. demonstrate an interest to pursue lifelong learning in accordance with the current development of nursing industry

Programme Structure

Year 1 Semester 1

No.

Course Name

Code

Credit Hours

 1.

* Bahasa Kebangsaan A

MPW 1113

3

 2.

Ko-kurikulum - Kepimpinan dan Kerja Berpasukan

HKU 1111

1

 3.

Anatomy & Physiology 1

MJD 1114

4

 4.

Communication, Professional Development & Counseling

MJD 1123

3

 5.

Psychology and Sociology for Nurses

MJD 1132

2

 6.

Nursing Practice 1

MJD 1143

3

 7.

Microbiology and Parasitology

MJD 1152

2

 8.

Clinical Practice 1

MJD 1164

4

TOTAL

19/22

 

Year 1 Semester 2

No.

Course Name

Code

Credit Hours

 1.

* Proficiency English 1

ZEU 1113

3

 2.

Khidmat Masyarakat 1

HAU1231

1

 3.

Anatomy and Physiology 2

MJD 1213

3

 4.

Clinical Practice 2

MJD 1224

4

 5.

Pharmacology for Nurses

MJD 1232

2

 6.

Nursing Practice 2

MJD 1242

2

 7.

Nursing Practice 3

MJD 1253

3

TOTAL

18

 

Year 2 Semester 1

No.

Course Name

Code

Credit Hours

 1.

Proficiency English 2

ZEU 1213

3

 2.

Nursing care of clients with Gastrointestinal disorders

MJD 2112

2

 3.

Nursing care of clients with Cardiovascular and Respiratory disorders

MJD 2123

3

 4.

Nursing care of clients with Haemopoietic and Oncology disorders

MJD 2132

2

 5.

Clinical Practice 3

MJD 2144

4

 6.

Nursing care of clients with Musculoskeletal and Geriatric disorders

MJD 2152

2

 7.

Epidemiology & Infectious diseases

MJD 2162

2

TOTAL

18

 

Year 2 Semester 2

No.

Course Name

Code

Credit Hours

 1.

Pengajian Moral

MPW 1153

3

 2.

Pengajian Islam

MPW 1143

 3.

Nursing care of clients with Renal, Genitourinary and Endocrine disorders

MJD 2213

3

 4.

Nursing care of clients with skin and Neurological disorders

MJD 2222

2

 5.

Obstetrics and Gynecology nursing

MJD 2233

3

 6.

Nursing care of clients with Eyes and ENT Disorsers

MJD 2242

2

 7.

Clinical Practice 4

MJD 2254

4

 8.

Pediatric Nursing

MJD 2272

2

TOTAL

19

 

Year 3 Semester 1

No.

Course Name

Code

Credit Hours

 1.

Pengajian Malaysia

MPW 1133

3

 2.

Community Health Nursing

MJD 3113

3

 3.

Emergency, OT and Critical Care Nursing

MJD 3122

2

 4.

Professionalism, Ethics and Legal aspect of Nursing

MJD 3132

2

 5.

Mental Health Nursing

MJD 3142

2

 6.

Clinical Practice 5

MJD 3155

5

TOTAL

17

 

Year 3 Semester 2

No.

Course Name

Code

Credit Hours

 1.

Management in Nursing

MJD 3213

3

 2.

Clinical Practice 6

MJD 3224

4

 3.

Research for Nurses

MJD 3232

2

 4.

Clinical Practice 7

MJD 3244

4

TOTAL

13

 

Core Course Description

Course Code

Course

Synopsis

MJD 1143

Nursing Practice 1

This course will start with the concept and history of nursing and the Health Care system development in Malaysia.

During this course, students will be nurtured towards an understanding on the principles of personal health and its relation to nursing in health and disease. Skill in the competencies, required for rendering effective basic clients care will be presented within the skill laboratories and mock ward activities.

MJD 1242

Nursing Practice 2

This course is continuation of Nursing Practice 1.

Designed to help students develop an ability to meet the basic health needs of clients with regard to nursing care.

During this course, students will be nutured towardsan understanding on the principles of personal health and its relation to nursing in health and disease. Skill in the competencies, required for rendering effective basic clients care will be presented within the skill laboratories and mock ward activities.

MJD 1253

Nursing Practice 3

This course will educate students regarding the principles, knowledge and skills of pre and post operative care, wound care and also management of clients with inflammation, fluid and electrolytes disturbances and role of nurses in managing clients with intravenous therapy.

MJD 2112

Nursing care of clients with Gastrointestinal disorders

This course commences with the study of human physiological processes, followed by diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal system.

Students will relate and apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology, as well as medical and surgical management in caring for patients with these diseases and disorders.

The nursing process framework will be used to develop care plans that meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the clients.

MJD 2123

Nursing care of clients with Cardiovascular and Respiratory disorders

This course commences with the study of human physiological processes, followed by diseases and disorders of the cardiovascular and respiratory system.

Students will consolidate.and applied their knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology, as well as medical and surgical management in caring for clients with these diseases and disorders.

The nursing process framework will be used to develop care plans that meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the clients.

MJD 2132

Nursing care of clients with Hemopoietic and Oncology disorders

This course commences with the study of human physiological processes, followed by diseases and disorders of the hemopoietic and oncology conditions.

Students will consolidate and apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology, as well as medical and surgical management in caring for patients with these diseases and disorders.

The nursing process framework will be used to develop care plans that meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the clients.

MJD 2152

Nursing care of clients with Musculoskeletal and Geriatric disorders

This course will provide knowledge, skills and attitudes on nursing care of clients with altered musculoskeletal system, pre and post operative care management and preparation of clients undergoing diagnostic procedures. Students will also expose to the management of the elderly in the community.

MJD 2213

Nursing care of clients with Renal, Genitourinary and Endocrine disorders

This course commences with the study of human physiological processes, followed by diseases and disorders of the renal, genito urinary and endocrine system.

Students will consolidate their knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology, as well as medical and surgical management in caring for clients with these diseases and disorders.

The nursing process framework will be used to develop care plans that meet the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the clients.

MJD 2222

Nursing care of clients with skin and Neurological disorders

This course will provide knowledge, skills and attitude to students on management of clients with skin, burn and scalds and nervous problems. Preparation of clients undergoing operation and management of post operative cases and preparation of clients for diagnostic procedures.

MJD 2233

Obstetrics and Gynaecology nursing

This course will covers knowledge and skills on obstetric managment: care of mother during pregnancy, prenatal and post natal, care of newborn babies, mother with high risk cases, obstetric emergency, dysfunction of reproductive system, and preparation of clients undergoing operation and management of post operative cases.

MJD 2242

Nursing care of clients with Eyes and ENT Disorders

This course will provide knowledge, skills and attitude to students on management of clients with Eyes and ENT problems, preparation of clients undergoing operation and management of post operative cases and preparation of clients for diagnostic procedures.

MJD 2272

Pediatric Nursing

This course is designed to help the students develop and understanding of the concept of child health, the trends in child care and the health problems of children. This will enable the students to meet the needs of the children, in health and sickness. Students also will be exposed to preparation of children undergoing operation and management of post operative cases.

MJD 3113

Community Health Nursing

This course will provide knowledge and skills on management of family health. Care of maternal and child health, immunization, child abused, home accidents, home visit and school health services, family planning, special children and health education.

MJD 3122

Emergency, OT and Critical Care Nursing

This course will provide knowledge, skills and attitude to students on emergency management, nursing procedures related to the cases, medico-legal, triage system and emergency team. Students will also expose to basic care of critically ill clients, operation room nursing and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

MJD 3142

Mental Health Nursing

This course will provide students, knowledge and skills on concept of mental health, mental health services in Malaysia, legal aspect in admission of clients, mental illness, and nursing intervention. Students will also expose to mental health patient rehabilitation program, role of psychiatric nurse and giving health education to community on mental health.

 

Career  Opportunities

  1. A qualified graduate will be sitting for registration examination conducted by Malaysian Nursing Board in order to be given license to practice as a professional nurse.
  2. Professional nurse have a choice to specialize in various field such as:
    • Midwifery
    • Paediatrics
    • Gerontology
    • Emergency & Traumatology
    • Renal
    • Public health nurse
    • Cardiothoracic and many more
  3. Professional nurses are also given opprtunities for advancement in their nursing education. Diploma holder can progress towards a degree, Masters or PhDs in nursing which can be done either locally or abroad. Professional nurses will also continue for career advancement towars nurse educator, diebetic educator, counselor, nursing clinician, manager and various fields.

Expected Salary