Nursing

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DIPLOMA IN NURSING SCIENCE

The Diploma In Nursing Science is designed to train graduates to become a professional nurse.  Professional nurses make a difference in the lives of patients and their families.  A graduate who has completed a Diploma in Nursing, and eligible to sit for the Board of Nursing Examination for licensure as a registered nurse.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

At the end of the programme, graduates should be able to:

  1. Produce nurses which able to think critically, apply theory into practical, and provide health promotion to community.
  2. Inculcate caring and professional values to everyone in community health services.
  3. Generate highly motivated and dedicated nurses with full supported self development in their lifelong learning for career achievement.
  4. Produce a quality nurse and enable to further their study either in local or international institutions.

DURATION OF PROGRAMME

The duration of the course for this program is 3 years which is consists of two semesters. The minimum period for the completion of this program is 6 semesters, while the maximum period allowed is 10 semester. In the final year, students have to sit Board of Nursing Examination for licensure as a registered nurse .

ENTRY REQUIERMENT

Local Candidate

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with 5 credits
  1. Bahasa Melayu
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science [Pure Science – Biology]
  4. Pendidikan Islam and ONE from listed subjects:
  • Pendidikan  Syariah Islam
  • Pendidikan Al-Quran dan As-Sunnah
  • Tasawwur Islam
  • Pendidikan Moral
    1. Credit (C) ONE other Subject.

Foreign Candidate

  • GCE ‘O’ LEVEL or Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with 5 credits
  1. Bahasa Melayu
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science [Pure Science – Biology]
  4. Pendidikan Islam and ONE from listed subjects:
  • Pendidikan  Syariah Islam
  • Pendidikan Al-Quran dan As-Sunnah
  • Tasawwur Islam
  • Moral Education
  1. Credit (C) ONE other Subject.
    • Proficiency in English

    -          Pass International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) with a minimum 5.5

     OR

    -          Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with minimum 550.

    OR

    -          Pass in English (O-Level or equivalent to SPM 1119)

 Health status

Health conditions as below are not Allowed to apply this Program:

           i. HIV/AIDS

           ii. Hepatitis B or C

           iii. Mental Health Disorders

           iv. Epilepsi

           v. Sensory Disorders

           vi. Chonic Disease

  •  Students do not have physical disability
  • The helth status should be certified by a qualified Medical Officer. 

        Other Criteria: 

          i. Ability to communicate - Bahasa Melayu / English.

         ii. Physical conditions at the normal rate of 'Body Mass Index (BMI): (18.5-24.9)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Registered nurses can served in government hospital and clinic, public health, private hospital, clinics, nursing homes or health homes, industrial, and pharmaceutical company.
  • Further study to