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DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

Diploma in Nursing

(MQA/FA/7201)

Our full-time Diploma in Nursing Program spans three years, comprising six semesters. It integrates nursing knowledge, health and behavioural sciences, communication, IT, and professional development.

This program offers a balance of theory and practice, preparing students for a nursing career. Assessment methods include assignments, tests, case studies, presentations, and clinical assessments.

Students gain hands-on experience at Assunta Hospital. Upon completion, they become Registered Nurses accredited by the Malaysian Nursing Board, opening doors to various healthcare roles.

Post Basic Scholarship

Upon completion of Diploma in Nursing, scholarship is also given for post basic (specialization) course

Post basic courses (specialization courses) can be pursued in government hospitals or in Tun Tan Cheng Lock College of Nursing

Post basic courses that are offered in Tun Tan Cheng Lock College of Nursing are as below*:

Post Basic Courses are available exclusive for Nurses employed in Assunta Hospital.

Post Basic in Renal Nursing

Introduction

The Post Basic In Renal Nursing course is to educate and equip registered nurses with the specialized knowledge, skills and concepts of renal nursing.

Programme Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the Post Basic In Orthopaedic Nursing programme, the students should be able to:-

Subjects in the POST BASIC IN RENAL NURSING

Anatomy and Physiology for Renal Nursing

Structures and functions of urinary system

Concepts of Ethics and Management in Renal Nursing

Legal , ethics and professionalism in Renal nursing.

Renal Nursing I

Care of clients with renal and urinary disease

Renal Nursing II

Knowledge, skills and problem solving in renal replacement therapy

Renal Nursing III

Care of clients undergoing renal replacement therapy, peritoneal dialysis and renal transplant

Clinical Practice Renal Nursing I & II

Integration and application of the knowledge learnt in into actual clinical practice.

Post Basic in Orthopedic Nursing

(MQA/FA 11891)

Introduction

The Post Basic In Orthopaedic Nursing course is to equip the Registered Nurse with specialized knowledge, skills and concepts to function effectively in the orthopaedic settings.

Programme Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the Post Basic In Orthopaedic Nursing programme, the students should be able to:-

Subjects in the POST BASIC IN ORTHOPAEDIC NURSING

Anatomy and Physiology for Orthopaedic Nursing

Knowledge in anatomy and physiology of musculoskeletal system and nervous system.

Concepts of Ethics and Management in Orthopaedic Nursing

Knowledge in ethics and professionalism in orthopaedic nursing.

Orthopaedic Nursing I

Advanced knowledge and skills required to care for clients with musculoskeketal disorder and orthopaedic injuries inclusive of assessment, selection of equipment and planning of nursing care.

Clinical Practice in Orthopaedic Nursing I & II

Integration and application of the knowledge learnt in classroom into actual clinical practice.

Orthopaedic Nursing II

  1. Understand clients with orthopaedic injuries & musculoskeletal disorder such as metabolic degenerative, autoimmune, inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, connective tissue and structural musculoskeletal disorders.
  2. Revise relevant nursing care plan for effective infection to promote, maintain and restore functional health status to clients with musculoskeletal disorders.
  3. Discuss and deliver health education for clients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Orthopaedic Nursing III

  1. Principles of orthopaedic wellness in client’s care plan.
  2. Planning nursing care to promote, maintain and restore functional health status to clients with ergonomics
  3. Pharmacology knowledge in orthopaedic nursing practice
  4. Competency in wound care management with clients with orthopaedic disorders.

Post Basic In Perioperative Nursing

(MQA/FA9482)

Introduction

The Post Basic In Perioperative Nursing course is to educate and equip registered nurses with the specialized knowledge, skills and concepts of perioperative nursing in order for them to function safely and effectively in the perioperative setting.

Programme Learning Outcome

Upon completion of The Post Basic In Perioperative Nursing programme, the students will be able to

Subjects in the POST BASIC IN PERIOPERATIVE NURSING

Perioperative Nursing

Knowledge in Perioperative Nursing

Communication and Professional Development in Perioperative Nursing

Knowledge in communication and professional development in Perioperative Nursing.

Surgical Instrumentation and Equipment

Knowledge in surgical instrumentation and equipment used according to types of surgery.

Infection Prevention and Control in Surgical Setting

Knowledge in infection control in Perioperative Nursing and surgical settings.

Concepts of Anaesthesia in Surgery

Knowledge in concepts of anaesthesia in surgery.

Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Perioperative Nursing

Knowledge in anatomy and physiology in perioperative nursing.

Clinical Practice Perioperative Nursing I & II

Integration and application of the knowledge learnt in classroom into actual clinical practice.

Post Basic In Intensive Care Nursing

(MQA/FA8742)

Introduction

The Post Basic In Intensive Care Nursing equips the Registered Nurse with specialized knowledge, skills and concepts in intensive care nursing and also to meet the demands of the market for critical care nurses.

Programme Learning Outcome

Upon completion of The Post Basic In Intensive Care Nursing programme, the students will be able to-

Subjects in the POST BASIC IN INTENSIVE CARE NURSING

Anatomy and Physiology for Intensive Care Nursing

Knowledge in human anatomy and physiology.

Cardiopulmonary Nursing

Advance knowledge and skills required to care for clients with Cardiopulmonary disorders

General Aspect of Critical Care (GACC)

Knowledge on the principle and practice of Intensive care nursing.

Multisystem Organ Disorder in Intensive Care Nursing

Knowledge and skill require to care for clients with multisystem organ disorders.

Concepts of ethics , communication and management in Intensive Care Nursing

Knowledge in ethics and professionalism in Intensive Care nursing.

Clinical Practice Intensive Care Nursing I & II

Integration and application of the knowledge learnt in classroom into actual clinical practice.

Sponsorship Coverage

Diploma in Nursing

Scholarship Options
 Option AOption BOption C
Contract BondRM 120,000RM 90,000RM 60,000
IncludesDiploma in Nursing & Specialization CourseOnly Diploma in NursingOnly Diploma in Nursing
Service Bond7.5 years5 years3 years
Monthly AllowanceRM1,300 / monthRM1,100 / monthNo Allowance

Entry Requirement

Diploma in Nursing

We also encourage STPM & IGSCE holders to apply for the course.

Diploma in Nursing

(MQA/FA/7201)

Intake
July and October every year

Programme Structure

Our Diploma in Nursing combines both conventional and state-of-the-art technological applications. The programme is catered for those with a passion for nurturing the well-being of others. Students will be awarded with Assunta College and the Nursing Board of Malaysia Registration Certificates upon successfully passing the licensure examination.
Basic Medical Science I Introduction of human anatomy and physiology
Basic Medical Science II Anatomical structure and physiology functions of the human body for beginning level nursing students
Communication & Human Public Relations For Nurses Communication and apply it into human & public relation in hospital settings
Principles & Practice Of Nursing Fundamental of nursing cover knowledge, skill and problem solving in nursing process
English For Nurses Using the English language in their day to day communication
Clinical Practice I Integration and application of the knowledge learnt in classroom in into actual clinical practice
Pharmacology for Nurses Pharmacology knowledge in safe drug administration in nursing practice
Infections and Inflammatory Conditions Basic knowledge, skills and attitude in caring for clients with problems related to infection & inflammatory conditions
Fluid and Electrolytes Imbalance and Burns Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for clients with altered fluid and electrolytes imbalance and Burns condition
Psychosocial Nursing Application of psycho-social concepts when providing care to clients
Clinical Practice II Integration and application of the knowledge learnt in classroom into actual clinical practice
Haemopoietic Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for  clients with nursing problems related to hemopoeitic functions
Gastrointestinal Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for  clients with altered gastrointestinal functions
Cardiopulmonary  Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for  clients with altered Cardiopulmonary  functions
Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing Knowledge, skill and attitude  to provide basic health care to pregnant mothers, mothers in labor, post natal mother,  the newborn and gynaecology patient
Clinical Practice III Integration and application of the knowledge  learnt in classroom into actual clinical practice
Endocrine and Genito-urinary Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for  clients with altered Endocrine and Genito- urinary  functions
Musculoskeletal Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for  clients with altered musculoskeletal functions
Community Health Nursing Understanding the importance of health care services  and activities both in the health centres and in school
Falsafah & Isu Semasa Knowledge about philosophy and current issue
Community Service Allows students to be involved in community services through  planned community projects, to create a sense of awareness towards the needs and  issues of the community
Clinical Practice IV Integration and application of the knowledge  learnt in classroom into actual clinical practice
Special Senses Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required with care for clients  with eye, ENT and skin disorders
Mental Health Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for clients with mental health disorders.
Communicable Diseases and Neurological Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitude required for care of clients and families with communicable diseases  and neurological conditions in the hospital and the community
Paediatric Nursing Knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for children with nursing problems related to paediatric nursing
Kursus Integriti dan Antirasuah (KIAR) Knowledge about integrity and anti-corruption
Clinical Practice V Integration and application of the knowledge learnt in classroom into actual clinical practice
Professional Development and Ethics

This unit is designed to enable the student to understand 

  1. organization behavior
  2. communication in nursing 
  3. development in nursing – nationally and internationally 
  4. nursing structure and scheme of service in Malaysia 
  5. definition of profession / professionalism / criteria of a profession 
  6. nursing ethics and religion 
  7. client charter 
  8. professional role of the nurse practitioner
Research Methodology Knowledge on research in academic writing
Management Preparation of students on management functions of a staff nurse in the hospital  and community
Emergency & Disaster Nursing Understanding of emergency and disaster plan of the  hospital and to participate as a member in the emergency and disaster team
Clinical Practice VI Integration and application of the knowledge  learnt in classroom into actual clinical practice