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Diploma in Nursing

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Diploma in Nursing KPT/JPS(FA 3689)09/21

Diploma in Nursing is a three years program. It is primarily intended for those, who are willing to embrace a profession, which is self-gratifying and humanistic. To meet the ever increasing demand of health care, the course has been designed to endow the graduates with the adequate knowledge and skills, which will enable them to function effectively as a Registered Nurse and as a member of the health care team, locally or globally.

This program emphasizes on the importance of critical and analytical learning, so that the graduates are able to provide, efficient and effective care to the patients. The core teaching content comprises health sciences, behavioral sciences and nursing sciences. This program also focuses on the enhancement of diverse skills including interpersonal, as well as team-working skills and we also encourage self-directed learning. Lincoln University College assures good clinical posting, which will give maximum clinical exposure to all the graduates. This is confirmed by the consistent high achievement in Nursing Board Registration Examination.

Graduates can work as Registered Nurses in:

  1. Hospitals (both government / private), local or international.
  2. Clinics
  3. Nursing Homes.
  4. Rehabilitation Centers.
  5. Medical Centers.
  6. Nurseries.
  7. Clinics / Community Care Clinics .
  8. Primary Health Organisations.
  9. Schools ( as a school nurse) .
  10. Insurance companies.
  11. Airline Industry.
  12. Army and Navy.
  13. Cruise ships.
  14. Sports Industry.
  15. Estates.
  16. Geriatric homes.
  17. As private nurse.
  18. Graduates of Diploma in Nursing can choose her pathway according to her /his interest. Pursue career to be in the clinical area as specialized nurse, become administrator or academicians. A nurse can also concentrate to be a researcher and involve in clinical research and development. Some might want to venture to be entrepreneurs to run their own businesses such as manage nurseries, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers.

Minimum Duration : 36 Months.
Maximum Duration : 36 Months.

Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
1 MPU2213 BAHASA KEBANGSAAN A (NATIONAL LANGUAGE A) 3
2 NURB 1014 Psychology and Sociology 4
3 NURB 1023 Communication and Public Relation 3
4 NURH 1014 Human Biology 4
5 NURS 1014 Basic Nursing science Fundamental of nursing 4
6 NURP 1014 Clinical Practice 1 4
7 NURH 1024 Fluid Electrolyte and Inflammation & Nutrition 4
8 NURH 1034 Pharmacology 4
9 NURH 1043 Microbiology & Parasitology 3
10 ENG1012 English I 2
11 NURP 1026 Clinical Practice 2 6
12 NURP 2036 Clinical Practice 3 6
13 NURS 2024 Nursing Sciences Integrated 1 (Obstetric & Gynecology, Pediatric) 4
14 NURS 2034 Nursing Sciences Integrated II (Respiratory, Cardiovascular Hemopoetic) 4
15 NURS 2022 Information Technology 2
16 ENG2032 English II 2
17 NURS 2063 Nursing sciences Integrated V 3
18 NURP 2046 Clinical practice 4 6
19 MPU2113 Malaysian Studies 2 (Local) 3
20 MPU2153 Malay Languange Communication 2 (International) 3
21 NURS 2042 Nursing Sciences Integrated 111 (Muscular Skeletal) 2
22 NURS 2054 Nursing Science integrated IV (community and communicable Disease) 4
23 NURS 3074 Nursing Sciences VI (Nervous system and Psychiatric) 4
24 NURS 3084 Nursing Science Integrated VII (ENT, Eye, Ear, Integumentary System) 4
25 NURP 3056 Clinical Practice 5 6
26 MPU2222 CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING 2
27 MPU2332 CONSTITUTION AND SOCIETY 2
28 NURS 3094 Nursing science Integrated VIII (Genito-Urinary, Gerontology and A&E) 4
29 NURB 3034 Nursing Management & research 4
30 MPU2442 COMMUNITY SERVICE 2
31 NURP 3066 Clinical Practice 6 6

Intake :

  1. October

Entry Requirements :

    For Malaysian Candidates :
  1. Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or EQUIVALENT with five (5) credits:
  2. Mandatory credit in:
    - Bahasa Melayu,
    - Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)
    Either one (1) of the credits below:
    - General Science
    - Biology
    - Chemistry and Pass in Biology
    - Physics and Pass in Biology.
  3. Credit in three (3) other subjects.
  4. A pass in English Language

For International Candidates :
  1. Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or *EQUIVALENT five (5) credits:
  2. Mandatory credit in:
    1. Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern) Either one (1) of the credits below:
      1. General Science
      2. Biology
      3. Chemistry and Pass in Biology
      4. Physics and Pass in Biology.
  3. Credit in three (3) other subjects.
  4. A pass in International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with an Overall Band Score of minimum 5.5; OR
    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
    1. TOEFL Paper Based test (TOEFL PBT) a minimum Score of 515.
    2. TOEFL Computer Based Test (TOEFL CBT) a minimum score of 215.
    3. TOEFL Internet Based Test (TOEFL iBT) a minimum score of 80.
  5. Able to converse in Bahasa Melayu. (EQUIVALENT- refers to the overseas academic qualification obtained that is equivalent to SPM as approved by MQA).
Health status:
  1. All candidates must be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner within one month from commencement of the nursing programme.
  2. Candidates with any of the following medical conditions cannot be admitted into the programme such as:
    1. HIV / AIDS
    2. Hepatitis B
    3. Hepatitis C
    4. Mental health disorders
    5. Epilepsy
    6. Color blindness.
  3. Candidates must not have any physical disabilities or impaired senses that hinder nursing dexterity.
  4. Pregnancy is not allowed throughout the course.

Duration : 36 Months.


University : Lincoln University College


Level : Diploma