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Bachelor of Health Science (Hons) in Nursing

Bachelor of Health Science (Hons) in Nursing

Nursing is a unique profession, now more broadly defined as both an art and a science. In today’s challenging healthcare environment, the qualified, professional nurse combines knowledge (theory), skill (practice), creativity and intuition to tend the sick, comfort the grieving and support the desolate.

Nursing is a specialised profession that focuses on caring, nurturing, educating and research within the healthcare system. Those who are willing to learn, who possess leadership qualities and have a strong desire to care for and improve the quality of life of the sick should consider pursuing a course of study in Nursing. The nursing degree at BM College aims to produce knowledgeable, skilled nurses with clear critical thinking skills who are caring, assertive, motivated and well-disciplined.

For those who are qualified in this discipline, Nursing offers a wealth of career opportunities in the fields of education, clinical practice, research and management. A nursing graduate can aspire to become a university professor, a clinical specialist, a research specialist, or a director of nursing. With experience, a nursing graduate can run his/her own nursing home or nursery while there are also opportunities to pursue a nursing career abroad.

Entry Requirements:

STPM:
CGPA 2.50 (Science Stream) and attained credit in Bahasa Malaysia, Mathematics, Chemistry, & 2 other subjects and a pass in Biology at SPM Level.

Matriculation in Science (by Ministry of Education Malaysia):
cGPA 2.50 (Science Stream) and attained credit in Bahasa Malaysia, Mathematics, Chemistry, & 2 other subjects and a pass in Biology at SPM Level.

Other qualifications will also be considered, however, it is subject to the approval by the Programme Director.

Intake

September (Regular)
January (Express)
June (Regular)

Modules

YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Human Biology
Sociology
Psychology
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Microbiology and Parasitology
Nursing Frameworks
Professionalism and Interpersonal Skills
Fundamentals of Nursing
Nursing Informatics and Health Economics
Health Assessment
Pathophysiology
Pharmacology
Environmental Health and Patient Safety
Statistics for Health Professionals

YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Medical Surgical Nursing 1A
Medical Surgical Nursing 1B
Critical Thinking and Decision Making
Clinical Practice 1A & 1B
Client Teaching, Heath Promotion & Wellness (Including Primary Health Care)
Law and Ethics
Medical Surgical Nursing IIA
Medical Surgical Nursing IIB
Clinical Practice IIA & IIB
Politics in Nursing

YEAR 3 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Medical Surgical Nursing IIIA
Medical Surgical Nursing IIIB
Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Nursing
Clinical Practice IIIA
Clinical Practice IIIB
Clinical Practice for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Nursing
Research and Evidence-based Nursing
Healthy Ageing
Mental Health Nursing
Community Health Nursing
Management and Leadership
Quality Assurance Project
Research Project 1

YEAR 4 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Nursing Elective
Teaching and Learning
Research Project 2
Elective - Non Nursing
Nursing Financial Management (Non-Core)
Nursing Elective: Clinical Practice
Transition to Practice 1
Transition to Practice 2

All of the course material is delivered by staff from the Bedong Medical College.