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Nursing Science Department

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About
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Department of Nursing Science was first established in 1993 as a Nursing Unit under the Department of Allied Health Sciences. It was the first nursing unit to recognize the importance of bacculaurate education in nursing and became the pioneer in the transition in the nursing education from a diploma to a graduate program, Bacherlor of Nursing Science in Malaysia. Ever since its information the unit has been involved in teaching undergraduate courses leading to Bachelor in Nursing.

The Unit was established as a clinical department: Department of Nursing Science in Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya on the 1st July 2007.

The Vision of the Department is to be the pioneer in producing Nursing leaders to meet the country’s aspiration and bring changes in the healthcare system and nursing profession. With this vision we hope to produce nursing graduates with research culture and practice evidence based nursing. Upon completion, graduates are expected to practice nursing knowledge critically and ethically by applying scientific nursing foundation in health care delivery.

Vision

The Vision of the Department is to be a center of excellence in nursing education by producing registered nurses that are competent, safe, has good moral values and critical thinking ability, caring and interacts with client, family and community in providing care in various health services in the country.

Mision

Our mission is to be excellent in educating and producing graduate at tertiary level in line with changes in technology and services in the field of nursing in Malaysia through teaching and learning and evidence based practice.

 
History
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The Bachelor of Nursing Sciences programme is offered by the Department of Nursing Sciences, Faculty of Medicine. Department of Nursing Science was first established in 1993 as a Nursing Science unit under the Department of Allied Health Sciences. It was the first nursing unit to recognize the importance of baccalaureate education in nursing and became the pioneer in the transition in the nursing education program by upgrading nursing education from a diploma to a graduate program, Bachelor of Nursing Sciences in Malaysia. Ever since its formation, the unit has been involved in the undergraduate teaching leading to Bachelor in Nursing Sciences.

The unit was established as a clinical department: Department of Nursing Science in Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya on the 1st July 2007.

 
Staff
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Bil   Name UM Email UMMC Email Contact
PROFESSOR
          
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
1   Associate Professor Dr. Khatijah Lim Abdullah  katlim@um.edu.my   03-7949 3732

 

 

Bil   Name UM Email UMMC Email Contact
SENIOR LECTURERS
1   Dr. Chong Mei Chan   mcchong@ummc.edu.my   03-7949 2429
2   Dr.Tang Li Yoong   lytang@ummc.edu.my   03-7949 2429
3   Dr.Vimala Ramoo    vimala@ummc.edu.my   03-7949 2429
4   Dr.Chui Ping Lei    plchui@ummc.edu.my   03-7949 2429
5   Dr.Lee Wan Ling   wllee@ummc.edu.my   03-7949 2429
LECTURER
1   Dr.Norsiah Rahmat   norsiahr@ummc.edu.my   03-7949 3644
2   Dr.Kavitha Rasaiah   lashia@um.edu.my   03-7949 3645
3   Dr.Nor Aziyan Yahaya   aziyan@ummc.edu.my   03-7949 3677
4   Dr.Noor Hanita Zaini    noorhanita@um.edu.my   03-7967 2694
5   Dr.Nor Zehan Ahmad   norzehan@um.edu.my   03-7967 2694
6   Dr.Lai Lee Lee   laill@um.edu.my   03-7949 3745
TRAINEE LECTURER
1   Roslina Zakaria   roszmusa@um.edu.my   03-79493749

 

 

 

Bil   Name UM Email UMMC Email Contact
ADMINISTRATOR ASSISTANT
1  Fauziah Abdul Bab   geepu3@um.edu.my   03-7949 2806
2  Ros Shuhaida Abdul Manaf   ros_shuhaida@um.edu.my   03-7949 2806
OPERATIONAL ASSISTANT
1  Mohd Azli Mahadi   azllyiella@um.edu.my   03-7949 2806

 

 

 
Academic Programme
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Bachelor of Nursing Sciences Programme covers eight semesters and one special semester within 4 years and is specially designed to prepare nursing students with relevant knowledge, competencies and professionalism at undergraduate level. The aim of this course is to produce nursing graduates with in-depth knowledge in nursing and medical sciences. Upon completion, graduates are expected to practice nursing knowledge critically and ethically by applying scientific nursing foundation in health care delivery.

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Programme Structure

Overall the programme comprises forty four(44) credit hours. The course within the programme, their credit rating and when they are studied are shown below.

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Services
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All the staff supervises and teaches students that are undergoing the undergraduate or postgraduate nursing program when students are posted to clinical areas such as maternity wards, critical care areas, medical wards, surgical wards, paediatrics, operation theatre etc. The staff also participates in clinical work whenever time and opportunities permit.

 
Future Plan
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The Department is now looking forward to having the Doctorate in Nursing in Clinical Specialization to offer postgraduate studies in specialization (Educational and Management).

Last Updated: 05/12/2018