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Diploma in Paramedic Science (Pre-hospital Care)

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)60700/Course
FacultyFaculty of Therapeutic and Emergency Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Paramedics provide emegency treatment, and when necessary, transport patients to hospitals for further assessment and treatment


Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Pathology
  4. Introduction to Pharmacology
  5. Communication with Clients & Colleagues

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Occupational Safety & Health I
  2. Work within a Legal & Ethical Framework
  3. Organizational Effectiveness in Health Industry

Year 1 Semester 3(Mini Semester)

  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Pengajian Islam/Pengajian Moral
  3. Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B

Year 2 Semester 1

  1. Basic Life Support
  2. Managing an Emergency
  3. Communication in Complex or Difficult Situations
  4. Occupational Safety & Health I
  5. Driving Vehicles Under Operational Conditions

Year 2 Semester 2

  1. Safe Extrication of Patient in Life threatening Situations
  2. Conduct Clinical Assesment I (Medical & Cardiac Conditions)
  3. Conduct Clinical Assessment II (Trauma)
  4. Management of Personal Stressors at Work
  5. Management of the Scene of an Event

Year 2 Semester 3

  1. Deliver Pre-Hospital Patient Care I (Medical/Cardiac Emergency)
  2. Deliver Pre-Hospital Patient Care II (Trauma)

Year 3 Semester 1

  1. Conduct Clinical Assessment III (Newborn/Paediatric)
  2. Conduct Clinical Assessment IV (Geriatric)
  3. Deliver Pre-Hospital Care III (Newborn/Paediatric)
  4. Deliver Pre-Hospital Patient Care IV (Geriatric Patient)
  5. Transporting Emergency Patients

Year 3 Semester 2

  1. Deliver Intensive Pre-Hospital Emergency Care I (Medical & Cardiac)
  2. Deliver Intensive Pre-Hospital Emergency Care II (Trauma)
  3. Deliver Intensive Pre-Hospital Emergency Care III (Newborn & Paediatric)
  4. Deliver Intensive Pre-Hospital Emergency Care IV (Geriatric)

Year 3 Semester 3

  1. Clinical Mentoring
Entry Requirements
Entry Level Academic Requirement Duration
SPM Credit in BM, credit in any 1 Pure Science subject or General Science and one other subject (not including Literature) and pass in English 3 years
Career Prospects
  • Emergency Care Practitioners at Surgical Units, Government & Private Ambulances, Community Care Centres
  • Paramedic Technicians
  • Emergency Services :
    • a. Operations Manager
    • b. Administrative Director
    • c. Physician Assistant
    • d. Sales & Marketing

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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