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Post Basic Certificate in Gerontology

Offered by: MAHSA University
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Course Duration6 Months
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FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Bioscience and Nursing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyPostgraduate Certificate
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

This programme aims to produce nurses who are professional, knowledgeable and competent in providing safe and skillful gerontology nursing care, while making them full their professional career in competitive global market in the care of the aged. It encompasses the study of the mental, physical and social characteristics of older adults and how these factor are impacted by the aging process. Gerontology provides medical treatment and strategies for disease prevention to older adults.

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Basic Medical Sciences
Behavioural Sciences
Nursing Sciences
Clinical placement
Entry Requirements

> POSSES DIPLOMA IN NURSING FROM A RECOGNISED INSTITUTION BY MNB/LJM                    > REGISTERED WITH NURSING BOARD MALAYSIA (NBM)                                                                  > POSSESS A  CURRENT ANNUAL PRACTICING CERTIFICATE (APC)                                 .               >MINIMUM 2 YEARS CLINICAL WORKING EXPERIENCE                                                                     >CANDIDATE MUST BE CERTIFIED MEDICALLY FIT BY A REGISTERED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER WITHIN 1 MONTH FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE PROGRAMME                                           > CANDIDATE WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEDICAL CONDITION CANNOT BE ADMITTED IN THE PROGRAMME

 

- SERIOUS PHYSICAL OR MENTAL ILLNESS                                                                         

- SERIOUS COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

 

> CANDIDATE MUST NOT HAVE ANY PHYSICAL DISABILITIES OR IMPARED SENSES THAT HINDER NURSING DEXTERITY                                                                                                                                                                         

 

Career Prospects
  • Nurse specialist in Gerontology

  • Nursing/Gerontology nurse

  • Entrepreneur - Gerontology home care

  • Geriatric social worker / Social Gerontologist

  • Biogerontologist

  • Geriatric Physician Assistant

  • Geriatric Care Manager

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


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