DIPLOMA IN HEALTHCARE

Diploma in Healthcare programme provides students with the knowledge on healthcare organizational values, strategies and philosophies.

DURATION:
Three (3) Years

INTAKE:
January/ April/ July/ October

PROGRAMME APPROVAL CODE:
KPT/JPS(R/723/4/0147) 02/20
(A 6719)

What Will You Learn

 
  • Hospital administration
  • Health sciences and hospital technology
  • Hospitality and effective customer service skills
  • Develop analytical thinking and leadership skills
  • Local & international customer management skills
  • Knowledge and usage of information technology in the healthcare industry
  • Basic principles of revenue management in front office setting

Programme Introduction

Diploma in Healthcare programme provides students with the knowledge on healthcare organisational values, strategy and philosophy, paving the way for graduates to obtain task-performing skills to be applied in a healthcare setting upon graduation. Students are provided with specialized education in the field of management which is taught within the healthcare context. Hence, upon graduation, students will have knowledge and skills in the management areas such as finance, budgeting, human resource, health facilities management and effective communication.

Course Structure

YEAR 1

  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Behavioral Science
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Basic Microbiology
  • Communication and Supportive Skills
  • Medical Ethics
  • Principle of Epidemology
  • Health and Social Care Services
  • Provision
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Current Issued in Health
  • Malaysian Studies
    Communicative English
  • Computer Application
  • Computer ApplicationCo-Curriculum

YEAR 2

  • Management of Medical Inventory
  • Medical Office management
  • Lifespan Development
  • Health, Safety and Security
  • Basic Immunology
  • Business Communication
  • Health Promotion
  • Epidemiology
  • Health and Social Care Services Provision
  • Health issues for Specific Group
  • Professional Development

YEAR 3

  • Healthcare Marketing
  • Biostatistics
  • Healthcare Human Resource
  • Healthcare Management
  • Information System
  • Ward and Lab Management
  • Waste Management
  • Healthcare Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Practical Training in Hospitals/ Healthcare Industry

Entry Requirement

SPM, O-Levels or equivalent Minimum 3 credits with:

I. 1 credit in Mathematics or any Science subjects

II. 2 credits in any other subject

III. Pass Bahasa Malaysia and English

OR

Certificate in Health Sciences with a minimum CGPA of 2.50

  • SPM or equivalent with a PASS in Bahasa Melayu and English, with three (3) credits in the following subjects:
    a. Mathematics OR one (1) Science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry/General Science)
    b. Any two (2) other subjects (including Bahasa Melayu and English if credit).
    OR
  • GCE/O-Level or equivalent with a PASS in Bahasa Melayu and English, with three (3) C grades in the following subjects:
    a. Mathematics OR one (1) Science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry/General Science)
    b. Any two (2) other subjects (including Bahasa Melayu and English if credit).
    OR
  • Certificate related to Health Sciences with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Career Prospect

  • Hospital Administrative Assistant
  • Record Management Assistant Officer
  • Management Assistant Officer
  • Customer Service Personnel
  • Human Resource Assistant Officer

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