Post Basic Certificate in Perioperative Nursing

Overview:


The perioperative nursing program aims to equip Registered Nurses with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to work safely and effectively in the perioperative setting.

(N/723/3/0159) : MQA/PA 8293 (06/22)

Program Outcomes:


This program aims to prepare nurses who are:

  • Competent to intergrate theory, principles and concepts into perioperative  nursing practice.
  • Efficient in provinding continuous, integrated care in perioperative  assessment, intraoperative intervention, and postoperative evaluation of surgical patients.
  • Skillful in participating effectively as a team member to support surgical patients’ achievements of their expected outcomes.

 

Program Structure:


This program consists of theoretical input and clinical practice in perioperative nursing.

 

Programme Outline:


  • Applied Anatomy & Physiology
  • Principles of Asepsis, Infection Control and Techniques of Sterilization
  • Principles of Instrumentation, Sutures, and Needles Related to Wound Healing
  • Operation Methods and Technologies
  • Anesthesia Agents, Anesthesia Methods, and Nursing Implications
  • Legal-Ethical Implications, Risk Management in Perioperative Environment
  • Patient Care in the Pre, Intra, and Post-Operative Settings
  • Nursing Practicum

 

Duration:


  • Six (6) months full time program

 

Language Used for Delivery:


  • English

 

Programme Delivery:


  • Lectures
  • Demonstration
  • Tutorial
  • Problem-based Learning
  • Clinical in Skill Lab
  • Clinical Experience

 

Entry requirements:


  • Diploma/ Degre in Nursing
  • Registered with Nursing Board Malaysia (NBM) or its equivalent
  • Possess Current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)
  • Minimum Two (2) Years Clinical Working Experience
  • Possess at Least Three (3) Months Experience in the Related Speciality

 

Certification:


  • Post Basic Certificate in Perioperative

 

Approval Body for the Commencement of the Programme:


  • Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)
  • Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)
  • Nursing Board Malaysia (NBM)