Nursing Education

Diploma Nursing Programme

(Approved by Nursing Board Malaysia and Ministry of Higher Education)
(Accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency)
Learning Outcomes :
At the end of the 3-year Diploma Nursing Programme, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Provide quality and holistic care to clients in the clinical setting.
  2. Apply the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
  3. Demonstrate caring attitude, teamwork, professionalism and continuous quality improvement in the provision of quality and holistic care.
  4. Communicate effectively and work collaboratively as a team with patients, families and the community as well as other healthcare professionals.
  5. Participate in nursing research activities.
  6. Contribute to the betterment of the community through health related activities.
  7. Assume responsibility for continuing personal and professional development.

Duration :
3 years (6 semesters)

Programme Content :

1. Health Sciences
  • Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  • Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Pharmacology
  • Nutrition

2. Nursing Sciences
  • Basic Nursing Science I & II
  • Nursing Science I - X (Altered System Functions)
  • Specialized Nursing Science I - V (Gynaecological & Obstetric Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, Emergency Nursing, including basic life support)
  • Community Health Nursing I & II

    Note: Clinical practice is integrated in Nursing Sciences

3. Behavioural Sciences
  • Communication & Public Relations
  • Psychology & Sociology
  • Introduction to Nursing Research
  • Professional Development
  • Management

4. MPU Courses
  • U1 - Malaysian Studies 2
  • U2 - Writing Skills
  • U3 - Comparative Ethics
  • U4 - Community Service

Nursing Practicum
The Nursing Practicum enables the students to correlate theory with practice.

Hospital Lam Wah Ee provides the clinical setting for nursing practicum while the health clinics in Air Puteh and Teluk Bahang, Penang provide the community setting for community health nursing practice.

Skills Laboratory in the College provides a practice environment for students to strengthen specific nursing skills.
Student Assessment & Examination
1. To certify the nurse is qualified, competent and safe to practise nursing.
2. To qualify for registration with the Malaysian Nursing Board.
Types of Assessment & Examination
  • Theory: Formative and summative examinations
  • Practical: Clinical assessments
  • Lam Wah Ee Nursing College Final Professional Examination
  • Malaysian Nursing Board Registration Examination

Hospital Lam Wah Ee offers full sponsorship for the entire 3-year Diploma Nursing Programme.
Graduates are required to serve Hospital Lam Wah Ee for six (6) years on completion of the programme.

You will benefit the following at Lam Wah Ee Nursing College (LWENC):

Trusted Nursing College Since 1986   Click to expand
With over 25 years of experience in training nurses, students benefit from the best in nursing education.
Excellent Learning Environment   Click to expand
As a hospital-based College, you are assured of excellent teaching-learning experiences with adequate clinical practice and effective supervision at Hospital Lam Wah Ee which is MSQH accredited and ISO certified.
Guaranteed Employment   Click to expand
Graduates will be directly recruited into the hospital’s workforce.
Allowance   Click to expand
You will receive a generous monthly allowance while you study.
Accommodation   Click to expand
You will be provided with fully furnished twin sharing room with attached bathroom at LWENC.
Other Benefits   Click to expand
You will also be provided with medical care, meals, uniform and shoes.



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