Advanced Diploma in Critical Care Nursing


Overview of the Program


Critical Care Nursing Program is designed to provide nurses with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge, skills and attitude in the field of critical care nursing. It is aimed to produce nurses who are knowledgeable and proficient in the field of critical care in line with the industrial requirements. In addition, this program also aimed to develop nurses who are able to communicate effectively and demonstrate good leadership qualities within the organization, possess the ability to solve problems in an innovative, creative and ethical way through a sustainable approach, demonstrates entrepreneurial skills and aware of lifelong learning needs for successful career development.

Program Learning Outcomes


 At the end of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Acquire and apply the scientific knowledge of critical care nursing.
  2. Demonstrate expertise in providing holistic, skilled and safe critical care nursing.
  3. Identify, formulate and deliver creative, innovative and effective solutions to critical care problems.
  4. Communicate effectively in the form of writing and conversing between nurses, patients, family members and other healthcare professionals.
  5. Function effectively as an individual or in teams with the ability to become a leader.
  6. Understand and perform ethically the responsibilities of professional and humane, in line with the Nurses’ Code of Conduct.
  7. Recognize the need for and to engage in life-long learning and professional development.
  8. Self motivate and enhance entrepreneurship skills for career development.
  9. Realize and demonstrate the responsibilities of effective leadership.

Program Structure


 Semester 1

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Concept  of Critical Care Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Clinical Practice

Semester 2

  • Basics Entrepreneurship
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Cardiopulmonary Arrest Management
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice
  • Clinical Practice

Semester 3

  • Basics Quality Management
  • Community Service
  • Professional Development
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Clinical Practice
  • Malaysian Health System
  • Teaching Media
  • Clinical Teaching

Program Fees


  • Government / Semi-Government Agency RM9,000.00
  • Private Organisation RM9,000.00