Overview of Post Basic Certificate in Renal Nursing in MAHSA University Malaysia
MAHSA’s Post Basic Certificate in Renal Nursing programme is a 6 months programme, aimed to produce Renal Nurses who are professional, knowledgeable and competence in providing safe and skilful nursing care to end-stage renal disease patients. It will also prepare them to full fill their professional careers in competitive global and local market.
This programme is largely conducted in MAHSA University, and the clinical practices are in hospitals and clinics . Candidates will be supervised by our dedicated and experienced clinical instructors / preceptors.
Upon successfully completing this programme, candidates will be awarded with “Post Basic Certificate in Renal Nursing” by MAHSA.
|Disorders of Renal Conditions
|Care of patients with Peritoneal Dialysis
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|Care of Haemodialysis patients
|Care of Renal Transplant patients
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Registered with the Nursing Board Malaysia.
Possess a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) for nurses.
Minimum two (2) years clinical working experience.
Possess two (2) months experience in haemodialysis.
The candidate must be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner within one (1) week of commencement of programme.
The candidate with any of the following medical conditions cannot be admitted into the programme such as:
HIV / AIDS, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Mental health disorders, Epilepsy, Colour blindness.
The candidate must not have any physical disabilities or impaired senses that hinder nursing dexterity.
Pregnancy is not allowed throughout the course.
Increasingly there are career opportunities as Renal Nurses in Privately run Dialysis Centres and Hospitals locally and internationally. Graduates can also be employed into managerial positions of healthcare institutions. Graduates may also elect a career in research.