DIPLOMA IN MEDICAL ASSISTANT

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Approval Code

N/722/4/0006 (10/1/2019)

Accreditation

PA 2797

Course Duration

3.0 Years

Course Mode

Full Time

Diploma in Medical Assistant program prepares the candidates in basic medical science and professional modules such as medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, public health, pharmacology, behavioral sciences, nursing and college elective modules. Diploma in Medical Assistant is specifically designed to develop students with a strong foundation and skills to face the changing world of medical. This program provide the students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude to be a Medical Assistant or Assistant Medical Officer. Upon completing the program, the graduates would be able to understand, diagnose, and treat simple ailments, as well as caring and curing in wellness and disease.

Student will experience learning in the classroom in the form of tutorials, lectures, practical sessions, hands-on activities that stimulate intellectual discourse, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning combined with student training via clinical placements within our healthcare organizations to enhance the clinical knowledge, competencies and skills in major areas of medical, surgical emergency, traumas and many others. This program is approved by both the Malaysian Qualification Agency and the Malaysian of Higher Education. Our program enables students to achieve their dreams to work in a healthcare setting in both the government and private sector. Hospital training which links the students directly to the industry are the added features of this program, giving them the opportunity to experience a practical hands-on approach.

First Year

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biological Science I
  • Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Community Science
  • Surgery
  • Nursing Science
  • Pharmacology
  • Professional Development

Second Year

  • Medical Emergency
  • Research Project
  • Orthopedics
  • Preventive Medicine for Society
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Clinical Medicine Practice (Gov. Hospital)
  • Clinical Surgery Practice (Gov. Hospital)

Third Year

  • Emergency Department
  • Pediatrics Department
  • Orthopedics Department
  • Ophthalmic Department
  • ENT Department
  • Psychiatry Department
  • Labor Room Practice

Local Admission

SPM / SPMV

Pass with a minimum of five (5) credits in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Two (2) from either Science / Mathematics subject (Biology, Chemistry, General Science / Applied Sciences, Mathematics / Additional Mathematics) preference one (1) from each category of the subject and two (2) from any other subjects.
  • Pass in English (preference to be given to those with credit in English)

Pass with a minimum of three (3) credits in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • One (1) from Mathematics or Science subjects (Biology / Chemistry, General Science / Applied Sciences, Mathematics / Additional Mathematics)
  • Possess a certificate in related field from a recognized program by the Government of Malaysia (Community Nurse, Dental Surgery Assistant, Public Health Assistant, Health Science Certificate) and
  • Pass in English (preference to be given to those with credit in English)

O - Level

Pass with five (5) credits in the following subjects:

  • Two (2) from Science or Mathematics subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science);
  • Three (3) from any other subjects; and
  • Pass in English
  • Local students are required to pass in Bahasa Malaysia at SPM level for the purpose of registration with MAB

Students shall be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner recognized by the recruiting institution and free from Mental illness

International Admission

The English Language Entry Requirement for International Student at GEOMATIKA University College are as follows:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Band 3.0
TOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Score 450

** For students who do not have the above English Qualification, they must undergo Geomatika College International’s English Program

Employment opportunities are available as per the following :

  • Governments Agency such as Ministry Of Health
  • Ministry Of Defence
  • Private Hospital
  • Ministry Of Educations
  • Universities Hospital
  • Ministry Of Home Affairs
  • Industrial Health Clinics
  • Offshore Clinics and others agency that requires the service of Assistant Medical Officer
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Dean of Faculty

Dr K. Saminathan
PhD. (OIUAMM-India, Pharm (TTNDMU-India, M.BA (AU- Sri Lanka)
saminathan@geomatika.edu.my

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Head of Program

Tay Eng Leong
BSc in Nursing Practice Development Degree, Northumbria University
tayengleong@geomatika.edu.my