Diploma in Medical Assistant | RSDHC

Diploma in Medical Assistant

Duration: 3 Years

Study Mode: conventional

Delivery Method: Theory, tutorial and clinical practice

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAMME

Medical Assistants work closely with Medical Officers in most units in a hospital. Ramsay Sime Darby Healthcare College offers a three (3) year Diploma in Medical Assistant, which enables students to realise their dreams in pursuing a career in a healthcare setting.

Students are trained in the areas of basic medical sciences and professional modules such as medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, public health, pharmacology, behavioural science and nursing. The students will experience learning in the classroom, practical sessions, hands-on activities combines with student self-directed learning. The students undergo clinical placements to enhance the clinical knowledge and competencies as well as skills in the major areas of medical, surgical, emergency and many others.

EDUCATION OUTCOMES

  • All graduates are accepted and registered as members of the medical Assistant Board, Malaysia, according to Akta 180 Pembantu Perubatan (pendaftaran) 1977. They are legally certified as Medical Assistants and are allowed to practice with the issuance of Annual Practice Certificates by the Medical Assistant Board, Ministry of Health of Malaysia.
  • The Diploma in Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Malaysian Qualities Agency and certified in accordance with examination guidelines of the Medical Assistant Board, Malaysia.
  • All semester examinations are verified by the Medical Assistant Board, Malaysia with strict guidelines on eligibility to sit for examinations.
  • The students will undergo an extensive practical clinical placement at reputable government and private hospitals.
    • Government hospitals: – Kajang Hospital,Tanjung karang Hospital and Putrajaya Hospital.
    • Private Hospitals: – Ramsay Sime Darby Ara Damansara Hospital and Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital.
  • The lectures, tutorials and clinical practices are delivered by highly qualified lecturers with excellence academic qualifications cum vast clinical experience and guest lecturers who are currently practicing in the healthcare industries plus contemporary practices.
  • Our graduates are able to secure high employment rate locally and abroad.

The awarded Diploma in Medical Assistant is recognised by the Medical Assistant Board and Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER I
-Anatomy & Physiology 1 Revision Examination Semester Break
-Medicine 1
-Nursing Science 1
-Basic Pathology
-Microbiology & Parasitology
-Behavioral Science
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SEMESTER II
-Anatomy & Physiology 2 Revision Examination Semester Break
-Anatomy & Physiology 2
-Medicine 2
-Nursing Science 2
-Community Health 1
-Emergency medicine 1
-Professional development
SEMESTER III
-Pharmacology 2 Revision Examination Semester Break
-Emergency medicine 2
-Community health 2
-Surgery 1
-Medicine 3
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SEMESTER IV
-Surgery 2 Revision Examination Semester Break
-Orthopedic
-Community health 3
Clinical practice
-Surgery Discipline (Clinical)
-Medicine Discipline (Clinical)
-Paediatric Discipline (Clinical)
SEMESTER V
Psychiatric Discipline (Clinical) Revision Examination Semester Break
Orthopaedic Discipline (Clinical)
Obstetrics & Gynecology (Clinical)
Commuity Health MCH/School Health (Clinical)
Emergency & Trauma 1 (Clinical)
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SEMESTER VI
Emergency Medicine 2 (Clinical) Revision Examination Semester Break
Community Health OPD (Clinical)
Community Health Environment/ CDC (Clinical)
Ophthalmology (Clinical)
Operation Theatre (Clinical)
Otorhinolaryngology (Clinical)

FUTURE PROGRESSION

Degree-Nursing
Environment Safety & Health
Healthcare Management
Biomedical Science
Paramedical Science
Occupational Safety & Health
Health Science
Health Management
Public Health
Health Care Administration
Doctorate in specialised health related fields
Master in Education or other health related fields

CAREER PATHWAY

Academic
Clinical Instructor
Lecturer
Research Specialist
Non-Academic/ Medical
Public/ private Hospitals
Administrative Medical Assistant
Community Clinic
Pre Hospital Care & Ambulance
Sales Representative (Medical)
Specialised Medical Assistant
Insurance Industry

Tuition Fee

  • Diploma in Medical Assistant – RM36,000–RM50,000