Category: Bachelor Degree Course

Course Details:

Nursing Foundation is a fundamental course that covers the essential principles, concepts and skills required to provide holistic care to patients in various healthcare settings. Some of the topics covered in the nursing foundation

  1. Anatomy and Physiology: This topic provides a basic understanding of the structure and function of the human body, including the different body systems.
    1. Cells and Tissues
    2. Cardiovascular System
    3. Respiratory System
    4. Digestive System
    5. Nervous System
    6. Homeostasis
    7. Cellular Physiology
    8. Neurophysiology
    9. Cardiovascular physiology
    10. Respiratory physiology
  2. Medical Terminology: This topic introduces the terminology used in healthcare, including the use of prefixes, suffixes, and root words to form medical terms.
  3. Pharmacology: This topic covers the study of drugs and their effects on the body. It includes the principles of drug administration, dosage calculation, and the use of different types of medications.

(3.1) Drug Classification

(3.2) Medication Safety

(3.3) Pharmacodynamics

  1. Nutrition: This is an important topic in nursing foundation, as it plays a vital role in maintaining health and preventing diseases. Some of the nutritional topics covered in nursing foundation includes:

(4.1) Basic Nutritional Principle

(4.2) Nutritional Assessment

(4.3) The role of diet in maintaining health and preventing diseases.

  1. Communication: This topic covers the principles of effective communication in healthcare, including verbal and nonverbal communication, active listening, and therapeutic communication techniques.
  2. Infection Control: This topic covers the principles of infection control and prevention, including the use of personal protective equipment, hand hygiene, and isolation precautions.

(6.1) Standard Infection Control Prevention

  1. Patient Assessment: This topic covers the principles of patient assessment, including the collection and documentation of patient data, the use of physical examination techniques, and the interpretation of diagnostic tests.
  2. Ethical and Legal Issues: This topic covers the ethical and legal issues in nursing, including patient confidentiality, informed consent, and the role of the nurse in advocating for patient rights.
  3. First Aid and Safe Patient Handling Training Modules

(9.1) First Aid Management

(9.2) Safe Patient Handling

Course Syllabus

Requirements Description:

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must:

  1. have any document or certificate that shows the completion of the Myanmar Matriculation Examinations or IGCSE or GED.
  2. have at least an IELTS band score of 5.5.
  3. show a strong interest in nursing and health related fields of study.

*Those who have experiences in First Aid and Nursing related areas are preferable.


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