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Paramedics are often the first on hand, at the time of patients’ greatest needs, to administer emergency care and even help save their lives. As the first respondents to any emergency situation, paramedics manage the emergency care of sick or injured persons in the out-of-hospital setting.

If you are compassionate and caring and able to react well under stressful and dynamic conditions, then a career as a Paramedic will be hugely rewarding.

You will be trained in clinical decision making, patient assessment, life-threatening cardiac rhythm interpretation, defibrillation, drug therapy, and airway management. You will possess knowledge, skills and attitudes consistent with international standards of the profession.

As a paramedic, you are an essential component of the continuum care and serve as a link to health resources. The emerging roles and responsibilities of the paramedic include public education, health promotion and participation in injury and illness prevention programs. Opportunities for paramedics have extended to private ambulance services.

As a paramedic, you will save a few lives and touch many more.



Programme Structure

SUBJECT SUBJECT CODE
1 Personality and Professional Development PPPD 4112
Anatomy for Paramedics PANA 4113
Physiology for Paramedics PPHY 4113
Pengajian Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi MPU-2163/MPU-2133
Emergency Medical Dispatch PCT1 4112
Emergency Medicine PCT2 4112
Prehospital Care PCT3 4112
2 Pathology PPAT 4122
Pharmacology PPHA 4122
Microbiology PMIC 4122
Primary Health Care PPHC 4122
Interpersonal Skills MPU 2223
Emergency Medicine PCT4 4122
Prehospital Care PCT5 4122
Primary Health Care PCT6 4122
3 Psychology PPSO 4232
Medicine-1, General PMEG 4232
Surgery-1, General PSUG 4232
Prehospital Care-1, Patient Assessment PPPA 4232
Family Structure MPU 2332
Emergency Medicine PCT7 4232
Prehospital Care PCT8 4232
Orthopedics PCT9 4232
4 Medicine-II, Systems PMES 4242
Surgery-II, Systems PSUS 4242
Orthopedics PORT 4242
Prehospital Care-II, Phases of Ambulance Call PPAC 4242
Psychiatry PPSY 4242
Community Work-1 MPU 2412
Emergency Medicine PCT10 4242
Prehospital Care PCT11 4243
5 Public Health PPUH-4352
Emergency Medicine-II, Systems PEMS 4352
Emergency Medicine-1, General PEMG 4352
Prehospital Care-III, Ambulance Operations PPAO 4352
Occupational Safety and Health OR POSH 4354
Entrepreneurship OR PENT 4354
Elective Posting PELP 4354
Public Health PCT12 4352
Emergency Medicine PCT13 4352
Prehospital Care PCT14 4352
6 Obstetrics and Gynaecology Emergencies POGE 4362
Disaster Medicine and Relief PDMR 4362
Pediatrics PPED 4362
Emergency Medicine-III, Case Studies PEMC 4364
Disaster Medicine PCT15 4362
Labour Ward PCT16 4362
Pediatrics PCT17 4362

Entry Requirement

SPM

Pass with minimum 5 Credits in five subjects - Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics, one Science subject (Biology/ Physics/ Chemistry/ General Science/ Applied Science) and one other subject.

O-Level

Pass with minimum Grade C in five subjects - English, Mathematics, one Science subject (Biology/Phyics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science) and two other subjects.

Certificate

Certificate (MQF Level 3) related to Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75.

Career Opportunities

  • Ambulance Aid Personnel

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Personnel

  • First Aid & CPR Instructor Industries (Inshore and Offshore)

  • Managers of Civil Defence Service / Corporate Ambulance Services / Malaysian Red Crescent Society / Pre Hospital Care in hospitals / Private Ambulance Services

  • Paramedic Officer

  • Security & Safety Officers

Advantages

Quality
The Diploma in Paramedical Science is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts, including NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and clinical practice in hospitals.
Clinical Exposure
Students of the Diploma in Paramedical Science gain experience in our panel of hospitals throughout Malaysia
Affordable
Tuition fees for the Diploma in Paramedical Science are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.
Recognition
The Diploma in Paramedical Science is approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Education Malaysia and recognized by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Diploma in Paramedical Science is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia