KPJ Healthcare University College (KPJUC) (formerly known as PNC International College of Nursing and Health Sciences) is a subsidiary of KPJ Healthcare Berhad, a key private healthcare services provider. Established on 1st April 1991, KPJUC has been right from the outset, a progressive and entrepreneurial institution of higher learning with an international vision, placing students at the core of the heart of everything it does.
KPJUC with 21 years of valuable experience and unsurpassed academic track record is a premier college of higher learning recognized locally and internationally. It has registered a growth that is dynamic, meteoric and has made an indelible mark in its achievements ever since its inception. Its rapid expansion to fulfill market demands has made KPJUC not only a very viable business entity but also a reliable and credible service provider.
KPJUC has a tradition of purposeful nurturing of talents, in tandem with the ideals of caring, perseverance, adaptability, versatility and selflessness. The students are instilled with an attitude of universality which unifies and synthesizes, transcending racial, cultural, social and geographical boundaries and well prepared to deliver the best healthcare services to the patients and customers.
Tradition of Academic Excellence
Reputed not only to be the first private nursing college to initiate the Diploma in Nursing Programme but also the first to have the Diploma in Nursing Programme accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) that sets it apart with a unique competitive edge.
KPJIC launched its training with first intake of 30 students in September 1991. Since then KPJ College has maintained its tradition of academic excellence with 100% success rate in the Nursing Board Terminal Examination.
KPJ College now offers twelve (12) programs which include BSc. (Hons) International Nursing, Diploma in Nursing, Diploma in Medical Imaging, Diploma in Pharmacy, Diploma in Physiotherapy, Diploma of Higher Education in Operating Department Practice, Diploma in Health Information Management, Certificate in Critical Care Nursing, Renal Nursing, Paedriatic Nursing, Nurse Education/Teaching and Gerontology.
KPJ Healthcare University College, Nilai
KPJUC’s roles and objectives have become more significant in line with the growth of the industry, responding promptly to the human capital requirement for nurses and allied healthcare professionals to meet the needs of other private and public healthcare institutions in the country.
To date KPJUC has produced approximately 5,000 nurses and healthcare professionals with Degree, Diploma and post-graduate specialization qualification. The current student population of KPJUC stands at 2 500.This tradition of academic excellence is further enhanced and galvanized by a team of dedicated, well qualified and widely experienced lecturers who inspire students to unleash their potential and develop holistically.
Building stronger future
KPJUC has built strong international alliance with foreign universities primarily from Australia and United Kingdom. This successful cooperation and alliance has provided KPJUC with an enriched combination of resources – advanced, unique and professional support of quality and diversity.
As early as 1994, KPJUC has forged a sound working relationship with University of South Australia (UniSA) to undertake several nurse education programs. KPJUC and UniSA have collaboratively trained 239 Critical Care Nurses, 96 graduates in Teaching and Education for Senior Nursing Officers, Nurse Lecturers and Nurse Instructors, 256 Heads of Services and executives in Healthcare Management and Leadership.
Through KPJUC’s continuing ties with Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom for the Operating Theatre Practice Programme since 1997, 153 trained theater practitioners have been produced. KPJUC has also collaborated with Hertfordshire, United Kingdom for BSc. (Hons) International Nursing.
Moving forwards to 2013, KPJUC is also preparing to take in a higher number of students in the coming years. KPJUC is expects to offer in addition to the existing programmes, 30 new bachelors and master degree as well as doctorate programmes at the main Nilai Campus.
Upholding the highest professionalism in healthcare education
The preferred healthcare education provider of academic excellence
Towards a healthy and informed society through integration of health education research and comprehensive healthcare
KPJUC QUALITY POLICY
KPJ Healthcare University College is committed to deliver recognized training and educational programs that meet customer expectation bycontinually improving systems and adopting high standards of quality
Category: EDUCATION Nursing 2008
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