Post Basic Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing (MQA/PA 12111)

School of Arts


About The Programme

Post Basic Intensive Care Nursing Course is a 6-month full-time programme designed to provide nurses with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge, attitude and skills in the field of Intensive Care nursing. Graduates from this course will be knowledgeable and skillful in delivering care in the field of critical care in line with the industrial requirements.


March & September


6 months


MQA/PA 12111

Career Prospects

  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Clinical Instructor Critical Care
  • Nurse Administrator in Critical Area

Programme Structure

  • Behavioural Science - Concepts of Critical Care Nursing
  • Basic Medical Sciences - Applied Anatomy & Physiology
  • Nursing Sciences - Cardiovascular and Blood Disorder Nursing
  • Nursing Sciences - Respiratory Nursing
  • Clinical Placement - Professional and Practice I

  • Nursing Science - Neurological and Endocrine Nursing
  • Nursing Science - Renal & Gastrointestinal Nursing
  • Nursing Sciences - Trauma & Emergency Nursing
  • Clinical Placement - Professional and Practice II

Entry Requirement

Post Basic Speciality in Nursing

For Malaysian Candidates only
(Not applicable for International Candidates)

  • Possess Diploma in Nursing from a recognised institution by MNB
  • Registered with MNB
  • Possess current Annual Practising Certificate (APC) for nurses from MNB
  • Minimum two (2) years clinical working experience. Experience in the Intensive Care setting is an added advantage.
  • Active Basic Life Support certification
  • University English requirement may imply.

Candidates Health Status

  • All candidates MUST be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner as required by the governing body.
  • Candidates MUST not have any physicals disabilities or impaired senses that hinder nursing dexterity.

Mode of Delivery

  • Online
  • Face to face in Practical

Other Special Instructions

All candidates will be required to complete clinical placement as a requirement of the curriculum.

Application Procedure

Send your application to:

Harjit Kaur
Programme Coordinator – Intensive Care Nursing
School of Medical and Life Sciences
Sunway University
Phone Number: 03-74918622 Ext 7422



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