is to be leading Nursing and Midwifery in Cambodia
is to be an academic center of excellence that contributes to society through preparing our students to be Nurses and Midwives through scholarship, research, leadership and passion.
the 4 ‘C`s” – Compassion, Caring, Community and Celebration underpinned by Integrity, Accountability and Responsibility
UP follows the national curriculum approved by the MOH where approximately 50 % of time is in class or laboratory and 50% is spent in the hospitals/health centers. As well as approved curriculum subjects, we include additional subjects that will ensure students have the best education possible. Below are SOME of the key subjects you will study during your program:
|NURSING||Selection Criteria / Key Subjects|
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)|
|4years||Full time program with selection through the national entrance exam.|
Year 1 – Foundation Year – sciences, English, French, philosophy, critical thinking, searching skillsYears 2, 3, 4 – sciences, nursing theory and skills, English, ethics & law, community nursing, health promotion, specialty nursing areas, statistics, research, thesis, leadership and management.
|Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)||3years||Full time program with selection through the national entrance exam.|
Years 1,2,3 – overview of sciences, sociology, psychology, nursing theory and skills, English, computer skills, ethics & law, overview of community nursing, introduction to nursing specialty areas.
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing|
|2years||Part time program for nurses with ADN to up skill to Bachelor’s level degree. Candidates can apply directly to UP and are selected through interview process. Teaching is mainly in English/some Khmer.|
Advanced nursing care, advanced pathophysiology, English, pharmacology, transcultural nursing, teaching and counselling, research, thesis, leadership & management, nursing in ASEAN
|MIDWIFERY||Selection Criteria / Key Subjects|
|Associate Degree in Midwifery (ADM)||3 years||Full time program with selection through the national entrance exam.|
Years 1,2,3 – overview of sciences, sociology, psychology, nursing theory and skills, English, computer skills, ethics & law, overview of community nursing, birthing, antenatal, delivery & post-partum care, care of the newborn.
|Bachelor of Nurse Midwife (BSNM)|
|1 year||Full time program with selection on direct application to UP.|
For nurses who have done the ADN who wish to add a midwifery qualification.
Birthing, antenatal, delivery & post-partum care, care of the newborn
Research is an exciting growth area for UP. Faculty research activities are focused on improving the quality of Nursing and Midwifery education with the greater goal of improving the health care of the people of Cambodia.
Most lectures are in Khmer or Khmer and English. However there is a strong emphasis on improving English skills throughout the program to enable better career opportunities.
Students are required to pass all courses in their Nursing/Midwifery programs. BSN and BSNB students are required to present and pass a thesis. Students will then be eligible to sit the UP Internal Exit Exam. If they pass this they will sit the National Exit Exam.