In the Study Plan of the Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at the Widad University of Malaysia, it refers that in its work, nursing has proposed to combat ignorance, servitude, fanaticism and prejudice, act in support of marginalized social classes and fighting for the exercise of the right to health.
As a university institution, the School of Nursing Degree has defined the teaching-learning process as a means to promote the creative, critical and reflective capacities of the student that lead to self-development. In this process, teachers and students interact and have been related and co-responsible. The teacher has been considered as a significant human element in the teaching process; that he possesses the scientific and technical knowledge of his discipline and the commitment with the University, with the student and with the health needs of society; with a spirit of work and service for the formation of the student.
- The responsible Academic Department will be the Division of Graduate Studies.
- Name of the program: Master of Nursing.
- The Academic Level of the program will be Master’s Degree in Nursing.
The orientation field will be towards the strengthening of the professional fields of Nursing, in Health. Public, Reproductive Health, Elderly and Management, Direction and Leadership in Nursing.
The type of program will be Intermediate.
Program objectives and strategies
The Master of Nursing program cannot be oblivious to local and national health problems, so its objectives will be the following:
To train Nursing professionals with solid theoretical, disciplinary and methodological knowledge in the areas of Public Health, Reproductive Health, Elderly and Management, Direction and Leadership in Nursing.
Contribute to technical academic and research development, taking into consideration emerging health programs.
Update and train nursing professionals in the areas of Public Health, Reproductive Health, the Elderly and Management, Direction and Leadership in Nursing in order to improve the quality of their interventions in the various spaces in which they work.
Promote the application of knowledge to identify problems that affect the historical social process of health – disease, planning, developing and evaluating specific programs.
The applicant for the Master’s degree at Widad college is a professional who fully completed his or her Bachelor of Nursing studies with a high academic performance, who has skills for reading and understanding the English language, handling computer programs, desires to improve, good health, is committed to the profession.