Associate degree of midwifery (ADM)

We follow the national curriculum on nursing, midwifery and medical laboratory of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education. The nursing program is divided into 6 semesters with a total of 144 credits (excluded 33 credits of English and basic computer). Students conduct their clinical placement in the Institute, the community, public and private hospitals in Phnom Penh and Provinces, under the guidance and supervision from senior health workers and medical preceptors. On top of medical and technical studies, students have opportunities to enhance their basic computer and English proficiency. Basic computer and English are additional subjects to the national curriculum on midwifery of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education.

By the end of the program, students will:

  • Acquire and apply knowledge, skills, competencies, professionalism and appropriate behaviors in caring, midwifery and nursing careers for people of all ages.
  • Obtain and apply knowledge of relevant laws, ethics and policies in midwifery and nursing in the Kingdom of Cambodia and overseas.
  • Obtain and apply knowledge and skills in research, the use of data and evidence in conducting health education and in improving health for all.
  • Obtain and apply high skills and appropriate behavior in communications with patients, families, and clients, regardless of their gender, political beliefs, living standards, religion and race.
  • Obtain and apply knowledge and skills in the management of health services and to be able to work independently and in a team with people with different disciplines and nationalities.
  • Obtain and apply knowledge and skills in the management of health services and become effective in both working independently and in a team with others who have the same but sometimes different disciplines.
  • Obtain and apply knowledge and skills in basic technology and are ready to learn and share new knowledge and skills.
  • Be able to communicate in English.

Semester 1

Subject code Subject Requirement Credit
ADM01-Soc Sociology Core/classroom 1
ADM01-PHB Psychology and health behavior Core/classroom 1
ADM01-LSD Life span development Core/classroom 2
ADM01-HE Human ecology Core/classroom 1
ADM01-PKC Philosophy and Khmer Culture Core/classroom 2
ADM01-CP Communication & Pedagogy Core/classroom 3
ADM01-EM English and French Medical term Elective/classroom 2
ADM01-HE Human Ethic Core/classroom 1
ADM01-AP1 Anatomy and Physiology 1 Core/classroom 3
ADM01-FNM Fundamental Nursing Methodology 1 Core/classroom 3
Total 19

Semester 2

Subject code Subject Requirement Credit
ADM02-NH Nutrition and health Core/classroom 2
ADM02-FNT Fundamental Nursing Theory Core/classroom 1
ADM02-AP2 Anatomy and physiology 2 Core/classroom 3
ADM02-Microb Microbiology Core/classroom 2
ADM02-HP1 Human pathology 1 Core/classroom 3
ADM02-HP2 Human pathology 2 Core/classroom 3
ADM02-FNM2 Fundamental  Nursing Methodology 2 Core/practices 3
ADM02-FN1 Fundamentals of nursing 1 Core/practices 2
ADM02-FN2 Fundamentals of nursing 2 Core/practices 2
Total 21

Semester 3

Subject code Subject Requirement Credit
ADM03-LNP  Law & Nursing Practice Elective/classroom 2
ADM03-AP3 Anatomy and Physiology 3 Core/classroom 3
ADM03-HP3 Human Pathology 3 Core/classroom 3
ADM03-FNM3 Fundamental Nursing Methodology 3 Core/classroom 3
ADM03-AN3 Adult nursing Core/classroom 1
ADM03-MH2 Mental Health Core/classroom 2
ADM03-EAFA Emergency and Frist Aid Core/classroom 1
ADM03-FN3 Fundamentals nursing 3 Core/practices 2
ADM03-AN Adult nursing Core/practices 2
Total 19

Semester 4

Subject code Subject Requirement Credit
ADM04-IS Immune System Core/classroom 2
ADM04-CD Communicable diseases Core/classroom 3
ADM04-PPS Parasitology and Parasite diseases Core/classroom 2
ADM04-MC Maternal care 1 Core/classroom 3
ADM04-HPAHE Health promotion and health education Core/classroom 1
ADM04-CMCHP Community Mother and Child Health Promotion Core/classroom 1
ADM04-FE Fundamental of Epidemiology Core/classroom 1
ADM04-MP Midwifery Practice at HC/Community Core/classroom 4
Total 17

Semester 5

Subject code Subject Requirement Credit
ADM05-PM Pharmacology Core/classroom 3
ADM05-MC Maternal care 2 Core/classroom 3
ADM05-IMCI IMCI Core/classroom/practices 2
ADM05-BF Breast feeding Core/classroom/practices 1
ADM05-DS Delivery Skill Core/classroom/practices 4
ADM05-MPHF Midwifery Practice at Health Facilities Core/practices 7
Total 20

Semester 6

Subject code Subject Requirement Credit
ADM04-IN Internship Core/classroom 8
Total 8

 

 Note:

ADM Program total credits = 144 credits (included English and basic computer)
ADM Program total credits = 111 credits (excluded English and basic computer)
ADM Program total hours = 3237 hours (excluded English and basic computer)
Theory = 1286 hours = 39.70%
Practice = 1951 hours = 60.30%