OUR VISION

To be leading Nursing and Midwifery in Cambodia

OUR MISSION

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.

OUR VALUES

The 4 ‘C`s” – Compassion, Caring, Community and Celebration underpinned by Integrity, Accountability and Responsibility

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

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:

NURSINGSelection Criteria / Key Subjects
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

 

4yearsFull 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)3yearsFull 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

Bridging (BSNB)

*2 intakes/year

2yearsPart 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

MIDWIFERYSelection Criteria / Key Subjects
Associate Degree in Midwifery (ADM)3 yearsFull 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)

*2 intakes/year

 

1 yearFull 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

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.

COURSE INSTRUCTION

Most lectures are in Khmer or Khmer and English. There is a strong emphasis on improving English skills throughout the program to enable better career opportunities.

GRADUATION CRITERIA

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.

Faculty Team Members

Mrs. Andrea Ryan, RN, MHSC (Nursing)(Hons), DipPH, PGCertTeachingLearning, PGCertCT
Dean, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery & Head of Nursing
Tel: (+855) 89 292 530
Email:randrea@puthisastra.edu.kh

Mrs. So Sophany, MW.
Head of Midwifery
Tel: (+855) 12 573 177
Email:ssophany@puthisastra.edu.kh