Nursing Education and Accreditation

Nursing education consists of the theoretical and practical training provided to nurses with the purpose to prepare them for their duties as nursing care professionals. This education is provided to nursing students by experienced nurses and other medical professionals who are qualified or experienced for educational tasks.
There are a few entry levels into nursing in Cambodia, This has led to confusion for the public, as well as other healthcare professionals. The earliest schools of nursing offered a 6 months to 1 year program as the primary nurse by the Ministry of Health (MoH) according the real circumstances and needs and not as an actual academic degree. Later on, MoH began offering an Associate Degree in Nursing and universities then began to offer Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Only some training institutions were accredited as the recognized nursing training institutions in Cambodia.