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Gerontology Nursing Course


This course aims to provide participants with the essential knowledge and skills in nursing management of elderly patients with multiple co-morbidities and also empower nurses to participate actively in discharge planning of elderly patients.



Course Outline:

  • Age-related physical changes
  • Incontinence and constipation
  • Dealing with delirium and depression
  • Fall prevention for the elderly
  • Pain assessment for elderly patients with cognitive disorders
  • Nutrition and hydration guidelines for elderly patients 
  • Community services and discharge planning

Target Audience:

Registered Nurses 

Date: 

Run 1: 16 - 17 May 2019 (Thursday - Friday)
Run 2: 13 - 14 June 2019 (Thursday - Friday)
Run 3: 5 - 6 September 2019 (Thursday - Friday)
Run 4: 10 - 11 October 2019 (Thursday - Friday)

Time:

8.00am - 4.30pm (14 hours)

Venue: 

Singapore General Hospital (SGH) 

Course Fee:

SG/SPR: $43.31(with GST)^
Foreigner: $126.90 (with GST)
^Subject to SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funding

Registration Fee: 

For registration and enquiries, contact ian@sgh.com.sg.