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Gerontology Nursing Course

This programme aims to provide Registered Nurses with the essential knowledge and skills in nursing management of older adults with multiple co-morbidities and also empower nurses to participate actively in ensuring that older people will continue to receive the best of care and support services from hospital setting to community setting.

At this course, participants will learn to:

  • Understand the impact of age related physical and physiologic changes to pathology

  • Explain the management of elderly patient with dementia, delirium and depression 

  • Outline Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

  • Discuss the management of incontinence and constipation

  • Discuss the role of nurses in fall prevention

  • Understand the concepts of frailty

  • Discuss the assessment of pain in elderly with cognitive disorders

  • Discuss the implications of polypharmacy
  • Explain the importance of adequate nutrition and hydration in elderly

  • Discuss the available common community resources and grant for older adults with disability.

  • Explain the importance of home safety for older adult

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

Exclusion Criteria

Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Gerontology)


29 February & 1 March 2024
4 & 5 April 2024
30 & 31 May 2024
4 & 5 July 2024
29 & 30 August 2024
26 & 27 September 2024


14 hours

Mode of Training

Blended learning


Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing

20 College Road, Academia

Singapore 169856

Course Fee

Cost Components
Course Fee 

*Course fee is subject to change.


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