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Gerontology Nursing Course

Course Reference Number: CRS-N-0022326

This programme aims to provide registered nurses 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.


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 community services for elderly

  • Explain the importance of early discharged planning


Target Audience

Registered Nurses


Exclusion Criteria

Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Gerontology)


Dates

6 & 7 February 2020
26 & 27 March 2020
14 & 15 May 2020
04 & 05 June 2020
16 & 17 July 2020
15 & 16 October 2020


Duration

2 Days (8am to 5pm)


Mode of Training

Classroom


Venue

SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing

20 College Road, Academia

Singapore 169856


Course Fees
Singaporean  / Singapore PR
Course Fee before Assessment Fee$111.60
Assessment Fee$7.00
Course fee with Assessment Fee$118.60
SkillsFuture Funding$78.12
Nett Course Fee$40.48
GST Payable$2.83
Nett Course Fee ( with GST)$43.31
Foreigner
Nett Course Fee$118.60
GST Payable$8.30
Nett Course Fee ( with GST)$126.90

*Course fee is subject to change.
*Funding Validity Period: 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2020


Registration 

Please contact ian@sgh.com.sg for enquiries and registration.


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