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
Explain the importance of adequate nutrition and hydration in elderly
Discuss the available community services for elderly
Explain the importance of early discharged planning
Registered Nurses with minimal 1 year post registration experience
Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Gerontology)
6 & 7 February 202026 & 27 March 202014 & 15 May 202004 & 05 June 202016 & 17 July 202015 & 16 October 202018 & 19 March 202129 & 30 April 202117 & 18 June 2021
2 Days (8am to 5pm)
Mode of Training
SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing
20 College Road, Academia
*Course fee is subject to change.*Funding Validity Period: 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2021
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