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Resident Nurse Training Programme

Course Reference Number: CRS-N-0026517

The Resident Nurse Training Programme is designed for Registered Nurses who will be taking on the expanded role to perform complex care on patients.

The aim of the course is to enable nurses to provide consistent, up-to-date and holistic care to adults with General Surgery / Renal Medicine / Internal Medicine / Neurology/ Lung / Rheumatology / Gastroenterology / Pre-op Assessment Urology / Pre-op Assessment Anesthesiology / Emergency Medicine conditions more effectively and efficiently.


At this course, participants will learn to:

  • Provide direct clinical services for selective group of patients according to established departmental guidelines in collaboration with the supervising physicians

  • Apply critical thinking skills, diagnostic reasoning skills and innovations in the integration of nursing care of selective group of patients

  • Perform history taking, physical examination and assessment of patients; document findings and plan of care either in the Coordinated Clinical Pathway (CCP) or Patient’s Record daily and accurately

  • Perform clinical round with physician in charge daily

  • Conduct initial post-operative review

  • Initiate referral to allied health professionals and specialty nurses in collaboration with primary physician

  • Perform and interpret ECG

  • Interpret laboratory results accurately

  • Counsel patient and family on health behaviors modification and reinforcement of plan of care

  • Perform and review dressing plan for wound management

  • Perform procedures as stated in core and specific competencies

  • Conduct effective communication with others health care providers, patients & relatives


Target Audience

  • Valid practicing license from Singapore Nursing Board
  • Post Basic Certificate, Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma or Graduate Diploma
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is preferred
  • At least 3 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care hopsital setting and 2 years of relevant specialty experience

Dates

13 May 2019 to 13 January 2020


Duration

8 Months (8am to 5pm)


Mode of Training

Classroom / Workshop / Clinical Practice


Venue

SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing

20 College Road, Academia

Singapore 169856


Course Fees
Singaporean  / Singapore PR
Course Fee before Assessment Fee$17,919.64
Assessment Fee$80.36
Course fee with Assessment Fee$18,000.00
SkillsFuture Funding$12,543.75
Nett Course Fee$5,456.25
GST Payable$381.94
Nett Course Fee ( with GST)$5,838.19
Foreigner
Nett Course Fee$18,000.00
GST Payable$1,260.00
Nett Course Fee ( with GST)$19,260.00

*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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