With the prevalence of chronic illnesses on the increase, the role of nurses in caring for and educating patients with chronic diseases is becoming crucial. As a nurse trained in the area of Chronic Disease Management, your ability to effectively communicate and advise your patients will make a profound difference in how the patient manages and lives with their condition.
This course will provide all you need to know about pathophysiology and pharmacology management of patients with chronic conditions, and how to perform health assessments during clinical examination with guidance from our experienced lecturers.
You will learn how to use evidence-based practice in a clinical setting and gain advanced clinical training in the management and care of these patients. You will also have the opportunity to gain practical experience to update your clinical training.
Monday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Course structure schedule information:
Course Start Date of PDC 1: 10 Apr 2023
Course End Date of PDC 1: 2 Jun 2023
Course Start Date of PDC 2: 12 Jun 2023
Course End Date of PDC 2: 23 Jun 2023
Course Start Date of PDC 3: 3 Jul 2023
Course End Date of PDC 3: 15 Sep 2023
Course Start Date of PDC 4: 25 Sep 2023
Course End Date of PDC 4: 24 Nov 2023
Application Period: 15 Dec 2022 – 31 Jan 2023
Application Outcome Date: One month after application closes
Duration: 8 months
Delivery Mode: Face-to-face & Home-based Learning (Async & Sync)
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Online
Course structure schedule and information: TBC
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
*Administrative Note: TGS Numbers for this certificate course are different depending on the diploma programme. See details below:
Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Chronic Disease Management) (ADNC1) TGS No: TGS-2021002422
Advanced Diploma in Perioperative Nursing (ADPO1) TGS No: TGS-2021002425
*Administrative Note: TGS Numbers for this course are different depending on the diploma programme. See details below:
Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Chronic Disease Management) (ADNC1) TGS No: TGS-2021002420
Advanced Diploma in Perioperative Nursing (ADPO1) TGS No: TGS-2021002426
- Acute care
- Intermediate and long-term care
- Primary care
- Geriatric centres
- Mental Health Care
You are required to complete the 4 post-diploma certificates within 2-year validity period to be awarded the Advanced Diploma qualification.
- A local Polytechnic Diploma/ Degree in Health Sciences (Nursing) or equivalent
- Be a Registered Nurse with valid practicing certificate from the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB); and
- Have at least 2 years of clinical nursing practice; and
- Have a minimum of 1 year practice in the nursing specialty – nursing practice related to nursing management or care of patients with chronic diseases
Successful applicants will need to undergo a compulsory medical examination and vaccinations before semester starts. Please see details and refer to instructions in the medical examination form (Click here for medical examination form) for submission of all the required documents.
Funding period for this course is from 1 Apr 2021 to 30 Sep 2024.
- The fees below are per semester. For full course fees throughout the semesters, refer here.
- The fees below are inclusive of GST. Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023. Please refer to our FAQs for more information.
- The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding. This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit Claims will be advised upon admission into the course. Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit here.
Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.
Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMCs) are bite-sized part-time courses for individuals to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills, without the need to pursue a full diploma. Refer here for course fees for SBMCs.
|Applicants / Eligibility||Fees|
|Singapore Citizens aged below 40||$598.04|
|Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above||$398.68|
|Singapore Citizens sponsored by SME||$411.72|
|Singapore PRs sponsored by SME||$423.36|
|Full course fee for SC (for repeat, deferred modules)||$3986.84|
|Full course fee (for repeat, deferred modules)||$4082.40|