Perioperative nursing is one of the most rewarding careers you can have as you strive to prolong and improve the quality of a patient’s life, pre- and post-operation. It offers unending challenges and areas of professional and personal growth, demanding emotional stamina, attention to detail, flexibility, technical skills and an ability to communicate effectively.
This course will provide all you need to know about patients’ surgical experiences and how to care for them. You will learn essential skills and knowledge in patient counselling, evidence-based practice, and identifying laboratory data for health assessment.
You will gain an understanding of the Singapore health system, the pathophysiology of the diseased state, the legal and medical issues in nursing practice, the various sub-disciplines of surgical procedures, and patient counselling. You will also gain experience in applying what you have learnt through 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 Start Date: 12 Apr 2021
Course End Date: 26 Nov 2021
Application Period: 15 Dec 2020 to 30 Jan 2021
Application Outcome Date: 1 Mar 2021
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
- Acute care
- Intermediate and long-term care
- Primary care
- Geriatric centres
- Mental Health Care
You are required to complete 4 post-diploma certificates within 3-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 perioperative nursing
Successful applicants will need to undergo a compulsory medical examination and vaccinations before semester starts. Please see details and instruction in the medical examination form for submission of all the required documents.
- The fees below are per semester.
- The fees below are inclusive of GST.
- 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 at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.
Refer here for full table of course fees throughout the semesters.
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 (SC) below the age of 40 years||$1637.10|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above||$1091.42|
|Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)||$4365.58|
|Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)||$1127.10|
|Others (and Repeat Students)||$10914.00|