Contact Lens Clinical Practice

Offered by School of Health Sciences

Short Course / 1 day / TGS-2019507790

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Course Fees

Course Information

Contact Lens wear has become an important eye correction resource and one of the most common medical devices on the market. Besides the ability to correct refractive issues, contact lenses are also largely popular for their aesthetic value and choices available. As such, proper fitting and education in the use of these lenses are crucial to avoid complications.

Learning Outcomes

Refresh your knowledge in the field of contact lens practice including soft contact lens (SCL) and rigid gas permeable (RGP) lens fitting. You will gain insights on contact lens patient management covering common contact lens complications and their management.

Course 
Schedule

Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 5pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: TBC

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Soft contact lens (SCL) and rigid gas permeable (RGP) lens fitting
  • Indicators of a good SCL fit
  • Indicators of a good RGP lens fit
Contact lens patient management
  • Common contact lens complications in practice
  • Managing these complications

Certification

A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).


A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).


Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 23 Apr 2019 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

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.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees$278.20
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$83.46
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $31.46
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$31.46
Others (and Repeat Students)$278.20