Learn all about care and nursing management of older persons with multiple co-morbidities and healthcare needs.
You will acquire the knowledge and skills in health assessment and clinical decision, applied pathophysiology and pharmacology, principles and concepts of community gerontology nursing, primary home healthcare and palliative care nursing.
The course is suitable for in-service registered nurses with valid practicing certificate from the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB), and preferably with practice in the care of older adults in the intermediate and long term care settings, primary healthcare settings and community-based hospitals.
Course Start Date: TBC
Course End Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Application Outcome: TBC
Duration: 1 year
Delivery Mode: Face-to-face lessons and HBL and clinical placements
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.
You are required to complete 2 post-diploma certificates within 2-year validity period to be awarded the Specialist Diploma qualification.
- Registered nurses with valid practising certificate from Singapore Nursing Board (SNB)
- A local Polytechnic Diploma / Degree in Health Sciences (Nursing) or equivalent
Preference will be given to those who have worked with elderly patients.
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 13 Oct 2017 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.
- 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 (SC) below the age of 40 years||$299.02|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above||$199.34|
|Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)||$797.36|
|Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)||$205.86|
|Others (and Repeat Students)||$1993.42|