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.
Thursday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Course Start Date: 15 Apr 2021
Application Period: 15 Dec 2020 to 31 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.
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 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||$294.68|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above||$196.46|
|Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)||$785.80|
|Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)||$202.88|
|Others (and Repeat Students)||$1964.52|