The Comprehensive Guide to Nutrition and Nutraceutical for the Pharmacy Profession

Short Course / 1 Day

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Learn about how you can choose right good supplements, changes in nutritional needs in today’s living environment and more.

Learning Outcomes

From this course, you will

  • Know the properties and uses of common food products and nutrients
  • Gain the confidence to provide advice in diet planning
  • Emphasize and identify the nutritional requirements in specific patient groups as well as general population


Course date: Course is postponed till further notice.
Application Date: TBA
Course Timing: TBA

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

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 4 modules:

  • Overview of the program
  • Evidence-based Dietary Supplements
Choosing the Right Food & Supplement
  • Food Labels and Nutrition Facts
  • Functional Foods
Changing Nutritional Needs for Changing Times
  • Nutrition and Fitness
  • Role of Specialized Diets
  • Nutrition, Health and Chronic Diseases
  • Discussion & presentation by participants on literature papers
  • Case studies will also be discussed


These are the topics covered for the above short course.

Trainer's Profile

Dr Joanne Lim

Dr. Joanne Lim is a full-time lecturer with the Polytechnic and is currently teaching the Diploma in Pharmacy Science. Besides being a registered Pharmacist with the Singapore Pharmacy Council, she was also doing research involving cancer pharmacogenetics and genomics prior to joining the Polytechnic. She received her PhD in 2013 for her work on Pharmacogenetics in Tamoxifen. She obtained the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) in 2018 and had taught adult learners in Drug Formulation as well as Biopharmaceutical Analyses modules.


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).

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

Applicants should have a diploma related to health sciences, sciences, business and operations or have prior working experience in a healthcare setting

Course Fees

For Singaporeans and Permanent Residents who qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.
Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

SkillsFuture Credit Funding available. Terms & Conditions Apply.

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.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) & Permanent Residents (PR)$93.09
Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)$35.09
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy For Singaporeans$35.09
Full Course Fees$310.30