Specialist Diploma inCommunity Gerontology NursingIn collaboration with
From health assessment to care management, you will learn how to apply knowledge and skills to make informed clinical decisions and understand the major primary health care conditions seen by the community gerontology nurse.
Part-Time/ 1 Year
(1) 9.00am to 5.00pm during study blocks in classroom (Every Thur)(2) AM / PM/ DAY shifts during clinical attachment block (4 weeks) in selected clinical areas (Mon to Fri)
Ngee Ann Polytechnic (PDC 1)
Tsao Foundation (PDC 2)
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme , modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
Learn to apply a holistic approach to assessment and understand pathophysiologic and pharmacologic considerations in gerontology.
Study the principles and concepts of community gerontology nursing, primary, home healthcare and palliative care nursing and attain consolidated clinical experience.
Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:
Registered nurses with valid practising certificate from Singapore Nursing Board (SNB).
A Diploma / Degree in Health Sciences (Nursing) or equivalent
Preference will be given to those who have worked with elderly patients.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): RPL is not applicable for this course.