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Geriatric Nursing Course for Cardiac Nurses

Course objective

This programme aims to equip the Registered Nurses & Enrolled Nurses with the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes required to care for the elderly.

Course content

  1. The impact of the aging population on healthcare
  2. Effects of aging on the body systems
  3. Heart failure in the elderly 
  4. Clinical management of diabetes in the elderly (Type 2 DM)
  5. Nutrition and aging
  6. Urinary incontinence in the elderly
  7. Musculoskeletal changes: Impact on fall risks and rehabilitation in the elderly
  8. Medication management in the elderly
  9. The aging skin: Pressure injuries & skin tears in the elderly
  10. Continuum of care for the elderly - Discharge planning & community resources
  11. Psychosocial aspects of ageing  

Duration

2 days

Timing

8am to 5pm

Course fees

$260 (excluding GST)

Target audience

Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses

Assessment

Written assessment

Award certification

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded:

  • A certificate
  • 8 CPE points

Dates

Please contact the course coordinator for the training dates.

Venue

National Heart Centre Singapore
Nursing Development Unit
Level 11, 5 Hospital Drive
Singapore 169609

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Contact person

 Ms Nazeera Binte Hamzah
 Email: ndu@nhcs.com.sg
 Tel: (65) 6704 2151

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