Youth Programme: Nursing Science and Nursing Management - Community Nursing in Singapore

NURSING SCIENCE AND NURSING MANAGEMENT - COMMUNITY NURSING IN SINGAPORE

 

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

This programme is curated in collaboration with Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies (ALCNS), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Lectured by clinician scientists and practitioners with rich industry experience, the course looks into healthcare demands in community with aging population, and aims to develop an understanding of Singapore community nursing practices and the 21st century skills in nursing to lead and promote health and wellness in the community.

Following topics will be discussed during seminars:

  • Nursing education for community nursing practice in the 21st century;
  • Community nursing practices: cognitive screening, health promotion through nurse health coaches;
  • Transitional care: self-care in patients with heart failure after hospital discharge;
  • Educating the community on healthy aging and brain health.

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Youth Programme Welcome by Dean
Law PP Class
Welcome message from Dean of NUS SCALE Tutorials conducted over Zoom

PRE-REQUISITES

Participants should have basic understanding of nursing and medicine at undergraduate level.

Participants should be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English, and understand basic terminologies used in the class.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Students enrolled in Tertiary Medical College, Undergraduate Academic year 2 and 3 with major in Nursing and/or Medicine. Graduating students from Nursing/Medicine who wish to take up jobs in community care facility/community clinics/hospitals are also welcomed.

MODE OF DELIVERY

18 hours of Synchronous sessions including tutorials and final presentation. 

MODE OF ASSESSMENT

  • Group Prosentation
 
 NUS SCALE ALCNS Youth online programme outline_Community Nursing in Singapore_Dr Catherine Dong

 

Dr Catherine Dong
Programme Lead, Research Assistant Professor
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
National University of Singapore
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Dr Dong is the first Nurse Clinician Scientist fully funded by Singapore National Medical Research Council Transition Award for the cutting edge project entitled “Heart-Brain Connection: Cognitive Impairment in Heart Failure”. Her major research interest is in neurocognitive assessment instruments, heart and brain connection, vascular cognitive impairment and brain training. In 2014, she completed a PhD program at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing and Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, the University of New South Wales, Australia. Following her PhD, Dr Dong has developed a culturally and linguistically appropriate brain training program “Train Your Brain”, which received a Clinical Innovation Award from the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment in 2017. As the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr Dong has secured a total grant quantum of SGD > $2 million. She has published more than 40 papers (1/3 in Tier 1 International Journal with Impact Factor ≥5).

Note: Singapore National Medical Research Council Transition Award is a national level prestigious award. It aims to provide full-time support for talented healthcare professionals to conduct cutting edge translational clinical research.

 NUS SCALE ALCNS Youth online programme outline_Community Nursing in Singapore_Dr Zhang Hui Yvonne  

Dr Zhang Hui Yvonne
Lecturer, Research Assistant Professor
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
National University of Singapore
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Dr Zhang Hui Yvonne was nominated for the annual Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Teaching Excellence Award (Individual) in 2020, in recognition of her commitment and achievement in teaching. As a researcher, she has received more than RMB 1.5 million research grants to support her research on health professions education. Her PhD project which focused on simulation-based education was funded by the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, NUS. Aside from the development of a three-phase model to guide video-assisted debriefing, in part of completing her PhD at the Linköping University (LiU), Sweden in 2020, Dr Zhang also published several impactful papers in Top 10 nursing journals, and was nominated for the Annual Thesis Award at LiU. Her PhD thesis has been published and added to the Google Book.

In her Principle Investigator (PI) role, Dr Zhang was awarded a grant by the Singapore’s Ministry of Education to extend and translate the research findings from her PhD project. Dr Zhang’s research interests include health coaching, palliative and end-of-life care, and service learning.

 NUS SCALE ALCNS Youth online programme outline_Community Nursing in Singapore_Dr Jiang Ying  

Dr Jiang Ying
Research Associate
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
National University of Singapore
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Dr Jiang Ying is a Registered Nurse and Registered Mental Health Nurse in Singapore. She has more than 10 years of clinical experiences working in acute hospital and community child and adolescent mental health services. Dr Jiang is currently the Research Fellow at the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, NUS. Her research interests lie in the area of Cardiovascular nursing, cardiac rehabilitation, chronic disease management and mental health. Since she joined NUS in 2015, She has published multiple papers in peer review medical/nursing journals with good impact factors. Her h-index in Scopus is “8” in April 2021.

 NUS SCALE ALCNS Youth online programme outline_Community Nursing in Singapore_Ms. Hu Yanan  

Ms. Hu Yanan
Teaching Assistant
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
National University of Singapore
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Ms. Hu is a Teaching Assistant at the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies in teaching areas which include mental health and psychology.

She has more than a decade of clinical experience caring for patients with mental health conditions. In 2014, she specialized in nursing training and took on education and clinical supervision of students and staff in the Institute of Mental Health’s Nursing Training Unit.

Ms. Hu is heavily involved in the formulation of training course wares in collaboration with healthcare professionals from various health sectors to craft training plans. In recognition of her outstanding contributions in nursing training, she was awarded the “Teaching Award for Nursing Preceptors” in 2014 and the “Outstanding Nurse Teachers” award in 2017 by the National Healthcare Group (NHG).

Ms. Hu is a strong advocate of continuous learning and quality improvement in healthcare. In November 2016, she volunteered as a co-investigator in an NHG research project which explores mental health nurses’ knowledge, attitudes and perceptions on patient aggression in following a care and response training programmes.

 

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Successful participants who complete all requirements of the programme including passing the assessment will receive a certificate of completion issued by NUS SCALE.
 
A sample of the certificate of participation can be found here: 
Cert_Sample

Participants from the project team with the highest score for the group project will also receive a commendation letter. A sample is shown below:
Sample Online Commendation Letter

UPCOMING SESSIONS

Group Sign-up:
Winter 2021-2022
in collaboration with Looker Education Group

For programme enquiries, please fill the form here.

 
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25 June 2021