Theoretical Session on Nutrition

Theoretical Session on Nutrition

KWSH-CL-34 (Basic)

Course Overview

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Assess oral intake of Community Care residents
  2. Perform nutritional status assessment on residents
  3. Identify therapeutic and texture modified diets
  4. Ensure proper nutrition integrity of residents while on dysphagia diets/thickened fluid
  5. Understand indications of oral supplements

Target Participants

Programme Managers, Programme Co-ordinators, Programme Executives, Case Workers and Care Workers in the Community Care sector.

Course Details

Date/ Time

Run 5: 16 October 2019

Run 6: 18 December 2019

Time: 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Venue

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
705 Serangoon Road
Singapore 328127

Course Trainers

KWSH is delivering the course in partnership with Republic Polytechnic.

Ms Jenny Ng

Lecturer, Diploma in Health Management and Promotion

Graduated with a major in nutrition and dietetics degree, Jenny started her clinical dietetic career by setting up two dietetics and catering departments in the Community Care sector. Her stint in management roles at such early stage of her career served as a training ground and steep learning curve to progress on to other areas of dietetics.

She later moved on to community health – National Healthcare Group Polyclinic (NHGP), where she practiced prevention and management of chronic diseases in a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurse educators and allied health. Right before joining RP as a full time staff, Jenny was helming her private practice in Novena medical suite and continuing to pursue her other passion – teaching in RP.

Course Fees: $128.95 (inclusive of 7% GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in eligible community care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System. Go to the following URL:

https://lms.aic-learn.sg/lms/app/

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300
CTI@kwsh.org.sg

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