Ophthalmic Skills

KWSH-CL-05 (Basic)

Course Overview

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
  • Common Eye Disease of the Elderly & Treatment
  • Basic Ocular Pharmacology
  • Evaluating the Need for Holistic Care: The Effects of Refractive Correction on Quality of Life and Depression in Nursing Home Residents
  • Clinical Demonstration and Observations
  • Ophthalmic Skills (including visual assessment, non-contact tonometry and auto-refraction)

Target Participants

Registered Nurse, Enrolled Nurse and Nursing Aides

Course Details

Date/ Time

Run 1: 18 September 2020

Run 2: 13 October 2020


Time: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM


Ngee Ann Polytechnic,

School of Health Sciences,

535 Clementi Road, Singapore 599489

Course Trainers

KWSH is delivering the course in partnership with Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Ms Jessie Tan

Ms Jessie has worked in various hospitals and optical practices since year 2008, she has accumulated her wealth of experience in ocular pharmacology, performing eye checks to detect eye diseases and providing geriatric eye care. Ms Jessie completed her tertiary optometric training from the Singapore  Polytechnic – University of Manchester degree program, graduating with Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Optometry.

She has considerable clinical experience, having worked in reputable hospital, clinics and retail shops in Singapore. Apart from involvement in research work and clinical studies, Jessie is also                 actively involved in local and overseas community service, with the objective of raising awareness of eyecare and eliminating avoidable blindness.

*Course is available via e-learning mode*

Course Fees: $765.33 (inclusive 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:


Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300