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Overview

This 2-day workshop will support participants in exploring useful responses to the current global challenges facing health systems in this era of ageing populations.
Participants will engage in discussion, reflection and learning situations which address assessing community needs and increasing the delivery of care at the community level.

The mechanisms for increasing community-based care will include:

  • Recognise the social determinants of health
  • Assess the community health through a population health focus, including risk factors for disease
  • Understand the importance of health literacy
  • Critique current models of care and consider new approaches to service delivery
  • Consider lifestyle challenges and behavioural changes

Teaching Team

What You’ll Learn

Topic 1
  • The role of social determinants of health such as gender, culture, and poverty in determining health status

Topic 2
  • Examining the shift from a personal health focus to a population health focus as a means of understanding and responding appropriately to the needs of different populations

Topic 3
  • Health literacy; what is it, what does it matter? And how do we accommodate health literacy as a means of improving community health

Topic 4
  • Most health systems focus predominantly on models of care that rely on medical solutions to health problems. Increasing community-based wellness services requires different models and approaches to service delivery

Topic 5
  • Examining lifestyle choices and behavioural changes as avenue for considering the role of social determinants of health, the role of health literacy and the opportunity to reduce community disease burden, Explore how motivational interviewing as an impetus for change

Who Should Attend

All interested healthcare professionals with working experience in primary healthcare and community setting.

 

Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:

  • Attend at least 75% of the workshop, and 
  • Undertake non-credit bearing assessment during workshop
 

Prerequisites

  • A healthcare related qualification (min of Diploma level)
  

SITizens Learning Credits (SLC) - Eligible Course

SIT Alumni: Before registering for courses, please activate your SITizens Learning Credits via the email sent by SIT Alumni Team, on behalf of SITLEARN Professional Development.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY  (only for SIT Alumni)

 

Continuing Professional Development

This workshop is eligible for the following continuing professional development units.  

Registration Closing Date

Course registration closes on 29 Oct 2019 (Tuesday) or when registration is full.

Schedule

Day 1
Time Topic
8:30am Welcome and Registration
9:00am Topic 1 Introduction
10:00am Small Group Work
10:30am Tea Break
11:00am Topic 1 continues
11:30am Topic 2
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Workshop/Reflection and Facilitated Discussion
2:30pm Reflection and Facilitated Discussion
3:00pm Tea Break
3:30pm Topic 3
5:00pm Wrapping Up
5:30pm End of Day 1

Day 2
Time Topic
8:30am Topic 4
10:00am Small Group Work
10:30am Tea Break
11:00am Topic 5
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Workshop/Reflection and Facilitated Discussion
2:30pm Reflection and Facilitated Discussion
3:00pm Tea Break
3:30pm Review and Synthesis of All Topics
4:30pm Assessment
5:30pm End of Day 2

Fees

Category

Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) /
Singapore PR
$1,605 $481.50 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $1,605 $481.50 $181.50
Non-Singaporeans $1,605 Not Eligible Not Eligible

Note:

  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.

Terms & Conditions for SkillsFuture Course Funding

In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2. Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2. Be at least 40 years old
  3. Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive S138683
Time 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Date 19 Nov 2019 (Tue) to
20 Nov 2019 (Wed)
Registration is Closed.

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