Healthcare workers are expected to address their personal and professional development throughout their careers. This module helps individuals to update and upskill or address a specific service need to meet the needs of the constantly evolving healthcare industry and the rapidly changing demographics of the Nation. The rapid population growth of elderly people in Singapore and the demand for existing health services to evolve affects all Industry professionals. This module will allow healthcare professionals to identify the gaps in their learning to respond to the changing workplace practices and service user requirements. This module presents students with the opportunity to study in depth on a chosen topic related to their practice and complete an agreed assignment. The process will involve regular meetings with a member of the academic staff who will act as a supervisor/mentor.
Modular Certification Courses
This module can also be taken as part of:
What You’ll Learn
You will identify, with the guidance of your assigned Faculty supervisor, a specific topic or area of practice for your study that is highly relevant to your personal or professional development for Industry. Using a learning needs analysis approach you will develop an academic plan to address your chosen topic and the most appropriate form of assessment to demonstrate your new skills and/or knowledge.
Who Should Attend
Any healthcare professionals.
Related and relevant health-science-related qualifications and working experience.
• Part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation: 1 - 3 years
• Part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation: 1 - 5 years
• Each module is around 12-14 weeks in duration
• Candidates are expected to set aside time for self-directed learning for the entire duration of the module
Certificate and Assessment
A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who
• Attend 75% of the course
• Undertake non-credit assessment (during course)
A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to participants who
• Attend 75% of the module, and
• Participants who pass the Assessment criteria of the respective module will earn 6 credits, which are stackable for Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma qualifications.
• Candidates who pass 4 modules (totalling 24 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by Singapore Institute of Technology.
• Candidates who pass 8 modules (totalling 48 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by Singapore Institute of Technology.
|2 Sep 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
||SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive, Singapore 138683
150 hours of personal endeavour over 15 weeks. This includes supervision time with you assigned Faculty supervisor, personal research and reading, e-learning activities, preparation of documentation for assessment