Cert in Chronic Disease Mgmt for Healthcare Professionals

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

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Chronic diseases are long-term medical conditions that are generally progressive. Statistics show that Singapore’s ageing population and adoption of unhealthy lifestyles have contributed to the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases. This course is designed for healthcare professional caring for patients with chronic diseases in the community setting. Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, participants should be able to: 1. identify drivers and challenges shaping the healthcare environment; 2. explain characteristics of common chronic diseases; 3. describe the clinical manifestations, medical, nursing and pharmacological management of common chronic diseases; 4. discuss self-management strategies for clients with common chronic diseases; 5. describe available support for clients with common chronic diseases and their carers; 6. apply motivational interviewing skills when interacting with clients; 7. apply effective strategies in health education and health promotion; and 8. recognise the importance of empowering patients to self-manage chronic conditions.

Who Should Attend

Healthcare providers involved in care delivery of clients with chronic diseases

Entry Requirements

Healthcare professionals working in the Polyclinics and Community Care settings

Class Schedule

TBC (9.00 AM - 5.00 PM) over 2 days

Tutorial Schedule

Same Day as Lecture

Lesson Delivery

a) Facilitated Learning: 35 hours b) Assessment: 2 hours

Full Fees (before GST)


Nett Fees payable after SSG Funding

International Participant Singapore Citizen 39 years old or younger Singapore Citizen 40 years or older eligible for MCES Singaporean PRs Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Full Programme Fee S$4250.00 S$4250.00 S$4250.00 S$4250.00 S$4250.00
SSG Funding *
Eligible for Claim Period 1 Jul 2021 to 30 June 2024
- (S$2975.00) (S$2975.00) (S$2975.00) (S$2975.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$4250.00 S$1275.00 S$1275.00 S$1275.00 S$1275.00
7% GST on Nett Programme Fee S$297.50 S$89.25 S$89.25 S$89.25 S$89.25
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Incl. GST S$4547.50 S$1364.25 S$1364.25 S$1364.25 S$1364.25
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$850.00) - (S$850.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes S$4547.50 S$1364.25 S$514.25 S$1364.25 S$514.25

* : Learners must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components, to be eligible for SSG funding.

NUR-CDMH (TGS-2020507523)

Funding Type
SSG Funding

Short Course


Graded only

Area of Interest
Healthcare & Medicine