26 Jan 2018

Grand Round: Patient Safety Briefing

Date/Time
26 Jan - 26 Jan, Friday, 7:10 am - 8:40 am
Venue
NUS, NUHS Tower Block, Level 1, Auditorium
Description

Speaker: Associate Professor Sophia Ang, Vice Chairman Medical Board (Patient Safety and Quality), NUH

Registration & breakfast at 7.10am, talk begins at 7.40am.

Organised by
NUH Medical Education Office
27 Jan 2018

13th Faculty of Dentistry Symposium

Date/Time
27 Jan - 28 Jan, Saturday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
Description

Pain is the most common complaint from patients seeking care from doctors and dentists. Patients and their loved ones, want to know the cause and treatment for these painful conditions that is aff ecting them. These painful conditions can have tremendous impact on families and the society.

This symposium will feature a team of speakers who will share the knowledge of Painful Conditions, as common as Toothache and Headaches to Widespread Pain in the human body.

Organised by
NUS Faculty of Dentistry
27 Jan 2018

Workshop: WEHS - Enhancing Parenting with Mindful Awareness: Part 2 – Compassionate Communication and Limit-setting

Date/Time
27 Jan, Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue
NUS, NUHS Tower Block, Level 7, T07-04
Description

For parents with children aged 1 to 6.

Mindfulness will enable you to step up to the joys and challenges of raising children - you will want to be present for your child unconditionally, as well as learn to take things in your stride. Learn ways to cultivate mindfulness skills - self-awareness, acceptance, non-judgemental, curiosity, and compassion - and bring them into the parent-child relationship. Create a fertile ground for your child to develop into a well-adjusted, secured and happy individual.

Organised by
Department of Psychological Medicine
29 Jan 2018

Workshop: Presenting Conference Papers

Date/Time
29 Jan - 02 Feb, Monday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Clinical Research Centre (MD11)
Description

This course tackles the three greatest obstacles a presenting scientist faces: fear, an over-technical text-heavy presentation, and less-knowledgeable-than-expect audience. Through systematically rooting out what lessens presentation impact, and preparing live delivery the presenting scientist acquires confidence in himself, fluidity in speech, and authority when handling questions.

For enquiries, please contact Ms Jap Ren Fang at 67723817 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Organised by
NUHS Medical Publications Support Unit (PSU)
29 Jan 2018

Workshop: The Craft of Scientific Writing

Date/Time
29 Jan - 31 Jan, Monday, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Clinical Research Centre (MD11)
Description

This course is based on the book “Scientific Writing 2.0: a Reader and Writer’s Guide”. It helps identify and articulate the differences between efficient and deficient scientific writing. Through many in-class exercises and the use of Scientific Writing Assistant (SWAN) software, it promotes good scientific writing habits such as conciseness and clarity.

For enquiries, please contact Ms Jap Ren Fang at 67723817 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Organised by
NUHS Medical Publications Support Unit (PSU)
1 Feb 2018

Global Conference on Integrated Care (GCIC)

Date/Time
01 Feb - 03 Feb, Thursday
Venue
Description

The Global Conference on Integrated Care (GCIC) 2018 is an international conference that will bring together clinicians, health and social care professionals and practitioners, and policymakers from around the world to share knowledge, experiences, ideas and innovations in integrated care delivery. The conference will be used as a platform to look beyond the immediate horizon, future-proof healthcare delivery, and strengthen relationships between policymakers and public users to enable successful care integration.

A world-class programme of keynote lectures, plenary sessions and symposia has been designed to facilitate impactful knowledge exchange and foster fruitful dialogues with internationally renowned experts. It will cover the three key themes of Care Integration in Practice, Enabling Care Integration and Transcending Boundaries in Integrated Care.

Organised by
Agency for Integrated Care (AIC)
6 Feb 2018

16th Asia Pacific Evidence-Based Medicine and Nursing (APEBMN) Workshop & Conference

Date/Time
06 Feb - 09 Feb, Tuesday
Venue
Description

In the past 15 years, the APEBMN has attracted participants from a wide variety of backgrounds including clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, occupational therapists, dentists, and other health-care professionals all over the region. As one of the premier evidence-based medicine (EBM) workshops in Asia Pacific, it caters for all levels of learners, from the EBM novice to teachers of EBM. Our learner-centred and interactive small group sessions as well as enthralling lectures have benefited many participants. We are also honoured to have the world renowned expert in EBM, Professor Gordon Guyatt from McMaster University, as well as experts from Australia, Brunei, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia and Philippines.

Organised by
APEBMN Organising Committee