14 Nov 2018

NCIS Oncology Grand Round: Evidence Based Medicine - How to read and use systematic reviews and meta-analysis for patient care

Date/Time
14 Nov, Wednesday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue
NUS, NUHS Tower Block, Level 7, T07-03/04
Description

Speaker: Dr Soon Yu Yang, Associate Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, NCIS

Talk will start promptly at 1pm. Lunch will be served at 12.30pm and is per first-come-first-serve basis. All Healthcare Professionals are welcome. Please note that this is not a Public Talk. For more information, please call 6772 5859. The talks are accredited with 1 CME and 1 CPE point.

Organised by
National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
15 Nov 2018

Workshop: Debriefing in Simulation-based Healthcare Education

Date/Time
15 Nov, Thursday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 3, Centre for Healthcare Simulation (CHS), #03-04
Description

This one-day workshop is meant to provide both Undergraduate and Postgraduate faculty with additional skills to facilitate an effective debriefing session. Participants will be exposed to different debriefing techniques and strategies and work in groups to discuss and role-play various debriefing situations using both standardized patients and high-fidelity simulators. They will also evaluate debriefing sessions, receive feedback on their debriefing techniques and reflect on areas where their debriefing can be made more effective.

Organised by
Centre for Healthcare Simulation (CHS)
27 Nov 2018

Raffles Dialogue

Date/Time
27 Nov - 28 Nov, Tuesday - Wednesday, 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Level 4, Grand Ballroom
Description

For this year’s dialogue, we will address some key issues which have the potential to affect human well-being and security in the coming decades.  Societies need to be resilient and their citizens empowered in order to achieve sustainable and equitable development.

Organised by
NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS Medicine, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health & NUHS
3 Dec 2018

Course: Basic Life Support (BLS) & Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Date/Time
03 Dec - 05 Dec, Monday - Wednesday
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 3, Centre for Healthcare Simulation (CHS)
Description

The BLS Course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. Participants who successfully complete the BLS Course will receive an American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card valid for two years.

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses and paramedics. To qualify for the PALS Course, all participants are required to attend the BLS. Participants who successfully complete the PALS Course will receive a PALS Provider course Completion Card, valid for two years.

For registration or enquiries, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 6516 1021.

Organised by
Centre for Healthcare Simulation (CHS)
9 Jan 2019

16th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC)

Date/Time
09 Jan - 13 Jan, Wednesday - Sunday
Venue
NUS
Description

We have specially chosen our theme "Education for Health – Trends ● Issues ● Priorities ● Strategies (TIPS)". The aim of the conference is to share our experiences as educators, and learn from experts in medical and healthcare professional education some of the latest ideas, and best practices adopted internationally. This is also an opportunity for participants to stimulate discussions in medical and health professional education with the experts. As with previous APMECs, we have invited distinguished medical and healthcare professional educators to share their experiences, expertise and wisdom. APMEC 2019 will be centred around several themes anchoring undergraduate, residency to Continuous Professional Development in Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Professions.

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
14 Jan 2019

NUS-Cambridge Joint Symposium

Date/Time
14 Jan, Monday
Venue
Cambridge University
Description

The annual NUS-Cambridge Joint Symposium would be held in Cambridge University this year, with the focus on cardiovascular diseases.

Organised by
Cambridge University
17 Jan 2019

Conference: East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS)

Date/Time
17 Jan - 18 Jan, Thursday - Friday
Venue
Description

The EAFONS annual conference is an outstanding international conference for nursing professionals and provides a unique academic platform for scholars and research students to share and exchange knowledge, sciences and academic insights, and to advance high quality doctoral education in nursing. It also allows for great opportunity to build international collaboration and partnership.

Organised by
Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies