Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice Specialisation
|Location||Curtin Singapore campus|
|Duration||2 years part-time|
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice Specialisation will focus on the prevention and management of patients with acute or chronic wounds; patients with an ostomy (gastro-intestinal or genito-urinary diversion for feeding or drainage of effluent, or a tracheostomy for respiratory function), and patients with urinary or faecal incontinence. Students will have the opportunity to combine learning from the applied clinical sciences to the practice context. The course aims to take nurses who wish to specialise in the area to be competent in all aspects of wound, ostomy and continence practice.
- Specifically, prospective students must have a bachelor degree in a relevant clinical based health or allied health field or in a related area, entry to the course is competitive, with a high course weighted average required.
- Applicants must hold three (3) years’ experience in their related field post bachelor degree with a minimum of 12 months postgraduate experience in a specialist area of practice and current health professional registration/accreditation.
- The program is offered for Singaporean and Permanent Resident applicants, or foreigners holding relevant working visas
Minimum English language entry requirements
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||7.0|
|Academic unit fees||S$15,900|
|Clinical placement fees||S$3,000*|
|Total tuition fee||S$18,900|
* Clinical placement fees are payable to the clinical placement provider
All fees are inclusive of 7% GST. Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases.
Credits needed to graduate: 200.
Each unit is 25 credits unless stated otherwise.
Units are not necessarily shown in the order studied. Units are subject to change.
Note: Specialty Clinical Practice 1 and Specialty Clinical Practice 2 are clinical placement units which will be taught in approved hospital and community settings.