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CA in Clinical Dietetics

Attachment Duration

2 - 4 weeks

Criteria

Only for practicing dietitians

Note: Each request is subject to Department's review and approval

Objectives

The attachment programme will provide participants with an overview of the professional practice of dietetics in a large, acute tertiary hospital in Singapore.

Upon completion of the attachment, participants will:

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the dietitians’ roles and responsibilities in the provision of medical nutrition therapy to inpatients and outpatients in the various specialties.

Course Outline

  • Overview of the function of the Dietetics Department
  • Types of inpatient and outpatient services
  • Inpatient Services: Clinical attachment to various specialties (observation only) – Renal, Cardiology, Diabetes, Burns, Neurology, Weight Management, Eating Disorders, Parenteral Nutrition Support
  • Outpatient Services: Diabetes Clinic, Cardiac Clinic, Renal Clinic, Nutrition Support Clinic, Weight Management Clinic, Digestive and Liver Diseases Clinic, Transplant Clinic
  • Nutrition Group Education Programmes 
  • Clinical Nutrition Practice Guidelines in SGH
  • Education, Training and professional Development
  • Nutrition Research
  • Clinical Outcome Indicators
  • External Consultancy

Methodology

  • Ward visitation
  • Participation in ward rounds
  • Outpatient clinic visitation
  • Journal club presentation
  • Discussion

Attachment Fees

1. Training Fee  (5-day work week) depending on the nature of attachment

At least SGD $642* per applicant per week

For enquiries, please email carlyn.wee.g.p@sgh.com.sg


2. Administrative Fee Upon Acceptance (non-refundable)

Singaporeans: SGD $128.40*

Non-Singaporeans & Overseas Applicants: SGD $214*


3. Miscellaneous Fees for Overseas Applicants (Non-Singaporeans) [non-refundable]

a. Training Employment Pass (TEP)

  • One time application fee: SGD $105
  • Issuance Fee: SGD $225

b. Multiple Journey visa (if applicable): SGD $30

* Inclusive of 7% GST