TeleGeriatrics Nurse Training Course (TNTC)

The TeleGeriatrics Nurse Training Course is a 14-week blended course that focuses on the professional and educational needs of registered and enrolled nurses from Long-Term Care (LTC) service providers that are engaged in Telemedicine. In this learning platform, the participants will have the knowledge, skills and information required to facilitate a safe, effective and efficient telemedicine consultation. The course provides training in the following areas: history taking that includes medical, functional, mental and social domains; basic physical examination skills in various body systems; symptoms management; have the right approach to case presentation and skills on using the video conference system. 

Learning Objectives 

  • To identify and assess the clinical problems of residents in the nursing homes 

  • To complete the TeleGeriatrics Assessment Form in a proper and orderly manner 

  • To present the case (residents) during a telemedicine consultation using the SBAR technique 

  • To perform required physical examinations during a telemedicine consultation 

  • To recommend suitable interventions and treatments for the residents 

  • To follow-up and conduct case management for the residents 

Target Learners 

Registered nurses and Enrolled nurses 

Class size: 10 participants 

Teaching Methods 

  • Online lectures 

  • Instructor-led training activities 

  • Team-based learning 

  • On-the-job training 

Assessment Methods 

  • Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)

  • Clinical competency assessments 

  • Multiple-choice tests 


  • 14 hours (approximately 36  hours), excluding final OSCE and On-the-job training  


Ms Gerlie Magpantay, GeriCare, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital 

Ms Sim Lai Kiow, Nurse Clinician, Palliative Care, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital 





+65 6602 3015

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

90 Yishun Central

Singapore 768828


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