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Stroke

Know what stroke is, the preventive measures, treatment and tips on the daily care of stroke patients.
Enrollment is Closed

About this course

Stroke is one of the leading cause of disability both in Singapore and worldwide. This module is developed to help those who want to know more about stroke. The module focuses on symptoms, treatments for stroke as well as the disabilities caused by stroke and tips on the daily care of stroke patients.

What you will learn

On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the different types of stroke
  • Identify the risk factors leading to stroke
  • Identify the symptoms of stroke
  • Explain the types of treatment required by stroke patients
  • Identify the preventive measures for stroke

Course Staff

A/Prof Goh Lee Gan
Honorary Fellow (Visiting Consultant) to Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS; and National University Hospital, Singapore.

Biography
A/Prof Goh Lee Gan graduated with a distinction in Social Medicine and Public health at University of Singapore (presently known as NUS) and subsequently underwent training in internal medicine, culminating in the Master of Medicine. In 1987,

A/Prof Goh left private practice to join the then National University of Singapore. He taught Public Health, and Family Medicine at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is presently an Associate Program Director in the National University Polyclinics Family Medicine Residency Program.

A/Prof Goh is ... a Past President of the College of Family Physicians Singapore, and Past Regional Vice President of the World Organisation of Family Doctors. He has 60 publications cited in the PubMed literature on Family Medicine and Public Health. Together with Prof Kua and several other colleagues in the Department of Psychological Medicine, they developed the NUS Age Well Everyday (AWE) programme in 2015 and piloted in Queenstown Community Centre. The programme has now been extended to six community centres in Singapore namely, Queenstown, Eunos, Tampines Changkat, Bishan North, Hougang and Chong Pang as of 2019.

  • Start: August 2019
  • Length: 4 hours
  • Price: TBC
  • Course Provider: NUS, NUHS & S3
  • Subject: Health, elderly
  • Language: English
COURSE CONTACT PERSON

Ms Fadzillah Nur

6772 3489

pcmfnma@nus.edu.sg

Mr Reven Wee

6248 0370

revenweeas@suss.edu.sg