Articles tagged with 'HSS' & 'Dietetics' & 'Health' & 'Nursing' | Singapore Institute of Technology

Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (HSS,Dietetics,Health,Nursing)

2021
28
June
2021
| 06:00 Asia/Singapore
Meet #SITizen Dhanya Davita Devarajoo from the Nursing degree programme, jointly offered by the Singapore Institute of Technology and University of Glasgow....
Read more
21
May
2021
| 10:36 Asia/Singapore
In the near future, you could very well be munching on vegetables harvested from the side-facades of HDB blocks or plots of land below overhead train tracks and bridges. This is thanks to a project by researchers from SIT, which aims to develop a sus...
Read more
02
March
2021
| 09:17 Asia/Singapore
While most people would be content with having just one university degree, Sarah Tan wanted two. Having graduated and worked for nearly six years at Singapore Airlines, she was itching for the classroom again. But not everyone was thrilled. Her paren...
Read more
2020
13
November
2020
| 16:10 Asia/Singapore
The MOU was inked by (seated from left) Dr Ow Chee Chung, Chief Executive, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, Mr Ong Tze-Ch’in, Chief Executive, SkillsFuture Singapore, and Professor Tan Thiam Soon, President, SIT; and witnessed by (standing from left) Mr Patr...
Read more
03
November
2020
| 16:27 Asia/Singapore
                                    Dionis Soo Wei Qing has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Occupational Therapy from SIT. She is currently working in the Acute Stroke Unit of Tan To...
Read more
27
October
2020
| 17:33 Asia/Singapore
  27 October 2020 – Regular physical activity is known to improve physical and psychosocial outcomes after stroke [1]. Yet, across the world, stroke survivors engage in very low levels of physical activity. Based on a survey by students from Singapor...
Read more
29
September
2020
| 12:16 Asia/Singapore
How much do you know about the field of dietetics? If you’ve found it to be shrouded in mystery, we’re here to help! We asked registered dietitian, Dr Dimitrios Spanos, if he could shine a light on the profession—and give us some advice on how to ...
Read more
27
August
2020
| 14:36 Asia/Singapore
SIT continued with its tradition of celebrating Nurses' Day in early August. However, this year's festivities were de-centralised and taken online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The upside to this was that a joint celebration was organised for nursing...
Read more
17
August
2020
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Southeast Asia has a nursing shortage, and one of the lowest graduation rates of new professionals, according to a new World Health Organisation report. The region has fewer than 17 nurses serving every 10,000 people – one of the most severe shortage...
Read more
18
May
2020
| 16:35 Asia/Singapore
There is an increasing demand for Speech Therapists (STs) in Singapore due to our rapidly ageing population, increasing trend of chronic diseases, as well as increased awareness of children diagnosed with developmental issues. This is why the launch ...
Read more
26
February
2020
| 20:37 Asia/Singapore
The collaboration marks the first with an educational institution in Singapore which enables students to access the latest innovations at the Philips APAC Centre Philips and SIT have signed an agreement to equip radiography students with a hands-o...
Read more
03
February
2020
| 17:02 Asia/Singapore
Before being paired up in groups with persons with disabilities (PWDs) who volunteer as community teachers, twin sisters Johanna Faith Foo Shuan Enn, and Joanne Faith Foo Shuan Hui, both 22, did not know much about them and were hesitant to approach ...
Read more
07
January
2020
| 13:40 Asia/Singapore
In line with the university’s mission to offer applied degree programmes targeted at growth sectors of the economy, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will launch two new degree programmes in Academic Year 2020/2021 – Bachelor of Science wit...
Read more
2019
07
November
2019
| 11:27 Asia/Singapore
Shifting gears from real-estate to occupational therapy (OT), undergraduate Ivan Tan discovered just three weeks into his internship that being open to change is the only way to a career in healthcare. The only constant in life, they say, is chang...
Read more
21
June
2019
| 16:36 Asia/Singapore
In the era of smart tech and automation, a low-tech idea that seeks to benefit developing countries impressed the judges at the recent 13th Biomedical Engineering Society Scientific Meeting. 25-year-old SITizen Isabel Ang Shi Qi, a final-year unde...
Read more
22
May
2019
| 16:10 Asia/Singapore
Some 300 Year 1 Allied Health students at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) expressed their gratitude to their ‘silent mentors’ at a Silent Mentor Appreciation Ceremony on 17 May 2019. Silent mentors is a term given to cadavers that ...
Read more
Tags
09
February
2019
| 13:40 Asia/Singapore
The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) are expanding the Healthcare Professional Conversion Programmes (PCPs) with the introduction of a new degree-entry accelerated PCP at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). This is i...
Read more
2018
26
December
2018
| 10:58 Asia/Singapore
26 December 2018 – In line with its mission to groom well-equipped talent for growth industries and, in particular, for the healthcare and aviation sectors, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will launch two new degree programmes in Academic...
Read more
17
October
2018
| 13:30 Asia/Singapore
17 October 2018 – The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) kicked off three days of graduation celebration for the Class of 2018 today. The opening ceremony, held at SIT@Dover, was graced by Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Chan Chun Sing. The ...
Read more
15
August
2018
| 18:50 Asia/Singapore
Cutting the cake at the Nurses’ Day celebration at SIT@Dover (from left to right): Associate Professor Genedine Lim, Programme Director (Nursing), Health and Social Sciences, SIT; Associate Professor Dora Howes, Programme Director (Nursing), Univ...
Read more
12
July
2018
| 11:14 Asia/Singapore
Two SIT teams were honoured for their entries at the 6th Eldercare Innovation Awards held in conjunction with the 9th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum 2018 in May. Touted as the 'Oscars of the Eldercare Industry', the award is the only one ...
Read more
27
April
2018
| 00:00 Asia/Singapore
In its third year, the CXO Lean Summit 2018 held on 24 April showcased some success stories from industry practitioners who engaged the services of the Lean Transformation Innovation Centre (LTIC) at SIT. Organised by LTIC, supported by Lean G...
Read more
2017
28
December
2017
| 00:00 Asia/Singapore
FEATURE – After Singapore Institute of Technology staff was introduced to lean thinking, a course was launched to provide healthcare workers with the lean skills they need to transform their organizations. Dr Genedine Lim, Associate Professor of H...
Read more
12
December
2017
| 17:51 Asia/Singapore
                      Attendees at the “Transformation of Spaces – Eldercare in The New Age” workshop at SIT@Dover on 17 November 2017.   With the ageing population in Singapore, there has been a paradigm sh...
Read more
13
September
2017
| 17:37 Asia/Singapore
First-year students from SIT’s Allied Health degree programmes place a hand on a ‘Silent Mentor’, as they recite a pledge to treat these mentors with respect. “I was accustomed to thinking of respect as something one would only hold for living ind...
Read more
08
August
2017
| 16:29 Asia/Singapore
SIT celebrated Nurses’ Day 2017 on 4 August by recognising the hard work and contributions of nurses with renewed dedication and high career aspirations. Guest-of-Honour, Ms Tan Soh Chin, Chief Nursing Officer, Ministry of Health, expressed confidenc...
Read more
07
August
2017
| 14:57 Asia/Singapore
As Singapore’s university of applied learning, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) strives to nurture professionals with deep mastery of specialist skills so as to help industries solve increasingly complex problems. With a unique pedagog...
Read more
27
July
2017
| 17:55 Asia/Singapore
Attendees at the ‘Caring for Older People with Dementia’ symposium at SIT@Dover on 17 July, 2017. As Singapore's ageing population continues to grow, care for the elderly is becoming a pressing issue. Following the ‘Mobility, Balance and Falls...
Read more
24
April
2017
| 19:30 Asia/Singapore
With an average life expectancy of 83 in 2015, Singapore has the third-highest life expectancy in the world. For healthcare providers, an ageing population is associated with many issues, among which are falls in older persons. Attendees of SI...
Read more
2016
01
September
2016
| 17:16 Asia/Singapore
Professor Tan Thiam Soon, President, SIT and Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, NUS sign the Collaborative Agreement that will see NUS jointly deliver courses for SIT’s Allied Health degree programmes. The signing was witnessed by Dr Janil Put...
Read more
Tags