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Neonatal Critical Care Nursing Course For Registered Nurses


Clinical attachment In Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing


Department of Neonatology is divided into Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with 24 cots and Special Care Nursery (SCN) with 60 cots. NICU admits level 3 babies whilst SCN admits level 2 babies.


​Three months​The attachment provide the nurse with opportunities to gain knowledge and skills in the current nursing practice and services as well as clinical hands-on in Neonatal Intensive Nursing. The experience will enable the nurse to plan and manage a similar unit in her country.

Entry Criteria

  • Registered Nurse with one year experience in Neonatal Nursing
  • Temporary registration with Singapore Nursing Board
  • Proficiency in English

Expected learning/learning objectives

On completion, the trainee will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of the nurse in Neonatal nursing
  • Discuss the nursing care of well and sick neonates
  • Discuss infection control in a hospital
  • Discuss the role of the Nurse Manager in the Neonatal Department

Teaching Programme

  • Lectures
  • Observation
  • Preceptorship programme

Teaching Faculty

Nurse Clinicians and Nurse Managers


Application Procedure

​SNB Registration
​Hands-on Training
​e.g. ObserverFrom three to six months​Temporary Registration if hands-on​Upon requestNA​Attend English for non-English speaking candidate

Interested candidates are required to send a request in writing to

Chief Nurse
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
100 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229899
Fax: +65 6394 1507

Supporting documents:

Detailed Resume