NUS, NUHS & S3
About this course
Stroke is one of the leading causes 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.
Participants who have completed the graded quizzes and obtained a passing score of 50% will be eligible for Certificate of Participation. The download link to the Certificate will be available under the Progress Tab in the course site.
Course Access Period
Please note that this is an online self-paced asynchronous course where learners will be granted two months of access from the enrolment date.
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
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.