In today’s evolving work landscape, academic qualifications alone are no longer enough to secure your dream job or propel your career to new heights. Employers are seeking candidates who possess not only the requisite knowledge and skills but also the practical experience and industry insights needed to excel in their chosen fields.

At Ngee Ann Academy (NAA), we understand the importance of preparing students and alumni members for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. That’s where career enhancement and industry engagement come into play, bridging the gap between academia and industry, equipping you with the tools, resources and networks needed to succeed in your career journey.

Whether you’re a PMET looking to upskill and advance your career or a nursing student aspiring to make a difference in healthcare, we have something for everyone. For a start, our career services encompass a range of initiatives designed to support students and alumni members from expanding skillsets  to accessing exclusive job postings.  .

We are here to support you every step of the way. Stay ahead of the curve and take the first step by exploring the following opportunities.

We host industry-specific events, guest speaker sessions, workshops that expose students/ alumni to various sectors, career paths and emerging trends. These initiatives enable students to gain valuable insights and make informed decisions about their career advancement.

We are excited to invite you to an enriching webinar titled “Global Nursing Pathways: Enhancing Cultural Competence and Navigating International Opportunities“. This virtual event is designed to provide you with valuable insights and practical knowledge to advance your nursing career on a global scale.

Date: Thursday, 20th June 2024
Time: 11am to 12nn (SGT)
Platform: MS. Teams
Registration Link: NAA – Event Registration | My Website

We are honoured to feature two distinguished speakers who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in global nursing and international health care policy:

  • Caitlin Dade, CEO, KYND International: Caitlin is a leading expert in global health care systems and has been instrumental in developing international nursing programmes that enhance cultural competence and global career opportunities for nurses.
  • Andrea Karstetter, VP of International Policy & Partnerships, KYND International: Andrea specializes in international health policy and has extensive experience in forging partnerships that facilitate global health initiatives and nursing exchanges.
Webinar Overview

 

We will cover global health dynamics, including the evolving roles of nurses and strategies for effective positioning in the global field. We will discuss cultivating cultural competence, understanding cultural beliefs, and integrating these insights into practice. Additionally, we will cover cultural awareness, patient sensitivity, effective communication, legal and ethical issues, and global teamwork strategies for international success.

Guidance on achieving international success will emphasize cultural awareness, sensitivity, effective communication, and the legal and ethical considerations in international nursing, along with strategies for successful team collaboration.

Why attend?

 

  • Broaden your horizons: Understand the global scope of nursing and the critical role cultural competence plays in delivering high-quality care.
  • Career advancement: Discover new pathways and opportunities to advance your nursing career on an international scale.
  • Real-world applications: Gain practical knowledge and actionable insights that you can apply in your current and future nursing practice.

We believe this webinar will be an invaluable experience for you, offering a unique blend of educational content and professional development. To join us, please register using the link: NAA – Event Registration | My Website by Tuesday, 18th June 2024.

Outline

 

  • Global Health Dynamics
    • Nursing Practice
    • Complex Care Demands
    • Strategic Positioning
  • Cultivating Cultural Competence
    • Essential Components
    • Cultural Beliefs
    • Clinical Integration
    • Foreign nationals in Singapore
  • Gateway to International Success
    • Culture awareness
    • Sensitivity
    • Art of effective communication and Linguistic agility
    • Legal and Ethical Considerations in international nursing
    • Team collaboration

 

Should you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to contact joeytong@naa.edu.sg.

At NAA, we work closely with various industry partners to organise recruitment talks, students and alumni are invited to network, enquire about  job openings and send applications to the hiring companies. These opportunities not only expand their  professional networks but also offer valuable insights into different career paths and job roles.

Watch this space for upcoming engagement activities!

Students and alumni are invited to engage  with these recruitment companies  to explore job openings,  career planning etc.

Discover more  local  and international graduate opportunities with our industry partners:

JobsHealthServices, Asia’s First Dedicated Healthcare Job Portal. This  job portal,  developed by healthcare professionals, is designed to empower job seekers with  a multitude of  job opportunities in Singapore and beyond. It provides specialised job listings tailored to healthcare graduates, regional job opportunities in  Asia , diverse career paths and up-to-date  content on industry insights and resources that keep students/ graduates informed and prepared for their professional journey.

  1. Nursing Job (Singapore)
  2. Other Nursing Job

Insights – Share relevant articles, reports and other resources that provide insights into different career paths and job roles.

PeopleSolve operates as a worldwide healthcare staffing agency and educational institution that collaborates with healthcare teams  to meet their diverse needs. PeopleSolve offers permanent full and part time healthcare staffing solutions; local and overseas hiring expertise, advisory and consulting services.

  1. Locum staff nurse
  2. Locum Physiotherapist
  3. Staff Nurse (Nursing Home)
  4. Staff Nurse (Transitional Care Facilities)
  5. Staff Nurse (Labor & Delivery)
  6. Other local and overseas job opportunities

Alumni members are invited to join us  in  events that are organised exclusively to rekindle old ties, make new coonections and build meaningful relationships that could open doors to new opportunities.

At NAA, we provide a dedicated platform of  resources that are carefully curated to offer insights into varied career paths, job roles across multiple industries with information derived from articles and reports that focus on  industry trends and expertise.  Explore our library of resources and embark on your path to success with confidence. Click here to read the blogs.