NECC Healthcare Ethics Educators Course for Nurses

Registration is now open for the NECC Healthcare Ethics Educators Course for Nurses!

This 3-part blended course has been approved by the MOH-appointed National Ethics Capability Committee (NECC) as a train-the-trainer programme. Participants are required to complete the online modules and attend both workshops to qualify for the NECC subsidy to attend this course for free and have deemed completed the course.

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from CENTRES, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore. They will have the knowledge and skills required to teach their colleagues the NECC Core Ethics Programme, and will be expected to do so in the future.

Part 1: Online Clinical Ethics Modules - from early Jan 2020

The topics for the online modules are: Methods and Principles, Consent and Capacity, End of Life, Communication and Documentation, and Other Contextual Concerns. The duration of each module is about 20 to 30 minutes.

Part 2: Core Concepts in Healthcare Ethics - 20 Jan 2020, 8.30am - 5pm

This workshop will provide participants with a foundational understanding of healthcare ethics. The topics covered include professionalism, collegiality, professional accountability and governance, consent, conflict of interest, confidentiality and privacy, and professionalism. This interactive workshop will engage participants through clicker question and answer sessions, and in-depth case discussions.

Part 3: Analysing, Using & Facilitating Case Narratives in Healthcare Ethics Education - 24 & 25 or 26 & 27 Feb 2020, 8.30am - 5pm

This two-day programme will explore the analysis and use of cases in teaching and learning about healthcare ethics. This will include key aspects of the law in healthcare decision-making. The participants will learn how to facilitate ethics case discussions amongst their peers. Participants will be assigned prereadings and assignments that require preparation outside of class time.

Note: There are two identical sessions available for Part 3. You may express your preferred dates on the registration form. While we will try our best to accommodate your request, we are unable to guarantee that you will be assigned your preferred dates as there are limited seats per session.


Registration is free, but spaces are very limited, so sign up early before seats run out. To register, fill in the registration form here by 20 Dec 2019. If you need more information, please contact Ms Cheryl Lee or Ms Izzati Lim.


Directions and carpark information will be sent to participants nearer the date of each workshop.


We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.