During the attachment, participants will gain in-depth knowledge in managing patients undergoing bone marrow transplant.
The Department of Haematology provides both clinical and specialised services for the diagnosis and treatment of all blood and blood related disorders to most government and restructured hospitals in Singapore. Clinical services include mainly general haematology, coagulation, haemato-oncology and stem cell transplant.
The Haematology Ward is located at Block 7 Level 2. It has specialised rooms for selectron therapy, radio-iodine therapy and bone marrow transplant. Collectively they provide services like bone marrow transplant, high dependency care, high dose chemotherapy.
It is also a training ground for nurses in diploma in nursing course and the advanced diploma in oncology course.
The ward is managed by a senior nurse manager, nurse clinicians and a team of oncology-trained nurses and together they provide optimum quality care and health education to the patients and relatives.
At the clinical attachment, participants will learn:
Management of patient with haematopoietic stem cell transplant
Visit to tissue typing labarotory at Centre for Transfusion Medicine, Health Sciences Authority
Total body irradiation
Apheresis procedure / attachment at Haematology Centre
Unrelated donor programme
Registered nurses with at least 3 years of post-registration experience
Current or past experience in oncology nursing
SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing
20 College Road, Academia
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