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Intensive Care Preparedness Training (ICPT) Course

In the coming decade, the need for intensive care is expected to grow due to ageing populations and increasing medical complexity. This requires nurses to enhance their competencies to provide safe care to patients requiring advance medical support. This course aims to equip nurses in a short period of time with the essential skills to deliver safe and holistic care that improve patients’ outcomes in ICU setting.

At this course, participants will learn to:

  • Discuss the needs for assisted ventilation

  • Assist in intubation and extubation

  • Outline the roles of nurses in the different modalities in invasive ventilation

  • Interpret arterial blood gas results and recommend corrective actions

  • Recognize common arrhythmias in critically ill patients and manage the situations

  • Recognize the haemodynamic changes in critically ill patients and escalation of management

  • Discuss the infection control practices in ICU

  • Outline the use of non- invasive ventilation

  • Outline the use of inotropic and sedative drugs and neuromuscular blocking agents

  • Discuss the sedation protocol in ICU

  • Outline the care of patient with Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

  • Discuss nursing care for patients with respiratory failure, shock/sepsis

  • Discuss the nursing management of patient with neurological monitoring

  • Discuss the nursing management of patient with acute coronary syndrome, congestive heart failure and open heart surgery

  • Demonstrate the ability in:

    • Endotracheal intubation and Extubation

    • Management of patients on mechanical ventilation

    • Management of patient on Non-invasive ventilation

    • Endo tracheal Suctioning

    • Performing Sedation Monitoring in ICU

    • Operating Transport Ventilator Impact (EMV+)

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

  • With a least 1 year of working experience in ICA or HD

  • Identified to work in PACU

Exclusion criteria

Advanced Diploma in critical care or currently working in ICU


13 to 16 May 2024
14 to 17 October 2024


35 hours

Mode of Training

Classroom / Workshop


Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing

20 College Road, Academia

Singapore 169856

Course Fee

Cost Components
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*Course fee is subject to change.


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