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​Training Programme for Care Support Associate


The course equips the participants with the skills to assist the nurses in handling the complex needs of hospitalised patients.

 

Modules

 

​No.Module​Duration​Mode of Training
​1

Professional, Legal and Ethical Healthcare Practice

The aim is to ensure that the healthcare support staff in the are competent in work within a legal and regulatory framework in healthcare industry.

16 hrs
2 days

​Classroom
2

Infection Control

This unit aims to equip the participants with the skills and knowledge to maintain correct infection control practices and handle spillages and stains in the healthcare environment.

​20 hrs
3 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum
​3

Nutrition and Fluids Management in Nursing

The aim is to ensure that the healthcare support staffs are competent in meeting oral feeding needs of patients in a safe manner

20 hrs
3 days​
​Classroom & Clinical Practicum
​4

Mobility and Ambulation Assistance in Nursing

The aim is to ensure that the healthcare support staff in the Nursing Care are competent in transportation of patients and medical specimens or items for laboratory investigations as ordered by doctors in a safe manner. 

20 hrs
3 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum
​5

Respiratory Care in Nursing & Vital Signs Measurement

The aim is to ensure that the healthcare support worker is equipped with the skills and knowledge to support medical professionals in the measurement and recording of pain, body temperature, radial pulse, respiration and blood pressure.  

24 hrs
3 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum
​6

Assist patients during admission requiring assistance with elimination needs

The aim is to ensure that the healthcare support staff in the Nursing Care are competent in providing assistants to patients who requires assistance with elimination and hygiene needs of patients in a safe manner.

24 hrs
3 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum
​7

Perform patient care activities  

The aim is to equip healthcare support with the skills and knowledge required to assist patients
with care activities within the patients’ stay to ensure safe patient care.

24 hrs
3 days​
​Classroom & Clinical Practicum
​8

Demonstrate understanding of healthcare practices

The aim is to ensure that the healthcare support staff is equipped with the fundamental skills and knowledge.  This includes equipping the healthcare support worker with the understanding of the basic processes in the healthcare industry, and to communicate effectively using the appropriate terminology and protocols.

24 hrs
3 days​
Classroom

 

 

Target Audience

Patient Care Assistant / Care Support Associate

 

 

Venue

SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing
168 Jalan Bukit Merah
Surbana One, #18-00
Singapore 150168

 

 

Entry Requirement

  • 1 GCE ‘N’ Level Pass or Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 4

 

 


Registration

Please email us at ian-wsq@sgh.com.sg


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