The course equips the participants with skills to assist nurses with patient care, portering & housekeeping duties.
Demonstrate understanding of healthcare environment
to apply understanding of the basic processes in the healthcare industry, and
to communicate effectively using the appropriate terminology and protocols.
Funding Validity Period: 7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020
40 hours 5 days
Lifting, transferring and positioning of patients
to perform lifting, transferring and positioning of patients in a safe manner.
Comply with workplace safety and health policies and procedures in the healthcare industry
to effectively manage the safe work practices and risk control procedures in
Assist patients with oral feeding
to care for patients by assisting patients with their daily physical hygiene
such as performing assisted bath or bed bath, oral hygiene, skin and foot care
and basic eye care.
Perform general cleaning activities
Able to handle spillages and stains in the healthcare environment, ensuring that the right cleaning duties agents are used such that work and surface areas are clean and free from infection.
Assist patient with elimination related activities
Able to provide the necessary assistance in giving & removing bedpan, urinal or commode chair and assist incontinent patients in changing of diapers.
Assist patients with basic hygiene activities
Apply legal and regulatory procedures in a healthcare setting
to apply skills and knowledge to respect patients’ rights and interests, work ethically with healthcare professionals and comply with legal and regulatory procedures in the healthcare environment.
Handle and dispose waste
to differentiate, collect and dispose different types of wastes in the
healthcare setting and perform the necessary decontamination activities.
Perform transporting of patients and dispatch activities
to perform transportation of patients and medical specimens or items for
laboratory investigations as ordered by doctors in a safe manner.
*SkillsFuture Funding is only applicable to Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent. Terms and conditions apply.
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