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​WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support (Nursing Care)


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 TrainingFull Course Fees Skills Future Funding*Nett Course FeeGST PayableTotal Fee PayableTraining Dates
​1

Use of Medical Terminology in Work Activities
CRS-Q-0003856-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge to use the correct terminology in interacting with healthcare professionals.  The unit also equips healthcare support worker with skills and explain basic medical terms and acronyms in interactions with patients and next-of-kin.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

24hrs
3 days

​Classroom & Clinical Practicum​$901.20​$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.4216, 17, 18 Apr 2019
2

Perform Lifesaving Techniques
CRS-Q-0003283-HCS

Able to perform removal of foreign body during conscious adult airway obstruction and one- man cardiopulmonary resuscitation during an emergency.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

​16hrs
2 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum​$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.4211, 12 Dec 2019
​3

Measure and record patient's vital signs
CRS-Q-0003285-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge to support medical professionals in the measurement and recording of pain, body temperature, radial pulse, respiration and blood pressure.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

32 hrs
4 days​
​Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​12, 13, 14, 17 Jun 2019
​4

Assist patients requiring assistance with elimination and hygiene
CRS-Q-0003844-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge required to assist patients with incontinence and elimination problems, through urinary catheter, urosheath and drainage system, assisting insertion of rectal suppository and fleet enema administration.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

40 hrs
5 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.4221, 22, 23, 28, 29 May 2019
​5

Assist patients in care of airway
CRS-Q-0003287-HCS

Able apply skills and knowledge in  pulse oximetry, assist in oxygen therapy & nebulization and perform oral suctioning.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

40 hrs
5 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​9, 10, 11, 12, 15 Jul 2019
​6

CARE OF END OF LIFE CLIENTS
CRS-Q-0020347-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge required to provide support in preparing the deceased and to ensure that the next-of-kins’ requests on last office procedure are met.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

48 hrs
6 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26 Sep 2019
​7

Perform 12 lead Electrocardiography (ECG)
CRS-Q-0003845-HCS

Able to apply understanding of the function and make- up of the heart and performing 12 lead ECG recording.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

36 hrs
4.5 days​
​Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Aug 2019
​8

Work within a legal and regulatory framework in the healthcare industry
CRS-Q-0002946-HCS

Able to identify roles and responsibilities of healthcare personnel, apply understanding of healthcare personnel’s rights and responsibilities at work and recognize, respond and protect patients’ rights and interests to work within a legal and regulatory framework in healthcare industry.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

16 hrs
2 days​
Classroom$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​2, 3 May 2019
​9

Demonstrate understanding of basic human anatomy and physiology
CRS-Q-0024947-MF

Able to respond appropriately to instructions, use terminology which contain basic terms of human anatomy and physiology and explain basic physiological symptoms in interactions with patients and next-of-kin.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

16 hrs
2 days​
Classroom$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​24, 27 May 2019
​10

Perform patient care activities
CRS-Q-0003288-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge required to assist patients with tepid sponging/cold pack, sitz bath, tube feeding and prescribed exercises, to ensure patient well-being.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

56 hrs
7 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum​$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30 Apr 2019
​11

Perform Clinical Test and Physical Examination Procedures
CRS-Q-0003291-HCS

Able to provide assistance to the medical professional in collecting specimens for laboratory tests, performing basic diagnostic test activities under instruction of medical professionals, and supporting medical professionals in chaperoning patients during physical examination and minor procedures.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

40 hrs
5 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum​$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42

​6, 7, 8, 9, 10 May 2019

*SkillsFuture Funding is only applicable to Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent. Terms and conditions apply.


Target Audience

Patient Care Assistant


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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