The course equips the participants with the knowledge and skills to assist Registered Nurses in the Theatre Sterile Supply Unit to effectively prepare the operating equipment for sterilization in order to meet the needs of clients within the required compliance standards.
Use of Medical Terminology in Work ActivitiesCRS-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
Perform Lifesaving TechniquesCRS-Q-0003283-HCS
Able to perform removal of foreign body during conscious adult airway obstruction and one- man cardiopulmonary resuscitation during an emergency.
Work within a legal and regulatory framework in the healthcare industryCRS-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.
Comply with workplace safety and health policies and procedures in the healthcare industryCRS-Q-0022026-HCS
Able to effectively manage the safe work practices and risk control procedures in hospital setting.
Clean and Disinfect Reusable Complex InstrumentsCRS-Q-0009089-HCS
Able to apply skills and knowledge to clean complex instruments / supplies, ensuring all necessary parts are in good condition and meeting the necessary quality requirements.
Inspect and pack complex instrumentsCRS-Q-0009027-HCS
Able to apply skills and knowledge to inspect, assemble and pack complex instruments with movable parts, which may include surgical instruments for use in the various parts of the hospitals.
Demonstrate understanding of the sterile environmentCRS-Q-0012079-HCS
Able to apply skills and knowledge to work effectively in sterile environment through the application of sterilization and aseptic technique, to maintain the sterility of the environment.
Handle Simple Instruments / SuppliesCRS-Q-0009088-HCS
Able to apply skills and knowledge to handle sterile stock appropriately to maintain the sterile of stock and prevent contamination. This includes the maintenance of packaging integrity during storing and transporting and completing the necessary quality management requirements.
Manage sterile stockCRS-Q-0010923-HCS
Able to apply skills and knowledge to handle sterile stock appropriately to maintain the sterility and prevent contamination. This includes the maintenance of packaging integrity during storing and transporting and completing the necessary management requirements.
*SkillsFuture Funding is only applicable to Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent. Terms and conditions apply.
Patient Care Assistant
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