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WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support (Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services) Full Programme


The course equips the participants to gain knowledge & skills to deliver basic nursing and emergency care to patients in a pre-hospital setting

 

Modules

​No.Module​Duration​Mode of TrainingFull Course Fees Skills Future Funding*Nett Course FeeGST PayableTotal Fee PayableTraining Dates
​1

Perform general cleaning activities

CRS-Q-0006323-HCS

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.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

24 hours 3 days

Classroom & Clinical Practicum$586.80
$528.12
$58.68$4.11
$62.79

Intake 1:

13 Jan to 06 Mar 2020
 

2

Lifting, transferring and positioning of patients

CRS-Q-0006636-HCS

Able to perform lifting, transferring and positioning of patients in a safe manner.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

32 hours 4 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$586.80
$528.12
$58.68
$4.11
$62.79
​3

24 hours 3 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$586.80
$528.12
$58.68
$4.11
$62.79
​4

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 hours 2 days
Classroom$901.20
$811.08
$90.12
$6.31
$96.43​
​5

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 hours 4 days

Classroom & Clinical Practicum​901.20$811.08
​$90.12$6.31
$96.43​
​6

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 hours 5 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20
$811.08
$90.12
​$6.31$96.43​
7

Demonstrate understanding of the responsibilities of an emergency medical technician

CRS-Q-0026507-HCS

Able to understand the overall healthcare and ambulance service provision in Singapore, the related duties, roles and responsibilities in accordance with the guidelines and standards.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

​12 hours 1.5 daysClassroom$850.00
$765.00
$85.00
$5.95
$90.95​
​8

Perform emergency care

CRS-Q-0026790-HCS

Able to perform emergency care as an EMT for common traumatic emergencies, wounds, fractures and dislocations.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

​112 hours 14 daysClassroom & Clinical Practicum​$850.00​$765.00$85.00
​$5.95$90.95​
9

Perform emergency medical technician role in ambulance calls

CRS-Q-0025015-MF

Able to apply the knowledge and skills required to make critical decisions that will save and sustain a patient’s life.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

​16 hours 2 daysClassroom & Clinical Practicum​$850.00$765.00
$85.00
​$5.95$90.95​

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


Target Audience

Emergency Medical Technicians


Duration

Approximately 2 months (Full-Time)


Venue

SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing
168 Jalan Bukit Merah
Connection One Tower 1, #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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