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CA in Basic Ultrasound

Attachment Duration

4 weeks

Criteria

Only for practising and/or registered radiographers using Ultrasound (Beginners may also apply)

Note: Each request is subject to Department's review and approval

Objectives

To provide participants with basic ultrasound knowledge and core competency skills in performing the abdomen, pelvis and small parts examinations.

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic physics involved in ultrasound
  • Recognise common artefacts in ultrasound imaging
  • Observe the use of basic protocols for scanning various body parts/ regions and in various clinical conditions
  • Recognise sonographic appearances of common pathologies
  • Appreciate ultrasound images of high diagnostic value
  • Appreciate the importance of patient communication skills

Outline

  • Basic ultrasound concepts and applications
  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology 
  • Basic ultrasound equipment design 
  • Basic ultrasound imaging procedures
  • Basic quality assurance tests 
  • Infection control training

Methodology

  • Observation of procedures
  • Tutorials (physics and sonographic appearances of common pathologies)
  • Case-study
  • Discussion
  • Demonstration of supervised tasks
  • Learner report of learning
  • Image viewing & assessment

Attachment Fees

1. Training Fee for Observational Attachment (5-day work week)

At least SGD $642* per applicant per week

For enquiries, please email carlyn.wee.g.p@sgh.com.sg


2. Administrative Fee Upon Acceptance (non-refundable)

Singaporeans: SGD $128.40*

Non-Singaporeans & Overseas Applicants: SGD $214*


3. Miscellaneous Fees for Overseas Applicants (Non-Singaporeans) [non-refundable]

a. Training Employment Pass (TEP)

  • One time application fee: SGD $105
  • Issuance Fee: SGD $225

b. Multiple Journey visa (if applicable): SGD $30

* Inclusive of 7% GST