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CA in Breast Ultrasound

Attachment Duration

4 weeks

Criteria

Practising and/or registered Radiographers who practices Breast Ultrasound (Beginners may also apply)

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

Objectives

To provide participants with advanced knowledge and core competency skills in breast ultrasound and ultrasound guided intervention procedures.

Outline

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

  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the breasts
  • Explain the Physics and Principles of Ultrasound
  • Understand the fundamentals of Ultrasound such as TCG, Depth, & Focal Zone
  • Observe quality assurance procedures for transducers
  • Describe how QC test results are analysed and take corrective actions, when necessary
  • Observe how clinical breast examination is conducted
  • Observe breast biopsy procedures such as mammographic guided vacuum-assisted biopsy & localization procedures
  • Appreciate the importance of patient communications and counselling skills
  • Observe scanning techniques to produce quality sonographic images of the breast
  • Appreciate pathology and pattern recognition of sonographic features in breast ultrasound
    Correlate breast lesions visualized in mammogram using breast ultrasound

Methodology

  • Observation of procedures
  • Tutorials (physics and sonographic appearances of breast pathologies)
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Task-oriented 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