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CA in Critical Care Pharmacy

Attachment Duration

2 - 4 weeks

Criteria

Only for practising and/or registered Hospital Pharmacists. 

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

Objectives

  • Build clinical experience in the management of critically ill patients as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Design evidence-based therapeutic regimens and monitoring plans for critically ill patients.
  • Evaluate the progress of critically ill patients and redesign regimens and monitoring plans.
  • Appreciate leadership and practice management skills in the area of critical care.
  • Exposure to sub-specialty in intensive care unit.

Outline

  • Participate in daily ward rounds with the ICU multidisciplinary team.
  • Understand the management of critically ill patients through direct patient care observation at ward round, case based and topic discussions.
  • Be familiar with critical care-related guidelines to design and recommend evidence-based pharmaceutical care plans for patients.
  • Identify medication related problems and design evidence-based regimen and monitoring plan to achieve therapeutic goals on assigned patients.
  • Conduct medication review daily and identify any medication related problems pertaining to treatment efficacy, adverse events and administration.
  • Review and redesign monitoring and treatment plan based on new drug-related issues identified.
  • Review and obtain primary literature, where evidence is lacking, to direct patient care.

Methodology

  • Participation in ward rounds
  • Case-based teaching
  • Assigned readings and topic discussions
  • Journal club presentation

Attachment Fees

1. Training Fee (5-day work week) depending on the nature of attachment

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