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WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support (Nursing Care)

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Duration: Approximately 2.5 months (Full-Time) Programme Fees:
Full Course Fee: $10,639.12 (incl GST)
Course Fee (Singaporean/SPR) with 90% SkillsFuture Funding: $1,092.71 (incl GST)

*Course fees are subjected to changes. Terms and conditions apply.
Surbana One
168 Jalan Bukit Merah
Singapore 150168
Program/Specialities: WSQ / Nursing Care

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Course Objective

Learn to assist nursing staff in handling complex needs of hospitalised patients.

Basic Job Scope

  • Receive and orientate new patients
  • Measure and record observations on patients
  • Perform housekeeping, portering and despatch duties
  • Perform ECG recording, hypocount, oropharyngeal suctioning and oxygen therapy
  1. Use of Medical Terminology in Work Activities
  2. Perform Lifesaving Techniques
  3. Demonstrate understanding of basic human anatomy and physiology
  4. Measure and record patient's vital signs
  5. Perform patient care activities
  6. Perform Clinical Test and Physical Examination Procedures
  7. Assist patients requiring assistance with elimination and hygiene
  8. Assist patients in care of airway
  9. Care of end of life clients
  10. Perform 12 lead Electrocardiography (ECG)
  11. Work within a legal and regulatory framework in the healthcare industry
  • Singapore Citizen / Singapore PR
  • One GCE ‘N’ Level Pass
  • Candidate must complete WSQ Certificate in Healthcare Support (Nursing Care)