Monitoring and Management Client’s Health Status (Basic)

KWSH-CLIN-B-014

Course Overview

This programme aims to equip participants with the clinical knowledge and skills essential for assessing and managing common symptoms in acutely unwell adults. At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  1. Identify common acute symptoms
  2. Describe the management approaches to acute symptoms
  3. Highlight the relevance of medical history
  4. Perform the basic steps in physical assessment and examination, vital signs for the following conditions:
a) Cardiovascular
b) Respiratory
c) Gastro-intestinal
d) Neurological / Systemic

Please Note:

A minimum of 75% attendance will be required for you to complete the programme and receive your certificate.

Target Participants

Nursing staff working in the community hospital, nursing home or residential aged care setting

Course Details

Date/ Time

2 March 2022

7 September 2022

Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Venue

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
705 Serangoon Road
Singapore 328127

Course Trainers

This course is delivered by trainers from Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital and St Andrew’s Community Hospital.

Ms Serene Tan

Nurse Clinician, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Ms Serene Tan is a registered nurse with over 10 years of clinical experience. She is currently working as a Nurse Clinician at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH). She holds several qualifications: Bachelor of Nursing (La Trobe University, Australia / 2010), Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Critical Care) (Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore / 2008), WSQ Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education (IAL, Singapore / 2015), WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ITE, Singapore / 2010), Diploma in Nursing (Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore / 2006), and ITE Certificate in Nursing (Institute of Technical Education, Singapore / 2003).

Fiona Tan

Senior Nurse Educator, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Ms Fiona Tan is a Senior Nurse Educator in KWSH with over 16 years of experience in the healthcare clinical and education industry. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education, Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Nursing, and an Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Medical-Surgical). Her area of specialisation includes Medical-Surgical nursing, Training and Development for nurses, allied health workers and nursing students. Prior to joining KWSH, Ms Fiona has worked in both restructured and private hospitals as well as primary healthcare setting in Singapore. Her vast experiences and contributions have won her numerous National accolades such as The Courage Fund Healthcare Humanity Awards (2020) and the MOH Nurses’ Merit Award (2015).

Course Fees: $247.20 (excluding GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in eligible community care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System (LMS 2.0).

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300
CTI@kwsh.org.sg

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