The programme is intended for current & potential critical care nurses and it provides an opportunity for clinical practice in the specialized critical care environment. The content is delivered through didactic apporach and hands-on workshop.
Internal course participants should be a registered nurse with at least 1 year post-registration critical care experience. Employment in a critical care setting is required for locally sponsored external course participants.
Cardiac & Cardiothoracic-Vascular Nursing Programme (CCTVNP)
The programme is cardiac focused, pitched at the Med/Surg nursing level. Internal course participants are required to work in the cardiac care areas during the course of study to facilitate concepts application in clinical practice.
The programme includes a module on Cardiac Rehabilitation. Clinical attachment for procedure observation and case follow-through provides a better understanding of the cardiac care continuum.
Invasive Cardiac Laboratory Nursing Programme (ICLNP)
The ICLN programme is developed for nursing staff working in the invasive cardiac catheterization areas. Internal course participants are required to work in the invasive cardiac catheterisation area during the course of study so as to facilitate concepts application in cardiac catheterisation.
This programme can be customized for external participants who has a minimal 1 year work experience in the catheterization laboratory area.
Continuing Nursing Education
ECG Rhythm Interpretation and Arrhythmia Management
This is an introductory refresher programme on ECG rhythm interpretation. The programme includes cardiac conduction, the ECG paper, calculating heart rate, normal sinus rhythm criteria, cardiac rhythm identification: atrial and ventricular rhythms, heart blocks, and lethal arrhythmias and managing these arrhythmias.
12-Lead ECG Rhythm Interpretation and Managing Chest Pain
The programme reviews the pathophysiology of ACS. It includes chest pain assessment and management and interpretation of 12-lead ECG, ST changes, Bundle Branch Blocks, Hypertrophy are discussed.
Physical Assessment for Nurses
The physical assessment programme aims to strengthen nurses’ skills in patient physical assessment; and identification of physiological changes based on assessment findings.
The course includes clinical physical assessment in the patient care setting.
Heart Sounds & Murmur Workshop
The full day workshop introduces learners to the various aspects of cardiac auscultation and identifying different types of murmur. The hands-on practice is facilitated by the use of either the Harvey Simulator or SimMan 3G Simulator.
Life Support Training (NRC accredited)
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Providers Course
The AED providers course certifies competency in the use of AED. Successful providers will become a certified AED provider with a 2-year certification. The validity can be renewed.
Customized corporate group training is available for CPR+AED. Please call to enquire.
Life Support Course for Nurses (LSCN) Providers Course
The LSCN providers course is a simplified version of ACLS that educates advanced care providers on 3 algorithms – Ventricular fibrillation/Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia, Pulseless Electrical Activity and Asystole algorithms. Algorithm standards are adapted from the American Heart Association.
The megacode station assesses one’s ability to lead the crisis management using standardized algorithm.
Successful providers will become certified LSCN providers with a 2-year certification validity that can be renewed.
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Instructor Course
The BCLS instructor course focuses on training on current BCLS providers who are motivated to instruct BCLS skills. **
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Instructor Course
The AED instructor course focuses on training current AED providers who are motivated to instruct AED skills. **
Life Support Course for Nurses (LSCN) Instructor Course
The LSCN instructor course focuses on training current LSCN providers who are motivated to instruct the LSCN providers course. **
** Successful instructor course candidates can renew instructorship status by teaching the relevant providers course at a minimum of 2 courses per year.
Our Nurse Educators
||Principal Nurse Educator
Simulation Educator's Training
||Senior Nurse Educator
- ECG Rhythm Interpretation and Arrythmia Management
- 12-Lead ECG Interpretation and Managing Chest Pain
|Janice Kee Li Leng
- Invasive Cardiac Laboratory Nursing Programme
- BCLS and LSCN Instructors Course (Director)
- Clinical Simulation for Nurses
|Jasmine Ho Tze Yin
- Cardiac & Cardiothoracic - Vascular Nursing Programme
- Physical Asssessment for Nurses
- AED Providers and Instructors Course (Director)
- Clinical Simulation for Nurses
- Fundamentals of Critical Care Nursing
- LSCN Providers Course (Director)
- Code Blue Drills (ICU/HD)
|Teh Cheang Leng
- Critical Care Nursing Programme
- Advanced Critical Care Nursing Programme
||Clinical Instructor, RN
We welcome interested nursing colleagues to train with us! Please write to enquire on the application process.
Ms Phylis Ong
DID: 6772 6467
Office Venue: NUH Main Building Level 3, Lift Lobby 3
National University Hospital
Main Building, Level 3, Lift Lobby 3
The laboratory consist of 2 mock up clinical areas – Intensive care unit and High Dependency.
The facility has a 24 capacity seminar room.