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Pharmacy

Programme

  1. Attachment programme in Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  2. Clinical Attachment Programme in Oncology
  3. Attachment programme in Paediatric medicines
  4. Attachment programme in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) and Neonatology medicines

1) Attachment programme in Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

Description

To provide an opportunity for pharmacists to increase their knowledge and expertise Total Parenteral Nutrition in the Laboratory in KKH.

Duration

Two weeks

Entry Criteria

Practising pharmacist

Expected Learning/Learning Objectives

On completion, the trainee will:

  • Know the importance of Aseptic dispensing and applying its concepts
  • Be confident to do actual preparation of TPN using an automated compounder and be able to demonstrate the proper validation procedure.
  • To understand the different nutritional needs of the neonates, paediatric and adult patients
  • Understand the preparation of extemporaneous preparations
  • Understand the concept of central line drug delivery system for the neonates
  • Understand the concept of calcium phosphate compatibility, and IV-TPN compatibility

Teaching Faculty

KKH Total Parenteral Nutrition Laboratory

Class Size

Minimum one/Maximum two

Fees

SGD$600 per week per candidate

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates are required to send a request in writing to

Department of Pharmacy
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
100 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229899

Fax: +65 6394 2465
Email: clairet@kkh.com.sg

Supporting document:

Detailed Resume

2) Clinical Attachment Programme in Oncology

Description

To provide an opportunity for pharmacists to increase their knowledge and expertise in Paediatric and Gynaecologic Oncology in KKH.

Duration

Five weeks

Entry Criteria

Practising pharmacist

Expected Learning/Learning Objectives

On completion, the trainee will:

  • Be exposed and equipped with an understanding of Paediatric Oncology (ALL) and Gynecologic Oncology (Ovarian Cancer)
  • Understand the concept of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) and related complications
  • Be exposed and trained in the clinical role and duties of a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist.
  • Be trained to develop an understanding and knowledge of Oncology drugs
  • Be trained to understand and be able to apply the concept of safe handling and disposal of cytotoxic drugs

Teaching Faculty

KKH Oncology Laboratory.

Class Size

Minimum one/Maximum two

Fees

SGD$600 per week per candidate

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are required to send a request in writing to

Department of Pharmacy

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
100 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229899

Fax: +65 6394 2465
Email: clairet@kkh.com.sg

Supporting document:

Detailed Resume

3) Attachment programme in Paediatric medicines

Description

To provide an opportunity for pharmacy technicians or pharmacists to be exposed to paediatric medicines used in KKH.

Duration

From two to four weeks

Entry Criteria

Dispensing Pharmacy Technician/Practising Pharmacist

Expected Learning /Learning Objectives

On completion, the trainee will:

  • understand the general concepts in paediatric drug prescribing
  • exposure to the range of paediatric drugs used in KKH and their criteria for selection/inclusion into hospital formulary
  • understand the special considerations when prescribing drugs for paediatric patients
  • familiarise with paediatric dosing and calculations
  • familiarise with common references used for paediatric dosing
  • exposure to preparation of extemporaneous syrups
  • exposure to clinical practise in paediatric medicines (for Pharmacists)

Teaching Faculty

KKH Children Inpatient Pharmacy

Class size

Minimum one/ Maximum two

Fees

SGD$600 per week per candidate

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are required to send a request in writing to:

Department of Pharmacy

KK Women’s and Children’s hospital
100 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229899

Fax: +65 6394 2465
Email: clairet@kkh.com.sg

Supporting document:

Detailed resume

4) Attachment programme in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) and Neonatology medicines

Description

To provide an opportunity for pharmacy technicians or pharmacists to be exposed to drug used in O&G and Neonatology, KKH.

Duration

From two to four weeks

Entry Criteria

Dispensing Pharmacy Technician/Practising Pharmacist

Expected Learning /Learning Objectives

On completion, the trainee will:

  • understand the general concepts in O&G and Neonatal drug prescribing
  • exposure to the range of specialised women drugs used in KKH and their criteria for selection/inclusion into hospital formulary
  • understand the special considerations when prescribing drugs for neonatal patients as well as antenatal/lactating women
  • familiarise with neonatal dosing and calculations
  • familiarise with the common drug references used in pregnancy or lactating mothers as well as neonates
  • exposure to preparation of extemporaneous syrups
  • exposure to clinical practise in O&G and Neonatology medicines (for pharmacists)

Teaching Faculty

KKH Women Inpatient Pharmacy

Class size

Minimum one/Maximum two

Fees

SGD$600 per week per candidate

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are required to send a request in writing to:

Department of Pharmacy
KK Women’s and Children’s hospital
100 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229899

Fax: +65 6394 2465
Email: clairet@kkh.com.sg

Supporting document:

Detailed resume

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