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Programmes

Physiotherapy - Exercise for Women
Physiotherapy - Incontinence Management & Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy - Paediatrics (Neurology)
Physiotherapy - Paediatrics (Respiratory)
Speech-Language Therapy - Paediatric Dysphagia
Speech-Language Therapy - Neonatal Feeding Programme
Speech-Language Therapy - Paediatric Feeding Programme


Physiotherapy - Exercise for Women

Objective

To develop clinical competence in assessment and prescription of exercise for the prevention and management of disease conditions in the female adult population.

Course Contents

  • Physiotherapy assessment and prescription of exercise for the prevention and management of disease conditions in the female population
  • Attach to antenatal and postnatal classes, aqua fitness, bone building exercise class, weight reduction management
  • Physiology of exercise for various women group
  • Prescription of exercise and training in antenatal, postnatal and menopausal women
  • Bone building assessment
  • Weight reduction assessment
  • Stages of pregnancy

Method

Hands-on training, Observation, Case studies

Pre-requisite

Undergraduate Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy with at least 1 year working experience in women’s health. Vaccinated against Hepatitis B and Chicken Pox/ Rubella.

Duration

From four to eight weeks. Full day course

Certification

No Certification of Competence.
Letter of Training Completion will be given to participants at the end of the training.

Positions/Training Places

Two to four per year

Course Fee

SGD$600 per week per participant

Funding

Trainee must secure own funding before commencement of attachment.

Supporting Document(s)

Curriculum Vitae to be attached when writing in to the contact person below. Additional supporting document(s) may be requested.

Contact Person

Catherine Chua
Fax: +65 6394 1589
Email: Catherine.Chua@kkh.com.sg


Physiotherapy - Incontinence Management & Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation

Objective

To develop clinical competency in assessment and management of adults with problems of stress incontinence, urge incontinence, faecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse or bladder instability.

Course Contents

  • Attachment to PTA, PTSTIM & UG clinic
  • Incontinence Assessment
  • Pelvic Floor Muscle Assessment
  • Bladder function Assessment
  • Urodynamic Observation
  • Pelvic floor muscle exercise prescription and training
  • Bladder Retraining
  • Timed Voiding
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Vaginal Cones/Periometer

Method

Hands-on, Observation, Case studies

Pre-requisite

Undergraduate Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy with at least 1 year working experience in incontinence management. Vaccinated against Hepatitis B and Chicken Pox/ Rubella.

Duration

From four to eight weeks. Full day course.

Certification

No Certification of Competence.
Letter of Training Completion will be given to participants at the end of the training.

Positions/Training Places

Two to four per year

Course Fee

SGD$600 per week per participant

Funding

Trainee must secure own funding before commencement of attachment.

Supporting Document(s)

Curriculum Vitae to be attached when writing in to the contact person below. Additional supporting document(s) may be requested.

Contact Person

Catherine Chua
Fax: +65 6394 1589
Email: Catherine.Chua@kkh.com.sg


Physiotherapy - Paediatrics (Neurology)

Objective

To develop clinical competence in assessment and treatment of children with neurological conditions.

Course Contents

  • Attachment to Rehabilitation Outpatient Physiotherapy, Peadiatric Inpatient wards and Special Care Nursery.
  • Early intervention for premature and at risk infants
  • Introduction to standardized assessments
  • Facilitation of gross motor milestones
  • Expose to different therapeutic management technique such as NDT, inhibitory/serial casting technique.
  • Pre/Post botox assessment and therapy, pre/post Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy assessment and therapy
  • Strength training for neurological weakness
  • Use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  • Hydrotherapy: Pool based exercise programme for strength, endurance and balance training
  • Visual and auditory stimulation
  • Positioning to enhance neuro development

Method

Hands-on, Observation, Case studies

Pre-requisite

Undergraduate Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy with at least 1 year working experience in peadiatrics.
Vaccinated against Hepatitis B and Chicken Pox/ Rubella

Duration

From four to eight weeks. Full day.

Certification

No Certification of Competence.
Letter of Training Completion will be given to participants at the end of the training.

Positions/Training Places

Two to four per year

Course Fee

SGD$600 per week per participant

Funding

Trainee must secure own funding before commencement of attachment.

Supporting Document(s)

Curriculum Vitae to be attached when writing in to the contact person below. Additional supporting document(s) may be requested.

Contact Person

Catherine Chua
Fax: +65 6394 1589
Email: Catherine.Chua@kkh.com.sg


Physiotherapy - Paediatrics (Respiratory)

Objective

To develop clinical competence in assessment and treatment of children with respiratory conditions in intensive care and general paediatric wards.

Course Contents

  • Physiotherapy assessment and treatment children with respiratory conditions
  • Attached to Children’s Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Special Care Nursery and Peadiatric Inpatient wards.
  • Respiratory physiotherapy management of infants and children post cardiac, thoracic, abdominal surgery.
  • Physiology of respiration in infants and children
  • Use of adjuncts such as Inspiratory Muscle Trainer and Incentive Spirometry

Method

Hands-on, Observation, Case studies

Pre-requisite

Undergraduate Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy with at least 1 year working experience in peadiatrics. Vaccinated against Hepatitis B and Chicken Pox/Rubella.

Duration

From four to eight weeks, Full day

Certification

No Certification of Competence.
Letter of Training Completion will be given to participants at the end of the training.

Positions/Training Places

Two to four per year

Course Fee

SGD$600 per week per participant

Funding

Trainee must secure own funding before commencement of attachment.

Supporting Document(s)

Curriculum Vitae to be attached when writing in to the contact person below. Additional supporting document(s) may be requested.

Contact Person

Catherine Chua
Fax: +65 6394 1589
Email: Catherine.Chua@kkh.com.sg


Speech-Language Therapy - Paediatric Dysphagia

Objective

To develop basic level of clinical competence in assessment and management of Paediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.

Course Contents

  • Observation of outpatient and inpatient feeding services including multidisciplinary feeding clinic, videofluoroscopy, homecare clinic, neurorehabilitation clinic
  • Hands-on experience with supervision in the areas of outpatient feeding cases
  • Tutorial and study sessions in the core knowledge of anatomy and physiology of feeding/ swallowing, assessment and therapy techniques and multidisciplinary management of feeding/ swallowing disorders.

Method

Observation, Hands-on clinical training, Tutorial

For Whom

Speech-Language Therapists working with babies and children with feeding difficulties

Pre-requisite

Undergraduate Degree in Speech-Language Therapy with at least 1 year working experience in paediatrics communication and/or feeding disorders. Vaccinated against Hepatitis B and Chicken Pox/ Rubella.

Duration

From six to eight weeks

Certification

No Certification of Competence.
Letter of training completion will be given to participants by the end of the session.

Positions/Training Places

Two per year

Course Fee

SGD$600 per week per participant

Funding

Trainee must secure own funding before commencement of attachment.

Supporting Document(s)

Curriculum Vitae to be attached when writing in to the contact person below. Additional supporting document(s) may be requested.

Contact Person

Goh Siew Li
Fax: +65 6394 1589
Email: goh.siew.li@kkh.com.sg


Speech-Language Therapy - Neonatal Feeding Programme

Objective

To learn basic knowledge and develop basic skills in assessment and management of neonatal or paediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Neonatal Feeding
  • Development of Stages of Feeding
  • Suck: Swallow: Breathe Incoordination and Swallowing Issues in the Newborn
  • Neonatal Feeding Assessment and Management
  • Weaning and Texture Progression for 0-8 months old
  • Other Feeding Difficulties in the Newborn

Method

Lectures, case discussions, observations and hands-on experience

Pre-requisite

Undergraduate Degree in Speech Language Therapy with at least 1 year working experience in paediatrics communication and/or feeding disorders.
- Certified by Allied Health Professions Council
- Immunity declaration documents for:

  • Chickenpox
  • Rubella/ MMR (mumps, measles & rubella)
  • Boostrix/Tdap vaccine (Tetanus, diptheria, acellular, pertussis) as an adult

Duration

Two weeks

Certification

No Certification of Competence.
Letter of Training Completion will be given to participants at the end of the training.

Positions/Training Places

Two per year

Course Fee

SGD$600 per week per participant

Funding

Trainee must secure own funding before commencement of attachment.

Supporting Document(s)

Curriculum Vitae to be attached when writing in to the contact person below. Additional supporting document(s) may be requested.

Contact Person

Goh Siew Li
Fax: +65 6394 1589
Email: Goh.Siew.Li@kkh.com.sg


Speech-Language Therapy - Paediatric Feeding Programme

Objective

To learn basic knowledge and develop basic skills in assessment and management of neonatal or paediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.

Course Contents

  • Paediatric Feeding Assessment and Management
  • Speech and Language Assessment and Therapy for Patients with Neurological Deficits
  • Basic Oro-motor Assessment and Therapy
  • Background of Fussy Eating, Assessment and Management

Method

Lectures, case discussions, observations and hands-on experience

For Whom

Speech-Language Therapists working with neonates and children with feeding difficulties

Pre-requisite

Undergraduate Degree in Speech Language Therapy with at least 1 year working experience in paediatrics communication and/or feeding disorders.

- Certified by Allied Health Professions Council
- Immunity declaration documents for:

  • Chickenpox
  • Rubella/ MMR (mumps, measles & rubella)
  • Boostrix/Tdap vaccine (Tetanus, diptheria, acellular, pertussis) as an adult

Duration

Two weeks

Certification

No Certification of Competence.
Letter of Training Completion will be given to participants at the end of the training.

Positions/Training Places

Two per year

Course Fee

SGD$600 per week per participant

Funding

Trainee must secure own funding before commencement of attachment.

Supporting Document(s)

Curriculum Vitae to be attached when writing in to the contact person below. Additional supporting document(s) may be requested.

Contact Person

Goh Siew Li
Fax: +65 6394 1589
Email: Goh.Siew.Li@kkh.com.sg