Basic Medical Terminology

This basic medical knowledge programme is designed for healthcare staff who require the basic medical knowledge for effective communication at work.

The course will be conducted in the following manner: 

  1. Participants will access lesson materials on-line;
  2. They will participate in online activities; and
  3. Each participant is to submit lesson deliverables at the end of the day.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course they will learn basic medical knowledge and terminologies relevant to the services, which will help them in their communication with clinical professionals as well as patients and their relatives    

Who should attend?

Care Ambassadors, Care Assistants, or any other healthcare frontline staff who are required to deal with patients and their relatives.

Entry Requirement

Minimum age of 18 years old.

The course will be conducted in English. It is recommended, although not required that participants should possess a credit in the English Language at the GCE O-Level, N(A)-Level or Employability Skills System (ESS) of Level 5.

Certification

Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 75% of the attendance requirement.

Course Date

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Course Duration

8 Hours (9am to 5pm)

Course Venue

This course is conducted via online.

*All information may be subject to changes.

Full Course Fees

Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above

SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR

Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR

$203.30

$20.33

$22.99

$60.99

Notes:

*Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.

*Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods & Service Tax (GST)

*From 1 July 2020, Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) and fee subsidy under WTS will cease. WTS will be replaced by Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS). For more information on WSS, please refer to www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html  

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.

All information is accurate at time of publishing.

Last updated on 31 Dec 2021

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.