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Allied Health

 

The Education Office works closely with the educational institutions to facilitate Pre-Employment Clinical Training (PECT) for the following Allied Health disciplines. 

 

Click on the cartoons to learn about the departments in NUH and on the educational institutions to learn about their courses!

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Diagnostic Radiography

(SIT)

 

Radiation Therapy

(SIT)

Dental Hygiene & Therapy

(NYP)

Radiographers perform general radiography to produce high quality diagnostic images. They can specialize in areas of magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography or angiography.

 

Radiation Therapists are responsible for performing the accurate delivery of prescribed radiation therapy with regards to patient care, clinical responsibility and radiation safety.

Oral Health Therapists provide basic dental services and preventive care.

 

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Physiotherapy

(SIT)

Occupational Therapy

(SIT)

Speech Therapy

(NUS)

Physiotherapists develop, maintain and restore patients’ optimum movement and functional abilities.

Occupational Therapists assist patients by utilizing treatments that develop, recover or maintain their abilities to perform activities of daily living.

Speech Therapists diagnose and treat patients with a wide range of speech, communication and swallowing disorders.

 

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Pharmacy

(NUS)

 

Cardiac Technology

(SP)

 

Psychology (Clinical)

(NUS)

Pharmacists provide pharmacy services which aims to reduce adverse drug effects and optimise medication therapy for patients.

 

Cardiovascular technologists assist physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac (heart) and peripheral vascular (blood vessel) ailments.

 

Psychologists perform specialized psychometric assessments with competence and take on cases with multiple complexities for psychological therapy.

 

Other disciplines / professions under Allied Health include: 

 

  • Dietetics
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Social Work
  • Optometry
  • Podiatry
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Transplant Coordinator
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Operating Theater Technician
  • Perfusionist
  • Radiation Physicist
  • Embryologist
  • Sonographer
  • Scientific Officer
  • Case Management Officer
  • Care Coordinator