Course Details
Course Requirements

Certificate in Health Service Support

We offer training in the field of health service support. Their responsibilities include:
1. Taking Blood Samples: For those working in hospitals, taking and delivering blood samples is a regular responsibility.
2. Mobility Assistance: If a patient has trouble with mobility, health service support help them to the toilet and oversee safe transitions from one place to the next.
3. Replacing Linens: Health service support are responsible for ensuring the comfort of patients, meaning that linens are replaced by Assistants daily.
4. Equipment Sterilization: All equipment used in medical facilities must be sterilized and properly stored, and this task falls on the Health Care Assistant.
5. Checking Vitals: A large part of a Health support service’s day consists of monitoring and recording vitals.
6. Communicating with Superiors: To ensure proper care, Health support service communicate with superiors to address changes in patient health.
7. Lab Processing: If a medical professional orders labs, Health Care Assistants see that all labs are processed and that the professional is notified of the results.
8. Food Assistance: A Health Care Assistant must assist patients who are unable to feed themselves.

Course Duration: 1 Year

Semister Duration: 2 Semesters

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Qualifications For the Course

  • KCSE mean grade D