MAKE YOUR MARK
IN ONE OF THESE DISCIPLINES
As a healthcare scholar, you can choose to pursue your studies in one of these healthcare
disciplines. Read about them, and find out how you can shine as a professional in one of these disciplines!
Pharmacists dispense medications,
manage the procurement and supply
of drugs and provide advice on the
uses and effects of different drugs
to patients and other healthcare
specialise in delivering high quality imaging service that aids in the diagnosis of illnesses and injuries.
Dietitians assess and prescribe
appropriate dietary treatment and
nutrition care plans that cater to
the needs of the individual patient.
Medical social workers provide
psychosocial assessment and
support to patients and their
families. They also develop
discharge plans for patients who
meet their post-hospitalisation
needs and help them cope with
financial, social, emotional and
Nurses assess patients’ physical
and mental well-being, perform
clinical procedures and coordinate
team-based care to help patients
improve or maintain their health.
Nurses also provide education to
patients and their families.
Occupational therapists design and implement activities to ensure maximum recovery and achieve optimal independence for patients who are physically impaired or who
have lost their ability to perform
Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the feet and lower limbs such as bone and joint disorders as well as heel and arch ailments.
Prosthetists and Orthotists provide care for patients who require artificial limbs (prostheses) or corrective and supportive devices (orthoses) to enhance their quality of life.
Physiotherapists administer treatment to reduce pain,improve movement and restore function to patients with physical injuries due to age or disease.
Speech therapists diagnose and provide treatments for patients suffering from voice problems, cognition or swallowing disorders arising from stroke, brain injury and degenerative disorders.
Respiratory Therapists work with patients suffering from respiratory conditions such as asthma or lung cancer. They help plan, integrate and evaluate cardiac and pulmonary care to provide relief.
Radiation therapists use state-of-art computerised radiation to
administer the prescribed radiation
dosage accurately on cancer patients.