HLT40213Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice

Overview

This qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working to provide a range of clinical primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities, including specific health care programs, advice and assistance with, and administration of, medication.

These workers can be expected to flexibly assume a variety of job roles and undertake a broad range of tasks either individually or as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

This qualification addresses the specific legislative responsibilities of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and is required for national registration with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Units
Course Outline
For more information, please view the Fact Sheet

 

CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
Block 1
HLTAHW006
Facilitate and advocate for the rights and needs of clients and community members
Block 1
HLTAHW022
Address social determinants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander healh
Block 1
HLTINF001
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Block 1
HLTWHS001
Participate in workplace health and safety
Block 1
HLTAHW016
Assess client's physical wellbeing
Block 2
HLTAHW018
Plan, implement and monitor health care in a primary health care context
Block 2
HLTAHW017
Assess and support client's social and emotional wellbeing
Block 3
HLTAHW020
Administer medications
Block 4
HLTAHW037
Support the safe use of medications
Block 4
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
Block 4
HLTAHW010
Identify community health issues, needs and strategies
Block 5
HLTAHW019
Deliver primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities
Block 5
HLTAHW021
Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care
Block 5
HLTAHW057
Provide antenatal health care
Block 6
HLTAHW059
Provide postnatal and infant health care
Block 6
HLTAHW029
Provide information and strategies in maternal and infant health
Block 6
HLTAHW028
Provide information and strategies in chronic condition care
Block 7
CHCCCS001
Address the needs of people with chronic disease
Block 7
HLTCAR001
Perform electrocardiography (ECG)
Block 7
Delivery

The full qualification will be delivered over 12 months and consists of 6 three-week blocks and 4 work placements.

Dates

Intake 1/2021: 1st February 2021 to 10th December 2021
Intake 2/2021: 2nd March 2021 to 10th December 2021
Intake 3/2021: 14th June 2021 to 30th June 2022

Career Opportunities

Aboriginal health worker

Senior Aboriginal health worker

Torres Strait Islander health worker

Senior Torres Strait Islander health worker

Pricing

Concession Rate – $400.00

Non-Concession Rate – $1,200.00

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