HLT40213 Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice
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.
This qualification has capped fees under this WA Government initiative.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
|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 health||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|
The full qualification will be delivered over 12 months and consists of 6 three-week blocks and 4 work placements.
Intake 2: 3 March 2020 – 11 December 2020
Intake 3: 28 April 2020 – 2 April 2021
Aboriginal health worker
Senior Aboriginal health worker
Torres Strait Islander health worker
Senior Torres Strait Islander health worker