Open Training & Education Network

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

HLT43015

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This entry level certificate delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and direct patient care skills and knowledge required to support allied health care professionals providing patient support.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance with Open Training & Education Network

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals.

The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements. The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers.

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Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance with Open Training & Education Network, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 16 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    BSBMED301

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCCOM005

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
    CHCLEG003

  • Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTAAP001

  • Confirm physical health status
    HLTAAP002

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    HLTWHS002

Elective Units

9 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Promote innovation in a team environment
    BSBINN301

  • Lead effective workplace relationships
    BSBLDR402

  • Assist with movement
    CHCCCS002

  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
    CHCCCS020

  • Support client independence and community participation
    HLTAHA004

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status
    HLTAHA010

  • Support the development of speech and communication skills
    HLTAHA012

  • Provide support in dysphagia management
    HLTAHA013

  • Support the fitting of assistive equipment
    HLTAHA016

  • Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
    HLTAHA018

  • Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
    HLTAHA019

  • Support food services in menu and meal order processing
    HLTAHA020

  • Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets
    HLTAHA021

  • Work within a community rehabilitation environment
    HLTAHA024

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

  • Process reusable medical devices and equipment
    HLTINF002

  • Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    HLTINF003

Course Provider

OTEN is part of the award winning TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute, national winner of the 2010 Large Training Provider and 2011 Skills for Sustainability at the Australian Training Awards. We offer world-class distance education services and products to more than

Registered
1999
Courses
300
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions