Recognise Healthy Body Systems (HLTAAP001)
The aim of this unit is to develop in students:
- An understanding of each of the body systems including the functions and components of each
- An understanding of how body systems interact with each other
- An understanding of lifestyle factors such as exercise and diet so that Allied Health Assistants can recognise and promote healthy functioning of the body
Provide First Aid (HLTAID011)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a fist aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings
Medical Terminology (BSBMED301)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand and respond to instructions; to carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal/external clients in a medical environment; as well as use appropriate medical terminology.
Address the needs of people with chronic disease (CHCCS001)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and address specific issues faced by people who have a chronic disease, in the context of contributing to a holistic approach to support.
Respond effectively to behaviours of concern (CHCCCS020)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond effectively to behaviours of concern of people. Skills are associated with handling difficult incidents rather than managing ongoing behaviour difficulties.
Communicate and work in health or community services( CHCCOM005)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers.
This unit applies to a range of health and community service contexts where workers may communicate face-to-face, in writing or using digital media and work with limited responsibility under direct or indirect supervision.
Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Asssist with an Allied Health Program (HLTAHA027)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide assistance to an Allied Health Professional. Work includes following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions or conducting programs.
Recognise impact of health conditions (HLTAHA049)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise the impact of health conditions of a person undertaking an intervention or therapy program. Work includes using a basic understanding of the human body to assist in interpreting information about person’s health status to promote ways to maintain a healthy functioning of the body.
Infection prevention and control (HLTINF006)
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply basic infection prevention and control principles in work settings including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to risks.
Participate in workplace health and safety (HLTWHS001)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.
Conduct manual tasks safely (HLTWHS005)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks, and then to prepare for and complete those tasks in a safe manner
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Our Health Science units are delivered online, therefore access to a laptop will be required. This will need to be brought to some on-campus classes.
Please speak to our Course Advisors if you do not have access and they can discuss your options.
If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.
Work Placement – Students will be required to source their own work placement and must complete 120 hours