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Target audience: Those people wanting to train as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker/Health Practitioner
Course summary: The 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.
This course comprises 21 units, 14 core and seven electives.
The clinical component of this course requires on-going clinical placement, with the completion of 900 clinical hours. Students need to have negotiated at least 20 hours per week of clinical supervision for the duration of the course, in their community clinic prior to acceptance into the course.
On successful completion of the course National registration as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner can be sought through the Australian Health Practitioners Registering Authority.
Fee payable: Yes
Deliver mode: On site
Financial support for Indigenous students: Yes
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
C/o PO Batchelor NT 0845
Ph: (08) 8939 7111
Fax: (08) 8939 7100