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Target audience: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander residents of South Australia wishing to become a community health worker and provide a range of non-clinical primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities, including specific health care programs
Course Summary: This course will provide students with knowledge and skills required to work as a community health worker. The course builds on students previous studies and experiences of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities to improve outcomes and provide support for community members including children, youth, older adults and people with disabilities. The course comprises of 21 competency units, including 14 core units and 7 elective units.
Stimulated learning environments will be used to replicate the workplace throughout the duration of the course and delegates will be required to complete a clinical log book as part of the course requirements.
Fee payable: Not specified
Delivery mode: On site
Financial support for Aboriginal students: Not specified
Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia
220 Franklin Street
Adelaide SA 5000
GPO Box 719
Adelaide SA 5001
Ph: (08) 8273 7200
Fax: (08) 8273 7299