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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.
To enrol in the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strat Islander Primary Health Care Practice students must:
This course comprises 21 units, 14 core and seven electives.
The course combines theoretical and practical clinical work placement experience. The theoretical component of the course provides the student with the relevant knowledge required to work in the primary health care sector. The clinical work placement duration is determined by the activities performed. Students are required to complete a clinical log book during their work placement. The log book requires student to complete the clinical activities on a number of occasions to demonstrate consistency of performance.
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
Delivery mode: Flexible including clinical work placement and block training
Financial assistance for Indigenous students: Yes
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Email: Online form