Course Title: Provide support in an acute care environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3228 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

Course Title: Provide support in an acute care environment

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Teaching Period(s)

Course Contact: Eileen Milner

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254837

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a range of non-client contact support to a nursing team delivering nursing care in an acute care environment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAIN302A Provide support in an acute care environment


1.Maintain accurate records


2.Comply with the
administration protocols of
an acute care environment

3.Collect and process
workplace information

4.Support equipment
requirements in an acute
care environment


Learning Outcomes

Will be able to demonstrate support to the nursing care team  provided under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse and according to the particular guidelines, policies and
procedures of the acute care setting.

Overview of Assessment

There will be assessments conducted at the end of the 3 week block. Work placement assessments will take place according to timetable structure. On the completion of the traineeship the logbook with all required assessments for the package will be completed.

• Logbook – third party only