Course Title: Assist with an allied health program

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4367 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Assist with an allied health program

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 65

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5917C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email: veemita.kaul@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide basic assistance to an allied health professional.
This unit applies to allied health assistants working in a health or community context. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular (direct, indirect or remote) supervision of an allied health professional.

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will
be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and
where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.
This course includes clinical placement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisites or  co-requisites for this course.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program

Elements:

1. Provide relevant information to clients

2. Prepare for therapy session

3. Provide assistance with therapy session

4. Use therapy equipment correctly and safely

5. Feedback appropriate therapy information to supervising allied health professional

6. Assist in the design and construction of simple therapy materials and equipment

7. Complete required administrative duties

8. Work with a primary health care approach


Learning Outcomes

 

The critical learning for this course takes place in the elective courses of this program and clinical placement within the health sector.

You will be instructed in skills through demonstration, modelling and role­play. Skills development is supported by lectures on theory.
On completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Provide relevant information to clients
  • Prepare for therapy session
  • Provide assistance with therapy session
  • Use therapy equipment correctly and safely
  • Feedback appropriate therapy information to supervising allied health professional
  • Assist in the design and construction of simple therapy materials and equipment
  • Complete required administrative duties
  • Work with a primary health care approach


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Role Play

This assessment task supports CLOs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8

 

Assessment Task 2: Written activity in class

 

This assessment task supports CLOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

 

Assessment Task 3:Clinical Placement and Skills Evidence Record
This assessment task supports Course Learning Outcomes (CLO's) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,7 and 8

 

You will be provided with an assessment overview for the course and a descriptor for each assessment task.

Feedback is provided on each assessment.