Course Title: Support the fitting of assistive equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4367 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Support the fitting of assistive equipment

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 70

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.

Important Information:

This course is delivered and assessed in cluster with course' OHTH5913C Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status"


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5914C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

OHTH5914C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8382

Course Contact Email: jade.cusworth@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support clients to participate in
developmental activities that will enhance or maintain functional status.
This unit applies to allied health assistants and should be performed under the direction and
supervision (direct, indirect or remote) of an allied health professional

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites and co-requisites for this course.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAHA016 Support the fitting of assistive equipment

Elements:

1. Prepare for fitting of assistive equipment

2. Fit assistive equipment

3. Support client to use assistive equipment

4. Complete basic assistive equipment construction and modification

5. Comply with supervisory requirements

6. Clean and store assistive equipment after use

7. Report and document information


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment Task 1: Oral Presentation and report

Assessment Task 2: Client Function assignment

Assessment Task 3: Practical Assessment

Assessment Task 4: Knowledge Assessment

Assessment Task 5: Clinical Placement