Qualification details

HLT60812 - Advanced Diploma of Neurophysiology Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/May/2012

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT60807 - Advanced Diploma of Neurophysiology TechnologyUpdated in V5. Updated core WHS units. 07/May/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Code' columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Title' columnEssential
TAEDEL301A - Provide work skill instructionProvide work skill instruction N/A
HLTWHS501A - Manage workplace WHS processesManage workplace WHS processes N/A
HLTWHS401A - Maintain workplace WHS processesMaintain workplace WHS processes N/A
HLTNE608D - Perform polysomnographic recordingPerform polysomnographic recording N/A
HLTNE607D - Perform long term electroencephalography (EEG) monitoringPerform long term electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring N/A
HLTNE606D - Perform intra-operative neurophysiology monitoringPerform intra-operative neurophysiology monitoring N/A
HLTNE604D - Assist with nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG)Assist with nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG) N/A
HLTNE602D - Perform evoked potentials recordingPerform evoked potentials recording N/A
HLTNE405D - Provide care and maintenance of neurophysiology equipmentProvide care and maintenance of neurophysiology equipment N/A
HLTNE401D - Perform electroencephalography (EEG)Perform electroencephalography (EEG) N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311299 Medical Technicians Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3111-79 Medical Technical Officers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0601 Medical Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311299 Medical Technicians Nec 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3111-79 Medical Technical Officers Nec 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0601 Medical Studies 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

HLT07 Version 4

HLT07 Version 5

Comments

HLT60807 Advanced Diploma of Neurophysiology Technology

HLT60807 Advanced Diploma of Neurophysiology Technology

ISC upgrade

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes changed from OHS to WHS in the core units

Description

This qualification covers workers who undertake a range of neurological diagnostic investigations and provide assistance to neurologists for specialized procedures.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Neurophysiology technician
  • Neurophysiology technologist

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

16 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 12 core units
  • 4 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A neurophysiology electives - at least two (2) must be selected
  • Group B electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages

Core units 

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

HLTAP501C Analyse health information (Note pre-requ: HLTAP401B)

HLTCOM404C Communicate effectively with clients

HLTCOM408D Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively

HLTHIR402D Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry

HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTNE401D Perform electroencephalography (EEG)

HLTNE405D Provide care and maintenance of neurophysiology equipment

HLTNE602D Perform evoked potentials recording

(Note pre-requ: HLTNE401D)

HLTNE604D Assist with nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG) (Note pre-requ: HLTNE401D)

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes

Group A  - neurophysiology electives  (at least 2 required )

At least 2 units must be selected from this group.

HLTNE606D Perform intra-operative neurophysiology monitoring

(Note pre-requ: HLTNE401D)

HLTNE607D Perform long term electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring

(Note pre-requ: HLTNE401D)

HLTNE608D Perform polysomnographic recording

(Note pre-requ: HLTNE401D)

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Group B electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

BSBINM501A Manage an information or knowledge management system

BSBMGT502B Manage people performance

BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan

BSBMGT516C Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information

BSBWOR501B Manage personal work priorities and professional development

BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness

CHCCS427A Facilitate adult learning and development

HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment

HLTWHS501A Manage workplace WHS processes

TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

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