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Qualification details

HLT50213 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
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Supersedes HLT52107 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice)Overall - increase from 15 to 31 unitsCore - increase from 7 to 21 unitsElectives - increase from 8 to 10 unitsIncludes new unit HLTAHW037Includes first aid and updated WHS unitRemoval of entry requirements 30/Jun/2013

Release Status:
Replaced
Releases:
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(View details for release 6) 08/Apr/2022
(View details for release 5) 08/Dec/2015
(View details for release 4) 06/Aug/2015
(View details for release 3) 31/Oct/2013
(View details for release 2) 11/Jul/2013
1 (this release) 01/Jul/2013


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The current release is release 6View release 6 details.

Units of competency

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HLTPAT304D - Collect pathology specimens other than bloodCollect pathology specimens other than bloodSupersededElective
HLTAHW071 - Manage medicines in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health careManage medicines in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health careCurrentCore
HLTAHW076 - Plan for community emergenciesPlan for community emergenciesCurrentElective
BSBATSIM420A - Oversee asset managementOversee asset managementSupersededElective
CHCCS514B - Recognise and respond to individuals at riskRecognise and respond to individuals at riskSupersededElective
HLTAHW032 - Supervise individual workersSupervise individual workersCurrentElective
HLTAHW035 - Provide information and support around cancerProvide information and support around cancerCurrentElective
CHCDFV509D - Work with users of violence to effect changeWork with users of violence to effect changeSupersededElective
HLTPOP405C - Use media to disseminate informationUse media to disseminate informationDeletedElective
CHCINF403E - Coordinate information systemsCoordinate information systemsDeletedElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411511 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3493-11 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Aboriginal Health Worker in Community Health 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411511 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 01/Nov/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3493-11 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 01/Nov/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 01/Nov/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 01/Jul/2013 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 1.0 and meets the requirements of the New Standards for Training Packages.

Overall – increase from 15 to 31 units

Core – increase from 7 to 21 units

Electives – increase from 8 to 10 units

Includes new unit HLTAHW037

Includes first aid and updated WHS unit

Removal of entry requirements

Qualification Description

This qualification is specific to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working to provide a range of primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients. The Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice defines the knowledge and skills for workers involved in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care and who work autonomously under the broad guidance of others. The Diploma qualification covers workers who have a basis of skills and knowledge in primary health care practice, which they may apply in clinical, management or education functions.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

Packaging Rules

31 units of competency are required to achieve this qualification, including:

  • 21 core units and
  • 10 elective units, of which:
  • at least 5 units must come from the general elective units list below
  • up to 5 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses relevant to the work outcome
  • no more than 3 units in total may be selected from the Business Services Training Package.

All electives chosen must support the overall integrity of the AQF level of this qualification and contribute to valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

To achieve a specialisation in maternal and infant care – all Group A electives must be selected for award of the Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice (Maternal and infant care).

Core units  

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

HLTAHW005 Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context

HLTAHW016 Assess client’s physical wellbeing

HLTAHW018 Plan, implement and monitor health care in a primary health care context

HLTAHW019 Deliver primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

HLTAHW020 Administer medications

HLTAHW021 Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care

HLTAHW037 Support the safe use of medications

HLTAHW043 Facilitate access to tertiary health care

HLTAHW044 Advocate on behalf of the community

HLTAHW045 Plan, develop and evaluate primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

HLTAHW046 Apply advanced skills in primary health care

HLTAHW047 Support and promote social and emotional wellbeing of staff and clients

HLTAHW048 Apply a strategic plan approach to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health

HLTAHW061 Engage in community health research

HLTAHW062 Supervise health care team

HLTAHW065 Apply reflective practice in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context

HLTAHW071 Manage medicines in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health care

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTIN403C Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures

HLTWHS004 Manage workplace health and safety

Elective units 

Group A elective – maternal and infant care specialisation

CHCCM402E Establish and monitor a case plan

HLTAHW027 Provide information and strategies in sexual health for women

HLTAHW029 Provide information and strategies in maternal and infant health

HLTAHW057 Provide antenatal health care

HLTAHW058 Prepare for and support childbirth

HLTAHW059 Provide postnatal and infant health care

HLTPOP403C Provide information on smoking and smoking cessation

HLTPOP404C Provide interventions to clients who are nicotine dependant

General electives

HLTAHW025 Provide information and strategies in health care

HLTAHW026 Provide information and strategies in sexual health for men

HLTAHW028 Provide information and strategies in chronic condition care

HLTAHW030 Provide information and strategies in eye health

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

Administration

AHCCCF402A Report on project

BSBADM409A Coordinate business resources

BSBADM502B Manage meetings

BSBATSIW515C Secure funding

BSBHRM401A Review human resources functions

BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff

BSBMGT502B Manage people performance

BSBMGT605B Provide leadership across the organisation

BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness

CHCINF403E Coordinate information systems

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTAHW063 Implement office systems

HLTAHW064 Manage budgets

SRXGOV004B Work effectively with the Board of an organisation

Advocacy

CHCAD603B Provide systems advocacy services

Alcohol and other drugs

CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

CHCAOD406E Work with clients who are intoxicated

CHCAOD407E Provide needle and syringe services

CHCAOD408B Assess needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues

CHCAOD409E Provide alcohol and/or other drug withdrawal services

CHCAOD510B Work effectively with clients with complex alcohol and/or other drugs issues

CHCAOD511C Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drug issues

HLTAHW012 Assist with substance misuse care

HLTPOP403C Provide information on smoking and smoking cessation

HLTPOP404C Provide interventions to clients who are nicotine dependent

Cancer care

HLTAHW035 Provide information and support around cancer

HLTAHW036 Provide information and support to women with breast cancer

Case work

CHCCM402E Establish and monitor a case plan

CHCCW402C Implement a case work strategy

CHCCW503A Work intensively with clients

Chronic disease care

CHCICS406B Support client self-management

CHCICS407B Support positive lifestyle

CHCICS408B Provide support to people with chronic disease

Community development

BSBATSIC511A Plan and conduct a community meeting

BSBCCO404A Collect, analyse and record information

BSBCCO405A Survey stakeholders to gather and record information

BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information

CHCCD401E Support community participation

CHCCD412B Work within a community development framework

CHCCD413E Work within specific communities

CHCCD505E Develop community resources

CHCCD508D Support community action

CHCCD514B Implement community development strategies

CHCCD618B Facilitate the development of community capacity to manage place

CHCNET404A Work with other services

CHCPOL403C Undertake research activities

HLTAHW010 Identify community health issues, needs and strategies

HLTAHW053 Address impact of food security on community health

Community services

CHCCS401C Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCS403C Provide brief intervention

CHCCS419C Provide support services to clients

CHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately

CHCCS503B Develop, implement and review services and programs to meet client needs

CHCCS604B Manage the delivery of quality services to clients

Ear and hearing health

HLTAU402D Conduct screening hearing tests for industrial hearing loss

HLTAU501D Conduct screening hearing tests for children.

Family and community violence

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCDFV402C Manage own professional development in responding to domestic and family violence

CHCDFV403C Provide crisis intervention and support to those experiencing domestic and family violence

CHCDFV404C Promote community awareness of domestic and family violence

CHCDFV406C Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

CHCDFV408C Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence

CHCDFV505C Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence

CHCDFV509D Work with users of violence to effect change

CHCDFV510D Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

CHCCM402E Establish and monitor a case plan

CHCCM503C Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management

CHCCM504D Promote high quality case management

Group work

CHCGROUP302D Support group activities

CHCGROUP403D Plan and conduct group activities

Health promotion

CHCAD603B Provide systems advocacy services

CHCCD402B Develop and provide community education projects

CHCCD619B Establish and maintain community, government and business partnerships

CHCPROM401CShare health information

CHCPROM502B Implement health promotion and community intervention

HLTAHW033 Maintain community health profile

HLTAHW034 Provide healthy lifestyle programs and advice

HLTAHW061Engage in community health research

HLTPOP405C Use media to disseminate information

HLTPOP501C Apply a population health framework

HLTPOP502C Work with the community to identify health needs

HLTPOP503C Plan a population health project

HLTPOP504C Evaluate a population health project

HLTPOP505C Build capacity to promote health

Leadership and management

BSBADM502B Manage meetings

BSBATSIM419A Contribute to the development and implementation of organisational policies

BSBATSIM420A Oversee asset management

BSBATSIM505C Control organisational finances

BSBATSIM506C Develop employment policies

BSBATSIM511C Develop enterprise opportunities

BSBATSIM418A Oversee financial management

BSBATSIM416A Oversee organisational planning

BSBHRM401A Review human resources functions

BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff

BSBATSIW515C Secure funding

BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness

CHCINF403E Coordinate information systems

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTAHW032 Supervise individual workers

HLTAHW062 Supervise health care team

HLTAHW075 Manage community health projects

HLTAHW076 Plan for community emergencies

HLTPOP523C Develop a disaster plan

HLTPM501B Manage in a health care business

HLTWHS003 Maintain workplace health and safety

SRXGOV004B Work effectively with the Board of an organisation

Maternal and infant care

HLTAHW027 Provide information and strategies in sexual health for women

HLTAHW029 Provide information and strategies in maternal and infant health

HLTAHW031 Provide information and strategies to enhance capacities of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families

HLTAHW038 Assess and promote physical and emotional wellbeing of children

HLTAHW039 Monitor early childhood growth and development

HLTAHW057 Provide antenatal health care

HLTAHW058 Prepare for and support childbirth

HLTAHW059 Provide postnatal and infant health care

Mental health

CHCCS514B Recognise and respond to individuals at risk

CHCCS521B Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide

CHCMH401A Work effectively in mental health settings

CHCMH402B Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes

CHCMH403A Establish and maintain communication and relationships to support the recovery process

CHCMH404B Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process

CHCMH408C Provide interventions to meet the needs of consumers with mental health and AOD issues

CHCMH504E Provide a range of services to people with mental health issues

HLTCSD306D Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

Mentoring

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCORG627B Provide mentoring support to colleagues

Nutrition

HLTAHW023 Plan, develop and evaluate health promotion and community development programs

HLTAHW053 Address impact of food security on community health

Oral health care

CHCOHC303B Use basic oral health screening tools

CHCOHC401A Inform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral health

CHCOHC402A Support clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care

CHCOHC404A Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues

CHCOHC406B Provide or assist with oral hygiene

CHCOHC407B Apply and manage use of basic oral health products

HLTOHC408B Apply fluoride varnish

Pathology

HLTPAT304D Collect pathology specimens other than blood

HLTPAT306D Perform blood collection

HLTPAT308D Identify and respond to clinical risks associated with pathology specimen collection

Primary health care delivery

CHCCS504B Provide services to clients with complex needs

CHCMH501A Provide advanced supports to facilitate recovery

HLTAHW052 Deliver primary health care to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients in confinement

HLTAHW054 Support renal dialysis clients in the community setting

HLTAHW055 Provide care to clients undertaking renal dialysis in the community setting

HLTAHW056 Provide sexual and reproductive health care

HLTAHW057 Provide antenatal health care

HLTAHW058 Prepare for and support childbirth

HLTAHW059 Provide postnatal and infant health care

HLTAHW060 Plan for medical emergencies

HLTAHW062 Supervise health care team

HLTAHW066 Manage the delivery of Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care

HLTIITN504D Manage control of infection

Renal care

HLTRNL601C Support the client with chronic kidney disease

HLTRNL602C Provide support and management of the client undergoing peritoneal dialysis therapy

HLTRNL603C Provide care and support to client in renal replacement therapy in community setting

HLTRNL604C Provide support and management of the client undergoing haemodialysis therapy

Social and emotional wellbeing

CHCCSL501A Work within a structured counselling framework

CHCCSL503B Facilitate the counselling relationship

CHCCSL507B Support clients in decision-making processes

CHCCSL509A Reflect and improve upon counselling skills

CHCCS521B Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide

CHCICS303A Support individual health and emotional well being

CHCTC403B Provide telephone counselling in crisis situations

CHCTC404B Provide competent suicide intervention in a telephone counselling context

HLTAHW049 Work effectively in social and emotional wellbeing

HLTAHW050 Develop a healing framework for social and emotional wellbeing work

HLTAHW051 Respond to loss, grief and trauma

HLTCSD306D Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

Workplace training

CHCCS427B Facilitate adult learning and development

TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment

TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402B Assess competence

TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation

TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

TAEDEL402A Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

Youth work

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCPRT002 Support the rights and safety of children and young people

CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people

CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

CHCYTH003 Support young people to create opportunities in their lives

CHCYTH004 Respond to critical situations

CHCYTH005 Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs

CHCYTH009 Support youth programs

CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

CHCYTH011 Work effectively with young people and their families

CHCYTH012 Manage service response to young people in crisis

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705