HC401 - Health and Community Short Course
An introductory course providing practices and candidates with an insight into the competencies and skills required to become a medical practice assistant (MPA). The MPA is an emerging role within many practices, with a significant part to play in both front of house and back of house settings.
Understanding the Fundamentals of Medical Assisting will help you as a health worker to assist in handling medical specimens, facilitate a coordinated approach to client care and maintain medication stocks, all the while working directly or indirectly with a health professional.
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On successful completion of this short course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:
Recommended Work Experience
Students upon successful completion of these three units of competency in this short course will receive a Statement of Attainment.
As a health worker, learn the skills and knowledge required to handle specimens including organising off-site testing and performing certain on-site tests. Please note the scope of this until does not include any specimen collection.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply basic infection prevention and control principles in work settings including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to risks.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to order, store and monitor medication stock levels and complete associated documentation to meet regulatory requirements.
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Our flexible courses will help you to develop the skills required by a rapidly evolving workplace.
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