This course is a Unit of Competency that forms part of the Health Training Package HLT07 to set training standards for vocational education in Australia.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain and interpret information about client health status and to check a client’s physical health. It requires a detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
This unit applies to individuals working directly with clients and who assist in the provision of health care services. Some disciplines may be subject to state/territory regulatory determination regarding delegation and supervision.
It requires a detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology. It includes information on how to:
- obtain information about physical health status
- check physical health status
- identify variations from normal physical health status
It contains learning content, case studies, formative assessments and learning checkpoints. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. For more information see the My Skills website.