Program Details - Health Services Year 2 - Plympton International College

Program TitleHealth Services Year 2 - Plympton International College
Industry SectorCommunity & Health Services
QualificationCertificate III in Allied Health Assistance
Qualification CodeHLT33015
DescriptionThis course trains workers who provide assistance to allied health professionals. Workers at this level operate under direct supervision and do not conduct programs or therapeutic interventions. You can gain employment as an Allied Health Assistant, Occupational Therapy Aide, Physiotherapy Assistant, Speech Pathology Aide, Podiatry Assistant, Nutrition Assistant or Diversional Therapy Assistant. Allied Health Assistants work with social workers, physiotherapists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, rehabilitation therapists, medical imaging staff and nurses.
PathwaysCareer Pathway: There are many different health pathways that you can gain employment in as an Allied Health Assistance worker. The following are allied health professions that can employ an assistant to support delivery of care: Athletic training Audiology Cardiovascular perfusion technology Cytotechnology Dental hygiene Diagnostic medical sonography Nutrition and Dietetics Emergency medical sciences Health administration Health information management Medical technology Nuclear medicine technology Occupational therapy Physical therapy Physician assistant Radiation therapy technology Radiography Rehabilitation therapy Rehabilitation counselling Respiratory therapy Respiratory therapy technology Speech-language pathology Pharmacist – pharmacy support
Program Length4 semesters (2 years)

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