Who is this qualification for?
Learners will gain the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to be an Assistant Healthcare Practitioner. Once the qualification has been completed they will be able to work in a range of areas such as Cancer Services, Physiotherapy, Genito-Urinary Medicine, Orthopaedics, Hospice Care, Mental Health, Social Care, Community, Occupational Therapy, Learning Disabilities as well as hybrid roles that cross traditional occupational areas.
- Anatomy and physiology for care practitioners
- Care planning and therapeutic interventions in healthcare settings
- Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
- Manage quality in health and social care or children and young people’s setting
- Promote health and well-being in relation to effective nutrition and fluid balance
- Promote professional development
- Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults
- The awareness of specific conditions related to healthcare outcomesThe impact of duty of care in a healthcare settingThe philosophy, ethics and models of healthcareThe principles and practice of physiological measurementsThe principles of infection prevention and control within a work settingThe promotion of equality and diversityThe relationship between lifespan development and health and wellbeing needsUnderstand safeguarding of children and young people for those working in the adult sectorUndertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young peopleUse and develop systems that promote communicationWork in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings