Diploma in Health Support VRE017

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Learn the skills needed to work in support of Health Professionals. This course is a step down from being a nurse or health practitioner; but will provide valuable knowledge and skills that are in demand across a wide range of positions that support health services. It may lead to employment in such things as: medical administration, receptionist for a doctor, physiotherapist, chiropractor or naturopath; medical sales and marketing positions, assistant, attendant or paramedical support positions.

This course is a step down from being a nurse or health practitioner; but will provide valuable knowledge and skills that are in demand across a wide range of positions that support health services…

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Learn the skills needed to work in support of Health Professionals. This course is a step down from being a nurse or health practitioner; but will provide valuable knowledge and skills that are in demand across a wide range of positions that support health services. It may lead to employment in such things as: medical administration, receptionist for a doctor, physiotherapist, chiropractor or naturopath; medical sales and marketing positions, assistant, attendant or paramedical support positions.

This course is a step down from being a nurse or health practitioner; but will provide valuable knowledge and skills that are in demand across a wide range of positions that support health services. It may lead to employment in such things as: medical administration, receptionist for a doctor, physiotherapist, chiropractor or naturopath; medical sales and marketing positions, assistant, attendant or paramedical support positions.

Modules
Core Modules:
These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate in Health Support.

Human Anatomy & Physiology (Human Biology 1A) BSC101
Medical Terminology BSC109
Office Practices VBS102

Elective Modules: In addition to the core modules, students study any 3 of the following 11 modules.

Anatomy II (Human) BSC112
Bookkeeping I BBS103
Fitness Risk Management VRE104
Management VBS105
Physiology II (Human) BSC111
Computer Servicing 1 VIT203
Developmental Psychology BPS210
Therapeutic Nutrition BRE211
Cardio Respiratory Performance (Human Biology III) BSC301
Professional Practice For Consultants BBS301
Psychopharmacology (Drugs & Psychology) BPS302

Note that each module in the Diploma in Health Support is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

What\'s in the Modules?

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

This course contains 6 lessons as follows:

1. Cells and Tissues- Explains the human body at a microscopic level, including the structure and function of cells, tissues and membranes.
2. The Skeleton - Examines features of the human skeletal system.
3. The Muscular System - Describes the human muscular system, in terms of structure and basic function.
4. The Nervous System - Looks at the human nervous system, in terms of structure and basic functions.
5. Digestion and Excretion - Explains different physiological systems of digestion and excretion in the body.
6. Physiological Systems - Focuses on the different physiological systems of the body

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

There are 10 lessons in this module as follows:

1. Scope and Nature of Medical Terminology
2. Anatomical Structure
3. Medical Equipment and Processes
4. Pharmacological Terminology
5. Musculoskeletal System
6. Cardiovascular, Lymphatic andImmune Systems
7. Respiratory and Reproductive Systems
8. Digestive and Excretory Systems
9. Integumentary System (Skin)
10. Nervous and Sensory Systems

OFFICE PRACTICES

The course covers the following:

1. Introduction: Scope of office work, procedures, the home office vs commercial premises, etc.
2. Communication Systems: Using the phone, business letters, faxes, couriers, postage, etc.
3. Writing Letters and Reports: Structure of a report, memos, writing business letters.
4. Computers: Scope and uses of computers, types of computers, software types, peripherals, word processing, CD Roms, Modems, setting up and care of a PC.
5. Office Materials and Equipment: Stationary, Office furniture, Paper specifications, Filing & record keeping etc.
6. Office Organization and Procedures: Office layout and organization, security.

ELECTIVES
These are designed to build extra skills which compliment job in medicine, complimentary medicine and health services. A range of options are offered, to provide students the change of persuing areas of specific relevance or interest to them. This way every student can build a slightly different set of skills, ddifferentiating themselves from others in industry, and allowing them to develop a reputation as a "specialist" fulfilling a niche that is different to others.

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