Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery

    Course details

    • Code: HLTH.2001
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class80 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Secondary Tertiary Pathway Delivery
LocationRotorua Trades Academy
Related programmes New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) Health Assistance strand;

Course Aim

The aim of this course is for students to be able to describe and demonstrate safe work practices that encompass environmental, physical safety and culturally aware practices, at a foundational level within a health and/or disability setting.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe and demonstrate practices that support safety in the health and or disability environment.
  2. Describe the types of abuse and neglect that occur within the health and or disability setting, and identify organisational processes that minimize these practices within the health and or disability environment.
  3. Describe Infection Prevention and Control processes, and demonstrate the application of Infection Prevent and Control practices within the Health and disability settings.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural identity and cultural awareness as supporting effective health care delivery and identify policies and procedures that support cultural diversity.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

This course includes NZQA unit standards 20826, 20830 and 27141.

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017