PDC20085 - Health Care Work in the Community

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course has been developed for personnel who work in the community sector caring for others.  The course overviews domestic and personal care skills used in the community setting. 

The fee for this short course will be $240.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

10 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify safe medication support practices
  2. Identify the common risk factors and safe management principles of falls reduction and prevention
  3. Recognise the importance of hand hygiene practices and personal protection equipment
  4. Outline the profound implications of healthy ageing
  5. Identify the standards developed to protect consumers, the workforce and organisations in Human Services in Australia
  6. Describe and identify manual handling risks and safe practice management
  7. Identify common risks and hazards in the home care environment.

This course comprises of the following 7 short courses:

  1. Assisting Client's with Self-Medication
  2. Falls Prevention
  3. Hand Hygiene and Personal Protection Equipment
  4. Healthy Ageing - An Introduction
  5. Human Services Quality Standards
  6. Principles of Manual Handling, Mobility Equipment and Transfers
  7. Risk and Hazard Reduction with Common Services

These courses can be completed as individual courses or completed within this bundled course.

Assessment

Online Quizzes

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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