This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide assistance to an allied health professional. Work includes adapting practice in response to the unique working conditions in rural and remote environments that are impacted by isolation and distance with restricted access to specialist health practitioners and services.
This unit applies to allied health assistants and should be performed under the direct, indirect or remote supervision and delegation of an Allied Health Professional (AHP).
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Allied Health Assistant Framework, Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.