New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
(Advanced Support) (Level 4)
The aim of this program is to develop collaborative advanced Healthcare Assistants who are active contributors within their teams and wider work places. Students will become leaders in their fields, leading themselves and others towards providing advanced, person-centred care, positive organisational change, and improving the quality of care for clients with complex needs.
AT A GLANCE
Method of learning:
A dementia care specialisation is available within this program.
Students will learn about the stages, symptoms and behaviours of clients living with dementia and how to respond to changes. Communication skills will be developed for dementia clients and their families/whānau.
Four dementia care unit standards are studied in substitute of four general program courses.
|23920||Describe dementia, support, and safe practice to support people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting|
|23921||Provide person-centred support to people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting|
|23922||Manage the effects of providing support for people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting|
|23923||Demonstrate knowledge of behaviour presented by people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting|
Students are required to be working or volunteering in a service supporting people living with dementia.
This specialisation is studied through Blended Learning. For more information on the modes of learning, click HERE
|HW401||Collaboration in Healthcare|
|HW402||The Valued Healthcare Assistant|
|HW403||Person-Centred Care 2|
|HW404||Health Conditions 2|
|HW405||The Client's Voice|
|HW406||Culturally Appropriate and Safe Care|
|HW407||Leadership in Healthcare|
|HW408||Risk Management and Safety|
|HW511||Medication in Aged Care (Elective)|
|HW512||Dementia Care (Elective)|
|HW513||Palliative Care (Elective)|
|HW400||Health and Wellbeing in Practice - Field Experience 2|
|HW410||Health and Wellbeing in Practice 1|
This qualification features a strong practical component to ensure students put their learning into practice.
For more information on the modes listed above, refer to the Modes of learning page
NZTC qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.
You may be eligible to apply for programs beyond NZTC including:
- Bachelor of Nursing
- Bachelor of Midwifery
- Bachelor of Health Science
- Bachelor of Counselling
- Bachelor of Social Work
- Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy