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Please note, this is a STAR course, which is only available to NZ Secondary Schools via application by the school's nominated STAR / Gateway Co-ordinator

Health Science - SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Qualification: STAR
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Dates:
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Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

The units provide students with the skills and knowledge required for employment or further training in the health sector. An ideal starting point for students wishing to study Nursing, Midwifery, Therapeutic & Sports Massage and other health care professions. Some units can be cross credited into the SIT2LRN Health Science Pre Entry and Intermediate courses. Units are listed in the recommended order. Career Pathways: Students may choose to complete the Certificate in Health Science Pre entry (Level 3) or apply to study Certificate in Health Science Intermediate (Level 4) in our SIT2LRN distance learning or apply to study on campus: Bachelor of Nursing, National Diploma in Mental Health (Level 6), New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage (Level 5) or Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage

US12700 Describe the human cardiovascular system
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 3
Version: 4
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US12706 Describe the human digestive system
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 2
Version: 4
Target Hours: 12
Learning Hours: 20

US12713 Describe the integumentary system of the human body
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 1
Version: 4
Target Hours: 6
Learning Hours: 10

US12719 Describe the human musculoskeletal system
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 2
Version: 4
Target Hours: 12
Learning Hours: 20

US12722 Describe the nervous system of the human body
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 5
Version: 4
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

US12728 Describe the human respiratory system
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 3
Version: 4
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US12730 Describe the special senses of the human body
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 4
Version: 4
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 40

US12731 Describe the urinary system of the human body
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 2
Version: 4
Target Hours: 12
Learning Hours: 20

US14785 Demonstrate knowledge of diseases and disorders in the human body
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 9
Version: 4
Target Hours: 54
Learning Hours: 90

US20826 Describe infection control requirements in a health or wellbeing setting
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 3
Version: 4
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US23372 Describe Law in relation to intellectual disability and high and complex needs and legal services available to people
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 3
Version: 2
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US23374 Describe autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and support strategies
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 3
Version: 3
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US23451 Describe the role of a support worker in a health or wellbeing setting
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 5
Version: 3
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

US23686 Describe a person's rights in health or wellbeing setting
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 1
Version: 3
Target Hours: 6
Learning Hours: 10

US26971 Describe factors that contribute to mental health wellbeing and mental health problems
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 3
Version: 1
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US26982 Describe communication with people with a communication disability in an aged care, health, or disability context.
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 4
Version: 1
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 40

US27141 Demonstrate knowledge of cultural identities and culture-related issues in an aged care, health, or disability context
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 6
Version: 1
Target Hours: 36
Learning Hours: 60

US27457 Describe the anatomy and physiology of systems and associated organs of the human body *Recommended First
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 6
Version: 3
Target Hours: 36
Learning Hours: 60

US27461 Describe indicators of wellness, interventions, care and support for people at different human lifespan stages
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 5
Version: 2
Target Hours: 36
Learning Hours: 50

US27885 Describe relationships between practitioners, and roles and responsibilities in group processes in a health care context
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 4
Version: 1
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 40

US28529 Identify the impact of culture on support in a health or well being setting
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 5
Version: 1
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

US28535 Demonstrate knowledge of procedures for infection control in a health or wellbeing setting
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 4
Version: 1
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 10

US28542 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of professional and ethical behaviour in a health or wellbeing setting
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 5
Version: 1
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

US28546 Describe incontinence and interventions to assist a person in a health or wellbeing setting *Study materials will be via E Learning
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 5
Version: 1
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

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