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COMC407 – The Primary Care Practice Assistant in Context 1

Module code
Module title
The Primary Care Practice Assistant in Context 1
This module extends students' understanding of their place as an effective team member both within a primary care practice setting and the wider health and wellbeing sector. Includes 50 hours of work placement.
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Based
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Understand the role of self and of others and participate at an appropriate level in a primary care practice team.
Demonstrate an understanding of own socio-cultural identify and self-knowledge.
Develop and maintain respectful and effective relationships with other service providers to support people, family and/or whnau
-Administration and quality systems
-Reflection on understanding of self
-Constructive feedback within the workplace
-Personal and professional relationships in the primary care context and the wider health and wellbeing sector
-Professional behaviours including compliance with legislation, policies and procedures, cultural safety, health literacy, ethical behaviour, effective communication, teamwork, working under direction and delegation
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods will be online delivery with work-based skills development, project based interactive tasks, with online group sessions, video conference tutorials, and creation of e-portfolios of evidence.
Assessment Criteria
Portfolio of Evidence 100
The e-portfolio components could consist of a combination of any of the following: test, assignment, presentation, examination, project or formal report. These could be group or individual assessments.
The weight of the overall assessment is equally distributed across learning outcomes.

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