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COMC408 – The Primary Care Practice Assistant in Context 2

Module code
Module title
The Primary Care Practice Assistant in Context 2
This module enables students to integrate their knowledge and skills in a primary care practice context in order to develop a holistic approach. 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
Apply knowledge of primary care to support people, family and/or whnau and the healthcare team.
Employ effective and safe practices to care provided to people, family and/or whnau.
Transfer clinical task knowledge and skills to a variety of practice settings under direction and delegation from a regulated health professional.
-Characteristics of primary care.
-Clinical tasks in a variety of settings (familiar and unfamiliar)
-Holistic practice
-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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