Domain - Allied Health Assistance

Domain - Allied Health Assistance

Search Standards

All unit standards registered on the Directory of Assessment Standards may be accessed here. 

TOP > Community and Social Services > Health, Disability, and Aged Support > Allied Health Assistance

Qualifications Domain-full

No qualifications currently registered at this level. Also check fields and sub-fields.

Assessment Standards

Hide education organisations, CMR & purpose  »

Level 3

Allocate and record dental patient's appointments, and maintain dental patient's records

Word  PDF

Version 2

27448 Unit Standard 2 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to allocate and record dental patients'' appointments, and maintain dental patients'' records.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Assist with dental radiography
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standards 29395 and 29454.

27449 Unit Standard 3 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare equipment and materials for taking dental radiographs; process dental radiographs; and prepare and maintain equipment and materials for processing dental radiographs.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Prepare the dental surgery for oral health care procedures and assist with oral health care procedures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standards 29395 and 29454.

27450 Unit Standard 5 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare the dental surgery for oral health care procedures, and assist with oral health care procedures.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe and apply infection prevention and control procedures in dental therapy and general dentistry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standards 29395 and 29454.

27451 Unit Standard 8 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe infection prevention and control procedures; apply infection prevention and control procedures to reduce risk of infection for self and patient(s); minimise contamination, in dental therapy and general dentistry; and apply infection prevention and control procedures to decontaminate instruments, equipment, and clinical surfaces; and sterilise instruments and equipment, used in dental therapy and general dentistry.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Maintain instruments and equipment used in oral health care procedures in dental therapy and general dentistry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standards 29395 and 29454.

27452 Unit Standard 3 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe and maintain instruments and equipment used in oral health care procedures in dental therapy and general dentistry, and their handling and care.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Maintain materials for dental therapy and general dentistry and describe waste material disposal procedures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standards 29395 and 29454.

27453 Unit Standard 3 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe materials used in dental therapy and general dentistry, their storage, preparation and handling; maintain materials and medicaments used in dental therapy and general dentistry; and describe disposal of waste materials from dental therapy and general dentistry.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe tooth notation and anatomy, dental caries, and periodontal disease
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 29453

27454 Unit Standard 5 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe tooth notation and anatomy, dental caries, and periodontal disease.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe the collection of client information, and collect client information, as a health assistant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

27464 Unit Standard 4 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the rationale for, and methods of, collecting client information, and collect client information as a health assistant.

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Contribute to therapeutic programmes and/or groups in a health or wellbeing setting

Word  PDF

Version 4

27465 Unit Standard 5 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe therapeutic programmes and therapeutic groups; and contribute to therapeutic programmes and/or therapeutic groups, in a health or wellbeing setting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Apply safe swallowing strategies in a health or wellbeing setting

Word  PDF

Version 3

27468 Unit Standard 5 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the anatomy and physiology of dysphagia and its impact on people; describe safe swallowing strategies; and apply safe swallowing strategies, in a health or wellbeing setting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Use specialised assistive and/or therapeutic equipment with people in a health or wellbeing setting

Word  PDF

Version 3

27469 Unit Standard 4 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe specialised assistive and/or therapeutic equipment; and use specialised assistive and/or therapeutic equipment with people, in a health or wellbeing setting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Apply infection prevention and control in dentistry

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard and 29454 replaced unit standards 27449, 27450, 27451, 27452 and 27453

29395 Unit Standard 10 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to: maintain instruments and equipment used in oral health care procedures in dental therapy and general dentistry; describe and apply infection prevention and control procedures in dental therapy and general dentistry; and describe disposal of waste materials resulting from dental therapy and general dentistry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Describe tooth notation and anatomy, dental caries, and periodontal disease, and chart teeth and restorations

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 27454

29453 Unit Standard 7 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe tooth notation and anatomy, dental caries, and periodontal disease; and chart teeth and restorations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Assist with oral health care procedures

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 29395 replaced unit standards 27449, 27450, 27451, 27452 and 27453

29454 Unit Standard 10 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able: to describe and prepare materials, instruments, and equipment used for dental therapy and general dentistry; and prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Conduct nutrition screening with, and provide education to, adult clients in an aged care, health, or disability context

Word  PDF

Version 4

27455 Unit Standard 6 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe validated nutrition screening tools used in Aotearoa/New Zealand aged care, health, or disability contexts; conduct nutrition screening with adult clients; and provide nutrition education to adult clients and their carer(s), in an aged care, health, or disability context.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Conduct food service quality audits and nutrition intervention audits in an aged care, health, or disability context

Word  PDF

Version 3

27456 Unit Standard 8 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to conduct food service quality audits, and conduct therapeutic nutrition interventions, in an aged care, health, or disability context.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Describe the ICF and its impact on a health assistant's role and on meeting the needs of clients

Word  PDF

Version 3

27463 Unit Standard 6 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF; the impact of the ICF Model of Functioning and Disability on own role as a health assistant; and the impact of the ICF on meeting the needs of clients.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Apply modalities in physiotherapy as a health assistant

Word  PDF

Version 4

27466 Unit Standard 6 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the application of modalities in physiotherapy in a health or wellbeing setting; and apply modalities in physiotherapy as a health assistant.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Apply supported communication strategies in a health or wellbeing setting

Word  PDF

Version 3

27467 Unit Standard 5 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

This unit standard is for people providing services in a health or wellbeing setting. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe supported communication, and apply supported communication strategies in a health or wellbeing setting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Contains Maori components

Contribute to the preparation and evaluation of reports in a health or wellbeing setting

Word  PDF

Version 1

32504 Unit Standard 4 Credits

View Education Organisations with Consent to Assess  »

People credited with this unit standard are able to, in a health or wellbeing setting: . demonstrate knowledge of a report relevant to own role in a health or wellbeing setting; . contribute to gathering, recording, and communicating information for a report; . evaluate own contribution to a report.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toit? te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Data as at 20 July 2024