Domain - Public Health Practice

Domain - Public Health Practice

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Level 3

Contains Maori components

Demonstrate knowledge of processes, safety, and emergency actions in a vaccination setting

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32782 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . signs and/or symptoms, and management if applicable, of conditions or events requiring emergency actions; . the process for notifying adverse events; . safety processes; . action to be taken if a person to be vaccinated does not provide authorisation to proceed; in a vaccination setting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Community Support Services ITO Limited

Contains Maori components

Vaccinate a person with an approved COVID-19 vaccine

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32783 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of the vaccination site''s emergency policy, emergency equipment and vaccine recipient areas; . carry out pre-vaccination requirements with a vaccine recipient; . vaccinate a person with an approved COVID-19 vaccine; . carry out post-vaccination requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Community Support Services ITO Limited

Level 5

Analyse health status, determinants of health and inequalities of health in New Zealand
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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28130 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse the health status of populations in New Zealand in terms of mortality rates and morbidity statistics; analyse determinants of health that contribute to the health status of populations in New Zealand; and examine health status and determinants of health and their relationship to health inequalities of populations in New Zealand.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Analyse factors influencing the public health environment in New Zealand
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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28131 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the influence of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and international health agreements on the New Zealand public health environment; the role of policy in relation to public health provision in New Zealand; and the role of public health strategies in New Zealand for the improvement of public health outcomes

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Examine public health provision in the New Zealand context
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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28132 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse health system provision in New Zealand; examine public health disciplines, their functions and inter-relationships; and explain how organisations, in government sectors other than health, impact on public health outcomes.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Contribute effectively to a community health development initiative

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28133 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: contribute to the analysis of local health inequalities and determine effective intervention points for a community health development initiative using research findings; contribute to the development of a project plan to implement a community health development initiative in consultation with community and stakeholders; and contribute to the implementation and evaluation of a community health development initiative.

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CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Community Support Services ITO Limited

Build and maintain relationships in a public health context
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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28134 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to build and maintain relationships with communities using culturally appropriate values, processes and protocols in a public health context.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Analyse the impact and influence of Te Tiriti o Waitangi on public health issues
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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28135 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain the history of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to Maori and public health, and analyse public health issues from a Maori health perspective.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Data as at 27 June 2022