Health care services and professionals

Challenge reference: 2216

Notional learning hours  20
Level 2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

The learner will be able to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of services provided by local health care services and the duties of health care professionals.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to describe the duties of health care professionals.

  2. Be able to explain when health care services should be used.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Research and describe the key duties carried out by each of the following;
      • a school nurse
      • a family doctor
      • a surgeon
      • a dentist
      • a mental health nurse
    • Give an example of when an appointment should be made with each of the following:
      • a dentist
      • an optician
      • a family doctor
    • Identify at least six different occasions when medical advice may be needed
    • Identify at least six different occasions when emergency medical treatment may be needed  
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