3259-Health associate professionals not elsewhere classified

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Health associate professionals not elsewhere classified
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Job Description: 
This unit group covers health associate professionals not classified elsewhere in Sub-major group 32, Health associate professionals. For instance the group includes occupations such as chiropractor, osteopath and other health associate professionals.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) interviewing and examining patients to obtain information on their health status and the nature and extent of injury, illness or other physical or mental health problem
  • (b) administering therapeutic care and treatment to patients, including the manual and physical choropractic an osteopathic techniques
  • (c) monitoring patients' progress through treatment plans, and identifying signs and symptoms requiring referral to a medical doctor or other health professional
  • (d) recording information on patients' health status and responses to treatment in medical records-keeping systems
  • (e) sharing information with other health care providers when required to ensure continuing and comprehensive care.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Chiropractor
- Osteopath