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Health associate professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group carry out a variety of technical and complementary support functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 321: Health Associate Professionals.

Entry Reqirements

Level 4 NVQ; Intermediate, DipHE, DipFE

Typical Tasks

  • Advises and prescribes in areas of complementary and alternative medicine.
  • Inserts needles under the skin, administers aromatic herbs and oils and massages body to relieve pain and restore health.
  • Manipulates and massages patient to discover the cause of pain, relieve discomfort, restore function and mobility and to correct irregularities in body structure.
  • Diagnoses and treats disorders of vision and eye movements, monitors subsequent progress and recommends further optical, pharmacological or surgical treatment as required.
  • Prescribes diet therapy and gives advice to patients, health care professionals and the public on dietetic and nutritional matters for those with special dietary requirements or to prevent illness.

Desired Skills

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