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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner

About the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner role is a nationally registered health profession under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner Board of Australia.

Assessment, practice scope and clinical governance

The following documents should be used to establish clinical governance, determine individual scope of practice and guide clinical practice for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner role.

Using medicines as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner

From 1 November 2018, authorisation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners in Queensland working in isolated practice areas to use scheduled medicines commenced as defined in the Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996.

Supporting resources

Access further information regarding the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner role

What's new

Revised National Registration standards: - Continuing professional development - Recency of practice

Last updated: 26 July 2019