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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

On 1 November 2018, medicines authorities commenced for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners in Queensland working in isolated practice areas.

Supporting resources

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

What's New

- The Medicines and Poisons (Medicines) Regulation 2021 commenced 27 September 2021

Last updated: 30 September 2021