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Learning outcomes descriptions 3.1.c

Competence description VQTS:

3.1.c Is able to guide and supervise others in participating in treatments and diagnostic procedures.    

Competence (EQF)SkillsKnowledge

The professional caregiver autonomously and independently assists the attendant physician during advanced medical treatments and prepares medical devices and materials. The caregiver provides patient/client support in advanced medical treatments and diagnostic tests and collects all kinds of biological specimens for diagnostics.



































The professional caregiver is able to:

  • evaluate the work and abilities of others regarding participation in medical and diagnostic procedures,
  • integrate ethical and legal aspects of advanced treatments and medical diagnostic tests,
  • teach others how to prepare patients/clients for examinations and diagnostic tests,
  • show others the process of assisting attending physicians in diagnostic tests,
  • instruct others in how to prepare and apply materials for diagnostic tests and treatments,
  • instruct others in the collection of patient/client specimens,
  • recognise the scope of their own competences and those of others,
  • reflect on and analyse their own knowledge and skills for training purposes,
  • motivate others to apply current guidelines when preparing patients/clients, applying materials for diagnostic tests and collecting patient’s/client’s biological specimens for treatment,
  • establish guidelines for the preparation of patients/clients for treatments and for the preparation of materials and equipment for treatment purposes and the collection of samples,
  • implement the latest scientific findings in the organisation of diagnostics and treatment. 

The professional caregiver is able to:

  • discuss ethical principles of carrying out diagnostic tests and treatments (see also CA.B.1)
  • explain tasks connected to the involvement of other professions in the process,
  • name methods for transferring knowledge and experience,
  • explain different training techniques,
  • describe techniques for increasing motivation,
  • name tools and methods for developing and modifying guidelines,
  • explain the implementation of quality control regarding treatments and diagnostic tests (see also CA.A.3).

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