Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners

HLTSHU007 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Provide oriental therapies treatments

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Issue Date: December 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency HLTSHU007 - Provide oriental therapies treatments
Description
Employability Skills
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide therapeutic oriental therapies treatments based on the outcomes of an existing health assessment and treatment plan.This unit applies to therapists who work with oriental therapies as part of a broader complementary health practice.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated clinical environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:

client information, case history, treatment plan

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modelling of industry operating conditions, including provision of services to the general public

clinic supervision by a person who meets the assessor requirements outlined below for at least 120 of the 200 hours of client consultation work

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

In addition, assessors must:

have at least 3 years current clinical experience working as a Shiatsu therapist providing services to the general public

hold practising membership of an Australian professional body that represents Shiatsu therapists

fulfil the continuing professional development requirements of the professional body to which they belong

Prerequisites/co-requisites
Competency Field
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Elements define the essential outcomes
       
Element: Prepare client for treatment
  • Interpret treatment plans and clearly outline how the treatment will be provided and managed
  • Explain factors which may interfere with the effectiveness of the treatment
  • Inform and advise client about possible physical or emotional reactions during and following a session
  • Follow established protocols to physically prepare the client for treatment
  • Confirm client consent for treatment
       
Element: Apply therapeutic techniques
  • Determine treatment sequence, location and degree of pressure according to assessment indications
  • Apply oriental therapy techniques protocol
  • Use the condition and response of the client as a continual feedback to the initial assessment
  • Position client to optimise their comfort and support while allowing for optimum application of techniques
  • Maintain therapist postures that ensure a controlled distribution of body weight
  • Maintain client-focused attention throughout the treatment session
  • Recognise reactions to treatment and respond promptly according to clients needs
       
Element: Provide advice and resources to the client
  • Educate client in relevant and practical techniques that support the treatment plan
  • Answer client queries with clarity, using appropriate language
  • Use honesty and integrity when explaining treatment plans, schedules and recommendations to the client
  • Promote client independence and responsibility in treatment
  • Discuss and agree on evaluation strategies
  • Accurately document treatment provided and details of client communications
       


Evidence Required

List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare client for treatment

1.1 Interpret treatment plans and clearly outline how the treatment will be provided and managed

1.2 Explain factors which may interfere with the effectiveness of the treatment

1.3 Inform and advise client about possible physical or emotional reactions during and following a session

1.4 Follow established protocols to physically prepare the client for treatment

1.5 Confirm client consent for treatment

2. Apply therapeutic techniques

2.1 Determine treatment sequence, location and degree of pressure according to assessment indications

2.2 Apply oriental therapy techniques protocol

2.3 Use the condition and response of the client as a continual feedback to the initial assessment

2.4 Position client to optimise their comfort and support while allowing for optimum application of techniques

2.5 Maintain therapist postures that ensure a controlled distribution of body weight

2.6 Maintain client-focused attention throughout the treatment session

2.7 Recognise reactions to treatment and respond promptly according to clients needs

3. Provide advice and resources to the client

3.1 Educate client in relevant and practical techniques that support the treatment plan

3.2 Answer client queries with clarity, using appropriate language

3.3 Use honesty and integrity when explaining treatment plans, schedules and recommendations to the client

3.4 Promote client independence and responsibility in treatment

3.5 Discuss and agree on evaluation strategies

3.6 Accurately document treatment provided and details of client communications

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

performed the activities outlined in the performance criteria of this unit during a period of at least 200 hours of oriental therapies client consultation work

prepared for and managed at least 60 oriental therapies treatment sessions - clients must include males and females from different stages of life with varied presentations

used the following techniques and sequences according to clients needs:

acupressure

moxibustion

cupping

meridian stretching techniques

demonstration and explanation of suggested corrective postures, stretches, movements

provided other advice to support optimum health:

lifestyle

dietary

yoga

relaxation

meditation

poultices and liniments

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

legal and ethical considerations (national and state/territory) for client assessment:

codes of conduct

duty of care

informed consent

mandatory reporting

practitioner/client boundaries

privacy, confidentiality and disclosure

records management

working role boundaries:

working within scope of practice

presenting symptoms that require referral to a medical practitioner

work health and safety

oriental therapies treatment techniques, how to apply them, what each technique does, what effects it might have, and what the contraindications are, for the following:

acupressure

moxibustion

cupping

meridian stretching techniques

corrective postures, stretches, movements

potential reactions during treatment and how to respond:

discomfort

emotional reactions

feedback - verbal, tactile, visual

muscular spasms

body temperature discomfort

deep relaxation

potential reactions following treatment and appropriate client advice

types of advice and resources that can be provided to clients for their use outside the clinical environment:

advice about nutritional actions based on 8 principal patterns and 6 pathogenic influences

medicinal teas and meals

seasonal adjustments

poultices and liniments

documentation requirements for recording treatment details

basic structure and function of western medicine systems and regions of the body

common disease states and functional problems of each body system

fundamental principles of biomechanics


Submission Requirements

List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assignment, checklist) and due date here

Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare client for treatment

1.1 Interpret treatment plans and clearly outline how the treatment will be provided and managed

1.2 Explain factors which may interfere with the effectiveness of the treatment

1.3 Inform and advise client about possible physical or emotional reactions during and following a session

1.4 Follow established protocols to physically prepare the client for treatment

1.5 Confirm client consent for treatment

2. Apply therapeutic techniques

2.1 Determine treatment sequence, location and degree of pressure according to assessment indications

2.2 Apply oriental therapy techniques protocol

2.3 Use the condition and response of the client as a continual feedback to the initial assessment

2.4 Position client to optimise their comfort and support while allowing for optimum application of techniques

2.5 Maintain therapist postures that ensure a controlled distribution of body weight

2.6 Maintain client-focused attention throughout the treatment session

2.7 Recognise reactions to treatment and respond promptly according to clients needs

3. Provide advice and resources to the client

3.1 Educate client in relevant and practical techniques that support the treatment plan

3.2 Answer client queries with clarity, using appropriate language

3.3 Use honesty and integrity when explaining treatment plans, schedules and recommendations to the client

3.4 Promote client independence and responsibility in treatment

3.5 Discuss and agree on evaluation strategies

3.6 Accurately document treatment provided and details of client communications

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
 
Interpret treatment plans and clearly outline how the treatment will be provided and managed 
Explain factors which may interfere with the effectiveness of the treatment 
Inform and advise client about possible physical or emotional reactions during and following a session 
Follow established protocols to physically prepare the client for treatment 
Confirm client consent for treatment 
Determine treatment sequence, location and degree of pressure according to assessment indications 
Apply oriental therapy techniques protocol 
Use the condition and response of the client as a continual feedback to the initial assessment 
Position client to optimise their comfort and support while allowing for optimum application of techniques 
Maintain therapist postures that ensure a controlled distribution of body weight 
Maintain client-focused attention throughout the treatment session 
Recognise reactions to treatment and respond promptly according to clients needs 
Educate client in relevant and practical techniques that support the treatment plan 
Answer client queries with clarity, using appropriate language 
Use honesty and integrity when explaining treatment plans, schedules and recommendations to the client 
Promote client independence and responsibility in treatment 
Discuss and agree on evaluation strategies 
Accurately document treatment provided and details of client communications 

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