Apply imaging routines

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMVET402A, 'Apply imaging routines'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare imaging environment

1.1. Machine is positioned for the required procedure as instructed.

1.2. Image development equipment is prepared for use.

1.3. Support staff are rostered for the required procedure.

1.4. Radiation safety and workplace health and safety are followed throughout the procedure.

2. Prepare imaging equipment

2.1. Imaging equipment, factors, film and other required materials are prepared for use under direction and in accordance with clinic technique charts.

2.2. Appropriate chemicals and materials are prepared according to label instructions.

2.3. Contrast media are prepared in accordance with the veterinarian's instructions.

2.4. Personal protective equipment is prepared and fitted for all staff.

3. Implement imaging procedures

3.1. Thickness of the area to be imaged is measured.

3.2. Patient is prepared for imaging and protective and positioning aids are applied as instructed.

3.3. Image is produced in accordance with veterinary instructions subject to state or territory licensing.

3.4. Patient is monitored throughout the procedure and observations are recorded.

3.5. Patient is returned to housing or owner as instructed.

3.6. Common imaging faults are recognised and corrected.

4. Carry out post-imaging procedures

4.1. Images and outcomes are recorded and stored, which may include digital filing to computer records.

4.2. Used chemicals and debris are safely disposed of in accordance with clinic policy and legislative requirements.

4.3. Adequate fresh processing chemicals and other stock are maintained.

4.4. Imaging equipment is cleaned and maintained in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and clinic policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

ACMVET402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM50210 - Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Surgical)
  • ACM50410 - Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Emergency and Critical Care)
  • ACM40410 - Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • ACM50310 - Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Dental)