Treat rectal prolapse in pigs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 AHCPRK302, 'Treat rectal prolapse in pigs'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Respond to signs of rectal prolapse

1.1 Recognise signs of rectal prolapse

1.2 Remove pig from pen

1.3 Determine treatment based on severity of injury and animal’s health and condition

1.4 Seek supervisor’s, veterinary or other expert advice where required

1.5 Prepare work site, required resources and materials for treatment

1.6 Isolate pig in hospital pen where required

1.7 Follow enterprise animal welfare and biosecurity policies

1.8 Recognise outbreaks of rectal prolapse in a herd and notify management

2. Treat rectal prolapse

2.1 Select, use and maintain appropriate personal protective equipment

2.2 Apply knowledge of relevant animal anatomy and physiology

2.3 Clean prolapses appropriately

2.4 Treat as prescribed by veterinary advice

2.5 Recognise and treat rectal strictures where appropriate

2.6 Administer antibiotics to pigs with rectal prolapse where required

3. Report and reduce incidence of rectal prolapse

3.1 Report incidents and treatments to supervisor or management

3.2 Identify possible causes of prolapse

3.2 Implement changes to pig management to reduce incidence of rectal prolapse