Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment

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 BSBMED305B, 'Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment'.
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. Work within accepted codes of conduct

1.1. Ensure work is reviewed and approved by a health practitioner or senior administrator who has delegated task/s

1.2. Keep records up-to-date and complete tasks as required, neatly, accurately and in a timely manner

1.3. Seek clarification with relevant personnel of unclear or ambiguous procedures

1.4. Treat patients, colleagues and health practitioners with respect

1.5. Refer health related matters raised by patients back to medical practitioners

1.6. Take care to behave with honesty and integrity at all times

1.7. Communicate conflict of interest or potential conflict of interest promptly to manager or supervisor

2. Follow confidentiality and privacy procedures

2.1. Assess information and requests for information with regard to what is and what is not disclosable

2.2. Use discretion and judgement in all communications

2.3. Discuss patient-related matters within the confines of the facility and with appropriate personnel only

2.4. Seek advice and clarification with relevant personnel where potential confidentiality issues arise in dealings with patients, their families and others

3. Follow security procedures

3.1. Store and appropriately secure patient records and other confidential documentation

3.2. Clearly label and store securely according to organisational policies and procedures, all documents required by legislation to be stored for certain periods

3.3. Ensure drugs, equipment and other materials requiring secure storage and potentially posing an OHS threat to others, are stored securely at all times

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBMED305B appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB31107 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
  • HLT40407 - Certificate IV in Health Supervision