Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CHCOHC404A, 'Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Identify variations in client behaviour

1.1 Identify client behaviour and habits that may indicate oral health issues or associated pain or discomfort

1.2 Observe, listen for self-reports and question client and/or carer or other relevant people as required to determine whether the client is experiencing any pain or discomfort that may be associated with oral health issues

1.3 Take into account contributing factors that may produce variation from normal behaviour

2. Undertake basic visual oral check and questioning

2.1 Obtain consent from the client or substitute decision maker to conduct basic visual oral check and questioning

2.2 Ensure comfort of client by developing trust and rapport and working in an appropriate environment and at an optimal time

2.3 Ensure client is in a position which provides access to the mouth seeking their assistance to open their own mouth limiting contact inside the mouth

2.4 Provide support for client's head or chin if necessary to enhance visual access without creating discomfort for the client

2.5 Perform basic visual oral check in line with legislative requirements, organisation guidelines, policies and procedures and within own work role

2.6 Ensure visual check is conducted in accordance with standard precautions

2.7 Identify signs and symptoms of potential oral health issues that may indicate variation from normal and actively listen to and be aware of self-reports

3. Follow up and promote ongoing oral health care

3.1 Complete reporting processes, using information from client and/or carer or other relevant people as well as own observations in relation to potential oral health issues

3.2 Discuss potential oral health issues with client and/or relevant others in line with organisation policies and procedures and respecting client priorities and choices

3.3 Take appropriate action within work role, including discussing with supervisor in consultation with client

3.4 Provide client with information relevant to promoting and maintaining goodoral health using appropriate communication strategies

3.5 Support clients to take a self-care approach to oral health in line with individual needs where possible

3.6 Identify and address key barriers to management or self-management of oral health


Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCOHC404A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC40408 - Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work
  • CHC40108 - Certificate IV in Aged Care
  • CHC50408 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, other drugs and mental health)
  • CHC41308 - Certificate IV in Children's Contact Services Work
  • CHC40208 - Certificate IV in Home and Community Care
  • CHC52008 - Diploma of Community Services (Case management)
  • CHC40308 - Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC41408 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out of home care)
  • CHC41608 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support)
  • CHC41808 - Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • CHC41208 - Certificate IV in Children's Services (Outside school hours care)
  • CHC30908 - Certificate III in Employment Services
  • CHC51408 - Diploma of Youth Work
  • CHC41508 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Child protection)
  • CHC42508 - Certificate IV in Community Services (Information, advice and referral)
  • CHC42008 - Certificate IV in Employment Services
  • CHC30408 - Certificate III in Disability
  • CHC50208 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and other drugs)
  • CHC40508 - Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • CHC51108 - Diploma of Children's Contact Services Work
  • CHC30708 - Certificate III in Children's Services
  • CHC50108 - Diploma of Disability
  • CHC50308 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)
  • CHC42108 - Certificate IV in Career Development
  • CHC30208 - Certificate III in Aged Care
  • CHC30308 - Certificate III in Home and Community Care
  • CHC50908 - Diploma of Children's Services (Early childhood education and care)
  • HLT51607 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)
  • HLT42407 - Certificate IV in Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT42307 - Certificate IV in Population Health
  • HLT44007 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT51007 - Diploma of Population Health
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT61107 - Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)
  • HLT51107 - Diploma of Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT43007 - Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
  • HLT33207 - Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • HLT43407 - Certificate IV in Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT42507 - Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

And the skillsets: