Apply and manage use of basic oral health products

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 CHCOHC407A, 'Apply and manage use of basic oral health products'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Apply and manage use of basic oral health products' 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. Prepare for and participate in the application of basic oral health care products

1.1 Identify and comply with organisation guidelines relating to each product and its administration

1.2 Identify high risk products and comply with specific guidelines relating to their administration

1.3 Explain product application process and purpose to client and/or substitute decision maker in line with product guidelines, oral health care benefits and any potential risks

1.4 Obtain feedback from client to determine that procedure is understood and obtain consent from client or relevant substitute decision maker to undertake process

1.5 Ensure client is positioned as comfortably as possible according to their individual needs

1.6 Prepare products and equipment as required and ensure that product has not expired by checking the expiry date on product

1.7 Ensure all actions are in line with legislative requirements, organisation guidelines, standard precautions and within own work role

2. Apply basic oral health care products

2.1 Apply product in safe and effective manner in line with oral health care plan and product guidelines

2.2 Support client to apply own product where able

2.3 Where assistance is required position self to suit client or situation

2.4 Use appropriate amount of product and apply as recommended in line with oral health care plan

2.5 Ensure application is undertaken using correct applicator at correct location

2.6 Use recommended alternative techniques or arrangements outlined in the oral health care plan in case of client refusal or inability to comply

3. Support oral health and oral hygiene of clients with special care needs

3.1 Support client with special care needs in line with oral health care plan

3.2 Be aware of common oral health problemsassociated with clients with palliative care needs and take appropriate action in line with their needs

3.3 Be aware of common oral health problemsassociated with nil by mouth instructions and take appropriate action in line with client needs

3.4 Be aware of common difficulties associated with dementia that may result in oral health problems and take appropriate action in line with client needs

3.5 Be aware of common oral side effects of medication and take appropriate action in line with client needs

3.6 Ensure identified preventive measures are implemented in line with oral health care plan

4. Complete reporting and documentation according to organisation policies and procedures

4.1 Document and report processes undertaken and any concerns arising during oral health practices

4.2 Maintain and file documentation


Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCOHC407A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC40108 - Certificate IV in Aged Care
  • CHC40208 - Certificate IV in Home and Community Care
  • CHC40308 - Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC50108 - Diploma of Disability
  • HLT51607 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)
  • 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