Assist with basic foot hygiene

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 HLTAH404B, 'Assist with basic foot hygiene'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Assist with basic foot hygiene' 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 basic foot hygiene

1.1 Interpret and respond to client Foot Care Plan and occasion of care requirements as prescribed by supervising podiatrist

1.2 Determine client availability according to organisation protocols

1.3 Gather necessary equipment

1.4 Undertake steps to meet infection control requirements

1.5 Prepare for basic foot hygiene to comply with legislation, regulatory and organisation/practice requirements

2. Perform basic foot hygiene

2.1 Explain to the client the purpose, rationale and requirements of the foot hygiene session

2.2 Determine the client's understanding of the purpose, rationale and requirements of each part of the foot hygiene session

2.3 Identify any condition indicating the client is at high risk that requires podiatrist attention

2.4 Assist client in and out of shoes, socks and hosiery where necessary

2.5 Correctly position the client prior to foot hygiene session

2.6 Implement necessary infection control measures

2.7 Perform basic foot hygiene according to the directions of the podiatrist and using appropriate infection control precautions, especially in relation to air borne particles

2.8 Apply appropriate dressings to any skin breaks which might result from treatment

2.9 Provide feedback that reinforces the podiatrist's advice

2.10 Identify and manage client compliance issues.

2.11 Work with client to determine and plan any follow up requirements and dates

2.12 Seek assistance when client presents with needs or signs outside limits of own authority

2.13 Report client difficulties to the supervising podiatrist

3. Apply padding and cushioning as prescribed by the supervising podiatrist

3.1 Explain to the client the purpose, rationale of the dressing, padding or cushioning

3.2 Determine the client's understanding of the purpose, rationale of the dressing, padding or cushioning

3.3 Correctly position the client

3.4 Implement necessary infection control measures, including disposal of used, padding and cushioning according to infection control protocols

3.5 Apply, padding and cushioning according to directions of podiatrist

3.6 Provide feedback that reinforces the podiatrist's advice

3.7 Identify and manage client compliance issues.

3.8 Work with client to determine and plan any follow up requirements and dates

3.9 Seek assistance when client presents with needs or signs outside limits of own authority.

3.10 Report client difficulties to the supervising podiatrist

4. Clean and store equipment

4.1 Collect, handle, manage and dispose of biological waste material according to organisation guidelines and infection control requirements

4.2 Prepare equipment for sterilisation according to manufacturer and organisation requirements

4.3 Store equipment according to manufacturers requirements and organisation protocols

4.4 Report equipment faults to appropriate person

5. Document client information

5.1 Document occasion of basic foot hygiene according to organisation requirements

5.2 Document referral to supervising podiatrist as required

5.3 Use appropriate terminology to document symptomatic expression of identified problems

6. Comply with supervisory requirements

6.1 Provide podiatry assistance according to the instruction of treating podiatrist

6.2 Provide client progress feedback to the treating podiatrist

6.3 Report client difficulties and concerns to the treating podiatrist

6.4 Implement variations to the podiatry care according to the advice of the treating podiatrist