Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context

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 HLTAHW005, 'Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context' 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

Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify factors impacting on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health and the delivery of primary health care services

1.1 Consider the national and local history of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people as a factor in primary health care work

1.2 Consider the impact of social, political, spiritual, economic and environmental factors on the health of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

2. Apply primary health care principles

2.1 Ensure primary health care principles underpin service provision and work practices

2.2 Deliver services that support self-determination and empowerment in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and communities

2.3 Demonstrate commitment to achieving access and equity in health services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

2.4 Establish and maintain networks with health care agencies and associated services to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health care

3. Work in a culturally appropriate and safe manner

3.1 Consider and respect local community values, beliefs and gender roles when providing health care to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

3.2 Deliver health services safely in line with organisation policies, regulatory requirements and community protocols

3.3 Apply cultural safety protocols in the implementation of government policies, research and data collection, and the delivery of services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

3.4 Identify any cultural factors that produce stress, impact personal wellbeing or have a potential to impact on own work practices, and report as appropriate

4. Apply Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health policies and resources

4.1 Identify relevant aspects of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health strategies, policies, bodies and resources

4.2 Ensure policies and resources are applied in line with identified needs of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and communities

4.3 Identify barriers to access and equity in relation to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health

4.4 Take available opportunities to advocate on behalf of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and/or communities

4.5 Reflect on work practices in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community-controlled organisations and on current strategies, programs and models that address Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care issues

4.6 Maintain confidentiality of client information