Deliver primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

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 HLTAHW019, 'Deliver primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Deliver primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes.

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

1. Undertake health checks to inform health programs

1.1 Use effective and culturally appropriate and safe communication skills to provide information to clients and obtain consent to conduct health checks

1.2 Show respect for community values, beliefs, gender roles and taboos in conducting health checks and screening

1.3 Use appropriate screening protocols to target disease patterns for particular age, sex, ethnicity, regional and other societal groups

1.4 Investigate significant variations detected through screening and other health checks and interpret in line with clinical protocols

1.5 Explain outcomes of health checks to clients and/or significant others

1.6 Provide health checks and associated health information opportunistically on client presentation to a health service

1.7 Accurately and promptly record all health assessment outcomes according to organisational procedures and policies

2. Provide health care programs to address identified common problems

2.1 Take a team approach to primary health care, including appropriate referral to specialist care providers, and other agencies

2.2 Identify, treat and/or refer common health problems, as part of the program

2.3 Support clients and families in accessing health care services and associated benefits as required

2.4 Provide guidance, support and assistance to individuals and families coping with social and emotional issues according to identified needs and cultural protocols

2.5 Explain health lifestyle practices to clients and check their understanding

2.6 Ensure health care programs support clients to take a self-care approach to health in line with individual needs and organisational and community requirements

3. Manage the delivery of health programs

3.1 Provide health care programs to the community in ways consistent with community values and beliefs

3.2 Integrate promotion of health screening, surveillance and education activities with provision of therapeutic care

3.3 Organise follow-up care for clients with identified health problems using computer- and/or paper-based registers

3.4 Produce lists of clients with significantly overdue health care checks and employ active recall strategies

3.5 Identify and address social and environmental interventions that may improve health in partnership with the community and other agencies

3.6 Establish and maintain links with support agencies, resource networks and associated health services in the local and regional area

4. Evaluate health programs

4.1 Collect and document data to contribute to the evaluation of health programs

4.2 Interpret data according to program and organisational requirements to identify the strengths and areas for improvement of health programs

4.3 Report on findings to management in line with organisational guidelines

4.4 Maintain client and community confidentiality in line with organisational and community requirements