Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care

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 HLTAHW021, 'Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes.

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

1. Provide information on nutritional needs at different stages of life

1.1 Provide information on nutritional requirements of pregnant and lactating women

1.2 Promote dietary guidelines for children and adolescents, including importance of breastfeeding and appropriate introduction of solid foods

1.3 Explain nutritional requirements for babies and toddlers to family and/or carers

1.4 Provide information on dietary guidelines for adults

1.5 Provide information for older people on nutrition requirements and food preparation issues

2. Inform clients of dietary requirements of specific conditions

2.1 Identify clients with specific conditions requiring counselling for healthy eating

2.2 Provide overweight clients with information on strategies to achieve long-term weight reduction

2.3 Identify common dietary restrictions for clients with specific health conditions and assist clients to obtain and follow specific dietary advice on appropriate nutrition

2.4 Refer clients to other health professionals and support agencies for nutritional advice as required

3. Work with community agencies to promote nutrition

3.1 Discuss the link between nutrition and health with communities, their agencies, stores and other representatives

3.2 Promote appropriate food storage, hygiene and preparation practices

3.3 Discuss policies that promote good health through nutrition with communities, their agencies, stores and relevant representatives