Provide information and strategies in 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 HLTAHW025, 'Provide information and strategies in health care'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Provide information and strategies in health care' 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. Promote health care

1.1 Consider identified community and individual client needs in determining priorities and potential areas to be addressed by health promotion

1.2 Provide accurate information about the nature, incidence and potential impacts of health conditions in relation to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

1.3 Provide accurate information about the importance of regular health checks, compliance with treatment regimens and medications, and the need to follow-up and monitor problems

1.4 Provide health information in plain language, using visual aids where appropriate

1.5 Discuss risk factors relating to specific health problems in the context of local, cultural, community, family and individual issues

1.6 Provide practical advice relating to maintaining good health in line with individual and community needs and organisational guidelines

2. Provide support to clients with health problems

2.1 Provide support for clients with common health problems in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

2.2 Provide guidance about health issues in line with community needs

2.3 Use culturally appropriate educational resources for health programs

2.4 Provide information about resources available in the community and state in relation to addressing health issues

2.5 Support clients to take a self-care approach to maintaining health in line with identified individual needs

2.6 Make appropriate referrals for clients with health problems

2.7 Maintain confidentiality to reflect community and organisational guidelines

3. Follow-up clients with health problems

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

3.2 Identify clients who are significantly overdue for health care checks and employ active-recall strategies

3.3 Identify social and environmental factors that impact on health problem and address them in partnership with the community and other agencies

3.4 Promptly report any notifiable health problems detected or suspected in line with organisational and regulatory requirements