Provide information and strategies in chronic condition 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 HLTAHW028, 'Provide information and strategies in chronic condition 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. Promote the prevention of chronic conditions

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

1.2 Identify primary, secondary and tertiary prevention strategies for prevalent chronic conditions across the lifespan

1.3 Provide accurate information about the nature, prevalence and potential impacts of chronic conditions in relation to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

1.4 Provide health information in plain language, using culturally appropriate and safe communication skills, and visual aids where appropriate

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

1.6 Explain and/or demonstrate practices for early detection of specific chronic conditions

1.7 Provide practical advice relating to maintaining good health in relation to prevalent chronic conditions and in line with individual and community needs and organisational guidelines

2. Provide support to clients with chronic conditions

2.1 Equip clients with common chronic conditions to make decisions about their health

2.2 Assist clients with chronic conditions to actively participate in the development of multidisciplinary care plans

2.3 Use culturally appropriate educational resources for chronic condition programs

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

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

2.6 Make appropriate referrals for clients with chronic conditions in accordance with organisation procedures and policies

2.7 Maintain confidentiality to reflect community and organisation guidelines

2.8 Offer brief interventions for smoking cessation as required, using motivational interviewing and other relevant techniques

2.9 Identify patterns of alcohol consumption and offer brief interventions as required

3. Follow-up clients with chronic conditions

3.1 Identify clients with chronic conditions who are significantly overdue for health care checks and engage follow-up and active recall strategies according to organisation procedures and policies

3.2 Identify social and environmental factors that impact on chronic conditions and address them in partnership with the Aboriginal community and other agencies