Provide information and strategies in maternal and infant health

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 HLTAHW029, 'Provide information and strategies in maternal and infant health'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Provide information and strategies in maternal and infant health' 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. Provide health information, support and care for women and families in pregnancy

1.1 Develop positive relationships with women and families

1.2 Provide information and support on maintaining good health and wellbeing prior to and during pregnancy

1.3 Provide emotional support to women and families as appropriate during pregnancy

1.4 Identify and discuss risk factors for mother and baby and refer to appropriate support agencies

1.5 Identify, support and advocate safe birthing practices and cultural beliefs

1.6 Discuss roles, relationships and responsibilities to support safe birthing, including the role of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker as an advocate for women and families

1.7 Deliver, implement and monitor care as per standard treatment protocol in accordance with legislative guidelines

1.8 Work with a team to deliver effective health promotion and education for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families using appropriate facilitation, problem-solving and instructional practices

2. Provide health information, support and care after birth for women, infants and families

2.1 Provide information and support for self-care and wellbeing during the post-natal period

2.2 Provide advice to mothers on routine care of the newborn

2.3 Implement strategies to establish and support breastfeeding

2.4 Discuss with mother and family the importance of nutrition, physical activity, rest, sleep and support with the care of family in the immediate post-natal period

2.5 Identify minor post-natal problems for mother and newborn and provide advice and referral to appropriate agencies

2.6 Deliver, implement and monitor care in the post-natal period as per standard treatment protocol in accordance with legislative guidelines

2.7 Work with a team to deliver effective health promotion and education for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families using appropriate facilitation, problem-solving and instructional practices

3. Support maternal, infant and family health and wellbeing

3.1 Deliver, implement and monitor care as per standard treatment protocol in accordance with legislative guidelines

3.2 Organise reminders, transport and other assistance to attend care and/or provide support according to women’s needs

3.3 Implement strategies to improve maternal and/or infant health in line with community requirements and organisation

3.4 Identify, engage and support high-risk families

3.5 Provide support and referral to appropriate agencies as required

3.6 Keep statistics on attendance for antenatal care and birthing outcomes and use to evaluate maternal health program