Provide information and strategies in eye 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 HLTAHW030, 'Provide information and strategies in eye health'.
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, support and community education related to eye health

1.1 Provide accurate information to the community about eye health and associated risk factors

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

1.3 Provide information on available eye health care resources and services, including specialist resources

1.4 Support clients in self-care practices related to eye health, as required

1.5 Explain common eye conditions to the community including their treatment and management strategies

1.6 Discuss with community members using appropriate resources how a healthy lifestyle affects the eye

1.7 Promote community eye education and awareness using available resources

2. Perform an eye health check

2.1 Establish trust with the client through active

promotion of and strict adherence to confidentiality

2.2 Use effective, culturally appropriate and safe communication skills to obtain a history from the client

2.3 Measure distance, near and pinhole Visual Acuity

2.4 Diagnose conjunctivitis, corneal foreign bodies and minor ocular trauma

2.5 Identify and grade the severity of trachoma

2.6 Identify and refer clients who require full eye examination by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist

2.7 Take retinal photographs as required

3. Treat eye health issues

3.1 Recommend treatment eye drops for patients with conjunctivitis

3.2 Show clients the correct procedure for instilling eye drops or applying ointment

3.3Perform basic first aid procedures to address acute eye problems, as required

3.4 Assist patients to understand common surgical concepts using relevant eye care resources at an appropriate level

3.5 Instil dilating or anaesthetic eye drops

3.6Treat conjunctivitis, corneal foreign bodies and minor ocular trauma

4. Organise visiting Optometry or Ophthalmology Clinic

4.1 Schedule dates for visiting clinic

4.2 Arrange travel for practitioners involved in the visiting clinic

4.3 Promote details of the visiting clinic in the community using appropriate methods

4.4 Confirm and arrange for required equipment as part of the clinic with visiting practitioners

4.5 Organise patient lists and bookings

4.6 Arrange language translation services as required

4.7 Provide protocols and information to support culturally appropriate practice and communication to visiting practitioner/s

4.8 Accompany visiting practitioner/s to remote locations and support culturally appropriate and safe interactions

4.9 Complete all relevant paper work, patient records and recall lists

5. Support client referrals

5.1 Coordinate hospital visits for patients

5.2 Arrange patient transport to the appointment

5.3 Facilitate access to services for people with low vision

5.4 Maintain patient records and recall lists

5.5 Provide support and follow-up to patients

6. Arrange for spectacles for clients

6.1 Assist clients to select suitable spectacles

6.2 Take pupillary distance (PD), Bifocal and progressive height measurements for ordering spectacles

6.3 Make appropriate fitting and adjustments of spectacles to client’s face and ears

6.4 Repair damaged spectacles for continued use, as appropriate

7. Follow-up eye health care programs

7.1 Record and collect patient data to contribute to eye health profile according to the organisational policies and procedures

7.2 Evaluate eye health programs in line with organisation guidelines and community requirements

7.3 Maintain client confidentiality in line with organisation guidelines

7.4 Regularly update and maintain records of eye health care programs according to organisational policies and procedures

7.5 Implement strategies to improve eye health in line with community requirements and organisation guidelines