Provide information and support around cancer

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 HLTAHW035, 'Provide information and support around cancer'.
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 support around cancer' 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 describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Promote the awareness of cancer prevention, screening and early detection

1.1 Provide accurate and current information about the nature, incidence and potential impacts of cancer in relation to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

1.2 Provide health information regarding cancer in plain language, using visual aids where appropriate

1.3 Discuss risk factors relating to cancer in the context of local, cultural, community, family and individual issues

1.4 Provide information on ways to prevent or reduce the risk of cancer

1.5 Provide information about best-practice guidelines around early detection of specific cancers, in line with current recommendations

2. Provide support to clients with cancer

2.1 Provide support for clients with cancer and their families in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities in line with health service guidelines and identified protocols

2.2 Provide culturally appropriate and current educational resources about cancer and its treatment to clients and their families

2.3 Inform clients about services available in the community and statewide in relation to addressing cancer issues

2.4 Support clients to take a patient-choice lead in determining their treatment and cancer care

2.5 Facilitate appropriate referrals for clients with cancer in line with organisational guidelines and multidisciplinary clinical partnerships

2.6 Maintain confidentiality to reflect community and health service guidelines

3. Organise follow-up care for clients with cancer

3.1 Organise follow-up care for clients with cancer using recall functions on computer information systems

3.2 Provide current information about cancer survivorship and what this may mean in relation to family, community and returning to work

3.3 Explain palliation in a timely and culturally sensitive way to clients and their families

3.4 Provide feedback about the effectiveness of cancer information and support provided by local health services

3.5 Identify social and environmental factors that impact on cancer and address them in partnership with the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community and other agencies