Provide information and support to women with breast 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 HLTAHW036, 'Provide information and support to women with breast 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 to women with breast 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

Elements define the essential outcomes

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Promote awareness and early detection of breast cancer

1.1 Identify community and individual client needs in determining priorities for promotion of breast awareness and early detection of breast cancer

1.2 Provide accurate clinical information about the nature of breast cancer, including the definition and signs and symptoms

1.3 Give clients accurate information on incidence, survival and mortality rates of breast cancer in relation to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

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

1.5 Explain practices for early detection of breast cancer

1.6 Provide information and practical advice relating to modifiable risk factors of developing breast cancer

2. Provide information and support to clients being investigated for a breast cancer symptom

2.1 Equip clients with an overview of investigation methods and diagnostic tests for breast cancer

2.2 Provide information about own service and role to other organisations

2.3 Facilitate communication between services to optimise service delivery

3. Provide information and support to clients being treated for breast cancer

3.1 Provide information and current evidence regarding breast cancer treatments

3.2 Promote the exchange of information about care needs and positive multidisciplinary clinical partnerships in planning and implementing breast cancer care

3.3 Collaborate with clients, their family/significant others and the multidisciplinary team in planning and implementing care to meet the multiple health and support needs of clients

3.4 Provide appropriate information and resources on supportive care, and facilitate access to health services and community resources which provide such care

4. Provide information and support to clients to complete breast cancer follow-up care

4.1 Provide information to clients on follow-up care in relation to the breast cancer journey

4.2 Collaborate with clients, their family/significant others and the multidisciplinary team in planning and implementing follow-up care

4.3 Identify barriers to accessing treatment for cancer in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women

4.4 Provide information on key psychosocial issues facing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women with cancer

4.5 Use basic, culturally appropriate communication skills to support women being treated for breast cancer

4.6 Identify patients at higher risk of psychosocial distress who may benefit from additional assessment and appropriate referral for psychosocial care

4.7 Provide continuity of care for the patient, communicating regularly and collaboratively with the multidisciplinary health care team