Promote burns prevention in homes and the community

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 HLTAHW040, 'Promote burns prevention in homes and the community'.
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. Identify burn and scald risk factors

1.1 Demonstrate respect for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community values, beliefs and gender roles when assessing burn and scald hazards

1.2 Establish high-risk age groups, families or community members

1.3 Identify the perceptions that high-risk groups have of risk-taking behaviour

1.4 Undertake risk assessment of client’s environment to identify potential burn and scald hazards

1.5 Complete risk assessment of potential burn and scald hazards within the workplace and community setting

1.6 Research national burns epidemiology for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, to raise burns awareness

2. Provide prevention information and education

2.1 Communicate basic steps of burns first aid to client or community member

2.2 Demonstrate safer practices for identified burn and scald hazards

2.3 Deliver prevention information and education to clients or community members

2.4 Provide appropriate burns prevention and education literature and resources to clients and community members

2.5 Identify burn or scald prevention infrastructure legislation in housing standards and inform clients and community members

2.6 Identify and make contact with services from which mechanical prevention aids can be obtained and installed (i.e. smoke alarms)

3. Evaluate burns and scalds prevention strategies

3.1 Evaluate prevention strategies according to workplace policy and procedures

3.2 Monitor incidence and severity of burn or scald injuries in the community

3.3 Obtain feedback from clients and community members in relation to prevention and education strategies implemented

3.4 Identify burns prevention programs and other resources available to the community

3.5 Identify and share successful burns prevention strategies with other communities