Provide sexual and reproductive health care

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 HLTAHW056, 'Provide sexual and reproductive health care'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Provide sexual and reproductive health care' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Check sexual and reproductive health

1.1 Undertake tests, observations and other screening procedures in line with protocols and client requirements

1.2 Review client records to determine priorities and potential areas of risk for each client

1.3 Question client appropriately to identify and/or clarify any sexual and/or reproductive health issues and/or significant variations from normal parameters

1.4 Use medical equipment effectively and maintain in accordance with organisation policies

1.5 Consult relevant allied professionals and available documentation in relation to the sexual and/or reproductive health of the client

1.6 Obtain informed consent for all examinations and tests and undertake appropriate pre-test discussion before testing for HIV or other blood-borne viruses

2. Provide care to clients with sexual health problems

2.1 Respect Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community values, beliefs and gender taboos in assessing and managing sexual health problems

2.2 Engage clients in holistic sexually transmissible infection (STI) risk assessment and take an appropriate sexual health history for each client presenting or identified with a sexual health problem

2.3 Assess common sexual health problems according to clinical presentation and treat/refer/support in line with standard protocols and organisation guidelines

2.4 Obtain history of sexual contacts where an STI is identified, negotiate contact tracing and follow-up contacts for testing and treatment in line with standard protocols

2.5 Develop holistic health care plan for each client with sexual health problems

2.6 Support and counsel clients with STIs to assist in treatment and prevention of infection

2.7 Ensure records of STI management and contact tracing are kept confidential and secure

2.8 Maintain current, complete, accurate and relevant records for each client interaction

3. Provide information on sexual and reproductive health care

3.1 Promote safe sex practices or other STI risk-reduction strategies and distribute condoms as appropriate

3.2 Discuss common methods of birth control with clients, explaining each method, its advantages and disadvantages

3.3 Discuss transmission of STIs and complications with the client as appropriate

3.4 Discuss symptoms of pregnancy with clients and identify as appropriate

3.5 Provide information on healthy lifestyle and risks during pregnancy

3.6 Provide clients with information which is age and culturally appropriate and aligned with their specific needs

3.7 Employ a range of interpersonal techniques to ensure own values are not imposed on clients and information is provided in a non-judgmental way

3.8 Provide referral where own personal and professional abilities do not match client needs

4. Evaluate effectiveness of sexual and reproductive health care

4.1 Monitor sexual and reproductive health in line with schedule and criteria incorporated in care plan for each client

4.2 Evaluate intervention/ongoing sexual and/or reproductive health care against standing order/written care protocols and client level of comfort and compliance with health care practices

4.3 Ascertain degree of improvement of client’s holistic health and compare with expectations under the health care plan

4.4 Undertake clinical re-assessment and/or review of treatment/medication regime as required where client fails to progress in accordance with expectation

4.5 Provide client with clear information about their level of improvement in relation to the health care plan and their level of compliance

4.6 Encourage clients to maintain sexual and reproductive health by active involvement with the care plan