Provide antenatal 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 HLTAHW057, 'Provide antenatal health care'.
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. Plan and deliver health care during pregnancy

1.1 Take and document general, social and obstetric health history

1.2 Identify signs and symptoms of pregnancy and calculate expected date of delivery

1.3 Develop an antenatal care plan based on standard protocols and consultations with relevant health professionals

1.4 Provide information to women on healthy living and maternal health risks

1.5 Perform antenatal clinical assessments in line with standard protocols and client requirements in accordance with job role and legislative frameworks

1.6 Provide information on safe birthing options, signs of labour, stages of labour, pain management techniques and family attendance at delivery

1.7 Identify common conditions and potentially serious complications of pregnancy, provide advice, care and appropriate referrals

1.8 Support women to attend appointments as per their antenatal care plan

1.9 Practice within a multidisciplinary team to provide culturally appropriate support, services and care

2. Monitor and evaluate antenatal health care

2.1 Monitor continuing antenatal care according to organisation procedures

2.2 Regularly update information on obstetric history and antenatal care assessment at the planned birthing facility according to organisation procedures

2.3 Review progress and outcomes in consultation with pregnant woman

2.4 Maintain registers of women undergoing antenatal care according to organisation policies and procedures

2.5 Keep schedules of participation in antenatal care and use to organise continuing care according to woman’s needs

2.6 Organise and/or provide reminders, transport and other assistance to attend care according to women’s needs

2.7 Provide supervision of other staff participating in provision of antenatal care

2.8 Maintain referral and communication networks with medical staff, specialist obstetricians, midwives, allied health staff, birthing facility staff and female community Elders

2.9 Keep statistics on attendance for antenatal care and birthing outcomes and use to evaluate maternal health programs