Plan and implement basic 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 HLTAHW305B, 'Plan and implement basic health care'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Plan and implement basic 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



1. Plan care in response to health assessment

1.1 Consider and respect Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community values, beliefs and gender roles when developing health care plan

1.2 Develop care plan in consultation with the client and/or significant others, in line with organisation, community and confidentiality requirements

1.3 Develop care plan to address findings of routine health assessment with due consideration for its holistic impact on the client in line with organisation policies and procedures

1.4 Plan health care services with reference to the primary health care team and other health care providers

1.5 Use standard treatment protocols as a basis for determining health management plans

1.6 Take immediate action in line with standard treatment protocols to address life-threatening conditions or injuries and cardiovascular or cerebrovascular events

1.7 Document care plan in line with organisation and community requirements

1.8 Communicate care plan to the client and/or their carer(s) and negotiate as required to encourage full understanding and agreement

1.9 Ensure care plan supports clients in taking a self-care approach to health in line with individual needs and organisation requirements

2. Initiate treatment in line within guidelines/ protocols

2.1 Initiate action as determined by organisation policies (including referral) based on results of clinical assessment and in accordance with accepted procedures and protocols

2.2 Provide health information in language appropriate to the task and supported by visual aids where appropriate

2.3 Explain each aspect of the treatment to the client and check their understanding and agreement

2.4 Deliver health care services with reference to the primary health care team and other health care providers

2.5 Refer to senior health staff for advice about serious or potentially serious health problems as determined in organisation protocols

2.6 Use, maintain and regularly clean clinical equipment in accordance with generic OH&S and Infection Control guidelines and organisation policies

2.7 Implement basic life support and clinical treatments in line with organisation guidelines and limits of own ability and authority

2.8 Assist clients requiring referral to gain access to appropriate service providers

3. Monitor effectiveness of care

3.1 Monitor health of client in accordance with care plan and as negotiated with the client and/or carer(s)

3.2 Maintain appropriate monitoring and review of chronic conditions, symptoms and potential acute presentations

3.3 Evaluate effectiveness of care as per care plan and in line with organisation guidelines in relation to achieving agreed goals

3.4 Undertake effective networking and liaison with external health care and other service providers to facilitate client access to services

3.5 Document client progress in the client's file in accordance with organisation policies and procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

HLTAHW305B appears in the following qualifications:

  • HLT33207 - Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care