Monitor medications in the anaesthetic environment

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 HLTANA007, 'Monitor medications in the anaesthetic environment'.
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 describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element

1. Access medications

1.1 Access medications when directed by anaesthetist or other health professional

1.2 Follow legal and organisation procedures to obtain drugs

1.3 Identify indication of medication

2. Prepare medications for administration

2.1 Read client records for information that may impact medication administration

2.2 Communicate details from client records to anaesthetist or health professional

2.3 Accurately measure, calculate and confirm medication dosages as directed by health professional and in accordance with requirements for specific medications

2.4 Aseptically prepare and correctly label intravenous drugs

2.5 Program infusion device and confirm program with second authorised person

2.6 Safely dispose of waste and sharps

3. Monitor and record client responses

3.1 Identify adverse client responses and report to anaesthetist

3.2 Recognise and respond to acute and delayed adverse reactions to drugs within role of responsibility

3.3 Accurately record responses

4. Store medications

4.1 Secure, restock and store medications according to law and health care environmental policy

4.2 Identify and dispose of date expired medications

4.3 Complete accurate drug documentation

5. Prepare for and administer intravascular fluid, blood or blood products

5.1 Access and select intravascular solution, blood or blood product according to prescription

5.2 Confirm selected solution is fit for use

5.3 Select infusion set, connectors and/or filters

5.4 Assemble equipment and materials and prime in an aseptic manner ready for use

5.5 Program equipment according to prescription and confirm client identity with another authorised person

5.6 Administer and monitor infusion and infusion site

5.7 Store infusion equipment and solutions correctly