Develop and implement individual hearing rehabilitation programs

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 HLTAUD004, 'Develop and implement individual hearing rehabilitation programs'.
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. Determine scope of client needs

1.1 Evaluate client communication and lifestyle needs

1.2 Select and use an appropriate communicative assessment tool for client

1.3 Recognise and evaluate factors contributing to the communicative breakdown

1.4 Take account of impact of client’s hearing impairment on carers, relatives and significant others

1.5 Evaluate client motivation and commitment to rehabilitation and integrate into planning

1.6 Accurately document effects of communication impairment and the communicative needs of the client

1.7 Identify and liaise with other health professionals and support services as required

2. Formulate hearing program

2.1 Actively involve client in the planning process, providing opportunities for questions and discussion of concerns

2.2 Determine intervention options to minimise effects of hearing loss from information gathered

2.3 Select best options through evaluation of available technologies and services

2.4 Develop and document appropriate goals, realistic expectations and a plan of action with client

2.5 Clearly explain details of options and cost implications

2.6 Select evaluation tools best suited to client and type of program

2.7 Document agreed plan of action and services provided

3. Work collaboratively with client to implement program

3.1 Establish realistic expectations

3.2 Work with client and their carers/relatives towards achieving the agreed communication goals

3.3 Provide support for the duration of the rehabilitation program

3.4 Adapt rehabilitation program to meet changing needs

4. Evaluate hearing program

4.1 Monitor client progress against goals using recognised evaluation tools

4.2 Identify remaining communication needs and establish whether these can be met with additional advice, communication strategies or devices