Provide advice on Ayurvedic nutrition

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 HLTAYV005, 'Provide advice on Ayurvedic nutrition'.
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. Develop nutritional recommendations

1.1 Evaluate client assessment information and imbalances that may be addressed through nutritional changes or supplementation

1.2 Identify presentations that fall outside scope of own practice and make appropriate referrals

1.3 Determine Ayurvedic nutritional corrections suited to the client’s prakruti, vikruti, agni, ama and trigunnas

1.4 Evaluate the influence of environmental factors on nutritional status

1.5 Integrate cultural and lifestyle factors that affect individual clients

1.6 Integrate Ayurvedic lifestyle corrections with nutritional recommendations

2. Offer Ayurvedic nutritional recommendations

2.1 Provide clear information about recommendations, their rationale and underpinning Ayurvedic philosophy and framework to suit the individual client

2.2 Use language and concepts the client understands

2.3 Provide client with resources to support the recommendations, including advice on preparation and cooking of foods

2.4 Discuss and agree on evaluation strategies

2.5 Accurately document recommendations made

3. Follow up nutritional advice

3.1 Review progress with the client based on previous advice and client feedback

3.2 Identify and accurately record effects of previous advice

3.3 Evaluate the need for change in advice, ongoing and/or additional nutritional adjustments

3.4 Negotiate changes to the plan with the client to ensure optimal outcomes