Provide therapeutic Ayurvedic nutritional advice

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 HLTAYV009, 'Provide therapeutic Ayurvedic nutritional advice'.
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. Establish dietary and nutritional plans

1.1 Identify potential dietary modifications or nutritional supplements based on identified vrikruti and virudha ahara (lifestyle) from within the Ayurvedic framework

1.2 Assess inherited, congenital, acquired and seasonal factors that may be affecting nutritional status

1.3 Consider treatment and advice provided by other health care professionals

1.4 Determine any contraindications to dietary changes and supplement provisions and adjust plan accordingly

1.5 Take into consideration cultural factors and other possible client compliance issues

1.6 Establish timeframe, therapeutic expectations and evaluation mechanisms

1.7 Clearly document plan and its component parts using language to assist client interpretation

2. Provide advice and resources to the client

2.1 Clearly explain proposed dietary plan to client with rationale and expectations

2.2 Provide clear instructions, and negotiate if required

2.3 Explain factors which may interfere with the effectiveness of the treatment

2.4 Negotiate the management of dietary modifications in relation to other current medicines

2.5 Request client to monitor responses to the supplementsand to contact practitioner as required

2.6 Clarify and agree responsibilities of practitioner and client within the treatment plan

2.7 Explain and agree evaluation strategies

3. Complete treatment documentation

3.1 Accurately record details of dietary plans and recommendations in client file

3.2 Record arrangements for treatment review according to clinic guidelines