Provide treatments for common conditions

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 HLTDEF002, 'Provide treatments for common conditions'.
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. Perform a basic patient assessment

1.1 Establish and accurately record a basic patient history

1.2 Ascertain the history of the complaint through patient questioning

1.3 Conduct basic clinical assessment and measurements according to established procedures and infection control requirements

1.4 Maintain patient privacy according to guidelines

1.5 Identify and respond to requirement for further referral

1.6 Liaise with other health care providers as applicable for ongoing assessment

2. Determine treatment plan

2.1 Determine treatment options most suitable to the patient’s condition.

2.2 Liaise with other health care providers in determining treatment options according to client needs

2.3 Read and correctly interpret medical reports and other data relevant to the condition

2.4 Provide accurate and current patient advice on assessment and treatment options

2.5 Develop a treatment plan, in accordance with clinical guidelines and authorised treatment procedures

3. Implement treatment plan

3.1 Gain appropriate consentto proceed with treatment plan

3.2 Implement proposed plan following clinical guidelines and authorised treatment procedures

3.3 Use equipment according to manufacturer instructions

3.4 Organise follow up appointment for treatment evaluation

3.5 Accurately document treatment provided

4. Manage and review the treatment

4.1 Monitor treatment outcomes against expectations

4.2 Provide ongoing advice to patient regarding condition

4.3 Evaluate therapeutic expectations and liaise with other health care professionals regarding ongoing treatment.

4.4 Amend treatment plan as required

4.5 Organise ongoing referral as required

4.6 Accurately document treatment outcomes and follow up appropriately