Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans

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 HLTENN004, 'Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans'.
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. Prepare a person for care procedures.

1.1 Explain the procedures, preparation required and timeframe involved and gain the person’s consent.

1.2 Maintain the person’s privacy and dignity and use a culturally appropriate approach during preparation and procedures.

2. Implement care procedures to meet identified needs.

2.1 Assist the person to address their personal and oral hygiene and their dressing and grooming needs in achieving health outcomes.

2.2 Identify contributing factors and implement appropriate strategies to prevent and manage skin breakdown.

2.3 Confirm the person’s nutritional and elimination needs and apply strategies to meet identified needs.

2.4 Assist the person’s respiratory function by demonstrating and promoting deep breathing and coughing exercises.

2.5 Use appropriate measures to promote the person’s comfort, rest and sleep.

2.6 Actively encourage the person to contribute to their own independence and mobility through active and passive exercises.

2.7 Identify and respond appropriately to signs and symptoms of an emergency situation or condition.

2.8 Use emergency codes correctly and initiate basic life support according to organisation policy and procedures.

3. Monitor a person’s identified care needs.

3.1 Maintain ongoing assessment of the person through observation and by using monitoring equipment and devices.

3.2 Prioritise work activities to address the person’s urgent needs, maintaining a balanced approach to own workload.

3.3 Record and report concerns in the person’s condition or behaviour to the registered nurse, and report situations of risk according to organisation policy and procedures.

4. Evaluate outcomes of care provided.

4.1 Consult and collaborate with interdisciplinary team to identify and evaluate own contributions to the person’s care.

4.2 Evaluate the person’s progress towards planned outcomes as documented in the care plan.

4.3 Make required changes to nursing care plan in line with best practice in nursing.

4.4 Record and report all aspects of the evaluation of nursing care provided.