Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health 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 HLTENN009, 'Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health 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. Identify and address State/Territory mental health legislation requirements.

1.1 Identify and correctly interpret the key features of mental health legislation as they apply to own work practices and the health care setting.

1.2 Describe the values and philosophies that apply to mental health care.

1.3 Support the rights of the person with a mental health condition.

1.4 Work in a manner that reflects the underpinning values and philosophies of mental health care and is consistent with legal obligations.

2. Respond appropriately to signs of mental illness.

2.1 Identify conditions relating to the mental state and behaviour of the person correctly, using broad classifications of mental illness and terms associated with mental health conditions.

2.2 Recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions and respond within the role of an enrolled nurse.

2.3 Recognise biopsychosocial effects of mental health conditions.

2.4 Recognise the impacts that discrimination, negative stereotyping and stigma can have on a person with mental illness, and ensure own interactions with the person are positive.

2.5 Use negotiation skills as required with the person who has a mental health condition.

3. Contribute to care planning and conduct initial clinical observations for a person with a mental health condition.

3.1 Undertake a risk assessment of the person, using recognised risk assessment methodology and under supervision of a registered nurse.

3.2 Participate in the interdisciplinary health care team and, within enrolled nurse role, assist to develop the plan of care for the person.

3.3 Observe and document the person’s behaviour, and identify signs and symptoms of reduced physical health and changes to behaviour.

3.4 Provide health promotion and educational strategies in accordance with organisation procedures when the person exhibits signs and symptoms of reduced physical health.

3.5 Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and liaise with service providers within enrolled nurse role to ensure resources and approaches used in care planning meet individual or group needs.

3.6 Apply recovery principles to nursing care with support from interdisciplinary team to maximise health outcomes for individuals and groups.

4. Contribute to the recovery of a person with a mental health condition.

4.1 Plan, prioritise and implement nursing interventions in collaboration with the person, registered nurse interdisciplinary health care team, and where appropriate, with the person’s family or carer.

4.2 Work in a manner that reflects respect for the person’s dignity and uniqueness, and use strategies to empower the person to contribute to their own plan of care.

4.3 Assist the person, their family or carer to participate in appropriate therapeutic interventions.

4.4 Confirm that the person understands the use, administration methods and possible effects of medications to be used including known specific adverse effects.

4.5 Advise the person, or their family or carer, on relevant community resources and opportunities, adapting the advice to individuals as required.

4.6 Support the person, as a valued member of the community to build on their own strengths and to take as much responsibility as possible for decisions that affect their lives.

4.7 Identify and apply principles of contemporary, evidenced-based nursing practice that reflect recovery-oriented care for a person who has a mental health condition.