Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems

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 HLTENN011, 'Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems'.
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 impact of acute health problems on a person, family or carer.

1.1 Identify actual and potential health issues of the person presenting with an acute health problem using information from a preliminary health assessment and in discussion with relevant interdisciplinary health care team members.

1.2 Explain to the person, family or carer the potential physical and psychological impacts of acute health problems on daily living activities.

1.3 Identify the pathophysiology of the person’s underlying or presenting condition, and confirm with the person, family or carer.

2. Contribute to planning care for a person with acute health problems.

2.1 Contribute effectively to discussions about the care of the person with registered nurse and other members of the health team.

2.2 Gather information and accurately document and report changes in the person’s condition to appropriate interdisciplinary health care team members.

3. Perform nursing interventions to support health care of a person with acute health problems.

3.1 Assist in providing care for the person with a compromised airway including clearing of airways and interpreting health status using monitoring devices.

3.2 Provide care to the person requiring nutrition administered through a feeding tube or intravenous line.

3.3 Use critical thinking and problem-solving approaches in prioritising and modifying nursing interventions to reflect changes in the person’s condition.

3.4 Contribute to the person’s understanding of health care provided to assist them to regain optimal function through nursing interventions and health education.

3.5 Observe the person to identify any psychological support and care required due to the impact of acute health problems.

3.6 Ensure nursing interventions for pre- and post-procedure care for the person are in accordance with organisation policy and procedures.

4. Contribute to pre- and post-operative nursing care of a person.

4.1 Contribute to pre-operative nursing management of the person for specific surgical procedures.

4.2 Ensure pre-operative care takes into account the relationship between pre-operative care and post-operative complications.

4.3 Contribute to post-anaesthetic observation of the person following surgery including identifying deterioration when the person is not regaining consciousness.

4.4 Assist the person recovering from a range of anaesthesia to regain optimal health status, and take appropriate actions to reduce risks associated with immobility.

4.5 Promote the person’s post-operative comfort using pain management strategies and nursing care actions.

5. Contribute to an emergency response in the acute care environment.

5.1 Identify and confirm the roles and responsibilities of members of the emergency response team.

5.2 Prepare and check emergency equipment.

5.3 Identify emergency situations and respond to first aid requests from emergency response team, including accessing and preparing drugs used during advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation.