Contribute to maternal and infant health care

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 HLTENN014, 'Contribute to maternal and infant health care'.
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. Work as part of the interdisciplinary health care team caring for a mother and her newborn infant

1.1 Assist the registered midwife by performing delegated aspects of postnatal care for the mother and newborn infant

1.2 Use correct terminology associated with pregnancy, labour and antenatal care when providing care

1.3 Contribute to the mother’s education about lactation and assist in latching the newborn infant to the breast correctly and in line with current breastfeeding research

1.4 Assist the mother to adopt safe practices in caring for the newborn infant

1.5 Document and discuss observations and progress of the mother and newborn infant to assist in care planning in collaboration and consultation with the registered midwife

1.6 Record observations of the mother and newborn infant, and report any abnormal observations to the registered nurse or midwife

1.7 Provide holistic care for the mother and newborn infant to support maternal and infant health

2. Support mother and newborn infant towards identified goals

2.1 Identify and document goals in care plan, and evaluate progress of the mother and newborn infant towards the care goals

2.2 Review and discuss with the registered nurse or midwife care goals that have not been achieved by the mother or newborn infant and update care planning

2.3 Support the mother by demonstrating appropriate interactions with their newborn infant to assist in progress towards care goals

2.4 Provide education to the mother on relevant aspects of maternal and infant health, and give information about support services in consultation and collaboration with the registered nurse or midwife