Apply nursing practice in the rehabilitation care setting

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 HLTENN018, 'Apply nursing practice in the rehabilitation care setting'.
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 in interdisciplinary health care team caring for a person requiring rehabilitation

1.1 Apply the specialised knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide nursing care for the person with physical disability and chronic illness

1.2 Provide nursing care that supports the interdisciplinary health care team to achieve cost effective health care outcomes

1.3 Work effectively in the rehabilitation care team to foster positive group dynamics with other health care professionals

1.4 Contribute to long-term management and planning for the person requiring rehabilitative care to maintain their optimum function and lifestyle

1.5 Identify opportunities for the person to self-manage own rehabilitative care needs

2.Contribute to a person’s rehabilitation

2.1 Contribute to a safe and therapeutic environment and support activities that promote the person’s return of function

2.2 Apply knowledge of the various manifestations of the person’s areas of dysfunction and the associated pathophysiology of each clinical manifestation

2.3 Use critical thinking and problem-solving approaches to propose actions and implement nursing interventions to reflect changes in the person’s level of dysfunction, in consultation with registered nurse

2.4 Discuss with the person, family or carer the psychosocial impact of the person’s dysfunction on daily living activities

2.5 Communicate effectively with person, family or carer and interdisciplinary health team members

2.6 Identify and apply strategies to prevent complications or chronic illness in consultation with the registered nurse

2.7 Clarify the care needs of the person with a dysfunction across the phases of care required

3. Promote improvement of nursing care and advancement of rehabilitation nursing

3.1 Critically review the care plan and modify according to the person’s progress toward planned outcomes in consultation and collaboration with registered nurse

3.2 Monitor and evaluate own nursing care provided to the person to assist with organisation continuous improvement

3.3 Evaluate nursing interventions and consider outcomes against evidence-based best practice in rehabilitation nursing care

3.4 Seek out opportunities and participate in professional development, acquiring knowledge to guide own practice and acting as a resource for colleagues