Apply nursing practice in the respiratory 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 HLTENN023, 'Apply nursing practice in the respiratory 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. Contribute to the interdisciplinary health care team in caring a person with respiratory impairment

1.1 Work with the health care team, consulting with the registered nurse and team members in providing nursing care to the person with respiratory impairment

1.2 Evaluate, interpret and communicate person’s respiratory function to relevant members of the health care team

1.3 Identify physical, psychological, social and economic factors relevant to the person’s health care status, and the outcomes of planned care

2. Assist a person in maintaining optimal respiratory health

2.1 Identify factors impacting a person’s respiratory status and re-prioritise care activities for the person rapidly when circumstances change

2.2 Participate in risk assessment identification and risk management processes for the person with complex respiratory impairment

2.3 Support the person, and family or carer as required, during pre-, intra- and post-diagnostic procedures, providing accurate information on the procedures

2.4 Identify responses of the person, family or carer to nursing interventions and their understanding of how to manage the respiratory impairment after discharge

2.5 Provide the person, family or carer with information about available community resources, and how to access them

2.6 Identify when the acuity of a person is beyond own skills and knowledge and promptly consult with registered nurse and relevant interdisciplinary health care team

3. Actively promote improvement and advancement of respiratory nursing care

3.1 Make appropriate proposals for nursing interventions in consultation with registered nurse to promote improved outcomes for the person and their condition

3.2 Evaluate nursing interventions provided and consider identified outcomes against evidence-based best practice in respiratory care nursing

3.3 Evaluate responses of the person, family or carer to health promotion and education resources, and continuously improve promotions and resources based on feedback

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