Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes

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 HLTENN025, 'Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes'.
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 diabetes care services in the Australian health care environment

1.1 Provide current accurate information on diabetes care and sources of funding for related services to the person, the family or carer, and to colleagues

1.2 Identify specialist services and complementary roles of organisations and individuals involved in supporting and delivering diabetes care

1.3 Liaise with referring agencies and community organisations when providing diabetes care

2. Assess the needs of a person with diabetes

2.1 Apply knowledge of the pathophysiology of diabetes

2.2 Perform holistic nursing assessment using a range of contemporary assessment tools, resources and strategies and incorporating review of the person’s history, current situation and treatment regimes

2.3 Determine the person’s current understanding of their condition, self-management strategies and medications

2.4 Identify possible factors impacting the person’s health or significant alterations in the person’s condition, based on own current knowledge of diabetes

2.5 Identify the family or carer’s understanding of and involvement in the person’s diabetes care, and how this might impact the person’s care planning and provision

3. Perform complex nursing interventions to assist a person to achieve and maintain optimal diabetes health

3.1 Manage nursing workload according to a person’s needs and re-prioritise care activities for the person when circumstances change in consultation with registered nurse

3.2 Prepare the person’s care plan to ensure it reflects the complex care needs of a person with diabetes

3.3 Identify responses of the person, family or carer to nursing interventions and their understanding of ongoing management of the person’s condition, including strategies for self-management

3.4 Administer prescribed emergency medication based on sound knowledge of principles of drug actions and in accordance with organisation policies and procedures

3.5 Evaluate and interpret the person’s blood and urine test results related to their diabetic condition, and communicate findings to the interdisciplinary health care team

3.6 Liaise with registered nurses about alterations in the person’s condition while providing ongoing support of the person

4. Evaluate the care plan for a person with diabetes, and support a person’s self-management

4.1 Critically review the care plan and modify according to the person’s progress toward planned outcomes in consultation and collaboration with interdisciplinary health care team

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

4.3 Identify opportunities where indicated to provide the person, family or carer with information on available community resources and how to access them

4.4 Evaluate the person’s understanding of their diabetes condition, medications, therapeutic regimes and self-management

4.5 Promote the person’s self-management of their condition and assist them to provide accurate information to their family or carer on their diabetes care needs

4.6 Document uptake by the person of specific health promotion initiatives to support their self-management