Support health professional in the delivery of 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 HLTHPS002, 'Support health professional in the delivery of 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. Prepare environment and equipment

1.1 Obtain and clarify instructions from health professional or according to organisation procedures

1.2 Follow standard procedures for infection control

1.3 Assess environment for suitability

1.4 Gather, prepare and check readiness of equipment and consumables prior to use

1.5 Confirm readiness and availability of emergency equipment, medications and supplies as appropriate for procedure

2. Prepare client

2.1 Read client information and confirm client identity in accordance with organisation procedures

2.2 Clearly communicate information to client and confirm their understanding

2.3 Give client the opportunity to ask questions and discuss any concerns

2.4 Obtain agreement from the client in accordance with clinical guidelines, organisation policies and procedures

2.5 Check for contraindications to procedure according to direction and confirm client’s status within scope of own job role

2.6 Assist with positioning client for procedure ensuring client comfort and accessibility according to safe manual task procedures and health professional’s instructions

2.7 Recognise and respond appropriately to client needs for reassurance

3. Follow health professional directions

3.1 Respond to requests for assistance according to workplace protocols and within the scope of own job role

3.2 Monitor client’s condition as directed and within scope of own job role

3.3 Report abnormal observations or client reactions to health professional immediately, in line with directions from the health professional

3.4 Deal with adverse incidents as per workplace protocols and directions from health professional

3.5 Accurately document procedure in client’s medical record under supervision of the health professional in line with protocols and confidentiality requirements

4. Complete follow up tasks

4.1 Assist, advise and instruct client in accordance with practitioner instructions

4.2 Monitor client for signs of adverse reaction for appropriate time period as directed and within scope of own job role

4.3 Advise and instruct client as per organisation protocol and in line with health professional’s instructions

4.4 Clean and dispose of equipment and consumables in accordance with manufacturers’ requirements and infection control procedures

4.5 Clean work area and dispose of waste in line with practice protocols and infection control procedures

4.6 Store equipment and consumables in accordance with clinical guidelines, organisation policies and procedures