Dispense atypical prescriptions

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 HLTOPD003, 'Dispense atypical prescriptions'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Dispense atypical prescriptions' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Evaluate client needs

1.1 Interpret the parameters of atypical prescriptions and transpose as required

1.2 Analyse the prescription and identify areas of freedom and constraints

1.3 Assess the individual needs and requirements of the client

1.4 Select possible frame, lens and treatment combinations to suit individual requirements based on principles of low vision aid selection, depending on client’s needs

2. Determine specifications for atypical prescriptions

2.1 Take accurate measurements and make calculations necessary to accurately dispense atypical prescriptions

2.2 Select option that best meets cosmetic, optical and functional needs

2.3 Determine the correct working distance for low vision aids

3. Fit frames and lenses for atypical prescriptions

3.1 Organise required fitting equipment and materials

3.2 Select and specify appropriate bevelling and edging requirements to enhance the cosmetics and quality of the spectacles

3.3 Select appropriate lens treatments or additional requirements to maximise the visual performance and enhance the quality of the finished spectacles

3.4 Measure and specify the most appropriate lens fitting criteria

3.5 Ensure the quality of the finished spectacles

3.6 Fit and adjust the spectacles to client needs

4. Instruct client on wear and care

4.1 Provide client with details about how to wear the appliance

4.2 Offer information about appliance care routines

4.3 Reinforce and support advice provided by low vision practitioner on correct use of low-vision aids

5. Finalise dispensing process

5.1 Complete financial transactions in accordance with relevant policies and procedures

5.2 Follow correct procedures for client rebates

5.3 Complete and store records in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and confidentiality requirements

5.4 Offer follow up services in accordance with organisation procedures