Apply a population health framework

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 HLTPOP501C, 'Apply a population health framework'.
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



1. Apply the principles of the population health approach to relevant work

1.1 Identify current and historic concepts of health and its determinants

1.2 Identify key principles to a population health approach

1.3 Modify work approach so as to apply key principles of population health

2. Select from of a range of 'change action' frameworks that underpin population health work

2.1 Identify relevant population health 'change action' frameworks

2.2 Match appropriate 'change action' frameworks to population health tasks on the basis of theory and/or past evidence

2.3 Recognise and reflect a multi-disciplinary and multi-strategic approach in population health work

2.4 Notice and remedy the consequences of poor selection

3. Work effectively within the local, state, national and international context within which a population health worker operates

3.1 Identify and assess relevant local, state and national organisations, networks, policies and initiatives supporting population health

3.2 Explore priority population health issues at the local, state, national level and international levels

3.3 Determine limitations on actions resulting from legislation etc. and discuss with superiors, peers and other team members

3.4 Clarify own role as part of a multi-sectoral and multi-strategic approach to population health

Qualifications and Skillsets

HLTPOP501C appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC52310 - Diploma of Community Services (Development and/or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • HLT42407 - Certificate IV in Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT42307 - Certificate IV in Population Health
  • HLT51007 - Diploma of Population Health
  • HLT51107 - Diploma of Indigenous Environmental Health