Support a person with chronic kidney disease

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 HLTRNL001, 'Support a person with chronic kidney disease'.
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. Assess impact of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on the person and their educational needs

1.1 Maintain current knowledge of CKD and associated pathophysiology and apply to each clinical manifestation

1.2 Identify common problems and complications associated with CKD and focus on the person’s specific contributing factors when assessing impact on that person

1.3 Discuss with the person the psychosocial impact of CKD on their activities of daily living

1.4 Ascertain and respect person person’s needs related to their lifestyle, social context and emotional and spiritual choices

1.5 Communicate effectively with the person, family or carer and members of the interdisciplinary health care team

1.6 Clarify the educational needs of the person in terms of stages of the disease, required care and self-management strategies

1.7 Provide support to the person, family or carer in an open and non-judgemental way and within scope of own work role and responsibilities, to ensure they have the freedom to discuss spiritual and cultural issues related to the impacts of CKD

2. Contribute to providing education to the person with CKD

2.1 Provide information and resources to the person, family or carer on the aetiology and pathophysiology of the stages of CKD, within scope of work role and responsibilities

2.2 Update own knowledge and provide the person with relevant information to assist in maintaining their health status and slowing disease progression

2.3 Provide information and support to the person to assist them to establish and maintain an appropriate diet

2.4 Provide the person with access to appropriate health education resources on CKD and renal replacement therapy

2.5 Support the person to access information about treatment options in different stages of the disease, so that they can make informed treatment choices

2.6 Communicate effectively with the person, family or carer to clarify the person’s needs related to care, including end-of-life discussion, and refer the person to appropriate members of the interdisciplinary health care team

2.7 Contribute to advance care planning or directives in consultation with the interdisciplinary health care team to identify and meet the changing needs of the person, and changes in advance care planning or directives

3. Contribute to determining the health status of the person with CKD

3.1 Perform holistic primary health care assessment of the person in consultation and collaboration with the registered nurse

3.2 Monitor health status of the person to identify disease progression and report changes, referring the person to others where appropriate within scope of work role and organisation policy and procedures

3.3 Identify possible psychosocial impacts of CKD in discussions with the person and, if required and within scope of work role and organisation policy and procedures, refer the person, family or carer for counselling or assistance

3.4 Assess the psychosocial impact of palliative care on the person’s family or carer

3.5 Consult with the interdisciplinary health care team to contribute to effective care planning for the person with CKD

4. Assist the person to develop self-management strategies

4.1 Identify opportunities for the person to self-manage various clinical manifestations and common problems and complications associated with CKD

4.2 Assist the person to adhere to care management strategies and their medical management regime for CKD to maintain optimal health