Assist with preparation of clients for operative procedures

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 HLTTHE002, 'Assist with preparation of clients for operative procedures'.
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 clients for procedure

1.1 Determine preparation needs from review of information

1.2 Select and use personal protective equipment appropriate to procedure

1.3 Adopt standard and additional infection control guidelines and precautions according to organisation documented procedure

1.4 Attach equipment safely and securely to appropriate sites

1.5 Safely detach equipment when no longer required with minimum risk of damage to client, staff or equipment

1.6 Safely store equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations, or prepare ready for re-use

1.7 Follow established procedures if equipment is found to be faulty

2. Assist with client transfer

2.1 Identify correct operating table and table orientation before client is transferred

2.2 Informrelevant personnel of actions to be performed

2.3 Detach equipment not required following correct procedure and infection control requirements

2.4 Safely and correctly adjust equipment attached to client during transfer

2.5 Maintain a safe working area and clear passage at all times assessing and controlling for manual task risk factors

2.6 Minimise and respond to client discomfort during transfer

2.7 Re-connect and position equipment once transfer is completed following infection control requirements

2.8 Maintain client’s dignity before, during and after transfer

3. Position clients for operative procedure

3.1 Inform client of positioning procedure, reassure and seek co-operation as required

3.2 Ensure relevant equipment is available and correctly positioned

3.3 Take into account individual client needs and confirm with relevant personnel

3.4 Follow correct manual handling procedures and seek assistance

3.5 Safely position clientto meet the requirements of the anaesthetist and surgeon and the clients condition

3.6 Seek confirmation of correct position from anaesthetist and surgeon

3.7 Maintain the client in correct position as required, using assistive equipment when available

3.8 Maintain client’s dignity during positioning