Undertake initial rehabilitation assessments

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 PSPINM003, 'Undertake initial rehabilitation assessments'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Undertake initial rehabilitation assessments' 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


Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Undertake initial interview

1.1 Establish rapport with the injured worker and discuss the roles and responsibilities of all stakeholders involved in the injury management process.

1.2 Reinforce the injured worker’s role in the injury management process.

1.3 Ascertain the injured worker’s level of knowledge and attitude towards the workers rehabilitation and compensation system.

1.4 Provide information on the rehabilitation process taking into account and addressing any specific needs of the worker.

1.5 Take a comprehensive history and determine the injured worker’s knowledge of the injury.

2. Gather information

2.1 Establish contact with, and gather information regarding the workplace from the employer.

2.2 Contact the treating medical practitioner and clarify information relating to the injury and its treatment.

2.3 Discuss and clarify the role and communication expectations of the treating medical practitioner.

2.4 Contact the insurer/self-insurer and clarify service delivery requirements of the injury management process and roles.

2.5 Determine the need and provide referrals for specific assessments and/or rehabilitation services.

3. Assess need for rehabilitation services

3.1 Consider and compare the length of time the injured worker has been unfit to undertake normal duties in relation to average recovery time for specific injuries.

3.2 Analyse information from all relevant sources and identify the needs of the injured worker.

3.3 Confirm or deny the necessity for rehabilitation services.

3.4 Record and forward the outcome of the initial assessment.