Support the management of obstructive sleep apnoea

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 SIRCHCS001, 'Support the management of obstructive sleep apnoea'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Identify customer needs.

1.1.Follow organisational procedures to respect and protect customer privacy.

1.2.Use questions and actively listen to confirm customer requirements for CPAP equipment.

1.3.Confirm customer has documented recommendations from sleep specialist.

1.4.Identify and act on triggers for referral to pharmacist.

2. Hire trial CPAP equipment.

2.1.Follow organisational procedures for hiring CPAP equipment.

2.2.Clearly explain equipment trial hire service and future purchase options and use questioning to confirm customer understanding.

2.3.Calculate hire costs and accurately complete CPAP equipment hire agreement, obtain customer signature and co-sign.

2.4.Supply signed copy to customer and file duplicate copy.

2.5.Clean, disinfect and store returned hire items.

3. Provide CPAP equipment services.

3.1.Follow sleep specialist recommendations and set CPAP trial equipment on auto.

3.2.Fit mask, explain and demonstrate use and hygienic maintenance of trial equipment.

3.3.Review mask comfort and machine readings after one week and adjust settings to mid-range of readings taken across the week.

3.4.Review trial at prearranged intervals and replace mask type to ensure effective operation and customer comfort.

3.5.Advise patient to return to treating sleep specialist for re-assessment and advice on adjusting settings where issues persist.

4. Supply sleep apnoea products.

4.1.Follow organisational procedures for supplying sleep apnoea products.

4.2.Recommend and supply CPAP equipment for customer purchase after trial period.

4.3.Identify and use opportunities to suggest companion products relevant to desired outcomes.

4.4.Explain and demonstrate use, care and maintenance of equipment.

4.5.Provide ongoing support and recommend strategies for customer to adjust to using CPAP equipment.

4.6.Supply replacement parts to customers.

4.7.Source and refer customers to current information on specialist services that support sleep apnoea management.