Advise on asthma management

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 SIRCHCS303, 'Advise on asthma management'.
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 of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Develop knowledge of the asthma condition and related products.

1.1.Recognise signs and symptoms of the asthma condition.

1.2.Identify contributing factors and groups at risk of the asthma condition.

1.3.Identify and locate the pharmacy range of asthma-related medicines and products.

1.4.Identify and access sources of information on asthma management.

2. Identify customer asthma management needs.

2.1.Follow pharmacy protocols and procedures to identify the customer, and customer needs and symptoms, including common triggers, duration and severity.

2.2.Check if customer is on an asthma action plan.

2.3.Confirm relevant symptoms, their duration and their severity.

2.4.Identify and act on triggers for referral to a pharmacist.

2.5.Follow pharmacy procedures to respect and protect customer privacy.

3. Supply and advise on asthma medicines, products and services.

3.1.Finalise supply of scheduled medicines and products to customer or follow pharmacist therapeutic advice where required.

3.2.Explain and demonstrate use, care and maintenance of aids and equipment as appropriate to customer needs.

3.3.Explain to customer the pharmacy services available to support asthma management.

3.4.Suggest sources of lifestyle and self-care advice where relevant to desired health-care outcomes.