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 SIRCHCS414, '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 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. Identify and respond to customer needs.

1.1.Follow pharmacy protocols and procedures to determine customer requirements.

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

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

2. Complete equipment trial hire documentation.

2.1.Establish that the customer has documented recommendations from a sleep specialist.

2.2.Explain equipment trial and hire service and future purchase options and confirm customer understanding.

2.3.Complete CPAP equipment hire agreement signed by customer and a pharmacy representative.

2.4.Supply a signed copy to the customer and file duplicate pharmacy agreement.

3. Provide advice on CPAP equipment products and services.

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

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

3.3.Review machine readings and mask comfort 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 where required.

3.5.Advise patient to return to treating sleep specialist for re-assessment and advice on re-adjustment of settings where snoring persists.

4. Supply sleep apnoea products.

4.1.Recommend and supply suitable CPAP equipment for customer purchase from the pharmacy range after trial period.

4.2.Explain and demonstrate required care, cleaning and maintenance of equipment to customers.

4.3.Provide ongoing support and recommend strategies to assist customer to adjust to using CPAP equipment where required.

4.4.Supply replacement parts to customers where required.

4.5.Identify and act on opportunities to suggest companion products relevant to desired health-care outcomes.

4.6.Identify and access sources of information, specialist services and practitioners.