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Unit of competency details

HLTENN012 - Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLTEN513B - Implement and monitor nursing care for clients with chronic health problemsThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment, including volume and frequency requirements. Significant change to knowledge evidence. 07/Dec/2015
Is superseded by HLTENN044 - Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditionsThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package Release 6.0 and meets the requirements of the 2015 Standards for Training Packages. Mapping information updated. Updated to reflect current industry practices and terminology. 29/Apr/2021

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 19/Sep/2018
(View details for release 1) 08/Dec/2015


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 060301 General Nursing  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 060301 General Nursing  29/Apr/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 4.1.

Updated Knowledge Evidence to remove references to resources which are now obsolete.

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment, including volume and frequency requirements. Significant change to knowledge evidence.

Supersedes HLTEN513B

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the care of a person with chronic health problems by performing nursing interventions that support the person’s needs and assist them in maintaining an optimal lifestyle.

This unit applies to enrolled nursing work carried out in consultation and collaboration with registered nurses, and under supervisory arrangements aligned to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia regulatory authority legislative requirements.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements define the essential outcomes

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

1. Identify impact of chronic health problems on a person, family or carer.

1.1 Identify the person’s chronic health problem and research possible impact of the condition on body systems and a person’s ability to perform daily living activities.

1.2 Seek information from the person, and as appropriate, with family or carer to confirm their understandings of the condition and its impact.

1.3 Identify current treatments and determine available resources and support services by seeking information from interdisciplinary health team or the person.

1.4 Identify community based care services that are available for the person with a need for restorative or rehabilitation care.

1.5 Actively involve the person in the development of strategies to self-manage their condition.

2. Contribute to a coordinated service approach.

2.1 Identify current contribution of other agencies and professionals in supporting the person.

2.2 Identify the level and type of contribution and support made by family or carer.

2.3 Identify and meet own role and responsibilities in communicating and reporting the person’s response to nursing interventions.

2.4 Respond to variations in the person’s needs in the context of a coordinated service approach.

2.5 Contribute to health education and evaluate the person’s understanding of their chronic health problems in consultation with interdisciplinary health team.

Foundation Skills

The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 4.1.

Updated Knowledge Evidence to remove references to resources which are now obsolete.

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment, including volume and frequency requirements. Significant change to knowledge evidence.

Supersedes HLTEN513B

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • undertaken nursing work in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia professional practice standards, codes and guidelines
  • analysed health information and the clinical presentation of 1 person in the workplace or simulated environment to reach an accurate conclusion on possible nursing interventions related to their chronic health problems, in consultation with a registered nurse
  • performed nursing interventions in the workplace to contribute to the support of 2 people who have chronic health problems.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • broad context for chronic disease:
  • World Health Organisation (WHO) and other models of chronic disease
  • national health priorities for chronic disease
  • continuum of chronic disease
  • life variables that have an impact on health and well-being
  • impacts of chronic disease:
  • social
  • emotional
  • physical
  • psychological
  • financial
  • rehabilitation strategies, techniques and equipment used for chronic health conditions including:
  • physiotherapy
  • occupational therapy
  • hydrotherapy
  • Pilates
  • massage
  • art and music therapy
  • use of wheelchairs, scooters and walking aids
  • use of prosthetics
  • clinical manifestations of chronic disease or chronic health conditions including:
  • common sites for cancer development
  • chronic asthma
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • chronic pain including back pain
  • chronic renal failure
  • congestive heart failure
  • diabetes
  • eczema
  • incontinence
  • motor neurone disease
  • neurological injury
  • long-term unconsciousness
  • osteoarthritis
  • permanent and temporary tracheostomies
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • stroke
  • systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • strategies to address and manage chronic disease in the relevant work context:
  • prevention
  • use of various treatments
  • principles of and practices for person-focused nursing practice
  • maintenance of positive life roles
  • enabling change of a person’s behaviour over time
  • stages of change, to establish readiness for attitudinal and behavioural change
  • palliative care.

Assessment Conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace with the addition of simulations and scenarios where the full range of contexts and situations cannot be provided in the workplace. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources in accordance with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council’s Standards including:
  • assessment data
  • progressive notes of a de-identified person’s medical history
  • organisation policy and procedures on which the candidate bases the planning
  • modelling of industry operating conditions including access to real people for simulations and scenarios in enrolled nursing work.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

In addition, assessors must hold current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705