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Unformatted text preview: CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task Student Name Tara Price Unit Code/Name CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Questions and Answers Assessment Task No. Written Knowledge Assessment Name Date 27.08.2020 AT 1.1 Student Declaration: I declare that this assessment is my own work. I am aware of and understand the rules and my responsibilities related to assessment, as outlined in the Student Code of Practice and Student Handbook and related policies. I acknowledge that my failure to comply with the Academic Integrity Policy and Student Code of Conduct will be regarded as misconduct and will be subject to disciplinary action as outlined and may result in my enrolment being withdrawn by the Australian Paramedical College (APC). PRIVACY DISCLAIMER: Australian Paramedical College is collecting your personal information for assessment purposes. The information will only be accessed by authorised employees of the College. Some of this information may be given to the NCVER or ASQA or successors for audit and/or reporting purposes. Your information will not be given to any other person or agency unless you have given us written permission or we are required by law. Assessment rules Assessment Environment The Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered will demonstrates your consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the industry and field of work Assessment Submission You must complete the relevant fields of form with name, date of submission and submit the Assessment Task Checklist with this completed assessment task evidences. By submitting the Assessment and the Assessment Task Checklist, you confirm that the assessments are your own work and that you have completed and are submitting your assessments in consideration of the APC Academic Integrity Policy. Instructions to Student Resources required for the Assessment Tasks Participants must have access to the following resources: • Copies of the assessment instructions, assessment activities and or questions and the assessment checklist. • Access to actual workplace or simulated workplace inclusive of organisational policies, procedures, forms and procedural documents CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17| Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 1 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task • Access to resources normally used in the workplace (or simulated workplace. Also see the CHCLEG001 Student Unit Guide. General Instructions: Students are advised to refer to the Student Unit Guide, Assessments and Assessment Checklists. You are required to address all assessment tasks identified and participate in the Assessment Activities in accordance with the APC Student Code of Conduct and the relevant APC Policies and Procedures provided on course enrolment. This is an open book assessment and students are permitted to use the Student Learner Guide and additional resources available to support responses, however where relevant it is expected that references are listed or identified for any work that is not your own words. Work, Health and Safety: It would be impossible to list all the individual responsibilities associated with taking this assessment however the following principals must, as far as practicable, be followed. 1. The workplace/simulated environment in which the student has chosen to participate in this assessment is to be free from any obvious dangers or potential physical risk. 2. Students to refer to the Workstation Ergonomic Checklist to support WHS and the use of computers and electronic devices for learning and assessment purposes. Students can contact the APC Student Success team for more information, the contacts identified in the Student Unit Guide Number of Attempts: Students receive up to two (2) attempts at this assessment task. Should your 1st attempt be unsatisfactory (NYS), your educator will provide feedback and discuss the relevant activities and questions with you and will arrange for a 2nd attempt. If your 2nd attempt is unsatisfactory (NYS), or you fail CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 2 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task to attend the scheduled date for a 2nd attempt, you will receive an overall Not Yet Satisfactory result for this assessment task. Only one re-assessment as a rule is granted for each practical/observation assessment task. However, your educator will advise you of the assessment outcomes and resubmission requirement. *Please review the relevant Assessment Task Checklist for each assessment task to ensure you are aware of, and attempting to meet the required outcomes and that you are fully prepared for the written and/or practical assessment tasks For more information, refer to the CHCLEG001 Student Unit Guide Instructions for the Assessor Remember, plagiarism and cheating is not tolerated and where identified may incur enrolment consequences. Conditions of Assessment Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the medical services administration field of work and include access to: • office equipment and resources • examples of documentation • case studies and, where possible, real situations. All APC Assessors satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements. Work Health and Safety A work health and safety check of the assessment environment (where appropriate) is to be conducted prior to the assessment and any areas of concern or hazards addressed appropriately. Where assessment is conducted in the workplace, assessors must abide by the organisations WHS policies and procedures. Resources required for practical observation: Participants must have access to: • assessment instructions, student unit guide, assessment tasks, activities, questions and assessment task checklists, • an appropriate workplace or simulated workplace, • access to resources normally used in the workplace (or simulated workplace) CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 3 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task o organisational policies, procedures, forms and documents and procedural documents Assessors must have access to the above and additionally: • copies of the assessment instructions, activities, questions assessment checklists (report) and benchmark outcomes for all required responses and activities (assessor guides) • access to the student’s actual workplace or simulated organisational policies, procedures, forms and documents and procedural documents • APC educator (trainer/assessor) resources in accordance with SRTO2015 Submission details Note to Student This is an open book assessment and students are permitted to use the Student Learner Guide and additional resources available to support responses, however where relevant it is expected that a student references/identifies any work that is not their own. Students are required to submit this completed assessment task via the online learning platform, or as directed by the assessor An overview of all assessment tasks related to this unit is identified in the Unit Study Guide. *Important information about the CHCLEG001 written knowledge assessment tasks. This unit is an important and very relevant elective unit, vital in its entirety for the HLT31115 Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport and the HLT41115 Cert IV Basic Health Care. The knowledge requirements for this unit supports you to ensure your gain the required understanding to identify, respond to and manage behaviours of concern. The course training and assessment tools including the Assessment Tasks have been specifically designed in collaboration with Industry, APC Paramedic Trainer/Assessors and VET content and design SME. This aims to support students to evidence the required knowledge outcomes for the unit of competency. They encompass questions and answers, situational responses and a case study. The knowledge assessment tasks support students evidence they have gained the required knowledge and underpinning knowledge to meet the required application of skills at the Clinical Practice Workshop and the simulated practical assessment tasks. Pay specific attention to the questions, as there may be more than one component requiring several actions in response to the questions. You are ideally asked to answer questions in your own words however, where researched or directly from the Student Learner Guide you must reference. Please refer to the APC Student Code of Conduct and the Academic Integrity Policy before proceeding with this assessment. CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 4 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task AT1.1 Q&A Written Knowledge Assessment Task IMPORTANT You may be required to and are permitted to research and reference your responses You may use the learner guide, internet research, recommended texts and other reliable resources. You must reference your source where required. Questions for Response For questions 1-9, please tick the correct response. 1. From the following options, select the term which represents the ‘system of rules and regulations’, promotes justice and monitors the violation of human rights. Theory Law ✔ Resolution Provision 2. From the following options, select what a ‘precedent’ supports in the legal system. ✔ Common law Parliamentary law Fixed law All of the above 3. Regarding regulating competency and practice standards to ensure that the public is protected from harm of health-care workers, what is there a need for? Registering body Union Regulating body Both A & C ✔ CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 5 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task 4. Which of the following options is considered to be ‘professional misconduct’ and reflective of an employee not functioning or operating at the expected level as a healthcare professional? Unprofessional conduct Unsatisfactory professional performance ✔ Negligence None of the above 5. Select the situation in which you would NOT have to testify or provide evidence for at the Coroner’s Court. Violent death Unnatural death Death of a patient under comfort or controlled care (e.g. Hospice) Unknown cause of death ✔ 6. Consider that you are a paramedical clinician anticipating that a patient’s death will result in a Coroner’s Court appearance. From the following, select the correct response related to your responsibility at the scene and the death of the patient? Remove all interventions like IV lines, catheters and others to facilitate easy investigation. ✔ The body should be left exactly the same as it was at the time of death. Provide post-mortem care prior to investigation. Change the patient’s clothes accessible for possible autopsy. CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 6 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task 7. You are attending to a patient that you believe has participated in a serious crime. From the following options, select what your priority responsibility is as a paramedical clinician and professional health care provider? Call the police Gather evidence Interview the client’s history of injury ✔ Provide care for the patient 8. You are attending a callout to a child which you have identified as possibly at risk. You believe there needs to be additional evidence gathered regarding mandatory reporting for the at-risk issues. From the following options, select what your responsibility is as a health care professional relating gathering the evidence? Ask who did this to the child Ask the parents Ask the child Refer to the appropriate agency ✔ 9. What is the definition of valid consent? ✔ Consent obtained without coercion; the patient must be fully informed and must be competent to give consent. Consent obtained with full participation of the paramedical team and relatives. Consent offered through acceptance of rewards and incentives All of the above CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 7 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task 10. Identify the difference between criminal law and civil law. Provide an example of each. (3050 words) The criminal law is based on seeking punishment for any offence, for example, murder, theft or drunken driving. On the other hand, the civil law is based on achieving the remedy for the injured party such as defamation, negligence resulting in death or injury or property damage. 11. In 2018, practitioners with specific ‘paramedic’ level qualifications (degree and above) required national registration under the Paramedicine Board of Australia and on a public register of practitioners, which is managed by AHPRA. Consider the risks within the paramedical healthcare environment for other non-registered paramedical roles and discuss and the perceived legal issues. (40- 80 words) According to Australian Medical Association (AMA), the national registration is necessary because of the need to address the avoidable risks of the harm to the public, and for addressing the expansion in the first aid services. The legal issues that may be involved in this include the issues related to public safety, workforce mobility, insurance and state participation. 12. The registration and term, ‘paramedic’ is said to support public safety. Conduct some additional evidence-based research to identify why registration will support public health care safety and confidence. (50-100 words) Consider: • • The registration support public health and safety in three ways that include defining the paramedic, limiting their control and access and checking the qualifications and integrity and criminal history of the practices. The Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA) belief that the national registration that improves the public safety by increasing the community confidence in the profession of paramedic and through the broader provision of emergency health care in Australia. CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 8 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task 13. What is meant by the term ‘unsatisfactory professional performance’? (30-50 words) According to HPCA, unsatisfactory professional performance is the one that is significantly below the reasonable standards or has contradicted to the laws and regulation. Engaging in over services also comes in under the label of unsatisfactory professional performance. 14. The National Code of Conduct for Health Care Workers sets the minimum standards of conduct and practice for all unregistered health care workers who provide a health service, inclusive of non-registered paramedical practitioners. Where a paramedical practitioner is found to have breached this national code of conduct, what action may be taken against the paramedical practitioner? (60-120 words) The paramedics who will be involved in the breach the code of conduct will have the following actions were taken against them that includes; • Heavy fines • Annulment of the registration for paramedic license. • Imprisonment as per the case situation 15. What information (as a paramedical practitioner) may you need to present at a Coroner’s Court if called to give evidence or testify? (Dot point responses acceptable) The minimum information that is needed for the paramedic to present the evidence or testify at the Coroner's Court include; • The patient's information • The care that the patients received • The staff present at the scene CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 9 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task 16. Conduct some additional research (if required) to respond to the following: You are required to attend court hearing regarding a case you attended and are asked to able to provide confidential patient information. Can you legally disclose this information? (40-80 words) The healthcare workers need to make sure that the privacy & confidentiality of the information of the patients. However, in hearing the court needs to know the confidential information, the paramedic needs to disclose the information after the consent form signed by the authorities and the information should any be disclosed to some people who can process the information. The mandatory reporting requirement for information disclosure needs to be taken care of. 17. What would the legal ramifications be for a paramedical practitioner who breaches confidentiality and/or the privacy law? (dot point explanations acceptable) If the paramedical practitioner is involved in the legal ramification who can breach in the confidentiality or the privacy law, they will have to face the following consequences; • Making them vulnerable to legal actions • Annulment of the paramedic license and registration 18. There are situations where exceptions are made for breaches of confidentiality. What are they? (dot point responses acceptable) The paramedic can disclose confidential information in the following situations • The individual has given the consent • The information is given in the public interest • The law is compelling for the disclosure • The information to be disclosed is in the public domain CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 10 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task 19. Explain how privacy comes to play as part in your work as a health professional? (40-80 words) As a health profession, the privacy law is needed to be considered for addressing the following court cases: • Being a witness in the court case include the examples for critical incidents, postoperative complication and their treatment, negligence of medical diagnoses and for addressing the family law proceedings. • For being a part of the compensation claim 20. Conduct some research on the Ambulance Service of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Clinical Assessment and Referral (CARE) and discuss the principles that should be followed when determining capacity. some principles that should be followed when determining capacity of the patient are: 1. Receive: patient shows capacity to listen and focus, enough to understand the infromation being delivered to him. 2. Believe: patient acknowledges, accepts and believes the information being delivered to him. 3. Retain: patient shows the ability to rememeber the information long enough to evaluate and ana lyze it . Do he looks like he will remember the information once the parameidcal personnel leave hi m alone. 4. Explain: is the patient able to comprehend the information enough to explain it to someone else i ncluding all the risks and complications attached to his medical condition. 21. In your own words, discuss the relevant health significance of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005. (30-40 words) The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 has specific health significance to address the inequality of ATSI people in considering the health department. The act has been particularly designed to address the health needs and to improve state of these people. CHCLEG001 | AT1.1 Assessment Task QMS 17 | Assessment © Australian Paramedical College V2.0 1 May 2020 Page 11 of 25 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically AT1.1 Assessment Task 22. In your own words, outline the guiding principles and rights that are included in the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights. (40-60 words and dot poin...
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