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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Participate in a community health assessment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120182  Participate in a community health assessment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Nursing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 09 - Health Sciences and Social Services Preventive Health 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard will enable the learner to function as part of a multidisciplinary health assessment team in a community.

Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community.

    The learners will function within institutional policies related to specific occupational settings, as well as the parameters of the capacities of the learner at this level. Enrolled auxiliary nurse learners will also function within the scope of practice of an enrolled auxiliary nurse as formulated by the South African Nursing Council Regulations. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners starting with this standard are expected to be competent in:
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 2.
  • Communication at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Data for community profile is collected by using a prescribed tool. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The community profile comprehensively reflects factors impacting on health. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The ethical and related issues of collecting data is reflected in reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The prescribed method and process of collecting data is utilised effectively and accurately. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Assist in prioritizing community needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Priorities are determined in collaboration with other members of the health team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A prioritized community diagnosis is substantiated by documents and reports. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of individuals or groups. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The potential effect of contextual factors on health or health care is accurately explained. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Application of ethical issues in data collection.
  • Factors influencing health care - occupational, social, environmental and cultural. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
  • Participate in assessing a community using prescribed methods and instruments.
  • Collect and present data for analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in prioritizing community needs.
  • Explain the influence of specific context variables on the health or health care of a community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Integrated Assessment

    The South African Nursing Council guidelines are used as a reference for clinical competence.

    Formative

    A variety of assessment strategies and/or approaches may be used. These could be - but are not limited to:
  • Tests.
  • Assignments.
  • Workbooks.
  • Projects.
  • Demonstrations.
  • Clinical assessments.

    Summative

    May take the form of:
    > written
    > practical
    > oral assessment
    as agreed to by the relevant ETQA or ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.

    Matrix to indicate how credits are derived:

    Learning experience
  • Theoretical Learning: 20 Hours, 2 Credits
  • Experiential Learning:10 Hours, 1 Credit
    Total 30 Hours 3 Credits 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  71709   National Certificate: Auxiliary Nursing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  61669   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  58163   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Recreation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


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