Course Title: Contribute to OHS processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: NURS5121C

Course Title: Contribute to OHS processes

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4247 - Certificate IV in Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)

Course Contact: Eileen Milner

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email:

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Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil applicable

Course Description

This unit specifies the workplace performance required by an employee to contribute to OHS processes where there is a responsibility for own work outputs and possibly limited responsibility for work output.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTOHS300A Contribute to OHS processes


HLTOS300A /01 Plan and conduct work safely
HLTOS300A /02 Support others in working safely
HLTOS300A /03 Contribute to OHS participative processes
HLTOS300A /04 Contribute to hazard identification, OHS risk assessment and risk control activities
HLTOS300A /05 Participate in the control of emergency situations

Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to Check the workplace for hazards and risks using an itemised checklist and provide advice and feedback in a constructive and supportive manner on OH&S issues

Details of Learning Activities

Participation in formal lectures
Participate in online learning activities.
Participate in simulations.
Perform elements of competence as designated for this learning segment to the required standard during clinical placement

Teaching Schedule

Phase one of the program

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Crisp, J and Taylor, C. 2005. Potter & Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing. 2nd Ed Elsevier: Sydney


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

On line assessment
Observation in the workplace with questioning to address appropriate application of knowledge

Assessment Tasks

Observation in the workplace with questioning to address appropriate application of knowledge.
Online assessment
Case study and scenario as a basis for discussion of issues and strategies to contribute to best practice.

Assessment Matrix

Online assessment task will be required to be completed throughout the delivery. The assessment task will represent 100% of the required marks.
Observation and assessment of clinical competencies will be ongoing during clinical placements.
To achieve competency assignment must be completed by due date and related clinical competencies achieved

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