Course Title: Confirm physical health status

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4367 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Confirm physical health status

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

NURS5362C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email: veemita.kaul@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain and interpret information about client health status and to check a client’s physical health. It requires a detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
This unit applies to individuals working directly with clients and who assist in the provision of health care services. Some disciplines may be subject to state/territory regulatory determination regarding delegation and supervision.

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and
where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.
This course includes clinical placement

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisites or corequisites for this unit of competency



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status

Elements:

1. Obtain information about physical health status

2. Check physical health status

3. Identify variations from normal physical health status


Learning Outcomes

The critical learning for this course takes place in clinical placement within the health sector and within simulations in RMIT.


You will be instructed in skills through demonstration, modelling and roleplay.


Skills development is supported by lectures on theory and underpinning knowledge,
classroom discussions, group work, research and reflective practice.

On completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate the below mentioned outcomes satisfactorily -

  1. Obtain information about physical health status 
  2. Check physical health status
  3. Identify variations from normal physical health status


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks-

Assessment Task 1: Written assessment 1

This assessment task supports knowledge assessment

Assessment Task 2: Written assessment 2
This assessment task supports knowledge assessment

Assessment Task 3: Clinical placement
This assessment task supports learning outcomes 1, 2 & 3


You will be provided with an assessment overview for the course and a descriptor for each assessment task.
Feedback is provided on each assessment