Course Title: Assess clients and manage client care

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5246 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)

Course Title: Assess clients and manage client care

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

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Course Contact: Carylin Lenehan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

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Course Description

This competency unit describes the skills and knowledge required for the Enrolled/Division 2 Nurse to address the principles of best practice in nursing care delivery, client service and health care teamwork in order to provide holistic nursing care to clients at an advanced level in a variety of health care settings

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTEN606A Assess clients and manage client care


1. Determine the health status and nursing needs of client(s) in consultation/ collaboration with a registered nurse
2. Participate in management of the plan of care for client/group of clients
3. Contribute to the multidisciplinary approach to health care
4. Implement best practice nursing interventions for client/s in consultation/ collaboration with a registered nurse
5. Evaluate client responses to nursing interventions in consultation/collaboration with a registered nurse

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Delivery: Nominal Hours 30
• Classroom – 15 hours
• Self-directed learning – 6 hours
• Laboratory – 9 hours