Course Title: Contribute to client assessment and developing nursing care plans

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Contribute to client assessment and developing nursing care plans

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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 99254837

Course Contact Email: carylin.lenehan@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required of an Enrolled Nurse in contributing to the development of individualised health care plans by collection of data captured during a client’s preliminary and ongoing health assessments. Assessment is based on a lifespan approach

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This unit is recommended to be assessed in conjunction with the following related competency unit:
HLTAP501A Analyse health information
HLTEN502A Apply effective communication skills in nursing practice
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTEN503B Contribute to client assessment and developing nursing care plans

Elements:

1. Collect data that contributes to client health care plan

2. Undertake client assessment for admission and discharge

3. Analyse client health assessment data and observations

4. Contribute to the development of individual care plans for clients

5. Prepare for client discharge


Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of this unit of competency include the skills and knowledge required of an Enrolled Nurse in contributing to the development of individualised health care plans by collection of data captured during a client’s preliminary and ongoing health assessments. Assessment is based on a lifespan approach.


Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency is assessed in conjunction with HLTEN504A Implement and evaluate a plan of nursing care.
Case study assignment & Clinical placement competency assessment

Clinical placement competency assessment:
In order for students to be deemed Competent in skill based units, it is a requirement that student’s attend 80% of all classes in each course of study and successfully complete, to a Competent level (grade CA) a pre-clinical hurdle. Failure to meet these components may result in withdrawal from Clinical Placement.