Course Title: Confirm physical health status

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5313 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing)

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016


Bundoora Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Leeanne Mond

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4932

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes a detailed level of knowledge of anatomy and physiology required to confirm physical health status. 

Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge with the aid on summative assessments online and practical assessments.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This unit of competency does  not require pre-requisites.

This unit of competency is a pre-requisite for  other units within the Diploma of Nursing Program.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status


1. Obtain information about physical health status

2.Check physical health status

3.Identify variations from normal physical health status

Learning Outcomes

Students will be presented with;

  • Information relating to structure and function (Anatomy and Physiology) of the human body.
  • Common problems of the human body.
  • Factors which impact physical health.

Students will be able to confirm the physical health status of individuals presenting with different conditions, using anatomical and physiological information.

Overview of Assessment

To meet the requirements of this course, students must

  • successfully complete 12 online tests directed to 12 different organ systems
  • perform client assessments on  people presenting with different conditions