Course Title: Analyse health information

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: NURS5320C

Course Title: Analyse health information

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: Bundoora Campus

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

Course Contact: Leeanne Mond

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Erica O’Donoghue

+61 3 9925 7573

Nominal Hours: 30

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

This unit must be assessed after successful achievement of pre-requisite:

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the application of in-depth level of knowledge of anatomy and physiology required to analyse available health information in relation to specific services to be provided

This unit of competency is co delivered with HLTEN503B Contribute to client Assessment and developing nursing care plans.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAP501C Analyse health information


1. Analyse health information


2. Plan action(s) to address identified health status


3. Implement services

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course students should be able to:

• Analyse health information
• Plan action(s) to address identified health status
• Implement services

Details of Learning Activities



On line work

Teaching Schedule

As per student timetable located on blackboard

Lesson 1 Growth & Development

Lesson 2 Documentation, Admission & discharge

Lesson 3 Developing Care Plans

Lesson 4 Assessment Skills

Lesson 5 Vital Signs

Lesson 6 Neurological, Neurovascular assessments

Lesson 7 Diagnostic testing & specimen collection

Lesson 8 Emergency Conditions

Lesson 9 Implementing Services

Lab sessions

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Kozier & Erb's Functional Nursing


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Underpinning knowledge for this competency will be assessed via the following methods

  • Written Examination / Assessment
  • Case Studies
  • Diagnostics quiz

Assessment Tasks

Poster Presentation

Case Study

On line quiz - terminology

Lab assessments

Clinical Placement


This unit is delivered in conjunction HLTEN503B Contribute to Client Assessment.

Satisfactory must be achieved for each assessment task to attain a COMPETENT score for the unit.



Assessment Matrix

See assessment matrix on blackboard

Other Information

Assessment Information

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Additional Information


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