Course Title: Recognise healthy body systems
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: VE 2020
Class Number: 1964
Class Section: BENE
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Course Code: NURS5367C
Course Title: Recognise healthy body systems
This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with;
- CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
School: 375T Vocational Design and Social Context
Campus: City Campus
Program: C3401 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
Course Contact: Gwen Cawsey
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4581
Course Contact Email: Gwen.Cawsey@rmit.edu.au
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 70
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.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body. This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
1. Work with information about the human body
2. Recognise and promote ways to support healthy functioning of the body
2.1 Review factors that contribute to maintenance of a healthy body
2.2 Evaluate how the relationships between different body systems affect and support healthy functioning
2.3 Enhance quality of work activities by using and sharing information about healthy functioning of the body
On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.
Details of Learning Activities
Workshops where information is shared through talks and discussions, and exercises are conducted to apply learning. Time is spent during workshops for students to work on assessment tasks. It is an expectation that students also work on tasks outside of workshop time.
|Session 2|| Body systems introduction Musculoskeletal system common issues with the musculoskeletal system Digestive system/common issues|
|Session 3|| Healthy eating/drinking water and dehydration Issues affecting nutritional intake hair care nail care Personal care|
|Session 4|| Food safety Resident Care plan/Interpreting meal plan eating support/techniques|
|Session 5|| slide sheets bed to chair floor to chair moving residents in/out of vehicles Falls in care facilities Risk factors/preventing falls managing falls with/no injury|
|Session 6|| Respiratory System/Issues with urinary system/common issues circulatory system/common issues Lymphatic system/common issues found integumentary system/common issues found Immune system/common issues found Male/Female Reproductive System and common issues found|
|Session 7|| endocrine system/common issues found nervous system/common issues found special senses Introduction to unit body regulation balancing water and electrolytes The ouch factors infection control physical activity|
|Session 8|| Intro to unit changes to personal support needs reporting difficulties to supervisor privacy/confidentiality protecting resident rights completing documents progress notes storing documents|
Overview of Assessment
Assessments will include a combination of tasks including knowledge questions and case study analysis.
Task 1: Knowledge questions
Task 2: Practical assessment
Task 3: Practical assessment
Task 4: Practical assessment
Task 5: Practical assessment
Task 6: Practical assessment
Task 7: Practical assessment
Students will have access to a marking rubric for reference at the time assessment tasks are distributed.
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