Course Title: Recognise healthy body systems
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: VE 2020
Class Number: 3343
Class Section: WFV1
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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
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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
1.1 Correctly use and interpret health terminology that describes the normal structure, function and location of the major body systems
1.2 Correctly use and interpret information that relates to the interrelationships between major components of each body system and other structures
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.
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The learning Lab
The Study Support Hub
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Overview of Assessment
Assessments will include a combination of tasks including knowledge questions and case study analysis.
Students enrolled in Vocational Education and Training qualifications are assessed for Competency. To be assessed as Competent means you have consistently demonstrated the required knowledge and skills to a standard expected in the workplace. To be assessed as Competent in this course, you will need to complete each assessment task to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.
You should refer to the assessment brief which is available through Canvas for a full assessment criterion.
Results that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessments are:
CA - Competency Achieved
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did not submit for assessment
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
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through program administration
It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Applying for an Extension
Extension of time for assessment tasks may be granted where circumstances beyond your control prevent submission by the published due date. Speak with your teacher or course coordinator regarding applying for an extension.
Applying for Special Consideration
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