Course Title: Confirm physical health status

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4203 Certificate IV in 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

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2009,
Term1 2011


Bundoora Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences


Term2 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2010

Course Contact: City: Carylin Lenehan. Bundoora: Erica Keen

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4837 / 9925 6649

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No pre-requisities

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAP401A 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

The application of knowledge and skills described in this competency unit may provide information to clients or assist in the provision of health care services.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include:

Observation in the workplace,

Written Assignments/projects, case study and scenario as a basis for discussion of isssues and  strategies to contribute to best practice.

Questioning : written or verbal