Course Title: Confirm physical health status

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5246 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)


Bundoora Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences


Term1 2011,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Kalpana Raghunathan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99256649

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

This unit should be assessed in conjunction with competency units related to assessment of clients for a particular area of health care delivery (eg enrolled nursing).

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAP401A Confirm physical health status


HLTAP401A /01 Obtain information about physical health status
HLTAP401A /02 Check physical health status
HLTAP401A /03 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

Written Anatomy & Physiology Examination and Pathophysiology examinations
Observation in the workplace with questioning to address appropriate application of knowledge.