Course Title: Confirm physical health status
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2016
Course Code: NURS5236C
Course Title: Confirm physical health status
School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5313 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing)
Course Contact: Leeanne Mond
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4932
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Nominal Hours: 90
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit of competency does not require pre-requisites.
This unit of competency is a pre-requisite for other units within the Diploma of Nursing Program.
This unit of competency describes a detailed level of knowledge of anatomy and physiology required to confirm physical health status.
Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge with the aid on summative assessments online and practical assessments.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status
1. Obtain information about physical health status
1.1 Structure and functioning of body systems
1.2 Factors that impact on physical conditions
1.3 Obtain information through observation and questioning
2.Check physical health status
2.1 Check health status of body systems
2.2 Link health status to interventions
2.3 Clarify implications of health status
3.Identify variations from normal physical health status
3.1 Identification of signs and symptoms
3.2 Identification of contributing factors
3.3 Identification of risk factors
3.4 Recognise serious health issues
Students will be presented with;
- Information relating to structure and function (Anatomy and Physiology) of the human body.
- Common problems of the human body.
- Factors which impact physical health.
Students will be able to confirm the physical health status of individuals presenting with different conditions, using anatomical and physiological information.
Details of Learning Activities
Students will have access via Blackboard to short video tutorials outlining relevant anatomy and physiology of a region are delivered over a course of 12 weeks. Each topic on the learning hub (Blackboard) has a quiz related to it.
It is strongly recommended that you attempt these and attend the tutorial classes. You will have unlimited attempt at these formative quizzes (practice assessments)
The teaching schedule for BF11 Onshore Students.
Overview of Assessment
To meet the requirements of this course, students must
- successfully complete 12 online tests directed to 12 different organ systems
- perform client assessments on people presenting with different conditions
Performance evidence/Practical Component
You must be able to demonstrate that you are able to:
· correctly interpret and
anatomical and physiological client information to check the physical health status on two occasions in a simulated environment on dates specified in the blackboard shell based on your section code enrolment
You need to obtain 100% in all 12 Summative Quizzes AND be deemed satisfactory in the practical component of your assessment in order to be deemed competent for this course.
You will be required to complete 12 Online Tests on the following topics:
1. Cells, tissues and organs
2. Integumentary System
3. Musculo-Skeletal System
4. Nervous System
5. Special Senses
6. Endocrine system
7. Cardiovascular System
8. Respiratory System
9. Lymphatic & Immune Systems
All 12 online tests need to be completed by the dates specified in the Learning Management system related to students specific section code.
You are required to obtain a 100% mark for each of the online test topics.
You will be allowed three attempts for each online test.
Each attempt will contain different questions due to a random selection pool.
You will have a maximum of 60 minutes per attempt.
As per Blackboard Matrix
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