Course Title: Confirm physical health status

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5357 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Title: Confirm physical health status

Portfolio: Vocational Education

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.

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

NURS5362C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

NURS5362C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term2 2021

NURS5362C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2022

NURS5369C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2018

Course Contact: Laura Yeomans

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4289

Course Contact Email: laura.yeomans@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain and interpret information about client health status and to check a client’s physical health. It requires a detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology.


This unit applies to individuals working directly with clients and who assist in the provision of health care services. Some disciplines may be subject to state/territory regulatory determination regarding delegation and supervision.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status

Elements:

1. Obtain information about physical health status

2. Check physical health status

3. Identify variations from normal physical health status


Learning Outcomes

The critical learning for this course takes place in clinical placement within the health sector and within simulations in RMIT.  You will be instructed in skills through demonstration, modelling and role play.

Skills development is supported by lectures on theory and underpinning knowledge, classroom discussions, group work, research and reflective practice.  On completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate the below mentioned outcomes satisfactorily -

  1. Obtain information about physical health status 
  2. Check physical health status
  3. Identify variations from normal physical health status


Overview of Assessment

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

 

Assessment Task 1 - Case Study #1

Assessment Task 2 - Case Study #2

Assessment Task 3 - Case Study #3

Assessment Task 4 - Clinical observations