Course Title: Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5417 Diploma of Nursing

Course Title: Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 50

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Important Information:

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

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Course Contact: Rosemarie Russell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 7478

Course Contact Email: rosemarie.russell@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will learn the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required, within the scope of practice, to perform preliminary and ongoing physical health assessments of all body systems, gathering data that contributes to an individualised health plan of care.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care

Elements:

1. Perform admission assessment.

2. Contribute to plan of nursing care.

3 Evaluate and modify plan of nursing care.

4. Perform discharge procedures.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.