Course Title: Confirm physical health status
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2015
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
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
+61 3 9925 4299
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 Work with a detailed understanding of the structure and functioning of body systems
2.Check physical health status
2.1 Use detailed knowledge of the structure and functioning of body systems to check health status prior to delivering health intervention or service in line with plan of care
3.Identify variations from normal physical health status
3.1 Identify a range of signs and symptoms of variations from normal health status using standard methods and protocols
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
On line Quizzes
As timetable matrix on blackboard
Lesson 1 Body Organisation & Chemistry
Lesson 2 Cells & Tissues
Lesson 3 Brain & Cranial Nerves
Lesson 4 Spinal chord & peripheral Nerves
Lesson 5 Endocrine System
Lesson 6 Blood
Lesson 7 Heart
Lesson 8 Blood Vessels
Lesson 9 Lymphatic & Immune
Lesson 10 Respiratory System
Lesson 11 Urinary System
Lesson 12 Digestive system
Lesson 13 Integumentary System
Lesson 14 Special Senses
Lesson 15 Reproductive System
Lesson 16 Muscular System
Lesson 17 Skeletal system
Wet Labs x 3 Heart, Kidney, Bones
Marieb, E.N. ‘Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology’ and ‘Workbook’ (PACK)
Learning Materials PowerPoint Files, Resource Study Sheets
Coloring Workbook Activities and Web Links
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
1. WET LABS x 3 (attendance and activity sheet completion)
Requires 100% attendance for competency*
WET LAB Activity Sheets MUST be submitted during the allocated WET LAB*
All Lab activity sheets MUST be completed to a satisfactory level
Verbal challenges may be included to determine competency
2. Online Quiz x 10 topics
Requires 100% correctly answered for all quiz topics
Each attempt will contain different questions due to random selection pool
Maximum of three (3) attempts per quiz topic (30 minutes per quiz attempt)
See assessment matrix on Blackboard
Students will be notified via blackboard for quiz dates
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