Courses & Units

Health Assessment 1 CNA152

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

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Enrolment in this unit is dependent on availability

Introduction

This unit introduces students to human growth and physical development, major body systems and health assessment across the lifespan. Approaches to health assessment will be introduced, with the integration of foundational anatomy and physiology. Students will begin to develop the capacity to utilise a clinical reasoning framework and person-centred approach to conduct a focused health interview, perform physical assessments and communicate assessment findings.

Summary

Unit name Health Assessment 1
Unit code CNA152
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Alex Chan, Kylie Hoffman

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,527.00 060301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

13 weeks content

2 x 50 minute lecture weekly

2 x 50 minute simulated learning environments weekly

Assessment

Online quizzes 15%

Vital signs competency assessment (skills assessment and clinical reasoning report) 40%

Applied anatomy and skills exam 45%Professional Portfolio activities (pass/fail)

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Textbooks

Required

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