Courses & Units

Health Assessment 2 CNA155

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Note: Enrolment in this unit is dependent on availability


This unit builds on the key concepts introduced in CNA152: Health Assessment 1 with students continuing to develop their understanding of major body systems and health assessment across the lifespan. Approaches to health assessment will be further matured with the integration of functional anatomy. Students will continue to develop their understanding of the clinical reasoning cycle and its application through a person-centred approach to conducting focused health interviews, physical assessments and the communication of assessment findings.


Unit name Health Assessment 2
Unit code CNA155
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Mrs Angela McKay, Dr Carolyn King

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,360.00 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.


  • CNA152 Health Assessment 1


Teaching Pattern

2 x 50mins weekly lecture, 1 x 2 hour weekly Practical


Online Quizzes  (15%), Written Clinical Reasoning Report (35%), Applied Anatomy and Skills Examination (50%), Professional Portfolio Activities (ungraded pass/fail).

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