Courses & Units

Advanced Health Assessment CNA533

Note:

This unit is only available to registered nurses. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.

Introduction

This unit provides students with the opportunity to further develop their health assessment skills by engaging in a number of learning activities. Students will recognise the essential concepts of health assessment that can be applied in any situation and reflect on their own professional work and the skills they may require. Students will be presented with diverse hypothetical situations (case studies) to gain insight into the adaptability of fundamental assessment skills using a range of approaches to health assessment.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Health Assessment
Unit code CNA533
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Ms Vicki Ibbotson
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

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 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate the essential skills of advanced health assessment, and apply these to diverse contexts
  • Accurately interpret integrated assessment findings to make informed clinical decision
  • Demonstrate proficient application of your advanced health assessment skills to your work context
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060301 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,615.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Individual Study – This unit is offered fully online via MyLO (My Learning Online). You are expected to devote around 10 hours per week to the study materials, assessment tasks and self-directed learning.

AssessmentQuizzes (20%)|Portfolio (50%)|Data Interpretation (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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