This unit is only available to registered nurses. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.
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.
|Unit name||Advanced Health Assessment|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Ms Vicki Ibbotson|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- 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|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
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.
|Assessment||Quizzes (20%)|Portfolio (50%)|Data Interpretation (30%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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