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Trimester 3 (B) (only available for commencing students with credit for prior learning)
|Cohort rule:||(Normally students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing or an associated combined degree to enrol in this unit)|
Trimester 3 (2012-2013) D Copley (B)
J Reynoldson-Ross (B), C Wakefield (W)
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 2 hour laboratory per week
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
Health assessment is a foundational skill for nurses in all contexts of care and forms part of the Parallel Studies in Nursing cluster. In this unit students have the opportunity to develop the knowledge, techniques and skills required by the professional nurse to perform holistic, comprehensive nursing health assessment including the physical examination of individuals. Students will develop clinical reasoning skills foundational to the provision of quality patient care, in particular those nursing activities that are directed at risk management, symptom management, and promoting patient function.
Online tests 4 x 15 minute tests (equivalent 1000 words) 40%, assignment (1500 words) 60%, practical skills examination (15 minutes, equivalent 1500 words) hurdle requirement, laboratory skills workshops: minimum 80% attendance
Jarvis, C 2011, Physical Examination and health assessment, 6th edn, Saunders, St Louis.
Jarvis, C 2011, Student Laboratory manual for physical examination and health assessment, 6th edn, Saunders, St Louis.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.