HNN114 - Person-Centred Health Assessment


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in course D355, D381, D387, H326 or H329

Previously: Health Assessment
Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Cham Wickramasinghe
Warrnambool: Christopher Wakefield
CBD/NIKERI Institute: Jamie Wheelahan


HBS109, HNN112



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will spend on average 150 hours over the trimester undertaking synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning activities for this unit.

This will include 27 hours synchronous learning activities and 18 hours of guided asynchronous learning activities.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour seminar per week
1 x 2 hour simulation per week


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit forms part of the Critical Understandings Cluster. Health assessment is an essential skill for nurses in all contexts of care. Appropriate use of assessment data will assist students to further develop clinical decision-making skills essential for the provision of quality and safe patient care.

In this unit students will have the opportunity to develop the mindset, knowledge and skills required to undertake comprehensive and focused health assessment of individuals across the lifespan.

Unit Fee Information

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