HNN114 - Person-Centred Health Assessment


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in D355, D381, D387, H326, H329
Previously: Health Assessment
Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Naomi Bunker
Warrnambool: Matt Jackson
Waterfront (Geelong): Matt Jackson
CBD/NIKERI Institute: Mardhie Coleman


HBS109, HNN112

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour seminar in weeks 1 - 9
1 x 2 hour simulation in weeks 1 - 9


*National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute students only.


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.

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