CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Clinical Assessment Level I - CALHN

Target audience

Enrolled and Registered Nurses who would benefit from a refresher in Clinical Assessment knowledge and skills at an introductory level.

Learning outcomes

 On completion of the Clinical Assessment Level 1 course the Participant will be able to:

  • identify the essential aspects of patient assessment
  • discuss how Critical Thinking is essential when undertaking a patient Assessment
  • recognise that the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) standards are essential elements underpinning the assessment process
  • identify both the ‘Standard 8 - core physiological observation’ required to be measured as well as the other areas to be assessed when performing a thorough ‘head to toes’ assessment of a patient
  • discuss the modifications to the assessment process necessary when a patient appears to be deteriorating
  • differentiate nursing interventions appropriate for various patient scenarios and the appropriate level of escalation required for each
  • as part of a group use the principles of clinical assessment to recognise and respond to a variety of patient scenarios.

Dates

All program times are 8am to 4.30pm

Tuesday 17th November 2020 - RAH - Applications are now closed.

Tuesday 1st December 2020 - TQEH - Applications close 23 November 2020

Thursday 29th January 2021 - RAH - Applications close 15 January 2021

Wednesday 24th February 2021 - RAH - Applications close 12 February 2021

Thursday 11th March 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 26 February 2021

Wednesday 14th April 2021 - RAH - Applications close 2 April 2021

Wednesday 2nd June 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 21 May 2021

Thursday 19th August 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 6 August 2021

Thursday 23rd September 2021 - RAH - Applications close 10 September 2021

Wednesday 20th October 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 8 October 2021

Thursday 11th November 2021 - RAH - Applications close 29 October 2021

Wednesday 1st December 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 19 November 2021


Application form


For further information
Claire James – Nurse Education Facilitator
Email: Claire.james@sa.gov.au