CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Clinical Assessment Level I - CALHN

One day course 08:00hrs – 16:30hrs


Tuesday 24th September 2019 - RAH          APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Thursday 24th October 2019 - TQEH           PROGRAM FULL - APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Wednesday 27th November 2019 - TQEH    PROGRAM FULL - APPLICATIONS CLOSED

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.


For further information
Zoe Robb – Nurse Education Facilitator
Phone: 08 8222 7868

Gloria Munro – Nurse Education Facilitator
Phone: 08 8222 7868