CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Clinical Assessment Level I - CALHN

One day course 08:00hrs – 16:30hrs

Thursday 27th February 2020 - TQEH    Applications are now closed
Friday 8th May 2020 - TQEH      Cancelled due to current healthcare demands
Thursday 2nd July 2020 - RAH   Cancelled due to current healthcare demands
Thursday 3rd September 2020 - Cancelled due to current healthcare demands
Tuesday 17th November 2020 - On hold until further notice

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
Sue Hutton – Nurse Education Facilitator

Gloria Munro – Nurse Education Facilitator
Phone: 08 8222 7868