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.


Wednesday 7th October 2020 - RAH 8am to 4.30pm - Applications close 28 September 2020

Tuesday 17th November 2020 - RAH 8am to 4.30pm - Applications close 9 November 2020

Tuesday 1st December 2020 - TQEH 8am to 4.30pm - Applications close 23 November 2020

Application form

For further information
Sue Hutton – Nurse Education Facilitator

Gloria Munro – Nurse Education Facilitator
Phone: 08 8222 7868