Version Effective: 9th of August, 2017
Version Effective: 9th of August, 2017

PDC20106 - Vital Signs - Introduction to Baseline Observations

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course is suitable for health clinicians that have had no or little exposure to performing baseline observations on the client they service.  The course addresses some of the basic principles of measurement and recognition of normal physiological limits.

There is no fee associated with this short course.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for novice health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify what are normal vital signs
  2. Recognise the client's physiological health of their vital organs
  3. Interpret the changes in a deteriorating health status and the importance of monitoring baseline vital signs.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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