An issue confronting many in the health care industry is that symptoms of the normal process of ageing (such as incontinence, falls, infection and confusion) can sometimes be hard to distinguish from the onset of disease, sometimes resulting in late or incorrect diagnosis.
Comprehensive Health Assessment (CHA) looks at the whole-of-life situation of the patient so health care workers are better equipped to provide a full picture of the factors impacting a patient.
CHA focuses on a combination of observation (through watching and listening to a patient) and analysis (understanding a patient's normal state of health and their health goals) to give better meaning to any new information entering the picture and to develop a better tailored health care plan.
We are partnering with RMIT, a global university of technology, design and enterprise, also Australia's largest tertiary institution, to deliver Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Older Person here in Queensland.
Comprehensive Health Assessment of Older People is designed to cover 8 key areas in health assessment:
A learner guide will be provided on USB.
Comprehensive Health Assessment of Older People is recommended for health professionals who have a minimum qualification of or equivalent to a Diploma of Nursing.
Participants who successfully attend the 4 days of training and pass the post-training Comprehensive Health Assessment (CHA) of Older People Objective Knowledge Assessment Scale (OKAS) knowledge test and the Confidence and Attitude towards Comprehensive Health Assessment Scale (CACHAS) test will be issued with a certificate of completion from RMIT University.
Comprehensive Health Assessment of Older People is delivered over 4 days, 3 consecutive days then a break in order to conduct assessments in the workplace, analyse and reflect on your learning before returning for Day 4 for consolidation, feedback and reporting.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Friday, February 17, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:30 PMAUS Eastern Time
Leading Age Services Australia (Brisbane Office)6 Pavilions CloseJindalee, Queensland 4074Australia07 3725 5555
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