This unit focuses on the purpose of screening and assessment of individuals and target groups as a measure to decrease incidence of disease, morbidity and mortality. Student will appraise and compare screening and assessment tools that will be critiqued. Influencing factors including systems, processes, protocol, organisational culture and governance will be explored on an organisation level. Working within a multidisciplinary team, sensitivity to the individual's experience and contact tracing will be explored on an individual level.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - JARVIS'S HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND