Advanced Clinical Nursing Assessment (SNGP3001)


This unit of study focuses on the advanced clinical abilities required for nursing assessment of patients, families and communities in the 21st century. Students will learn how to undertake advanced assessment of a patient's condition based on physical and psycho-social determinants of health and wellbeing. Students will be instructed in processes for analysis of this data to facilitate insightful informed nursing practice decisions. From the individual to community levels of the wider socio-economic context students will study emerging patterns of disease and how this impacts on their role as nurses.

Further unit of study information


lectures/tutorials and independent learning/online


essay/case study (40%) and reflective question (60%) and satisfactory completion of lab reports

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.