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Physical Examination and Health Assessment Skills Refresher Short Course - Contact Tuition

Interests: Examination / Head-to-toe exam / Physical examination / Health Assessment / Full body exam / Primary Health Care / Occupational Health / Workplace health


Employees are appointed in jobs that they are not suited for either due to physical or other constraints. Conducting a physical examination and health assessment before placement is crucial to:

Fitting the man to the job, establish ?tness to work, maintain ?tness, diagnosis of early occupational, non-occupational disease identi?es presence of disease or potential disease, recognition of harmful lifestyles, lifestyle practices or occupational practices.

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Who Should Enrol

Professional nurses who are required to take a history, perform a physical examination and complete a Health Assessment on an individual, who have completed the full course previously.

Course Design

1-day Interactive practical workshop with lectures and demonstrations.

Course Content

  • Taking of a comprehensive history
  • Physical Examination and Health Assessment
  • Preparing nursing care plans
  • Assess healthcare needs


Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 5 Clinical CEU’s on Level 2.


To qualify for the certi?cate of attendance, participants should fully attend the workshop.

Admission Requirements

Proof of SANC Registration as a Professional Nurse.

Booking is essential.

Proof required of full course attended or PHC Quali?cation.

Payment must be settled before training is undertaken.