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This two day seminar focuses on clinical assessment skills and building practice knowledge. Anne Evans-Murray is a leading Australasian nurse presenter known for her expert delivery of enjoyable presentations that ensure participants not only understand and retain the practice knowledge covered but will enjoy the experience. The skills covered assist with the recognition of the signs and symptoms of a deteriorating patient.


This seminar relates to the nurse in critical care, emergency department, community, and the ward nurse wishing to increase their knowledge of clinical assessment skills and intervene in a situation where a patient's condition is deteriorating.


All attendees must meet the below criteria

  • Participation on a Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP) or QLP for midwives
  • Performance Review assessed within the last 12 months


This course covers the following topics

  • cardiac assessment
  • assessment of chest pain
  • neurological assessment
  • respiratory assessment
  • chest x-ray assessment
  • abdominal assessment
  • miscellaneous & renal

Time allocation

2 day programme. 16 Professional development hours.


$115.00 (GST Inclusive). There is no cost for CCDHB HHS, Primary or ARC nurses provided they meet the prerequisite to attend


9th & 10th March 2020 8.30am-4pm. Attendance on both days is compulsory


Horne Lecture Theatre

Level 12, Ward Support Block (WSB)

Wellington Hospital

Riddiford Street, Newtown


Cancellation policy

Cancellations made within 10 working days of the event will be liable for full payment. Substitutions can be made at any time without incurring penalty.

Bookings and Enquiries

Hospital Employees: Connect Me

External: Registration form


Last updated 10 December 2019.