Vital Signs - Introduction to Baseline Observations - PDC20106

If you are interested in learning about the basic principles of vital sign measurements and recognition of normal physiological limits, then this micro-credential is for you. You will learn how to identify normal vital signs and recognise physiological health of vital organs. You will also have an understanding of how to interpret the changes in deteriorating health status and the importance of monitoring baseline vital signs of your client. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.






2 hours

This online micro-credential is suitable for health clinicians that have had no or little exposure to performing baseline observations on the client they service. The course addresses some of the basic principles of measurement and recognition of normal physiological limits.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

There is no fee associated with this micro-credential.

Standard Micro-credential Structure

Duration: 2 hours
  1. Identify what are normal vital signs
  2. Recognise the client's physiological health of their vital organs
  3. Interpret the changes in a deteriorating health status and the importance of monitoring baseline vital signs.


Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

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