NUR 362 - Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Individual

3 credits ( 2 didactic hours / 1 lab hour )

Prerequisite:
Anatomy and Physiology I and II

Description:

This course builds on the bio-psychosocial sciences and focuses on techniques of history taking and physical examination in a cross-cultural context. Using a systems approach, focused and comprehensive assessments of essentially well clients throughout the lifespan are addressed. Students will describe findings and differentiate normal from atypical or abnormal. Diagnostic reasoning skills are developed through analysis of the assessment data. The laboratory practicum provides opportunities for students to integrate communication, assessment and problem-solving skills with fundamental nursing care procedures.

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