nsg331 | undergraduate

Health Assessment

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This course builds upon previous nursing experience to advance the nursing student's skills in health assessment and physical examination. Topics include the importance of history taking, focused assessment, and data evaluation in developing a plan of care that supports best patient outcomes.

This undergraduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 4
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Integumentary System, Vital Signs, Head, Face, Neck and Neurologic System

    • Incorporate appropriate health assessment techniques to conduct a health history interview and head-to-toe physical assessment.
    • Use the nursing process to identify current and potential health problems.
    • Apply knowledge of developmental, gender, and cultural differences to health assessment.
    • Document health assessment findings.
    • Integrate the health history interview and general survey with physical assessment data.
    • Describe techniques, skills, and appropriate sequencing used in conducting health assessment.
    • Determine protective and predictive factors that influence the health of individuals.
    • Use the nursing process to differentiate normal and abnormal health examination findings.
    • Analyze cultural beliefs and practices in relation to health assessment.
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