Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
NRS 320 Health Assessment and Physical Examination
2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours; 3 credits
The skills and techniques to perform culturally competent comprehensive health assessment and physical examination for generalist-nursing practice are refined. Nursing assessments of normal health parameters serve to differentiate the health patterns of culturally diverse individuals across the life span. Communication strategies, health histories, data from interviews, and case studies will be critically analyzed for quality safe nursing care for individuals, families and communities. Standardized nursing classification systems are used throughout the course.
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