May 11, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

NUR 4850 - Health Assessment for the Professional Nurse


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This course provides an opportunity for RNs to enhance their health assessment skills. Emphasis is on comprehensive physical assessment techniques, interviewing skills, multi- system assessments, and genetic and health risk assessments. The key elements of the physiological, psychological, developmental, spiritual, socioeconomic and cultural dimensions essential for holistic assessment across the lifespan are explored. Students are introduced to evidence-based clinical assessment tools.