Oct 24, 2020  
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[4 Credits]
Advanced Health Assessment builds upon basic health assessment knowledge and skills to provide advanced and in depth content on comprehensive patient history along with physical and psychological patient assessment within the context of advanced practice nursing roles. This course focuses on the differentiation between normal and abnormal findings as well as the identification, analysis and interpretation of risk factors and abnormal clinical and diagnostic findings. Directed laboratory and simulated learning experiences emphasize critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills needed in order to establish differential diagnoses in order to determine appropriate and effective health care. (3 hours theory and 1 hour lab)