Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

NURS 505 - Advanced Health/Physical Assessment

This course is available as an Intensive only.

This course focuses on comprehensive physical assessment which includes in-depth health history, physical and psychological signs and symptoms, developmental stages, pathophysiologic changes, and psychosocial and cultural characteristics of the individual, family, and community as client. Enhancement of communication and observational skills are emphasized along with the development of sensitive and refined interviewing techniques.  Students must obtain a master’s prepared nurse preceptor who will proctor their final exam which is a comprehensive head-to-toe physical assessment.

BSN, RN, or RN with bachelor degree in another discipline, NURS 225, 440, 445, 490, 491 and undergraduate Health Assessment course.

Credits: 3

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