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NURS 311

Health Assessment

Course Code: NURS 311

Credit: (2+2)

Pre-Requisite: PNUR 211

This course provides the student with the opportunity to develop skills in physical assessment across the life span and to evaluate the client’s health status from a holistic perspective. The applications of selected principles from previous sciences and nursing courses are incorporated throughout the theory content of the course. Laboratory science experience (Nursing Skills Lab) is provided to enable the student to expand that knowledge base to include skills necessary to perform comprehensive health assessment to a diverse population. Students will develop skills and techniques required for a comprehensive assessment within a legal/ethical framework of the nursing profession.