This course provides the nurse with a comprehensive approach to health promotion and assessment, using the nursing process. It is accomplished by theory and practice in history taking, physical exam techniques, use of assessment tools/equipment, and health teaching. The student will learn about common variations seen in healthy clients, age-related variations, and common abnormal findings. This course includes four credit hours of theory and clinical projects (60 clock-hours)and meets the requirements for a written communication course (see Communication Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Bulletin).
All prerequisite(s) must be completed with a minimum grade of C (2.00). DNRS 324 will also suffice for prerequisite.