NURS225 Information

Introduction to Health Assessment

This course provides the student with a comprehensive approach to health assessment using the nursing process. It incorporates theory and practice in history taking, physical examination techniques, use of assessment tools /equipment and health teaching. A wholistic approach, integrating cultural considerations, is utilized as the student learns common variations seen in healthy clients, age-related variations, and common abnormal findings. Case studies, as well as actual assessments, will provide a comprehensive learning experience. The student will learn a generalized as well as a focused approach to assessment. The co-requisite courses, NURS 220 Foundations of Nursing and NURS 225 Introduction to Health Assessment are intended to reinforce each other by presenting complementary content to facilitate an understanding of the course competencies. This course includes three credit hours of theory (45 clock-hours)and one credit hour of lab (30 clock-hours).


Course Sections for Fall 2014-2015 Trimester
Carolyn Ramsey
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1:00pm-4:00pm
Sep 02 - Dec 12, 2014
Section AX
Main Campus
38 spaces available
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