January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 30, 2020  
January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PN 111 - Patient Assessment


This course provides students with the opportunity to learn content and skills related to taking histories and providing physical examinations. Students have the opportunity to practice communication techniques related to taking histories and skills required to perform accurate physical examinations. Learning opportunities are directed toward all age groups with a focus on the adult population. Emphasis is placed on the identification, clustering, and analysis of symptoms. Assessment will focus on physical and psychosocial aspects of functioning as well as the process of growth and development. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills in relation to the identification and analysis of health alterations. Formulation of pertinent nursing diagnoses and related documentation will be stressed. 1.50 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 45.00 Prerequisite: None. Corequisites: SC 146 Anatomy and Physiology I .