May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 209 - Health Assessment | NU 209L Health Assessment Lab

This course presents an overview of assessment of the adult. Emphasis will be placed on communication and interviewing skills to promote collection of the health history, critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical decision-making. Systems review of normal variations and the most common abnormalities will occur. Students will make beginning nursing diagnoses. The student will practice interviewing, systems assessment, and documentation of findings from the health history and physical examination as well as have virtual simulation practice opportunities. To successfully complete the course, the student will demonstrate a comprehensive health examination and history. The course builds on information from anatomy and physiology and growth and development Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 30/30/0/60 Prerequisites: SC 246 Anatomy and Physiology II . Corequisite: