Aug 09, 2022  
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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NURS 301 - Health Assessment

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This theory / laboratory course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to conduct a comprehensive systems-based health assessment using a holistic framework. Patient health care needs will be determined by the process of analyzing assessment data using the curricular concept of critical thinking / clinical judgment. Standard terminologies, documentation standards and techniques, therapeutic communication and teaching / learning principles are explored. Health promotion and patient centered care are emphasized. Variations in assessment and health needs of patients across cultures and the lifespan are explored. (2 credits (2 hrs./wk. x 15 wks.=60 hrs.) lecture and 1 credit (30 hrs.) lab=2 hrs./wk. x 15 weeks.) (Offered fall, spring.)  Prerequisite(s): A-BSN direct admission to program; TUP - BIOL 231 , BIOL 280 , UC 110 , and UC 120  . May be taken concurrently with NURS 110  or UC 110  or ENGL 111 , NURS 201 HSPTS 230  and / or BIOL 232 . May be taken prior to NURS-300 with instructor permission. *Special fee applies (see “special fees” in “Financial Section” of this Bulletin.) Corequisite(s): This course is taken concurrently with NURS 300 Foundational Nursing Concepts and Interventions .



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