COURSE: 30-607 Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice (3)|
This course addresses the advanced competencies needed to complete a comprehensive health assessment of patients across the lifespan. Levels of physical, cognitive, and social functioning are analyzed and interpreted. Special emphasis is placed on age, gender, and cultural variations. The course emphasizes diagnostic reasoning that guides the collection and interpretation of data to serve as a basis for advanced practice. Evidence-based strategies are used to assess the health of individuals within the context of family, community and culture. Prerequisite: Departmental permission, 30-605, or concurrent enrollment.