NUR-416 Health Assessment

Open only to Thomas Edison State University students enrolled in the BSN degree program and to nonenrolled RNs.

This course focuses on comprehensive health assessment skills. Using a lifespan approach, students examine the components of health. Physical, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual and nutritional variables are examined through the use of health history and health assessment. Emphasis is placed on physical examination, diagnostic reasoning and the use of nursing process. Alternative and complimentary health practices are discussed as strategies to improve and maintain healthy lifestyles.

Study Methods:

Semester Hours: 3

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