NURS 3397 Health Assessment (3-0-3)

This course is a study of the advanced knowledge and skills beyond the Associates’ degree in Nursing, designed to enhance health assessment for nursing practice in the care of individuals across the lifespan.  Theory and skills essential to completing a comprehensive and holistic health history and physical examination are emphasized.  In addition, the holistic delivery of care will include cultural, spiritual, nutritional, alternative, complementary therapies, and health promotion for the delivery of safe and person-centered care. The importance of comprehensive and accurate documentation as a tool for effective communication amongst the interdisciplinary team is reviewed.



Lecture Hours



Acceptance into the RN-BSN Completion Program.