Basic Health Assessment (N312)


Course Memo

 Basic Health Assessment
This course builds on knowledge about anatomy and physiology. The student will develop skills in the systematic assessment of adults. Both theory and lab settings offer the student a comprehensive learning environment.
Course Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

  • Perform effective interviewing skills with adult patients to collect and interpret data through critical-thinking skills to achieve valid assessment.
  • Recall knowledge of anatomy and physiology through an efficient physical assessment.
  • Demonstrate patient-centered assessment and interviewing skills to differentiate and document normal versus abnormal assessment findings.
  • Identify health promotion and health teaching associated with normal physiologic and psychosocial changes of aging.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of required general education courses.

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