Course details

NURS 233 - Hlth Assessment Lab

Prerequisite (Advisory):

Prerequisite (Enforced): (BIOLCHEM 212 and NURS 194 and 196 and 210 and 211) and preceded or accompanied by NURS 232

Credits: 2.00

Health Assessment Lab --- Engaged learning and diverse simulated clinical experiences will be used to create opportunities to integrate the knowledge and skills necessary for history taking, physical and psychosocial examination. Students will practice assessing physiological systems, using therapeutic communication to examine cognition, affect, social and cultural determinants of health, lifespan development, and functional status. Communication is stressed as critical to effective assessment. Students will work towards integrating knowledge about assessment into practice using a variety of innovative strategies.