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NURS592. Advanced Health Assessment

In this course the student will master knowledge and clinical skills in health history and physical examination of infants, children, adolescents, adults, pregnant females and geriatric clients. It is a comprehensive course teaching how to obtain subjective data (client's health history), and perform objective data (physical examination skills, health promotion techniques, and clinical assessment tools). It enables students to practice and refine interdisciplinary and therapeutic communication as well as assessment and psychomotor skills. Activities foster critical thinking, prioritization, delegation, and teamwork and include health and physical assessment of diverse individuals and health promotion; disease and injury prevention, and evidence-based teaching/learning in a multicultural environment. Pre-Requisite: Admission to the MSN program, Credit: 3 hours