Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 350 - Advanced Health Assessment

Credits: 4

This course is designed to further develop knowledge of the practicing nurse in the area of advanced health assessment. The course will focus on the comprehensive holistic health and physical assessment of the client. Using evidence-based practice and quality improvement standards the course will focus on the client’s physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, and environmental parameters. The course will also promote health promotion and well-being of the individual, families, groups, and communities using developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches. The course will also incorporate evidence-based practices to guide health promotion and illness prevention objectives such as health teaching, health counseling, screening, outreach, disease and outbreak investigation, referral, and follow-up throughout the lifespan. These evidence-based practices and interventions will be based on effectiveness, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and equity using compassionate, patient-centered, evidence-based care that is respectful to the client and the family and retaining their preferences.