NUR203 - Nur203 - Health Assessment
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Nur203 - Health Assessment
Health and Healing: Health AssessmentThis course will provide students with the basic principles and components of a holistic nursing assessment of individuals across the lifespan. Students will achieve knowledge and skills in communication, interviewing and assessment of the physical status of individuals. Different factors will be explored which affect health assessment including physical, psychosocial, sexual, cultural, spiritual, familial, community and environmental concerns. Students will learn normal and chosen abnormal findings.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
This course will provide students with the basic principles and components of a holistic nursing assessment of individuals across the lifespan. Students will achieve knowledge and skills in communication, interviewing, history taking and health assessment of individuals. Different factors will be explored which affect health assessment including physical, psychosocial, sexual, cultural, spiritual, familial, community and environmental concerns. Students will learn normal and chosen abnormal findings. This course includes 2 hours classroom and 2 hours of skills practice in the laboratory environment with human and simulated models.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate basic skills in physical assessment of an individual.
2. Describe normal findings and variations across the life span.
3. Interpret findings of holistic health assessment, integrating knowledge from nursing and other disciplines.
4. Demonstrate understanding of therapeutic communication skills.
5. Obtain a holistic health history using appropriate interviewing skills
6. Integrate transcultural considerations into health assessment and demonstrate behaviours that reflect the needs of individuals and acceptance of each person as a unique individual
7. Demonstrate competence in selected CNO Entry to Practice Competencies
8. Practice in a simulated, supervised setting, according to CNO professional nursing standards.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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