NS3321D - Holistic Health Assessment - 4 Credits
This online course introduces the nursing student to the principles and psychomotor skills necessary to provide holistic and culturally congruent health and physical assessments for clients across the lifespan. Health promotion and maintenance principles are incorporated throughout this course. Emphasis is placed on use of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, and holistic and cultural appropriate care in collecting and documenting the health history and physical assessment data for client’s health experience. Students are provided faculty-guided theory and interactive experiences in order to develop competence and confidence in the performance of health history and physical assessments across the lifespan (theory and lab).
Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing clinical core
Delivery: online (theory), lab (on campus)