NURS 3312 Health Assessment

Designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to gather information through health history and assessments about an individual's biopsycho-social-spiritual needs. Included are those theories, concepts, and processes related to interviewing to obtain a health history, and for doing a physical examination of adults. Relevant content from developmental theories (particularly aging), health befliefs, and cultural concepts are included which influence health assessment skills. Prerequisites: Eligibility to enroll is determined by the Nursing Admissions Committee. Completion of 45 semester hours of courses applicable to the nursing degree including A&P I and II , and completion of NURS 2310 (or concurrent enrollment). Non-nursing majors must have junior standing (including A&P I and II) with approval of instructor. Lab fee.