2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Jun 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 103 - Client Assessment

Credit Hours 3
Lecture: 2.5 Lab: 1
Client Assessment is a 3-credit hour course that focuses on the techniques of a head-to-toe physical assessment utilized in the assessment phase of the nursing process. Emphasis is given to the development of a physical assessment skills, interpretation and written description of normal findings, as well as utilization of the diagnostic process to identify defining characteristics of related nursing diagnosis. Content includes a holistic approach and variations of the pediatric and aging clients. Students practice head-to-toe assessment on each other, utilizing techniques of interview, inspection (including use of ophthalmoscope and otoscope), palpation, percussion and auscultation during each class session. Prerequisite: NURS 150   or consent of department.
Is course repeatable for credit? No
Is this course variable hours? No
Mode of Delivery
Traditional, Hybrid

Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No