This course focuses on health and nursing assessment of all age groups and stages of development. It is a comprehensive assessment course with emphasis on health history taking and complete physical assessment/examination. Students will examine all body systems and focus on all age groups. Students will also learn by examining case studies. Students will have actual practice experience via a comprehensive health history assignment.
Textbook:Health Assessment & Physical Examination (fourth edition) by Mary Ellen Zator Estes. New York; Thompson Learning, A division of Delmar Publishing. 2010. ISBN#13-978-1-4354-2756-3.