Health Assessment Theory Review for Nurses

14 weeks Course

Overview

This course is designed to help the nurse acquire the knowledge and critical thinking skills required to develop and perform a complete health assessment. The assessment of each body system will include transcultural and lifespan considerations. Students will review methods of obtaining and recording a holistic health assessment which includes a physical, psychosocial, and a health history. There will be a review of the screening tools used for assessing domestic violence, pain, mental health, and nutritional status. Please note that there is no lab component to this course.

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.