Course Overview

Prerequisite: RN or enrolled in the final semester of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) approved associate degree or diploma program with approval of department chairperson. This course is the first in a two course sequence that focuses on client assessment. It provides the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for competency that focuses on the role of the professional nurse in performing a comprehensive health history, physical, and psychosocial assessment. A variety of assessment tools and techniques are utilized. Further focus is on data collection and accurate documentation to communicate findings to the health care team. Part of term course. Two credit hours.

Course Details

  • Course credit hours: 2