Health-Sciences - Course - Health Assessment Across the Life Span

  • Course Code: NURS220
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: 1Lec; 3Cln;0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

The course focuses on assessment of health across the life span and provides the student with the knowledge and skills needed to assess the health status of individuals throughout life cycle from infancy through old age. An emphasis is placed on assessment of the physical, developmental, psychosocial (cognitive, affective, and behavioral), cultural, and spiritual dimensions of the individual and/or families. The course facilitates opportunities to integrate the knowledge and skills necessary for history taking, physical and psychosocial examination, and documentation. Pre-req: NURS 215