69:251 Principles of Health Assessment [Smith]

COURSE PREREQUISITES:

Admission to BScPN program

CO-REQUISITE:

69:153

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course establishes a framework for a systematic approach to the comprehensive assessment of physical, developmental, psychological and social aspects of individuals.  It will emphasize the acquisition of knowledge and skills which enable the student to differentiate between normal and abnormal, to identify needs of individuals, to make decisions regarding psychiatric nursing care, and to record appropriate documentation.  Assessment of family functioning will be introduced.