NUR 2300 Health Assessment for Nursing

This course is designed for the nurse who wishes to refine the basic assessment skills. Theoretical data will be focused on the subjective data (history taking) and objective data(physical examination and findings). Common developmental and cultural data will be integrated. Simulated laboratory experiences provide opportunities to apply the assessment skills. The student will analyze the data to determine nursing diagnosis. Prerequisite: R.N., experienced L.P.N., or the student nurse who has successfully completed BIO 1007 and 1008 (or comparable courses) and the first year of the nursing program.