|Undergraduate Course Details|
|Title||Health Assessment Across the Life Span|
This course is designed to involve experienced nurses in developing their skills in obtaining health histories, physical examinations, and in clinical reasoning, in the assessment of diverse patients across the life span. Content related to the identification of problem symptoms and abnormal findings, and the linking of findings to underlying pathophysiology will be examined. Diagnostic reasoning will be used to analyze and interpret the data to establish and test explanatory hypotheses. Four lecture hours per week. Open only to and required of students in the RN to BSN program. Not open to students who have taken NUR361A or NUR440A. Prerequisites: Massachusetts Registered Nurse License, or permission of instructor.