Holistic Health Assessment

Prepares the beginning-nursing student to conduct a holistic health assessment of adults that respect developmental differences across the lifespan. The emphasis is on health and development of individuals. Students are introduced to broad definitions and indicators of health, with a focus on nursing framework. Assessment, consistent with the ANA Scope and Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice (2010), is foundational to the nurse¿s goal of maximizing health. Student explore caring behaviors, interviewing concepts and physical examination techniques, which are used to conduct holistic health histories and physical assessments to determine the health status of individuals.

Course Details

Campus: 
Dartmouth
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Nursing
Number: 
NUR 242
Semester: 
Fall 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, June 25, 2018