NURS 3323 HEALTH ASSESSMENT

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Credits
Lecture Hours
Lab Hours

NURS 3323 Health Assessment
Traditional BSN Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1404/1004 or higher) and BIOL 2404/2004 and BIOL 2414/2014 and ENGL 1320 and ENGL 1330 and MATH 1313 and PSYC 1313 and PSYC 2301 and PSYC 3301 and GOVT 2313 and Formal acceptance to the Nursing Program and GPA of 3.0
Corequisite(s): NURS 3222/3022 and NURS 3309 and NURS 3023 and NURS 3408/3008
RN to BSN Prerequisite(s): Unencumbered RN license and formal acceptance into the RN to BSN program
RN to BSN Corequisite(s): None

Assessment of the individuals across the lifespan is taught within the context of growth and development. The student should be able to differentiate between normal findings, normal variations and abnormal findings in individuals when performing assessments in a variety of settings. Assessment, as the first step of the nursing process, is the foundation for a systematic approach to care of the individual. The student will organize and analyze data to select appropriate NANDA Nursing Diagnoses for health promotion. This is a three-semester hour course, including 67.5 clinical hours.


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