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NUR 103 HEALTH ASSESSMENT FOR THE PRACTICAL NURSE (1)
Provides a foundation in assessment and related therapeutic communication and teaching skills within the legal role of the Practical Nurse (PN). Information is presented to assist the learner in obtaining a health history and in performing a basic assessment on adults and older adults with predictable outcomes. Health maintenance and health promotion concepts are incorporated throughout the course. Relevant mental health, psychosocial and ethno cultural concepts are integrated. Learning theory regarding teaching and learning concepts are presented.
15 contact hours (15 lecture hours). Prerequisites: Completion of preceding nursing course work with a grade of "C" or better.