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HO 266
Physical Assessment


Credits: 2
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

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Lecture Hours:20


Description
Designed as a review for the practicing nurse or allied health professional, or as skills reinforcement to the student nurse. Practical application of clinical physical assessment skills will be the major focus of this course. Content will begin with a technique for history-taking and then assess selected major body systems. Prerequisite: BIOL& 251 and BIOL& 252

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop history taking and assessment skills
  • Determine appropriate clinical application of assessment skills
  • Assess the various body systems, with an emphasis on major systems such as cardiac, neurological, pulmonary and GI/GU

  • Course Topics
  • History taking: common methodologies
  • Body system evaluation: cardiac, neurological, pulmonary and GI/GU
  • Clinical assessment of individual body systems

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.