NSG-101: Beginning Health and Physical Assessment (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Begin Health &Phys Assessment
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
2 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

This course will introduce how to obtain a patient history, and perform a health and physical examination on an adult patient. Emphasis will focus on interviewing patients, hands on physical assessment, documentation and developing appropriate nursing diagnoses. Final project requires the successful demonstration of a comprehensive head-to-toe physical assessment at the beginner level. Recommended for students entering the nursing program, re-admitting to the program, or supplementing beginning skills and knowledge of physical assessment.

BIO-233, ENG-131, HCS-131 or CIS-100, PSY-131, One of the following Math courses: MATH -115, MATH-131, MATH-141, MATH-175, MATH-180. All with a minimum grade of C, or instructor permission.
NSG-117, NSG-115, BIO-234 (taken previously or concurrently with a minimum grade of C)

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Skilled Demonstration
Skilled Demonstration Details

Health Appraisal demonstration, given in department by department faculty. Faculty will assess demonstration and determine satisfactory completion based on evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in The School of Health and Human Services office. Maximum number of attempts: two.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.