NSG-101: Beginning Health and Physical Assessment

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2016
WebAdvisor Title
Begin Hlth & Physical Assessme
Credit Hours
2.00
Contact Hours Per Week
2 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Covers how to perform a health assessment on an adult patient. 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.

Pre-requisites
BIO-233, ENG-131, HCS-131, MATH-1094 or MATH-110, and PSY-131 with a minimum grade of C or instructor permission.
Co-requisites
NSG-117 and NSG-115 and BIO-234 (taken either previously or concurrently) with a minimum grade of C
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
No

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 Division Office. Maximum number of attempts: two.

Office Contact
School of Health & Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132