Principles and application of basic health assessment techniques for the purpose of determining a client's health status. In addition, health promotion activities are reviewed and reinforced. These health assessment activities are achieved through the use of demonstration and application of various subjective and objective systems assessments as well as identifying health promotion opportunities. Related concepts of human anatomy and physiology are also applied to the health assessment process. Communication and interviewing techniques are incorporated throughout the course. Emphasis is placed on systems assessments, culminating in the ability to complete a head to toe assessment and health history.
3 Credits: 3 Lecture