Advanced Physical Assessment


Advanced theory and application that provides the knowledge and beginning skills to perform an advanced physical examination on clients. This knowledge will be incorporated with related pathophysiological processes to common abnormalities. Interviewing techniques and basic head-to-toe physical assessment are reviewed. Later emphasis on the focused systems assessments necessary for providing care to clients across the lifespan. Students are expected to perform an advanced physical assessment upon a designated client and effectively communicate such findings. The integration of laboratory findings, pathophysiology, and physical exam findings are addressed. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Scheduled by Special Arrangement.