Oct 01, 2022
NRSE 4520 - Health Assessment and Promotion
Reviews and develops skills associated with cephalocaudal assessment, strengthens the registered nurse’s ability to draw valid inferences from the data collected, and examines the design of health promotion interventions to address identified health issues.
Requisites: NRSE 4510 or concurrent. No ND9988.
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Analyze data from provided client histories and physical assessments, formulate valid inferences, and write clear, clinically relevant narrative summaries.
- Apply information and communication technologies in preventive care.
- Compare and contrast health promotion, health, wellness, illness, disease, levels of prevention, and treatment.
- Conduct comprehensive and focused physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, and environmental assessments of health and illness parameters, using developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches.
- Develop appropriate nursing intervention strategies.
- Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, interprofessional perspectives, and patient preferences in planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes of care.
- Match learning needs of clients with appropriate learning outcomes, teaching strategies, and instructional tools.
- Participate in clinical prevention and population-focused interventions with attention to effectiveness, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and equity.
- Utilize evidence-based practices to guide health teaching, counseling, screening, outreach, referral, and follow-up throughout the lifespan.
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