NUR 242: Holistic Health Assessment
Prerequisite: CHM 101 & CHM 102; Corequisite: NUR 230 & NUR 243
Prepares the beginning-nursing student to conduct a holistic health assessment of adults that respect developmental differences across the lifespan. The emphasis is on health and development of individuals. Students are introduced to broad definitions and indicators of health, with a focus on nursing framework. Assessment, consistent with the ANA Scope and Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice (2010), is foundational to the nurseÂ¿s goal of maximizing health. Student explore caring behaviors, interviewing concepts and physical examination techniques, which are used to conduct holistic health histories and physical assessments to determine the health status of individuals.