Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 30-603 Adult Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
This course addresses the advanced study of a comprehensive health assessment of the adult. Levels of physical, cognitive, and social functioning are analyzed and interpreted. Emphasis is on diagnostic reasoning and research-based strategies for assessing health of individuals within the context of family and community. Special emphasis is placed on age, gender, and cultural variations. The course emphasizes diagnostic reasoning that guides the collection and interpretation of data to serve as a basis for advance practice. Prerequisite: Departmental permission; 30-601 or concurrent enrollment.