Feb 23, 2020  
Butler 2018-19 
Butler 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NR 104. Physical Assessment for the Practice of Nursing

Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): BI 240  or BI 226  and BI 227 , BS 160 , EG 101 , MA 135  (or MA 132 , MA 133 , and MA 134 ) or above, all with a C or better. Departmental acceptance to the nursing program.

Corequisite(s): NR 105 .

This course will enable the nursing student to demonstrate competencies in assessment of the individual patient across the life span. The student will collect historical data and identify risk factors including genetic and environmental that affect the individual’s health. The student will use interviewing techniques to conduct, review, and document health history and physical assessments while incorporating culture, age, and gender considerations. The student will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to complete a thorough physical assessment. The student will embrace the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nursing with all class actions and interactions, demonstrating professional accountability and responsibility for behavior. Classroom: 32 hours Clinical: 45 hours

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