Nov 30, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NSG 516 - Advanced Health Assessment

This course focuses on the development of advanced nursing practice skills through comprehensive health history interviewing, physical assessment, and the identification and interpretation of selected diagnostic tests. The comprehensive client database is gathered and interpreted through application and synthesis of knowledge of the biological and social sciences. Theoretical content related to primary care, health behavior, and the role of the nurse in advanced practice settings is presented. This course should be taken immediately prior to the student’s first practicum semester.

Prerequisites & Notes
Supervised laboratory hours are required.
Offered Fall Semester (Hybrid Track), Spring, Summer, Fall Semester (Online Track)

Credits: 3

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