NURS 312 Physical Assessment and Pathophysiology

3 credits

Explores the role of the nurse in physical assessment and data collection utilizing an organizing framework. Gaining competence in the application of assessment skills and interviewing prepares the registered nurse for enhanced clinical practice. Physical examination across the life span and with diverse populations is included, as well as application of knowledge within the context of pathophysiological conditions. Course content is online; students and faculty in the hybrid section meet weekly in the lab; students taking the online section will meet with faculty for an on-site final physical. Restricted to RNBS majors.

Prerequisite(s): Refer to the Course Requirements section of the RN/BS program description