Advanced Health Assessment Lab: Adult and Older Adult

1 Graduate credit
Effective August 24, 2002 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This laboratory experience focuses on the application of the skills taught in N615. Students will practice interview and physical exam techniques in simulated clinical settings. Demonstration of a complete physical exam is required for course completion.

Special information

Prerequisite: Admitted MSN student or instructor's consent.

Learning outcomes


  • Demonstrate proficiency in recording a holistic health history and systematically performing a physical examination of adult and older adults.
  • Differentiate between normal and abnormal physical assessment findings in the adult and older adult client.
  • Perform risk factor analyses based on social, cultural, familial, occupational, and lifestyle history when assessing health promotion needs of the adult and older adult client.