Metropolitan State University

NURS 617 : Advanced Health Assessment

A. Course Description
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: NURS 648 Leadership, Quality, and Finance in Nursing AND
NURS 656 Nursing in the Community  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course focuses on using clinical reasoning. Students will incorporate principles of advanced health assessment to case-based learning across the lifespan. This course builds on NURS 325: Essential Concepts of Health Assessment. Competence Statement: Knows the skills and techniques of advanced health assessment well enough to recognize and predict the presence of signs and symptoms related to alterations in normal body functions.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/24/2013 - 05/06/2014 05/07/2014 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Corequisites: NURS 618, NURS 619, NURS 603, NURS 461