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2020-2021 Catalog [Archived] 
2020-2021 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 146 - Health Assessment

2 units
1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Prerequisite: ANAT 32 and PHYS 31 or Anatomy and Physiology 34A and Anatomy and Physiology 34B and Microbiology 33 and MEDT 1 and NURS 143 and NURS 144 with a minimum grade of C in all prerequisites
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course will help students develop and utilize physical assessment and historytaking skills necessary to care for the biophysical needs of patients. The course focuses on the communication techniques and critical thinking skills necessary to elicit a health history. (Concepts of patient, professional nursing, health and illness, and the healthcare environment will be introduced.) Physical assessment skills will be developed to determine normal and abnormal findings of various body systems, including a general survey assessment.

(formerly Nursing 155)

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