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NURS 303. Holistic Health Assessment

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Assessment of the whole individual across the lifespan considering physical, emotional, spiritual, and cultural factors utilizing therapeutic communication, physical examination, and health promotion techniques.
Prerequisites: Admission to the major.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab
Additional Information: See instructor for dates and times of labs.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Integrate concepts from the arts, sciences and humanities in the comprehensive assessment of individual harmony. (Regional Write-ups).
2. Apply the principles of assessment observing cultural considerations throughout the life cycle across all environments. (In class scenarios).
3. Utilize critical thinking when providing a comprehensive focused assessment of the individual (Benchmark/MBNA).
4. Demonstrate therapeutic communication in performance of comprehensive assessment (Benchmark/MBNA).
5. Discuss the contribution of comprehensive assessment to achievement of personal health care as well as health care improvements for all. (Personal Portfolio).
6. Identify the relationship of professional values, ethics and standards in assessment across the lifespan and all populations.

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