NURS 350. Client Assessment. 3 Hours.

Opportunities are provided in a laboratory setting to demonstrate cognitive and psychomotor competencies related to assessment of the individual client system across the life span. The emphasis is on physical examination and historical data collection. Developmental factors and environmental stressors that influence health status are explored. The four basic methods of physical examination (inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation) are presented. Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Nursing or consent of instructor. LEC.