Basic Health Assessment for the Practical Nurse

Course Code

NUR 103



Provides a foundation in assessment and related therapeutic communication and teaching skills within the legal role of the Practical Nurse. Information is presented to assist the learner in obtaining a health history and in performing a basic assessment on adults and older adults with predictable outcomes. Health maintenance and health promotion concepts are incorporated throughout the course. Relevant mental health psychosocial and ethno cultural concepts are integrated. Learning theory regarding teaching and learning concepts are presented.

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In their own words...

I love Tonya [Tonya Robinson, Instructor], she makes things simple, clear and she makes the topics and long days go by so quickly.  I love that we have an on-site lab.

Brittany Jones
Dental Assisting Student