Jul 18, 2019  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 5040. Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Decision Making (3 credits)


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This course focuses on the development of advanced practice nursing skills related to health assessment and clinical decision-making. Health assessment focuses on interviewing to acquire a comprehensive health history and refinement of physical examination skills of populations across the lifespan. Clinical decision-making focuses on the diagnostic process, prevention and early detection of risk factors, abnormal assessments and related pathology, developing differential nursing diagnoses, and developing individualized plans of care. Students will have an opportunity to enhance and refine their critical thinking, diagnostic reasoning, documentation, and communication skills in the laboratory component of the course. PREREQ: NUR 5020 .



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