Mar 31, 2023  
2023-2025 Catalog Volume XXXI Ver 1 
2023-2025 Catalog Volume XXXI Ver 1

BIO 1530 Foundational Physical Assessment

Lecture: 2 Lab: 1 Practica: 0 Total Credits: 3
The course promotes the importance of accurate, consistent client assessment throughout the continuum of nursing care. The nursing concepts addressed in this course include techniques and skills for a) acquiring an appropriate health history, b) head-to-toe, multi-system physical assessment, c) health promotion techniques, and d) accurate documentation of findings. Critical nursing thinking skills are applied to the processes of information collection and organization and communication of potentially complex assessment findings.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 1110  BIO 1120  BIO 1130  & BIO 1140  with a grade of C or better
Co-requisite(s): BIO 1160 BIO 1170 NSG 1520