NURS 3100 – Health Assessment at Clemson University is an undergraduate course that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of health assessment skills and techniques in the context of nursing practice.
The course covers a wide range of topics, including:
• Introduction to Health Assessment
• Health History Taking
• Physical Examination Techniques
• Techniques for Assessing Different Body Systems
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• Documentation of Health Assessment Findings
• Cultural Competence in Health Assessment
• Ethical Considerations in Nursing Assessment
Students in NURS 3100 will learn how to perform health assessments on individuals across the lifespan, from infants to the elderly. They will develop the skills necessary to collect comprehensive health histories, perform physical examinations, and document their findings accurately. The course is designed for nursing students preparing for a career in healthcare, equipping them with essential assessment skills to provide safe and effective patient care.
NURS 3100 will emphasize the importance of holistic and patient-centered care, with a focus on cultural competence and ethical considerations in the healthcare field. Students will also have the opportunity to practice their assessment skills in both simulated and clinical settings, ensuring they are well-prepared for their nursing careers.