Courses and Descriptions

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NURS-1306Health Assessment and Techniques

This course includes a review of theory of nursing techniques most commonly used nursing practice. Principles of asepsis, infection control, isolation precautions, WHMIS, and moving & lifting are reviewed with patient and staff safety as priority considerations. Application of knowledge and skill occurs during scheduled lab practice. The other primary focus of this course is on theory and techniques related to physical and psychosocial health assessment in adult population. Basic health assessment, history taking and documentation techniques are reinforced in lab practice. The focus of lab practice provides students with the opportunity to engage in the systematic data collection of physical, emotional, spiritual and developmental components of a health history.

Textbooks and Booklists

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