Courses and Descriptions

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.

Class Availability

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit

Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Course Dates and Fees

2021 Winter Term - Distance Education
NURS-1306 Health Assessment and Techniques
Location: Online
Mar 22, 21 - Jun 11, 21C. Adam206312$429
Location: Online
Mar 22, 21 - Jun 11, 21
C. Adam
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