NSG 200 - Health Promotion and Assessment at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Introduces assessment and health promotion for the individual and family. Includes assessment of infants, children, adults, geriatric clients and pregnant females. Emphasizes health history and the acquisition of physical assessment skills with underlying concepts of development, communication, and health promotion. Prepares students to demonstrate competency in the assessment of clients across the lifespan. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course provides novice students with an opportunity to develop health assessment skills across the lifespan.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: BIO 141 (or BIO 231 or NAS 161)

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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