Basic Physical Assessment

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Basic Physical Assessment

Basic Physical Assessment is a comprehensive 5-day course that has both a classroom and laboratory component.

Course Description:

Basic Physical Assessment is a comprehensive course that has both a classroom and laboratory component. The course is designed to guide Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses in performing head-to-toe assessment. The course focuses on accurate techniques and performance of inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation, and history taking. The principles in understanding the theoretical foundation of the anatomy and physiology of essential body systems as well as analyzing and interpreting diagnostic tests will be explored.

Objectives:

1. Demonstrate techniques for inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation and history taking.

2. Understand the theoretical foundation of the anatomy and physiology of different body systems.

3. Analyze and interpret diagnostic tests.

Prerequisite:

Students must be Registered Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses or other healthcare professions, which include physical assessment in their scope of practice.

Price: $600.00 Cdn. (Price includes Tax and Materials)