Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2018-2019

PNN-290 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan (2.00)

Introduces health history taking, physical assessment and documentation required for professional nursing practice. Integrates focused and comprehensive health assessments, utilizing professional behavior, communication and collaborative teamwork, with collection and analysis of data, which is essential in planning safe and effective care. Emphasizes critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills, health assessment as a systematic and organized examination that provides accurate data in which to form evidenced-based health promotion, education and priority patient centered nursing plans of care. Credits: 2, Hours: (1.5/1/0/0), Prereq: HSC-189; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B