Biophysical Processes and Health Assessment
This course is designed to build on students knowledge and clinical skills in physical and mental health assessment to develop the diagnostic skills required for advanced health assessment and care planning. Students develop their knowledge of pathophysiology to inform their clinical responses and their ability to judiciously order and interpret diagnostics. The course further focuses on the development of the skills required to deliver holistic patient-centred care in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams.
This is a mandatory course in the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) Program.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 3 - 2017
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||Currently employed in an advanced practice nursing role with a minimum of one year of advanced clinical practice. Advanced level of knowledge of anatomy and physiology and recently revised pathophysiology. Developing skills in health assessment and clinical decision making.|
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self-Directed 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus
|Timetable||2017 Course Timetables for NURS6620|