•Course content: This course provides the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a comprehensive health assessment utilizing the skills of history taking, and patient inspection. This course will provide the application of nursing knowledge and skills on physical, psychological, socio-cultural aspects to assess the patient’s needs and state of health to identify deviations from the norm.
•Total no of Hours for the module- 15hrs Theory & 30 Hours Demonstrations in DR
•Assessment: Continuous Assessments - 30 %( Viva), Final Examination - 70% (Theory + OSCE)
•Teaching Personnel-External lecturer-Professor Ariyaranee & Senior lecturers of FON
•A health assessment is a plan of care that identifies the specific needs of a person and how those needs will be addressed by the healthcare system or skilled nursing facility. It is the evaluation of the health status by performing a physical exam after taking a health history.
•Comprehensive or complete the health assessment usually begins with obtaining a thorough health history and physical exam.
•A thorough and skilled assessment allows the nurse, to obtain descriptions about the patient’s symptoms, how the symptoms developed, and a process to discover any associated physical findings that will aid in the development of differential diagnoses.